The National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), New Delhi is a premier institute engaged in research, capacity- development programmes and policy support to the government in the field of educational planning and administration. NIEPA has instituted National Award for Innovations and Good Practices in Educational Administration for District and Block Level Education Officers. The fifth award presentation function is scheduled to be held virtually on 10 February, 2022 at 3.00pm. The National Award or Certificate of Appreciation will be presented to the selected District and Block level education officers from 29 states/ UTs of the country by the honourable Union Minister of State for Education, Dr. Subhas Sarkar. This year, more than hundred officers will receive Award or Certificate of Appreciation. A good number of women candidates serving as District and Block Level Education Officers are also represented among the officers selected for the Award or Certificate of Appreciation