*District level Kala Utsav 2021, held at Boys HSS Doda*

Publish Date : 11/11/2021
Doda, November 08, To promote arts in education by nurturing and showcasing the artistic talent of school students at the secondary stage, a district level Kala Utsav was held today at HSS B Doda. SSP Doda Sh Mumtaz Ahmed along CEO Doda Sh Prahlad Bhagat formally inaugurated the programme by illuminating the traditional lamp.
Kala Utsav is an initiative of the Ministry of Education under Samagra Shiksha Scheme.
District Level event was held wherein top performers of Zonal Level event held across all the zones perform at District level. 1055 students perform in 9 Art Catagories already specified by Samgra Shiksha across the district out of which 91 top performers from 75 different Schools presented their artistic talent at District level event. 
The Samagra Shiksha recognises the importance of aesthetics and artistic experiences for secondary-level students, which play a major role in creating awareness of India’s rich cultural heritage and its vibrant diversity.
Besides students along with escort teachers, HOIs of various schools were also present on the occasion. 
Chairman District Developemnt Counsel Sh Dhanantar Singh along with DDC member Sh Sandeep Singh and Sh Manhor Lal were also present during the occasion. 
“Such activities in the schools  creates awareness about India’s cultural heritage and its vibrant diversity among students and other stakeholders. These kind of activities also helps in enhancing the various skills of the participants and prepares them as ambassadors of our culture” said Chaiman District Developemnt Consell Doda. 
Besides other dignitiries Joint Director School Edication DKR, District Education Planning Officer Doda and ZEOs of all Zones were also present on the occasion.