Education plays a vital role in building the future of our nation by transforming lives and communities. We have several heros in education who help students to achieve their potentials and to overcome the upcoming challenges along the way. Recently Delhi based MT Research & Educational Services (MTRES) came up with the second edition of their Teaching Excellence Awards (TEA) 2019, to recognize the monumental role played by the teachers in our society to create tomorrow’s leaders as they instil a desire to learn and achieve. The awards celebrate the efforts of all those who go above and beyond to promote excellence within our education system. Meet Dr. Saurabh Manro, Teacher, Govt. Middle School Khattra, near Khanna, Ludhiana, Punjab, who has been honoured with Excellent Teacher Award in MTRES TEA 2019.
Dr Manro completed M. Sc. (Mathematics) from Punjab University, Chandigarh and M. Phil. (Mathematics) from Periyar University, Salem. He completed his Ph. D. from Thapar University, Patiala. He has also completed Post Doctorate (Mathematics), Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics (PGDAST), B.Ed., M.Ed. and UGC (NET) – CSIR. He has qualified GATE (All India Rank – 14, Year 2016) also.
He started his professional journey with Regional Institute of Management and Technology, Mandi Gobindgarh, Punjab, where he taught to M.Sc. (Mathematics), M.B.A., B.B.A. and B.C.A. students. However, he realized that there is a bigger need to build a stronger foundation for our students at school level itself and so, at the start of year 2007, he left this job and joined Government Service as a Science Teacher at Govt. High School, Sirthala. Later, in July 2012, he got transferred to Govt. Middle School Khattra (Near Khanna). Here he teaches Math and Science from 6th to 8th class students.
He has introduced innovative pedagogies notwithstanding the limited resources at his disposal. He has made many innovative TLM’s in Maths that can be used to explain the concepts in much easier way. He has received accolades at Block and District level for his ingenuity. One of his TLM, Congruency and Similarity Model, was selected for state level participation in Inspire Award. He has often scored first rank at Block level and District level Science Fair among Teaching Aid Competitions. He was instrumental in getting the Vipnet club of his school upgraded to Gold Category club for the Session 2018-19.
He is Life Member of Indian Mathematical Society, Ramanujan Mathematical Society and The Association of Mathematics Teachers in India. Being a Math Master Trainer, he has attended many in-service training / seminars as a Resource Person. He has published more than 100 research papers of Mathematics in International Journals. He is Member of Editorial team of over 30 International Journals and Reviewer of more than 9 International Journals.
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