Proposed Activities- Ministry of Education

Proposed Activities and Tentative Schedule

The proposed activities and tentative schedule as suggested by the Ministry of Education in the email dated 24th March 2021 are as follows:

S.No.ActivityTimelinesDetails / Directives / RulesLevelVenue
1.Organization of webinars/ symposiums/ seminars/talks1st July 2021 onwardsStateColleges of University of Delhi
2.Essay writing competition August-September, 2021(i) Language – Hindi or English
(ii) Word limit – Maximum 500 words
StateColleges of University of Delhi
3.Slogan writing competitionOctober-November, 2021Language- Hindi or EnglishStateColleges of University of Delhi
4.Self-composed poetry writing/ poetical recitation/story writing competitions based on forgotten/lesser-known events/figures of independenceJanuary- February, 2022Language- Hindi or EnglishStateColleges of University of Delhi
5.Poster making/ Placard making/painting and sketching/ Graffiti making competitionsMarch, 2022StateColleges of University of Delhi
6.Photography competitionApril, 2022-The photographs to be submitted in digital form (jpg/png etc.)
-The photo must be in its original state and should not be altered in any way.
StateColleges of University of Delhi
7.Recorded audios of the choir of patriotic songs which are to be sung on Independence Day, 15th august, 2021The recordings are to be sent to University by 31st July, 2021This to be done in minimum five languages including one language from Sikkim as it is the partner state as per the “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat” program. There are many official languages of Sikkim: Sikkimese, Nepali and Lepcha.StateColleges of University of Delhi
8.Rashtra GaanThe recordings are to be sent to University by 31st July, 2021College students will sing Rashtra Gaan and same shall be uploaded on their website as well as the university website by 9th August, 2021.StateColleges of University of Delhi
9.Organization of Cycle Rallies30th October 2021#Starting Point: The college or colleges in the vicinity can choose a common starting point.
Destination Point: The colleges are suggested to choose a destination point which is linked to freedom struggle / National Pride*.
StateColleges of University of Delhi

* Some Suggested places are India Gate, Red Fort, Flagstaff Tower, Birla Bhavan, Kashmere Gate. The list is suggestive only.
# The organization of this event will depend on the Covid-19 pandemic situation at that time.

Other suggested activities that colleges and departments of the University can partake in:

10. Translation of existing literature in various Indian languages- The University’s Language Departments will be approached for the translation work as part of the Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav.

Special Activities: Many Colleges/Centers/Departments may also be commemorating 75th anniversary of their foundation this/next year or may have already celebrated their platinum jubilee in recent years. The completion of 75 years is undoubtedly an important milestone in the life of any educational institution which holds a significant place of all those students who walks through its portals. For most of the colleges, it will be a yearlong celebration of 75 years of academic excellence, growth, community service, scholarship and success. Such Colleges/Centers/Departments can chronicle their 75 year old history and promote it through various activities which can be celebrated and showcased along with the Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav.


  • Due to the unprecedented situation of Covid-19 pandemic and prevailing public health guidelines, it is suggested that all activities to be organized online till normalcy prevails.
  • All competitions mentioned above (at S. Nos. 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6) shall be based on the theme of 75 years of India’s Independence ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’. Each College shall send three best entries to the DSW Office for all the competitions held.
  • It is further stated that besides the above mentioned activities colleges may explore other activities related to the theme of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’.
  • It is proposed that the office of the DSW will work in close coordination with the Committee constituted by the University to oversee the programme “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat”.
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