The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has invited entries from students for the ‘Veer Gatha Project’ as proposed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
The Veer Gatha project of the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Education has been instituted in honour of the Gallantry Award winners to pay tributes to their acts of bravery and sacrifice.
“In order to disseminate the details of acts of bravery and the life stories of these bravehearts among the students, it has been proposed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) that school students may be motivated to do projects/activities based on gallantry award winners.
Accordingly, the Ministry of Education, Department of School Education & Literacy, is organising the Veer Gatha Project from October 21 to November 20, 2021.
The Project shall be open for all schools in all states and Union Territories including all schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE),” the notification read.
As per the notification, the students can frame different projects on gallantry award winners and the best project will be awarded by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Ministry of Education (MoE) on the forthcoming Republic Day i.e. on January 26, 2022.
The Veer Gatha Project will also be launched on the CBSE IT platform and for State Schools on MyGov platform for facilitating larger participation of students from all School Boards in the country.
25 best entries, collectively from the participants at CBSE and MyGov Portals, will be selected for awards as per the following details:
i. 25 selected entries will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 10,000 by the Ministry of Defence.
ii. Each of the 25 winners will be invited for Republic Day Celebration at Delhi. All students whose entry is uploaded on the CBSE Veer Gatha portal will get an E- certificate of Participation.