EK BHARAT SHRESHTHA BHARAT (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – Govt Scheme)

News-CRUX-10     8th January 2024        
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Context: The government has said that two crore students participated in Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB) activities in schools across the country last year.

Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB)

  • About: This programme aims to enhance interaction & promote mutual understanding between people of different states/UTs through the concept of state/UT pairing.
  • Launched: In 2015
  • Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Education.
  • Scheme's Activities: Each state and union territory (UT) in the country will be partnered with another state/UT for a designated period.

oDuring this time, they will engage in structured activities, fostering collaboration in various aspects such as language, literature, cuisine, festivals, cultural events, and tourism.

  • Objectives: Commemorating the diversity within our nation.

oReinforcing the longstanding emotional connections that have traditionally defined our country.

oShowcasing the varied heritage, culture, customs, and traditions of each state to enhance understanding and appreciation of India's diversity, fostering a shared sense of identity.

oEstablishing enduring relationships for the long term.

oFacilitating learning among states through the exchange of best practices and experiences.