CBSE Painting/Drawing competition to be organized for school children of Classes VI- X as an activity in connection with Republic Day Celebrations – 2017

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(An Autonomous Body under Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India)


Date: 12.01.2017.

Circular No. Acad-02/2017

Subject :          Painting/Drawing  competition  to  be  organized  for  school  children

of Classes VI – X as an activity in connection with Republic Day

Celebrations – 2017.

  1. As part of activities/initiatives to be undertaken in connection with Republic Day

Celebrations – 2017, the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India announces conduct of Painting/Drawing competition in the schools across the country under KVS,NVS,CBSE and States and UTs.


2. The categories and topics for the competition are as under:
  Category of students Topics for the competition
  Category-1 Swachh Bharat      
  Classes VI – VIII School of my Dreams      
  Category-2 Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat  
  Classes IX – X Digital India      
3. Students can use any type of paper of A4 size and can use oil/pastel/water colour
as per their choice.        
4. The time-line of the event is as follows:      
  Activity Dates
  Date of Competition at school level 16th /17th January, 2017  
  Forwarding of winning entries by the school to 19th January, 2017  
  the  concerned  Regional  Office  (in  case  of (5.30 PM)  
  Forwarding of 10 best adjudged entries in each 21st January, 2017    
  category by the Regional Offices to the HQs of      
  Uploading  of  top  20  winning  entries  by 24th January, 2017    
  KVS/NVS/CBSE and States & UTs on MHRD      
  website (      


  1. The States and the UTs would follow their own procedures and timeline for conduct of the competition and collation of entries for uploading the best 20 entries on the MHRD website by 01.2017.
  1. No cash prizes are to be given to the winning students. However, participating children would be given e-Certificate of Participation and best winning entries would be given e-Certificate of Merit.
  1. Heads of schools are requested to encourage their students to participate in the competition.
  1. The entries would be adjudged on the basis of originality of expressions, presentation, relevance to the topic and technique.
  1. The best entries at the school level in each category would be forwarded by the school head duly signed and attested. It must have the name, class, address, contact number and e-mail id of the student/parents.
  1. Heads of school (KVS/NVS/CBSE) would forward the best entry in both category in a closed envelope superscribed as “Best Entry for Painting/Drawing Competition-Republic Day Celebrations 2017”.
  1. The entries not received as per the time-line mentioned at point no 4 above will not be entertained. Also, the entries received through e-mail will not be considered.
  1. No correspondence with regard to the declaration of result or winning entry will be entertained under any circumstances.


(Manoj K. Srivastava)

Joint Secretary (ART&I)


Copy to State Education Directorates, UT Directorates, Heads of /KVS/NVS/CTSA with request for suitable dissemination of the information to schools under their jurisdiction:

  1. The Commissioner, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, 18-Institutional Area, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi
  1. The Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, B-15, Sector-62, Institutional Area, Noida-201309.
  1. The Director of Education, Directorate of Education, Govt. of NCT of Delhi, Old Secretariat, Delhi-54.
  1. The Director of Public Instructions (Schools), Union Territory Secretariat, Sector 9, Chandigarh-17.
  1. The Director of Education, Govt. of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim – 737101.
  1. The Director of School Education, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar – 791 111.
  1. The Director of Education, Govt. of A&N Islands, Port Blair – 744101.
  1. The Director of Education, S.I.E., CBSE Cell, VIP Road, Junglee Ghat, P.O. 744103, A&N Islands.
  1. The Secretary, Central Tibetan School Administration, ESS Plaza, Community Centre, Sector 3, Rohini, Delhi.
  1. The Additional Director General of Army Education, A –Wing, Sena Bhawan, DHQ, PO, New Delhi-01.
  1. The Secretary AWES, Integrated Headquarters of MoD (Army), FDRC Building No. 202, Shankar Vihar (Near APS), Delhi Cantt-110010.
  2. The Dy. Secretary,(UT), MHRD, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi (For information of compliance action taken)
  1. The Under Secretary,(EE-I), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi
  1. All Regional Directors/ Regional Officers of CBSE with request to send this circular to affiliated schools of the Board in their respective regions and also follow the timeline and instructions for the event.
  1. All Additional Director/ Joint Director/ Deputy Director/ Assistant Director, Academic & Vocational Cell.
  1. The Officer in charge of I.T. with the request to put this circular on the CBSE website.
  1. The Assistant Librarian, CBSE
  1. The Public Relations Officer, CBSE
  1. The Hindi Officer, CBSE
  1. EO to Chairman, CBSE
  1. SPS to Secretary/ Controller of Examinations/Director (Special Exams and CTET)/Director (NET)/ ED (JAB)/ OSD (NEET), CBSE
  2. SPS to Director (Information Technology)

Joint Secretary (ART&I)

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