As the India is hosting G20 Summit in 2023, the Jammu and Kashmir School Education Department has ordered to disseminate two write-ups on a theme ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ which the Ministry of Education has prepared for classes VI to VII and IX to XII respectively.
The news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) has leant that the Director of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) said this in a circular to Chief Education Officers, Principal District Institute of Education and Trainings (DIETs), Hols and Zonal Education Officers (ZEOs).
DSEK said, “Our theme is ’Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ or One Earth One Family One Future. It is a matter of pride for India to host the largest delegation ever of G20, hosting over 200 meetings across more than 50 cities on various relevant themes cutting across several Ministries and Departments of the government.”
It also said that the presidency offers India an institutional Platform to shape and strengthen global architecture and governance on a multitude of issues, economic and developmental.
“It would be in the fitness of things if our school going children are given an opportunity to have a glimpse and understand the international scenario, its dynamics and India’s position in it,” reads the circular.
The directorate also said that it would facilitate and enable them to think critically, innovate, communicate and be a change maker.
“Accordingly, the Department of School Education and Literacy Ministry of Education, Government of India has prepared 2 brief write-ups for the children in classes VI to VII and IX to XII providing information in an interesting and age appropriate manner,” it reads.
DSEK said that there was a need to disseminate the write-ups in all schools of the division and also encourage students to become aware and participate in suggested activities like quiz, declamation, essay and slogan writing etc.
“All CEOs Principal DIETs, Hols and ZEOs are placed under strict instructions to implement circular instructions in the schools of their domain in letter and spirit with proper follow-up strategies with an intimation DSEK,” the directorate ordered—(KNO)