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CHACHA NEHRU SCHOLARSHIP FOR ARTISTIC AND INNOVATIVE EXCELLENCE

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Chacha Nehru Scholarship for Artistic and Innovative Excellence is one among the scholarship provided by NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) in the four major areas of Art Education (i,e Music, Dance, Visual Arts and Theatre) at the Secondary and Senior Secondary stages. Only those children who had participated in the National Camp organised by the National Bal Bhawan are eligible for the scheme of Chacha Nehru Scholarships for Artistic and Innovative Excellence.

The National Bal Bhawan has played a vital role in the promotion of arts and currently there are 73 state and district Bal Bhawans in the country. The National Bal Bhawan has instituted a system of
honouring talented children in different age groups through the Bal Shree scheme. The Bal Shree programme recognizes talent in the following areas:

Creative Performance
Creative Arts
Creative Scientific Innovations
Creative Writing
The National Bal Bhawan makes a selection of artistic kids through activities conducted at 3 levels, viz:

Local level by organizing 2-day camps in which 8 children (2 in each stream) are identified at the local level
Zonal Levels by organizing 3 days camps in which local experts, specialists from six zones, namely North, East, West, Central, South-I and South -II participate for selection of children
National Levels by organizing 4 day camps from the six zones in the country. A panel of experts and resource persons representing the four streams are identified to observe and assess the creativity of children.
The criteria for selection of children for the Bal Shree award includes (a) originality, (b) innovative approach, (c) fluency, (d) flexibility, (e) divergent thinking, (f) elaboration of ideas, (g) creative
processes culminating into meaningful products, (h) effective functioning in the group, (i) analytical and critical approach.

The National Bal Bhawan has developed a comprehensive activities bank in order to identify the creative skills of the children. During the selection process children are provided a barrier free environment and an interactive and supportive environment aimed at bringing out the best in children. Children thus selected are honoured by the President of India and presented a Bal
Shree certificate.

ELIGIBILITY & VALUE OF CHACHA NEHRU SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME
All the candidates who are participating in the National Camps of the National Bal Bhawan and pursue their studies in Classes IX – XII will be awarded a scholarship of Rs 500 per month for a period of four year till they complete Class XII.

The National Bal Bhawan will continue to independently design and evolve its testing tools and evaluation/ assessment schemes for identification of Bal Shree awardees. The National Bal Bhawan will also independently administer the activities/ tests for identification of Bal Shree awardees.

The National Bal Bhawan will submit to NCERT a list of children studying in classes IX – XII who have been selected for participation in the National Bal Bhawan Camp for award of the Chacha Nehru Scholarships for Artistic and Innovative Excellence. This list will be accompanied by detailed information on each child as per Proforma developed by NCERT.

CONTACT DETAILS
NATIONAL BAL BHAVAN
Kotla Road, New Delhi – 110002
For membership queries dial : 011-23234701, Admin-011-23236570, Science and State Bal Bhavan 011-23238969
Director-011-23237856, Programme and Balshree-011-23230105, Museum 011-23231597

Email : infoprogsection@gmail.com
nbb.admin@gmail.com

For more details Please! Refer the Website: http://www.nationalbalbhavan.nic.in/HomePage.aspx

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