Bhubaneswar: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Friday issued guidelines for higher educational institutions across the country to observe "Bharat ka Amrut Mahostav."
It is pertinent to mention here that the Government of India is commemorating the 75 years of India's Independence as "Bharat ka Amrut Mahostav" which would commence from 75 weeks before 15th August 2022 and continue up to 15.08.2023.
The idea behind this Mahotsav is to create a vision for India@2047. The Mahotsav will see various social and cultural events along with the showcase of technological and scientific achievements of our country.
The event will also highlight some unknown locations of India and contributions made by freedom fighters.
In a letter to the vice-chancellors of all universities and principals of colleges, UGC has also listed various activities that needs to be organised to mark the special occasion.
Here’s the list:
- Draw up detailed plans for the events / activities. Convergence of themes / programs while planning out events / activities.
- Events / activities may be planned to showcase accomplishments since 1947 so as to instil a sense of pride, and with a view to creating a vision for India@2027.
- The celebrations may be a reminder of the contributions of those freedom fighters and locations that have remained in relative obscurity.
-Proposed activities and events to reflect an All India character cover events / locales across the country and be people intensive.
- A calendar of activities / events with specific timelines, incorporating elements of the proposed action plan and suggestions made thereon.