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Two lakh school students can now register for free for national-level 'Fit India Quiz'

The annoucement was first made on September 1, 2021, where the ministry said that the nation-wide quiz had a whopping INR 3.25 crore as prize money.

Two lakh school students can now register for free for national-level 'Fit India Quiz'
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The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, announced Fit India Quiz, the first-ever fitness and sports quiz for school children in the country. As per reports, this is an exciting opportunity for school students across India as the Ministry has announced that the first two lakh students nominated by one lakh schools can now be registered free for the nationwide India Quiz. Every school can nominate maximum two 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. 

Sharing more details, he said, “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  for  the 2 lakh students from the first 1 lakh schools has been waived off."

Minister Thakur, in the presence of Union Education Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, launched the Fit India Quiz. The annoucement was first made on September 1, 2021, where the ministry said that the nation-wide quiz had a whopping INR 3.25 crore as prize money. The National Round of the same would be telecast on Star Sports.

Reports state that 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.

More details regarding the participation in the Fit India Quiz has been made available on the official website

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