The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is going to celebrate Sanskrit Week in affiliated schools next month, which is an effort to familiarise students with Indian values.
During the Sanskrit Week that is to be observed between 07 August and 13 August 2014, Schools may organise Sanskrit-related activities.
A national-level competition may also be held for schools. Schools will have students of class 9 to 12 to be engaged in recording short speeches of less than two minutes, developing apps and games in the familiar languages, composing poems, etc. Schools will also conduct essay competitions and Sanskrit Shloka Antyakshari for classes 6 to 8.
Students can send their short speeches on WhatsApp to 07042745234 latest by 20 July 2014.
In a circular released by the CBSE, the objective behind organizing Sanskrit Week is to encourage students and teachers to help young learners take interest in the language. The schools can send the report on the activities to CBSE latest by 31 August 2014, said the circular.