Samagra Shiksha Gujarat organised ‘Pustak Vachak Saptah’ from 01/02.2020 to 07/02/2020 in all the Government and Grant in Aid Schools of the Gujarat in which students studying in class 6th to 12th participated. State office of Samagra Shiksha Gujarat circulated detailed guidelines for organising the Pustak Vachak Spardha at School level, Cluster level, Block level and at District level.
At every school, competition was organised class wise. School level competitions were organised on first Saturday of February 2020, which were judged by School Principal, one teacher, SMC member and one retired teacher of the village. Winners of school level participated in cluster level competition which was scheduled on second Saturday of February 2020. Similarly, on third Saturday Block level and on fourth Saturday of February 2020, District level competition was organised. At every level committee is formed to judge the competition.
The Uniqueness of this competition was the prize given to the winner students. At every level winners of the competition were given a voucher which they can use for purchasing the book of their own choice. After the completion of District level competition, Book fair was organised at every district. Winner students of different level along with the teachers and parents visited at the Book fair and purchased the books of their own choice from the set of Books displayed in the fair