The Women and Child Development ministry has launched a letter writing contest aimed at making schools safe and fun for the children.
Entries for the contest '#BackToSchool' can be from any segment: sports, teaching, gender sensitisation, eating habits of children among others, said a statement from the ministry.
The last date of sending entries is April 22. Participants need to submit their applications in the form of a hand written letter or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or put in comments section of MyGov.in
Entries will be addressed to school principals, it said.
"The contest aims at promoting innovative ways to highlight safety of children in schools, educate them regarding gender equality and importance of nutritious food, sensitise them regarding good touch and bad touch and unconventional ways to impart education, said the statement.
The entries will be judged on the basis of elements of creativity, originality, composition, simplicity, literary skills and how well they communicate the idea and skills, it added.
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