The circular dated August 17, 2022 is regarding Budding Authors Programme by CBSE in partnership with Central Square Foundation, Pratham Books’ Story Weaver and National Book Trust. The CBSE Budding Authors Programme is an extension of the CBSE Reading Mission which was launched on 13th September 2021. The CBSE Budding Authors Programme aims to provide students a platform to engage in reading different types of stories and learning to write effectively. As students write and submit short stories under this programme, they would have an opportunity to express their creativity and get a chance to see them published. Details of category-wise submissions, steps of the programme along with required links are provided in the document.