Newdelhi:2/10/23:The National Education Society for Tribal Students (NESTS), under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, is organizing the 4th National EMRS Cultural, Literary and Kala Utsav – 2023, from 3rd October to 6th October in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Shri Arjun Munda, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Shri Pushkar Singh Dhami & Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Smt. Renuka Singh Saruta and other dignitaries will grace the occasion.
The four-day event will witness the participation of over 1500+ Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS) students from across the country. This year the event will also showcase the artistic talent of school students through the Kala Utsav.
Understanding the need to integrate tribals with the mainstream and to help them access equal opportunities to develop in various fields, the Ministry has been organizing EMRS Cultural Fests and Sports Meet each year, providing the tribal students a national platform to showcase their hidden talents across various domains.
This year Eklavya Vidyalaya Sangathan Samiti (EVSS), Uttarakhand (State EMRS Society) will host the event at Maharana Pratap Sports College, Dehradun.
EMRS is a Government of India scheme for model residential schools for Indian tribals (Scheduled Tribes) across India. It is one of the flagship interventions of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, and was revamped in 2018-19 to ensure quality education for tribal students in remote tribal areas.