Dr. Hemlata appointed as Chairperson of Centre for Cultural Resources and Training

RNS/Bokaro: Bringing honour and glory to the state eminent educationist and former Jharkhand Women Commission Chairperson, Dr. Hemlata S Mohan creates history for being the first person from the state to be appointed as the Chairperson of Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) that falls under Union Ministry of Culture, Government of India. This coveted post had been held by former Governor of Jammu Kashmir and Lt. Governor of Delhi Jagmohan, besides several other noted luminaries.

Centre for Cultural Resources and Training functions as an autonomous organization under the aegis of Ministry of Culture, Government of India and is one of the premier institutions working in the field of linking education with culture.

Centre for Cultural Resources and Training has been contributing to the strengthening of the foundation of the nation by making education culture based and meaningful. The Centre for Cultural Resources and Training has its headquarters in New Delhi and three Regional Centres at Udaipur in the west Hyderabad in the south and Guwahati in the north-east to facilitate the widespread dissemination of Indian art and culture.

Dr. Mohan who is presently the Director and Principal of DPS Bokaro and also the co-ordinator for the development of school education as President of Dr. Radhakrishnan Sahodaya School Initiative is the recipient of the prestigious National Teacher Award for 2004 from former President A P J Kalam.

She has bagged the CBSE National Teacher Award in 2002 from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, ‘Gandhi Samman’ Award in the year 2009 from Mahatma Gandhi Social Welfare Society and Lifetime Achievement Award from Governor of Goa, Mridula Sinha in 2017.

Dr. Mohan is also a member of Governing body JHALSA and panel member of Central Board of Film Certification, Kolkata. She is also the Secretary of SPICMACAY, Jharkhand.

Expressing her gratitude, Dr. Mohan said, “I am humbled by the support of my peers, students and well-wishers. For me, this is a great responsibility.”

“I am looking forward to contribute in the field of art, education and culture for the youth with the help of eminent educationist, great artists’ like-minded organisations and people of the country,” she added.

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