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आज़ादी का अमृत महोत्सव | 75 Years of India’s Independence

आज़ादी का अमृत महोत्सव | 75 Years of India’s Independence

‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ is an initiative of the Government of India to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of independence of progressive India and the glorious history of its people, culture and achievements.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ by flagging off ‘Dandi March’ from Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad on 12th March, 2021. The celebrations started 75 weeks before our 75th anniversary of Independence and will end on 15th August, 2023.

Department of Higher Education and Department of School Education & Literacy have planned various activities under ‘आज़ादी का अमृत महोत्सव’.

Activities planned by D/o School Education & Literacy
  • Shikshak Parv focusing on the evolving role of Teachers since independence will be organised
  • International Webinar
  • On India’s Unique Toy-based Pedagogy
  • Incorporated in the National Curriculum Framework, in the period between August-December 2021.
  • Essay Competitions / Seminars /Cycle Rallies in every Schools
  • School Assemblies to focus on Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsava
  • Special School Badge with logo of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsava
  • National Initiative for Proficiency and Understanding Numeracy and literacy is the National Mission for achieving Foundational Literacy and Numeracy in five years.
  • National Digital Educational Architecture – a digital architecture to support teaching and learning activities educational planning, governance and administrative activities of the Centre and the States/ Union Territories in accordance with NEP 2020
  • Change in QP pattern in Board exams (10% change in class 12 and 20% change in class 10) in accordance with NEP 2020
  • Certification of approximately 24 lakhs elementary school teachers for completing NISHTHA
  • School Nutrition Gardens – teaching gardening and agriculture concepts and skills to students that integrate with several subjects, such as math, science, art, health and physical education, and social studies, as well as several educational goals, including personal and social responsibility
  • Launch of Vidyanjali portal – connect volunteers/ alumni/ community/ organisations etc. to schools
  • Launch of an interesting Yoga Quiz, Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Story writing competition on “The contribution of Paired state in India’s struggle for freedom” for children on MyGov platform
  • History through Grandparents – all schools to participate
  • Launch of NISHTHA modules for secondary school teachers and teachers at foundational levels
  • Introduction of optional one-time improvement exams in CBSE
  • Schools post celebration of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsava on social media, and works of art/craft, music, dance, etc. on this occasion.
  • Online music competition by KendriyaVidyalayas and Navodaya Vidyalayas on patriotic songs of paired states under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat
  • Celebration of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas on 31st October under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat
  • Pilot launch of new 4-year integrated B.Ed programme
  • Development of dictionary of approximately 2000 words in ISL
  • International Webinar on Toy-based learning and pedagogy
  • Webinar on India’s freedom
Activities planned by D/o Higher Education
  • Under the Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat programme, 100 sentences in different Indian languages with Audio will be learnt by 75 lakh students/ people through MyGov Portal and Bhasha Sangam Mobile App
  • After learning the language, based on quiz, certificates will be provided to them
  • NBT will publish 75 Books on Freedom Fighters
  • 75 HEIs in different cities / locations will be converted in 9 Education Hubs using “Glue Grant”
  • Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) will document
  • 75 Lesser known Heroes of Indian Independence
  • 75 Lesser known Places of Indian Independence
  • 75 Lesser known Events of the Indian Independence
  • Indian Knowledge Systems will be integrated with HEIs curriculum
  • Translation of existing Literature will be done in various Indian languages by Departments in Universities
  • National Research Foundation (NRF) will be established
  • Establishment of Academic Bank of Credit (ABC) which would digitally store the academic credits earned from various recognized HEIs so that the degrees from an HEI can be awarded taking into account credits earned
  • Starting Multiple Entry/Exit in select 75 Institutions.
  • Grant of “Graded Autonomy” to 75 Colleges
  • Indian Institute of Translation and Interpretation
  • Organisation of Essay Competitions / Cycle Rallies involving Universities and Colleges