Dr. N. K. Dutta, Principal, Miles Bronson Residential School, Guwahati is selected for the National Award for Excellence 2022 in Teaching and Leadership by the Ministry of Education in collaboration with Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi. Covering all the CBSE affiliated schools in India and abroad, three School Principals are selected for this award namely Ms. Dhavala Suseela, Akshara School, Andhra Pradesh; Ms. Minakshi Kushwaha, Birla Vidya Niketan, Delhi and Dr. Nripen Kumar Dutta, Principal, Miles Bronson Residential School, Guwahati. The award will be conferred at an award ceremony on 6th September, 2022 at Ambedkar International Center, New Delhi by Ministry of Education (MoE), New Delhi. Along with the Award they will receive a Merit Certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-.
Miles Bronson Residential School (MBRS) was founded by Dr. N. K. Dutta with a humble beginning at a small rented house on 16th August, 1987 to provide quality residential education to students from far-flung areas of Northeast region of the country. The founder believes in the shared vision of the school to empower teachers to prepare children for global citizenship with deep moral values and a sound knowledge of our rich heritage with the motto of achieving enlightenment through excellence in education.
Dr. N. K. Dutta, had his schooling from Tuensang Govt. High School, Tuensang in Nagaland. After completing his pre-degree (Arts) from the renowned Cotton College, Guwahati, he completed his Bachelor and Masters in History from Kirorimal College under Delhi University. Further, he did his Bachelor of Education, Master of Education and Bachelor of Law from Gauhati University. He did his Ph.D. in History from Tilak Maharashtra University, Pune.
Dr. Dutta is the son of Late Chandra Nath Dutta and Late Anu Dutta. Late C. N. Dutta contributed largely to society in the field of agriculture in government sector and he was the topper of the second batch of Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam. Dr. Dutta’s better half Ms. Nandini Dutta is the Secretary of Miles Bronson Residential School, Guwahati.
Dr. N. K. Dutta was selected by various National and International organizations like Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad for Strategic Leadership for Schools in a Changing Environment; Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIMC) for Education Leaders’ Programme (EdLEAP).; Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, Boston for Project Zero Classroom Programme; Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, Boston, USA for Leadership- An Evolving Vision Program.
Dr. Dutta has been striving to impart quality education by implementing notable innovations like Principal’s Whole School Improvement Program (WSIP), Blended, Collaborative, Experiential and Competency Based Learning with 360 Degree Assessments following the guidelines of National Education Policy, Students led National and International Community Service Programs; Eco-friendly sustainable green campus with renewable solar panels and rain water harvest; organic farming; dedicated Life Skills development centre; robotics; STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts & Mathematics) Centre; Artificial Intelligence, 3D Printing and Drone Technology; unparalleled sports infrastructure enhanced by Affiliations and Accreditations from reputed National and International Organizations. Under the able stewardship of Dr. Nripen Kumar Dutta, within a short span of time the school has become one of the leading co-ed boarding schools of the country.
The Honour for Excellence in Teaching and School Leadership 2022 from Ministry of Education and CBSE to Dr. N. K. Dutta, Principal, Miles Bronson Residential School has carried immense laurels and accolades to the city as well as entire Northeast.