Winner Announcement of Veer Gatha Project
The Veer Gatha Project was organized by Ministry of Defence in partnership with Ministry of Education and MyGov at an all-India level from 21st October to 20th November 2021 for school students of standard III to XII in all States and Union Territories as well as all schools affiliated to CBSE.
The activity was organized to disseminate the details of acts of bravery and life stories of the officers/personnel of the Armed Forces, other lawfully constituted forces and civilians, among the students. The students were motivated to frame different projects in the form of Poem / Paragraph / Essay / Painting / Multimedia Presentation (Enactment Video) on gallantry award winners and 25 best projects will be rewarded nationally by Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Education. These 25 winners will witness the Republic Day parade on 26th January, 2022.
The timeline of conduct of activities under this project was as follows:-
To increase awareness among school students about the Gallantry Award winners of our country, the Ministry of Defence, through its field organisations, Army, Navy and Airforce, organized numerous virtual/face-to-face awareness programmes/sessions of one hour duration for schools across the country. During these interactive sessions, queries of students were answered and short videos/PPTs/ documentaries/brochures and various other resource material were shared with students.
Over 8 lakh students participated in the Veer Gatha Project. A total of 19,123 entries were shortlisted and uploaded by CBSE schools on the CBSE portal and 2701 entries were uploaded by the State Boards Schools on MyGov portal.
Evaluation at Regional & SCERT Level
16 CBSE CoEs (Centre of Excellence) situated at different states in India were entrusted to evaluate the entries uploaded by CBSE schools. Teachers were deputed to evaluate the entries at regional level. Similarly, SCERTs were entrusted to evaluate the entries received on MyGov portal.
Evaluation at National Level
After CBSE regional level and SCERT level evaluation, a National Level Committee as proposed by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, has selected the projects of Top 25 students from CBSE and State Board Entries.
Click here to view the list of 25 Winners of Veer Gatha Project.
Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Education and MyGov congratulate and thank all the participants for their zeal and enthusiasm towards the Veer Gatha Project.