By INN/PIB, Delhi, @infodeaofficial;
Central Water Commission, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation will be organizing a National Level Water Quiz competition for school children in January next year in the national capital. The contest is only for teams of two students studying in class, 6 th , 7 th and 8 th in any regular school which is recognized under any school board of India.
The preliminary rounds of the quiz competition will be held at fourteen Regional centers of the Central Water Commission. The centers are Delhi, Bhopal, Lucknow, Patna, Bhubaneshwar, Shillong, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Nagpur, Gandhinagar, Bangalore, Siliguri, Chandigarh and NWA Pune. The good part is that there is no participation fee and all the expenses of travel/ boarding/ lodging, including that for one adult per team, will be taken care of by the organisers.
Winner and runner-up teams will qualify to participate in the final round which would take place in New Delhi. Two students from each regional center will be selected on the basis of their performance. The winners shall be given attractive cash prizes. Interested schools can apply by filling online forms available at Central Water Commission website, i.e., www.cwc.gov.in. at the following
The competition will take place on December 04, 2017. The applying schools can choose any of the 14 centres, as per their convenience, though the final round with two teams from each region and NWA Pune would be held at Delhi. If more than one entry is made by any school, then only its first entry (in the order of time-stamping) shall be accepted. In case the registrations per regional centre is more than the acceptable limits, then the organisers reserve the right to analyse the entries based on the academic performance of the proposed teams during last three years.