The school was among 100 government schools in the country chosen for the award, which carries a citation and Rs 50,000 cash prize, he said.
It was evaluated by an expert panel for facilities like safe drinking water, clean toilets, hand washing practices among others.
It may be noted that 80 students of the school were killed along with 570 other people in the village in the tsunami attack on December 26, 2004.
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