CBSE STATE KALOTSAV-2016
FOREWORD
CBSE State Kalotsav -2016 to be held on 17,18,19 & 20 November 2016 at Viswadeetphi CMI Pubclic School, Adimali will be an epoch making event in the history of CBSE schools of Kerala and is going to be model for other states to follow at the national level. Kalostav 2015 held at Devamatha CMI Public School, Trichur was a path finder in the history of CBSE schools in Kerala. For long, All Kerala CBSE Schools Management Association and the Confederation of Kerala Sahodaya Complexes were organizing state kalotsav. For strengthening fraternity and fellowship among the CBSE schools in Kerala, these organizations took a decision to join hands to co host the State Kalotsav with a common Manual.

After much deliberations and discussions, the joint executive committee meeting of the Kerala State CBSE Schools Management Association and the Confederation of Kerala Sahodaya Complexes held at Hotel Presidency, Ernakulam on 17th August 2015 decided to join hands to hold a common Kalotsav for all the CBSE affiliated schools in the state in November 2015. The said meeting took a policy decision to organize preliminary rounds of competition at Sahodaya level. A school can be a member of only one sahodaya and the winners at the sahodaya level competition shall be registered for the state level competitions by the office bearers of the respective sahodyas. The grant success of the kalostav-2015 and the wide acceptance among the various stake holders of CBSE schools motivated and inspired everyone to stand united and go for CBSE State Kalostav 2016.

KERALA STATE CBSE SCHOOLS MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION
Kerala State CBSE Schools Management Association is registered under the Travancore- Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act 1955 and provides a forum to exchange views in the area of imparting education and running the schools by promoting amity, good relations and co- operation. This organization aims at taking care of all the issues related to the management of CBSE schools in the state.

CONFEDERATION OF KERALA SAHODAYA COMPLEXES
A Sahodaya School Complex is a cluster of CBSE affiliated schools coming together to share their innovative practices in all aspects of school education and also providing support services for teachers and students. Sahodaya introduces the relevance of co-operative learning and collaborative networking. The CONFEDERATION OF KERALA SAHODAYA COMPLEXES is an independent academic body consisting of the various Sahodayas and is registered under the Travancore- Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act 1955. At present there are 19 Sahodaya clusters in Kerala working in association with the confederation.
CBSE STATE KALOTSAV- 2016
This MANUAL for the CBSE STATE KALOTSAV 2016 is prepared in line with the Kerala State School Kalotsav Manual and is approved both by the CBSE Management association and the Confederation of Kerala Sahodaya Complexes . With the publication of the manual, all the previous manuals are annulled and the rules given in this manual becomes applicable for the settlement of dispute in the courts of law and for mutual party settlements. We hope that CBSE State Kalotsav 20156 will be a great event in the history of the CBSE fraternity in Kerala and will definitely pave way for exploring common areas of activities among different organizations working for the progress of the CBSE schools in the state.

with warm regards
  Dr. Indira Rajan                                 Fr. Tomy Nambiaparambil CMI                            Mr. K. A Francis
     Secretary                                                  Convener                                                        Secretary
Management Association                         Core Committee                                         Confederation of Sahodayas
 
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