Bhubaneswar: During the fifth edition of ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ on April 1, 2022 at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi, nearly 26,000 students, 5,000 teachers and 1,200 parents from Odisha will participate in the programme virtually.
PIB Bhubaneswar’s Deputy Director, Girish Chandra Dash today informed media persons that students, teachers and parents were selected based on an online creative writing competition on a bouquet of themes. The competition was organized from December 28, 2021 to February 3, 2022 through MyGov platform.
Dash further said about 2,050 participants have been selected through competitions on MyGov including 56 from Odisha. They will be presented with a certificate of appreciation and a special Pariksha Pe Charcha kit comprising of Exam Warriors book, written by the Prime Minister.
As per the records, over 15.7 lakh participants were registered for the creative writing competition.
Earlier on Monday, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan called to make ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha 2022’ a public movement. The Minister also informed that Raj Bhawans of all the States and UTs will be connected virtually in the programme and the selected students will be awarded with the special kits by the State Governors.
Underlining the importance of initiatives like ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ in building the knowledge-based economy of 21st century, Pradhan had said that PPC is becoming a formal institution through which Prime Minister interacts directly with students.
Pradhan also highlighted that Pariksha Pe Charcha is part of the larger movement – ‘Exam Warriors’ – led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to create a stress-free atmosphere for youngsters. It is a movement that is driven by PM’s efforts to bring together students, parents, teachers and the society to foster an environment where the unique individuality of each child is celebrated fully.
Today, the Prime Minister also appreciated the enthusiasm of lakhs of people towards this year’s ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’. In a tweet, the PM said, “The enthusiasm towards this year’s Pariksha Pe Charcha has been phenomenal. Lakhs of people have shared their valuable insights and experiences. I thank all those students, parents and teachers who have contributed. Looking forward to the programme on 1st April.”
The PPC 2022 this time will be streamed, not only across India, but also in other countries reaching out to the Indian diaspora. The event will be live telecast on Doordarshan, radio channels, TV channels, digital media including YouTube channels of EduMinofIndia, narendramodi, pmoindia, pibindia, Doordarshan National, MyGovIndia, DDNews, RajyaSabha TV, Swayam Prabha.
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