Art in Education
Thur Dec 7 2017 , 13:28:16

नवोदय विद्यालय समिति

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti

( An Autonomous Body Under MHRD ) Government Of India

जवाहर नवोदय विद्यालय

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Shimla

Art in Education 2023-24


One of the aims of Navodaya Vidyalaya is to provide quality education and ensure linkage of community

and the school through Art in Education Programme. Art in Education Programme was introduced in NVS from 1993. Different facets of Traditional and Contemporary Arts of Community are introduced as a part of activities.  In addition to developing values of national Integration, students are trained and taught different art forms.


Objectives of Art in Education in JNV:

  • Inculcation of time tested and enduring universal values.
  • Community integration through Arts.
  • Exploring the  community  environment, local history, geography  and  tradition from the  overall

social perspective and preservation of community heritage.

  • Providing opportunities through Art in Education for Social and National Development in which Art

Education acts as a catalyst.



Main Activities of Art in Education Workshops:

  • Values of National  Integration  and  other  Universal Values  are  inculcated  amongst students through Art in Education.
  • Different Performing Art traditions, painting styles, crafts and theatre in education work have been taught to students in JNVs.
  • Traditional wisdom of our village societies  is passed on to  the  students  through songs, folk ballads, art and traditional theatre workshops.
  • Eminent personalities from the field of literary, visual art, theatre and performing arts have been involved to train the students.
  • Renowned educationist and eminent personalities in public life are also associated to inculcate leadership qualities in students.
  • Various activities of KALA UTSAV likewise Vocal/Instrumental Music, Dance, Painting, Art/ Music concerts, Band Competition of Boys & Girls etc, should be organized where male & Female

candidates can participate in the activities.

  • Activities of  Art  likewise  Poster  Competition/Creative  Work  Competition,  Cartoon  Making Competition, Mask Making, Calligraphic Competition, Theme Based Painting Competition, Hindi Calligraphy,  Folk  Art,  Scroll  Painting,  Painting  related  epics,  Illustration  on  Panchtantra  or Historical Places Story,  In this concept, Visual Art works on Folk Art, Scroll Painting, Wooden Doll Making, Mask Making, Dance, Drama, Theatre, Youth Choir mus t be organized on certain occasions likewise World Health Day, World Literacy Day, Hindi Pakhwara, Qui t India, Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat, Art in Education Workshop, National Festivals and Birth anniversaries of great personalities and freedom fighters.
  • All the Schools should have its own band instruments and ensure the participation in the Band

Competition at Cluster/Regional Level.

  • Preparing the students for singing and playing with instruments for that suffi cient instruments of various kinds (Each Instrument at least 2-4 No) should be made available to the students.
  • Good quality paintings prepared by the students should be properly framed and displayed at

important places likewise Dining Hall, MP Hall, Library, entrance of the Academic Blok, Principal

Office, Guest House etc.

  • Documentation of art workshops in the form of broacher, Handouts and pamphlets so as to form a booklet to be onward submission to NVS HQ.

Levels of implementing Art in Education Workshops:

  • Vidyalaya level
  • Regional level.
  • National level.

After training the students through experts for a period of one month, the talents are being exhibited to

the public at JNV level. Selected teams from all the Clusters participate in the Regional Integration Meet

which shall be organized every year by each Region.  Approximately around 500 students participate in the regional level, cultural and literary meet called Regional Integration Meet.  Necessary budget for the



same shall be provided through budget demand.  Teams selected from all the eight regions p articipate

in the  National Integration Meet, in which cultural and  literary  activities  are  given importance. The

National Integration Meet offers opportunities for cross cultural exchange to NVS students coming from

different corners of India.








Total Strength

No. of students participated in painting Competition.

Vidyalaya Level

Regional Level

National Level