-01CENTRAL BOARD OF SECONDARY EDUCATION 17, ROUSE AVENUE, NEW DELHI-110 002 No.AEO(P)/ACAD/ESSAY COMP/2011 To all the Heads of Schools affiliated with CBSE. Date: 28.11.2011 Circular No – 83
Sub.: Organisation of All India Essay Competition on the subject “Parliamentary Democracy: Gateway to Good Governance”- reg. Sir/Madam, The Centennial Year of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), the India Branch of the CPA and the Indian Parliamentary Group (IPG) have decided to conduct an All India Essay Completion for students studying in Classes IX to XII on the subject “Parliamentary Democracy: Gateway to Good Governance” in collaboration with CBSE in all the Schools of States and Union Territories in the country affiliated to CBSE.. The CPA is a association of Commonwealth Parliaments who, irrespective of gender, race, religion or culture, are united by community of interest, respect for the rule of law and individual rights and freedom, and pursuit of the positive ideals of Parliamentary Democracy. The IPG is an autonomous body set up in 1949 with the Speaker of Lok Sabha as its ex-officio President. Membership of the Group is open to members of Parliament while former members can become Associate members. • • The said Essay Competition may be conducted in schools in I/II week of Dec 2011. The entries may be evaluated at school and those entries which secure the first three positions (I, II, III) may be forwarded to the concerned (your)CBSE Regional Office for on word submission on or before 15.12.2011. Entry may be open to all school students studying in classes IX to XII. The Essay, may be written in Hindi or English or in the Regional language and must be of approximately 1500 words. The Essay must be neatly handwritten in double space, on one side of white line 805” x 11”Paper (A-4 size). It should be an original work of the student, and so certified by the Principal of the School. The criteria for selection of the prize winning Essays shall be.