The Ministry, therefore, announces an Essay Writing Competition, and invites entries from the students to share inspiring stories about their teachers. This Competition will be conducted on 1st September 2014. The entries are invited in English and all the 22 Scheduled Languages. (Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Bodo, Santhali, Maithali and Dogri). A practice round will be conducted on 29th & 30th August to acquaint participants with the process. The competition round will be held on the 1st September, 2014. Winners will be announced on the 3rd September 2014 and felicitated on 5th September 2014 at Delhi.