Physically Challenged Indian teacher shortlisted for $1 million Global Teacher Prize

Gurleen Kaur | Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:44 PM IST

A physically challenged Indian teacher from a little-known institution in Uttarakhand beat tough competition from around the world to be named today among
 the top 50 contenders for a $1 million global award.Pradeep Negi, a physically challenged Indian teacher, has been shortlisted for the annual Varkey Foundation
 Global Teacher Prize 2018. Negi works as an economics, social science and computer science teacher at Government Inter College BHEL Ranipur in Haridwar.
He has managed to be shortlisted from over 30,000 nominations and applications from 173 countries around the world.“It is unbelievable. I am proud that I have
been chosen as one of the top 50 teachers. It has motivated teachers in our community,” said Negi