The Telegraph School Awards For Excellence
Calcutta  /  Published 13.12.20

Schools: recognition of true grit

Amitabha Datta  Chairman, The Telegraph Education Foundation The Telegraph School Awards has become extremely popular over the past 25 years not only in the city but all over the...
By Debraj Mitra, Jhinuk Mazumdar, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.12.20

25 years: stories of triumph against odds

On Saturday, Nilav Bose, a former student of Don Bosco School, Liluah, was among the winners of Balrampur Chini Mills Award for Outstanding Talent for photography. He has recently worked in Project Bi...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in

Calcutta  /  Published 13.12.20

Covid: but they still dare to dream

On Saturday, Kajal was awarded the Admissiontree Scholarship. “She knows she has to fight in order not to sink into the darkness of society. We salute her fighting spirit,” said Barry O&r...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.12.20

Saturday, 11am: online nod to grit

The celebration of children’s triumph over odds and teachers’ mentorship will go virtual this year in the wake of the Covid pandemic. IIHM presents The Telegraph School Awards for Excelle...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.12.20

Journey saluting young fighters turns 25

Over 5,000 viewers logged in from their phones or computers for an award ceremony that salutes young school-going fighters, which went online for the first time in 25 years. In previous years, a scho...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.19

The Telegraph School Awards for Excellence

Md. Samir’s heart said “study”, but the mind spoke of shouldering family responsibility. To strike a balance between his desire and reality, Samir decided to work as well as study.A Class X stud...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 03.10.18

Beating odds, boy triumphs

A cruel twist of fate, leading to the death of both his parents, has not bogged down Jubaraj Das Upadhyaya. It has, instead, spurred him on to achieve more.Jubaraj’s parents died in a road accident ...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.19

Parents join hands for kids with special needs

Homemaker Pompi Sarkar travels with her nine-year-old son Prantik from Budge Budge for two hours to reach a nondescript house in a bylane in Jadavpur, where the two attend classes for the next five ho...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.19

Driver feeds patients’ kin in hospitals

A pool car driver by day and a good Samaritan who feeds hungry mouths by night — Partha Kar Chowdhury juggles the two roles with ease. Kar Chowdhury, 50, who was honoured at The Telegraph School Awa...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Teen alerts adults on matters of mind

A Class X student reminded an audience of adults on Saturday that they should not ignore the warning signs when a child seems lonely or is not eating properly.The theme for this year’s The Telegraph...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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