October 15, 2014
CBSE has started a campaign on the Birthday of Nation Father ‘Mahatma Gandhi’ i.e. Swachh Bharat-Swachh Vidyalaya- Expression Series on Mahatma Gandhi and Sanitation.
What is the purpose of SwachhBharat-SwachhVidyalaya ?
CBSE Bal Swachhata Mission 2014- Nov 14- Nov 19, 2014
|Class/ Age||Class 1-12|
Prizes for Students:
Certificates for Participation for all and Certificate of Excellence for winners
Prizes for Schools for the Expression Series:
Prizes for Schools on Online Sanitation Rating
The competition is open to both individuals and schools and entries can be submitted through an online or offline mode.
For Individual participants
Topic for participation are
|For Class 1-5|
|October 2||The many little things I do to keep my school clean are|
|October 3||The many little things I do to keep my home and neighbourhood clean
|October 4||I did not tidy my room and slept. Gandhi came into my dream|
|October 5||Are the cleaners only responsible for cleaning the home/schools? What
can you do to maintain cleanliness?
|October 6||Gandhi while speaking on Personal Hygiene said:
Teeth should be clean
Nails should be clean, clipped and always washed clean
Clothes and shoes however simple should be neat and tidy
Satches and books should be clean and books should be
handled with clean hands.
If you do not observe the above, then …
|October 7||The changes that the school cleanliness and sanitation campaign brought
into me are…………
|October 8||My dream of a clean school, clean community is clean air, clean water and
|October 9||Cleanliness means to me the habits to:
|October 10||Your best friend always litters around the desk. What can you do to
motivate her/him to stop littering?
|October 11||Give suggestions to keep the river/ lake/water bodies around your
|October 12||My parents /grandparents told me a story about a clean village where|
|October 13||How can I make a difference in the effort to achieving clean India?|
|October 14||How can you convince your parents to practise `simple living and higher thinking’?|
|October 15||Plan with your teachers how to spend two hours per week in shramdaan and cleanliness activities.|
|For Class 6-8|
|October 2||Suggest measures to keep the bus stand and Railway Stations clean.|
|October 3||My teacher told me about a place where everyone contributed
to the cleanliness in the following ways
|October 4||What miracles are possible by following good sanitation habits?|
|October 5||Suggest innovative measures to reuse and recycle the waste material
from your neighbourhood and school?
|October 6||‘Personal Cleanliness’ and ‘Domestic Sanitation’ are the principles
Gandhi believed in and lived by. How do you bring them into practice in
your day to day life?
|October 7||Imagine yourself as the member of environmental club. How would you
motivate your group members to devote 100 hours in a year
to clean homes, workplaces, villages, cities and surroundings?
|October 8||Narrate any incident which occurred around you/your home/ school
in which someone whom you know suffered because of lack of
hygiene. What could she/he have done to prevent himself/herself
|October 9||As a role model, inspire and motivate the younger students (Classes 1-5) of your school by writing an inspiring letter on how to keep
your surroundings clean
|October 10||Gandhi always said, “Cleanliness is next to Godliness”. What does
it imply for the lifestyle of an individual in the present context?
|October 11||Plan with your parents how to spend two hours per week in Shramdaan and
|October 12||Clean thinking and clean living’ are Gandhi’s message to all. How will you
translate this into practice?
|October 13||Is there any local heritage spot in your district with can be converted into a
tourist destination by improving the sanitation and civic amenities. Describe
the spot and your plan of action
|October 14||Gandhi once said, “Lavatory must be as clean as a drawing room”. How would you communicate this to your friends and relatives?|
|October 15||As a young student, draft a proposal on how you can reach out to dirty surroundings around your school or in the neighborhood and create a Gandhian city.|
|For Class 9-12|
|October 2|| Plan an annual calendar for the ‘Health and Wellness’ club
activities of your school with a special focus on sanitation and
|October 3|| How does e-pollution affect the environment? Suggest measures
to curb the same
|October 4||Often households, hospitals and restaurants dump their waste indiscriminately? How would you create awareness about
segregating and managing this waste?
|October 5||Suggest a campaign to create awareness about industrial waste and its
hazards through various media.
|October 6||Suggest a campaign to create awareness about industrial waste and its
hazards through various media.
|October 7||Gandhi preached about a lifestyle where one is in a harmony and peace
with environment and oneself. How would you imbibe this spirit in your
|October 8||Gandhi emphasized and had full faith in the effectiveness of ‘Shramdaan’.
Discuss the ways and measures to create a difference through ‘Shramdaan’.
|October 9||Deliberate upon the changes in the common cultural and social norms that you feel necessary to create clean spaces in the long run and fulfil Gandhi’s dream of Swachh Bharat.|
|October 10||It is difficult to imagine a clean village until each citizen contributes. Develop a
Citizens Charter for the clean village of your dreams
|October 11||I will neither create filth nor tolerate it, said Gandhi. How can you achieve this?|
|October 12||Stop littering, as a service to Mother Bharat! How will you ensure you do your bit to achieve a clean country?|
|October 13||Gandhi’s dream was not just a free India but a clean India? How can you help to achieve this?|
|October 14||How do you think that Swachch Bharat SwachchVidyalaya campaign can be taken to achieve the goal of clean India by 2019, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi?|
|October 15||I hate clutter! I hate dirty streets! I hate open defecation! Do you agree, then how can you help to remove this from our country?|
|Class||Online Submission||Offline Submission|
|Class 1-5||Submit your entry here||
The student can then either scan/take a photo of the write up and upload it on the website Offline Submission or send the write up
|Class 6-8||Submit your entry here|
|Class 9-12||Submit your entry here|
Online Sanitation Rating
The schools would be judged on the basis of the information provided and a rating would be given to them. On the basis of rating, schools would be given prizes.
For Queries: 011-23220154, 23230565, 011-23212603, 23234324.
For Queries regarding submission/uploading of entry: 011-23231067 (Education Officer)