Srinagar, Aug 07: School Education Department has asked its employees to hoist tricolor over their houses while giving due regard to the flag code.
According to the news agency—Directorate of School Education Jammu (DSEJ), in a communique has said, “All Government officers and officials of the Education Department may hoist Tricolor over their houses while giving due regard to the flag code.”
As per the news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO), it also said that no government employee of the education department shall avail leave on the Independence Day-2023, except under exceptional circumstances. “All employees shall invariably participate in the Independence Day Celebrations.”
“All Government buildings and offices including schools shall be decorated with lights and hoist National Flag on them while giving due regards to the flag code and share videos of the same with the respective Divisional Commissioner,” it reads.
DSEJ said that all Government officers and officials of Education Department shall use selfie with image of Jhanda, Mitti and Diya (Earthen Lamp) as the display picture on their social media handles.
It also asked the CEOs to ensure maximum participation of students and teachers in Meri Maati Mera Desh campaign.
“Special National Anthem Singing, Essay Writing, Debate, Prabhat pheris and Sports competition shall be organized in all schools and prizes amongst winners shall be distributed,” DSEJ said.
The official directed that Independence Day speeches should include the initiatives of the government under Digital J&K, Corruption free J&K, Swacchhta, Nasha Mukt Bharat, number of projects completed, Jan Bhagidari, Aap Ki Zameen Aap ki Nigrani etc. “All offices and schools shall organize and take up special cleanliness drives.”—(KNO)