CBSE : Project Veer Gatha Edition 3.0

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CBSE : Project Veer Gatha Edition 3.0 

No.: CBSE/(ACAD)/DS(MS)/2023
August 23, 2023
Circular No.: Acad-97/2023

All Heads of Institutions affiliated to CBSE 
Subject: Project Veer Gatha Edition 3.0 
Dear Principal 

Gallantry Awards have been instituted by the Government of India to honour the acts of bravery and sacrifice of the officers/personnel of the Armed Forces, other lawfully-constituted Forces and Civilians. These gallantry awards are announced twice in a year on the occasion of Republic Day and Independence Day.
In order to disseminate the details of acts of bravery and the life stories of these brave- hearts 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 first edition of Project Veer Gatha was organized in 2021 and he second edition was organized in 2022.

The MoD in coordination with MoE has now decided to launch Project Veer Gatha Edition 3.0 which is proposed to be culminated with the prize distribution ceremony in January, 2024. Interdisciplinary and art-integrated activities Poem, Paragraph, Essay, Painting, Multi Media Presentation etc. may be considered as project activities for the students.

Topic & Categories:



Suggestive Topics





Poem/ Paragraph words)/ Painting








My role model is (Gallantry Award winner)

_. The values which I have

learnt from his/her life are………………….

_(Gallantry Award winner) gave the supreme sacrifice for our nation. If given a chance for keeping his/her memory alive , I would like to………….

Rani Lakshmibai came into my dream. She wanted me to serve our nation by


(iv) 1857 Mutiny has been marked as First war of Indian Independence. The life story of(name of the freedom fighter) motivates me to ………………


(v) Role of Tribal Uprising in Freedom Struggle





Poem/Paragraph (300 words)/Painting/ Multi-Media Presentation





Poem/ Essay (750 words)/ Painting/ Multi-Media Presentation

Class 11th to 12th

Poem/ Essay (1000 words)/ Painting/ Multi- Media Presentation

Timeline for Conducting Activities by Schools affiliated to CBSE:


Activity to be done

Upto 15th September 2023

Conduct of Activities at the School Level: Students will execute project activities under the overall supervision of the schools.

Evaluation of entries submitted by schools to be done at the District level as per the Rubrics given in Annexure I.

Schools to upload 01 best entry per category, a total of 04 from each school, at the my gov portal :

Schoolsuptoclass5, 8 and 10 can also submit total 4 entries in any of the applicable categories.

Registration and Submission of Entries:

Please note that this year the schools affiliated with the Board would be required to submit entries for Veer Gatha 3.0 on mygov Portal only.  The detailed procedure for registration and submission of entries is attached as Annexure II.

Please note that the My Gov Veer Gatha 3.0 Portal will be open for submission of entries upto 15th September 2023. Schools should not wait for the last date for submission of the best entries.

Best entries from the participants at MyGov Portal, will be selected for awards as per the following details:
  • National Level – 100 winner (Super 100). No Veer Gatha Winner (at National Level) of earlier versions will be included in 100 winners (at National Level) of Veer Gatha Project (3.0).

  • Category: Class 3rd to 5th = 25 winners o Category: Class 6th to 8th = 25 winners o Category: Class 9rd to 10th = 25 winners

  • Category: Class 11th to 12th = 25 winners

  • State / UT Level – 04 Winners (one from each category) at State / UT level irrespective of Board (Will not include students selected in Super 100)

  • District Level – 04 winners (one from each category). These will not include students selected in Super 100 and the students selected at State/UT level.
Decision of the Evaluators / Jury shall be final and no further correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

  • 100 selected entries will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/- by the Ministry of Defence.

  • Each of the 100 winners will be invited for Republic Day Celebration at Delhi.

  • All students whose entry is uploaded on the Veer Gatha portal will get an E- certificate of Participation.
 Websites for Reference:

The following links can be referred by schools:

  • Website to know in detail about the brave- hearts.

  • NCERT book on Param Vir Chakra Awardees at the link:
FAQs: FAQ’s are annexed as Annexure III.

You are requested to disseminate the information among the teachers, students and parents of your school and ensure maximum participation of students in this Project.

With Best Wishes !  
Dr. Joseph Emmanuel
Director (Academics)

Copy to the respective Heads of Directorates, Organizations and Institutions as indicated below with a request to disseminate the information to all the schools under their jurisdiction:

1. The  Commissioner,  Kendriya  Vidyalaya  Sangathan,  18  Institutional  Area,  Shaheed  Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi-16
2. The Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, B-15, Sector-62, Institutional Area, Noida- 201309
3. The  Secretary,  Eklavya  Model  Residential  Schools  (EMRS),  Ministry  of  Tribal  Affairs, Government of India.
4. The Secretary, Sainik Schools Society, Room No. 101, D-1 Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi- 110001.
5. The Chairman, Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan, N-1/9, Near Doordarshan Kendra, PO Sainik School Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar, Odhisha-751005.
6. The Director of Education, Directorate of Education, Govt. of NCT of Delhi, Old Secretariat, Delhi-110 054
7. The  Director  of  Public  Instructions  (Schools),  Union  Territory  Secretariat,  Sector   9, Chandigarh-160017
8. The Director of Education, Govt. of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim –737101
9. The Director of School Education, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar –791 111
10. The Director of Education, Govt. of A&N Islands, Port Blair – 744101
11. The Director of Education, S.I.E., CBSE Cell, VIP Road, Junglee Ghat, P.O. 744103, A&N Island
12. The Director, Central Tibetan School Administration, ESSESS Plaza, Community Centre, Sector -3, Rohini, Delhi
13. The Additional Director General of Army Education, A –Wing, Sena Bhawan, DHQ, PO, New Delhi-110001
14. The Secretary AWES, Integrated Headquarters of MoD (Army), FDRC Building No. 202, Shankar Vihar (Near APS), Delhi Cantt-110010
15. All Regional Directors/Regional Officers of CBSE with the request to send this circular to all the Heads of the affiliated schools of the Board in their respective regions
16. All Joint Secretary/ Deputy Secretary/ Assistant Secretary/SPS / Analyst, CBSE
17. All Head(s)/ In-Charge(s), Centre of Excellence, CBSE
18. In charge IT Unit with the request to put this Circular on the CBSE Academic Website
19. In-Charge, Library
20. The Head (Media & Public Relations), CBSE
21. DS to Chairperson, CBSE
22. SPS to Secretary, CBSE
23. SPS to Director (Academics), CBSE
24. PS to Director (Academics-Assessment), CBSE
25. SPS to Director (Information Technology), CBSE
26. PPS to Controller of Examinations, CBSE
27. SPS to Director (Skill Education), CBSE
28. PPS to Director (Professional Examinations), CBSE
29. PS to Director (Training), CBSE
30. PPS to Director (CTET), CBSE
31. SPS to Director (EDUSAT), CBSE
32. Record File
Director (Academics)
नोट :- हमारे वेबसाइट पर ऐसी जानकारी रोजाना आती रहती है, तो आप ऐसी ही सरकारी योजनाओं की जानकारी पाने के लिए हमारे वेबसाइट से जुड़े रहे।
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