Pariksha Pe Charcha records 1 crore registration | India News

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NEW DELHI: Up from 38.8 lakh in 2023, the forthcoming Pariksha Pe Charcha (PPC) has recorded one crore registrations so far, with one more week left for the deadline. This year’s edition, the seventh PPC will be held at the Bharat Mandapam on January 29, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with students, teachers, and parents from India and abroad.Two students and a teacher from each of the states and UTs and winners of the Kala Utsav and the Veer Gatha competition may be invited as special guests for the main event.
According to a ministry of education release the PPC has witnessed extensive enthusiasm among students nationwide, eager to participate in events and interact with the PM, whose online registration via an MCQ competition is live on MyGov till January 12, 2024.
Modi had conceptualized this interactive annual programme wherein students, parents, and teachers from across the nation and also from overseas interact with him to discuss anxieties related to examinations and life after school. The first PPC was held in 2018 where 22,000 participants were registered, and last year this number increased to more than 38 lakh.
According to MoE, this year, the programme will be held on January 29, from 11 am onwards in a town-hall format at Bharat Mandapam, ITPO, Pragati Maidan. Nearly 4,000 participants will be interacting with the PM in the programme.
The online competition was conducted between December 11, 2023 to January 12, 2024 for students of classes VI to XII, teachers, and parents to participate in the contest. As of Friday, over 90 lakh students, more than 8 lakh teachers and around 2 lakh parents have registered.
“Pariksha Pe Charcha is part of the larger movement – ‘Exam Warriors’ – led by PM Narendra Modi, to create a stress-free atmosphere for youngsters, a movement to bring together students, parents, teachers and the society to foster an environment where the unique individuality of each child is celebrated, encouraged and allowed to express itself fully. Inspiring this movement is Narendra Modi’s bestselling book ‘Exam Warriors’,” said an MoE official.
As a precursor to the main event, starting from January 12, under Youth Day, till January 23, a bouquet of activities shall be organized at school level which will include joyful learning activities like marathon run, music competition, meme competition, nukkad natak, student-anchor-Student-guest discussions, etc. On January 23 on the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose birth anniversary, a painting competition shall be organized in 500 districts across the country on the topics such as Chandrayan, the sporting success of India, etc. – which show-case how examinations can be an ‘Utsav of Life’.
About 2050 participants shall be selected on the basis of their questions on the MyGov portal and will be presented with a special Pariksha Pe Charcha kit consisting of Exam Warriors books in Hindi and English, written by the Prime Minister, and a certificate.

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