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  • 22 June, 2020

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Online Yoga Quiz Competition

Online Yoga Quiz Competition

  • Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) through National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has undertaken multi-dimensional initiatives to promote integration of Yoga in school curriculum.
  • NCERT has developed textual materials on Yoga for Healthy Living for Upper Primary to Secondary Stages and also has been organising Yoga Olympiad since 2016.
  • Due to the outbreak of Corona pandemic, it is difficult to organise Yoga Olympiad this year. To enable students to learn at home and be safe, Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' through social media launched an Online Yoga Quiz Competition organised by NCERT.
  • The objective of this Competition is to create awareness and to motivate children to acquire comprehensive information from authentic sources on different yogic practices.
  • The Competition will also help children to develop healthy habits and lifestyle and thereby promote a sound emotional and mental wellbeing.
  • The competition, is open for all students of classes 6 to 12 across the country.
  • These will be available to children both in Hindi and English language.
  • Certificate of merit shall be issued to 100 top scorers.

Source: PIB


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