JAMMU, JANUARY 25, 2021: Er. Arun Bangotra, Principal Government Polytechnic College Jammu has made Jammu proud once again by bagging Global Teaching Excellence Award for “Contribution to Education community”.

KitesKraft Productions organized a virtual award presentation event to honor the educators from all over India in view of Covid 19. In all 250 educators were awarded. The selection of the awardees was based on the process of nomination and thorough research by the KitesKraft Productions Jury.

Son of the soil, Er Arun Bangotra was awarded in recognition of his services in Technical Education sector.

Er Arun Bangotra has done his schooling from Sainik School Nagotra, B.E from Govt. College of Engineering and Technology (GCET) Jammu and M.Tech from SMVDU, Katra. He received the Topper in M.Tech Meritorious Award from President of India during convocation in SMVDU. He has also been recently awarded with International Education Award 2020 as Outstanding Principal. He is author of many Engineering books, published Research papers in International/National Journals and is also contributing write-ups to many English Dailies including Kashmir Times, State Times, Daily Excelsior etc.

In the year 2020, he successfully organized various online Awareness programmes for students, Online classes and examination, various Online competitions as part of Defeat Covid-19 Campaign and to boost the morale of students during the pandemic The establishment of Center for Invention, Innovation, Incubation and Training (CIIIT) in collaboration with Tata Technologies with estimated cost of Rs 180 crore has been started in the college under his leadership.

Prof Dr. H.K Sardana (Chief Scientist CSIR), Dr. Vijay Kumar Shah (recipient of Padmashree award)- Social Activist, Dr. Kunal Kala, U.K Founder of Circle of Life, Mr C.K Bharadwaj, GHA Vice-President, and various renowned Speakers across the country and top educationalists spoke on the occasion of GTEA 2020 conference.