Education Ministry (MoE) organised Veer-Gatha Project that started from October 26 and will continue till November 20 to spread awareness on Gallantry Award winners among the school students.
“To disseminate the acts of valour and sacrifice of our Armed Force Personnel among the students, the Ministry of Education is organizing the #VeerGatha project from 21st Oct. to 20th Nov 2021, proposed by the Ministry of Defence,” the education ministry said in a social media post.
“#VeerGatha project offers a wonderful platform for the students from classes 3rd to 12th from schools across all States, Union Territories, and CBSE affiliated schools to participate and win. The last date to apply is 20th Nov 2021,” the education ministry added.
The project has been proposed by the Ministry of Defence. In the project, the education ministry has invited school students to submit creative activities or projects based on gallantry award winners. The last date to apply is November 20.
School students from Classes 3 to 12 from all schools across all states, union territories, and CBSE, ICSE affiliated schools are eligible to apply for the project.
As part of this project, the students can frame different projects on the gallantry award winners and the best project will be rewarded nationally by the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Education on January 26, 2022, an official statement read.
Websites for Reference:
The following links can be referred by schools:
Website www.gallantryawards.gov.in to know in detail about the bravehearts.
NCERT book on Paramvir Chakra Awardees at the link: https://ncert.nic.in/pdf/publication/otherpublications/veergatha.pdf
Click here to know more: https://www.education.gov.in/sites/upload_files/mhrd/files/Veer%20Gatha%20Project.pdf