THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU
KALIMPONG, 23 DECEMBER 2017: Government Junior Basic No. 1 Primary School, Kalimpong District has been awarded the Sishumitra Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017 in recognition of the outstanding efforts made for advancing water, sanitation and hygiene interventions and adoption of child friendly norms and standards in the school.
The award given by the State Government also included a cash prize of 25 thousand rupees.
Speaking to ‘The Himalayan Beacon’ Rudra Karki, Headmaster of the school said that they had won the Nirmal Vidyalaya Award 2015 – 2016 within Gorkhaland Territorial Administration Region.