What is SOP for Republic Day Celebration 2022
Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Republic Day Celebrations in all the schools of the country, 2022
This year the Republic Day will be celebrated under the broader ambit of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mohotsav’. In order to have uniformity in the conduct of programs among all the schools throughout the country, the Ministry of Defense has formulated Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) with regard to organizing various events to celebrate the forthcoming Republic Day 2022. The SOP for celebrating Republic Day in Schools is enclosed for ready reference.
School Heads are requested to disseminate the above information amongst all the teachers and students in order to inculcate some best practices all across the nation while celebrating the forthcoming Republic Day and thereafter.
1.Flag Hoisting Programme
a. The Republic Day Flag Hoisting programme should end before 9.30 am.
b. Flag hoisting programme may be organized either in virtual format or physical format depending on the Covid situation.
c. All school teachers/staff and students to participate.
d. Videos of National War memorial/other information related to National War Memorial (NWM) may be used to disseminate information about NWM.
2. MyGov Quiz
An online quiz contest on the subject ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat in Defence Production and Apna Desh Apne Hathiyar’ will be conducted at the platform of MyGov during 05-20 January, 2022. All students above class VI need to be encouraged to participate in the quiz. First ten winners would be awarded cash prizes. Teachers to discuss about this quiz in their virtual/physical classes.
3.Veer Gatha Programme
This is a joint initiative of Gallantry Awards Portal of Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Education to celebrate gallantry of our Armed Forces and other police forces and to create greater awareness amongst children about our brave martyrs and other gallant soldiers. Students upto Class XII can be encouraged to participate in Veer Gatha Programme. The young school children of our country can be inspired with the stories of war heroes to inculcate the spirit of nationalism, bravery and perseverance.
4. Other Events
a. Virtual/Physical competition of debate/plays/essay writing/ class project leading to the Republic Day on 5 themes of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to be conducted between Jan 10 to Jan 25. Announce and award winners on Republic Day event.
b. Schools may also organize quizzes around the theme of India’s freedom struggle, gallantry awards, victories by our armed forces etc.
c. In addition, schools may like to do their own innovative set of activities too.
It may be ensured to follow the guidelines issued time to time for Covid Management by the Central Government/State Government.