The Fit India Quiz, targeted to offer a nation wide platform for students to showcase their skill, knowledge about fitness and sports, has attracted participation of 36,299 students from 13,502 schools in the early round, the sports ministry said on Friday.
The Quiz Competition was Launched by Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, the nationwide quiz is underway into the State Rounds. The preliminary round ended on January 25.
The Fit India Quiz carry a prize money of Rs. 3.25 CR
The quiz has prize money of Rs 3.25 crores which will be given out to winning schools and students at various phases of the competition.
The key objective of the first-ever Fit India quiz is to propagate the message of Fit India Movement among the school children and to create awareness among students about India’s rich sporting history,” Sports Secretary Sujata Chaturvedi said.
The Fit India Quiz, the country’s first school fitness and sports quiz, was launched in September 2021. It is a part of the central government’s ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ initiative to celebrate 75 years of India’s Independence.
What is Fit India Quiz All About
The Fit India Quiz – India’s first school fitness and sports quiz, was launched in September 2021, in line with the vision of Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi to make fitness and sports a way of life among youngsters and to create awareness about India’s rich sporting history.
Launched by Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, the nationwide quiz is now into the State Rounds. The first of its kind quiz on fitness and sports saw a total participation of 36,299 students from 13,502 schools across the country in the preliminary rounds that ended on January 25th.
Secretary Department of Sports, M/o YAS, Smt. Sujata Chaturvedi briefed media today in New Delhi. DG of Sports Authority of India Shri Sandip Pradhan, Join Secretary of Department of Sports Shri Atul Singh and other senior officials of the Ministry were also present on this occasion.