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Organization : Central Board of Secondary Education
Competition Name : Celebration of World Food Day 2015
Applicable For : CBSE Students Class I-XII
Applicable States/UT : All India
Competition Schedule : 16th October – 30th October 2015

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Celebration of World Food Day 2015:

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has declared the theme for World Food Day 16th October 2015 as- Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty.

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This theme has been chosen to highlight its importance in reducing rural poverty and granting access to food or means to buy food. Social protection translates into a variety of programmes around food security that enhances income, provides rights and builds capacities. Social protection also provides solutions for combating malnourishment issues which weaken the future economy of a nation.

Some facts:

** In India, food problem does not mean unavailability of food but deficit of proper nutritious food.
** As much as 40% of all fruits, vegetables and food grains grown in India never make it to the market.
** India is one of the world’s fastest growing economies with about 7% overall economic growth over the past decade….,yet 40% of Indian children remain chronically malnourished …
** Juvenile diabetes, malnourishment, deficiency diseases, anaemia, obesity among children are the result of ignoring the importance of nutrition

In this context, the Board recommends that schools may conduct a number of interesting activities to raise awareness while celebrating World Food Day-2015, as students are the Agents of Change.

Activity Schedule : 16th October – 30th October 2015

Categories : Primary (I-V), Middle (VI-VIII) and Senior (IX-XII)

Convener : Sahodaya Head

Prize :

i. Certificates for the two best entries in each category
ii. Certificates for two best entries as special appreciation in each category

Categories Sub-Themes Activities
Primary

(I-V)

Components of Healthy Food 1.Pictorial Presentations

2.Menu Card Preparation

3.Dialogue writing between two food items

 

Middle

(VI-VIII)

Measures/ Techniques to Prevent Wastage of Food

Nutritious Food vs. Junk Food:Issues, Challenges and Solutions

1.Article

2.Debate

3.Nukkad Natak

4.Poster Making Competition

 

Senior

(IX-XII)

Food Security in India: Public Distribution System (PDS) – Evolution and Success

Agriculture Sector in India:Role in Economic Development, Current Issues, Condition of Farmers, Need for Reforms

1. Article Writing

2.Case Study

3.Declamation Contest

4. Research Project

 

The top ten entries (minimum two from each category) will be sent by schools to the Sahodaya Head. For further information, please contact the Education Officer, at Ph.: 011-23217128 or e-mail: eo_ss@cbseacademic.in

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  1. Article on measures to preserve wastage of food

  2. What should be the size of pictorial representation?
    Do the students have to submit all the three activities or any one of them?

  3. I want to write an article in the category of Middle Sub Theme- nutritious food vs junk food. I will be grateful if you tell me how many words should be in the article

  4. Nutrition food vs junk food issues challenges and solution

  5. Is it important to make posters on the points shown above?

  6. I want to submit 2 entries of my students in the category Primary Sub Theme – Components of healthy food. But when I am trying to submit online the message shown is “Currently link has been disabled. Link will remain open on 15th October from 8:00 am to 11:59 pm” but today is 18 Oct 2015. I will be grateful if you would tell me the method of sending the entries.

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