Environment Ministry has extended the qualifying round of Prakriti Khoj – the online Environment quiz upto 8th of next month. The date has been extended in view of keen interest generated among students in different States, even up to the village level and based on the feedback received from the State Nodal Agencies under the Eco-club programme of the Ministry. Prakriti Khoj- the environment awareness initiative was launched on 5th of this month with the aim to reach out to young aspiring minds of school students through a fun-filled interactive learning mode for triggering a sense of awareness towards environment protection and conservation.
The date for qualifying round was to expire tomorrow. The quiz is a new initiative of the Ministry to provide a unique platform to the school students to develop a scientific temperament, especially in the field of environment. The first round began on 25th of this month and nearly 13 thousand registrations have been received.
The Ministry has requested the Chief Secretaries and Principal Secretaries of Primary and Secondary Education and District Collectors and District Magistrates of all the States, for wider dissemination of information on the quiz.