Sports Ministry announces free registration for 2 lakh school students for Fit India Quiz
New Delhi: The Fit India Quiz, the first-ever fitness and sports quiz in India for school children has been made even more attractive for participants. In a major bonanza for school students across India, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has announced that the first 2 lakh students nominated by 1 lakh schools can now be registered free for the nationwide India Quiz instead of participation fee of Rs 225, that was earlier applicable. Every school can nominate maximum 2 students for free for the quiz on first cum first basis.
This decision was announced by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur to increase fitness and sports awareness among school children. “The Fit India Quiz has been launched as part of the Fit India Movement envisioned by Prime Minister which has played a significant role in creating large scale awareness about the importance of leading a fit life. To motivate more students to join the Fit India Quiz, the participation fee of Rs 225 for the 2 lakh students from the first 1 lakh schools has been waived off,,”Anurag Thakur said. Further, every additional student can be nominated by the school for a nominal fee of Rs 50 instead of earlier fee of Rs 225.
Anurag Thakur, in the presence of Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, launched the Fit India Quiz, which is the first-ever nationwide quiz on sports and fitness, on September 1. The nation-wide quiz has a whopping Rs 3.25 crore as prize money with the National round telecast on Star Sports.
The quiz will have representations from every State/UT in the country and will be a mix of online and broadcast rounds. The format has been designed in an inclusive manner wherein school students from across the country will get an opportunity to test their fitness and sports knowledge against their peers.
Details of participating in the Fit India Quiz is available on the Fit India website.