Maha Teacher to Be Awarded Pride of India Award

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  • Ranjithsinh Disale to be conferred APJ Abdul Kalam Pride of India Award.
  • He is also been felicitated by the Global teacher Award by UNSECO.
  • He has pioneered education for girls in the Paritewadi, Solapur, Maharashtra.

Indian village teacher Ranjithsinh Disale, for his remarkable contribution to girls’ education in Paritewadi, Solapur Maharashtra, has been much celebrated by UNESCO in the year 2020.

This year the recipient of the Global Teacher Ward has been selected for the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Pride of India Award for 2022. Disale would be conferred on July 27 at Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu. He took to his Twitter handle to share the news, posting the letter received by the APJ Abdul Kalam Int’l Foundation.

Disale recently resigned as the Zilla Parishad teacher from Solapur district to pursue higher education in the USA. His contributions have eradicated child marriage in the village and mustered 100 per cent girl education.

He is most well-known for demonstrating scientific experiments from the science lab he has built in his home. Official numbers from Microsoft show that Ranjitsinh has taught an incredible 85,000 plus students from over 1400 classrooms in 83 countries via these virtual lessons.

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