All schools in Delhi are being roped into the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign. Schools, including private ones, have been directed to hoist the Tricolour atop their buildings from August 13 to August 15. The heads of all Government and private schools in the city have been directed by the Delhi Government’s Education Department to hoist the country’s national flag on their buildings during this period.
With an aim to sensitize students, parents and staff regarding the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ initiative all schools government/aided/private have been asked to launch a special Information, Education and Communication (IEC) campaign.
Lieutenant-Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena has urged schools to conduct special assemblies where the design of the national flag along with stories of martyrs should be discussed.
A host of activities such as singing of patriotic songs, painting and slogan-writing related to the theme of the national flag would be conducted.
School Management Committees (SMC) have been asked to motivate parents and people living in the vicinity to increasingly participate in the campaign.
The L-G has also asked school authorities to organize Prabhat Pheries with the students from August 11 to August 14 to encourage people to hoist the national flag atop their houses and create awareness regarding the campaign.
In a statement released by Raj Niwas, students, parents and school staff were encouraged to upload selfies in the Government portal https://harghartiranga.com. It was also suggested that a selfie point should be made in each school where students can take selfies with the Tricolour .
The statement also said that schools should check their requirement for the flags and procure them on time using the SMC funds to make the campaign a grand success. It also said that students and parents should be encouraged to purchase the national flag.
According to officials the flag can be purchased from registered vendors via Government e-Marketplace (GeM) portal, self-help groups (SHGs) and other manufacturers or suppliers.