Do you know environment well? Participate in ‘Prakriti Khoj’ quiz competition
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 21-Sep-2017

New Delhi, September 21: At a time when the environment is in great danger youth should be more involved in the affairs related to environment and should be aware of existing problems. To reach out to young, aspiring minds of school students through a fun-filled interactive learning mode, Environment Ministry is organizing ‘Prakriti Khoj’ quiz competition.

Main themes of the quiz are climate change, biodiversity, forest and wildlife, pollution, waste management, rivers and lakes, natural history, international conventions such as Convention on Biological Diversity, United Nations Framework - convention on climate change, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora etc.

In this phase, the quiz is open to only students of Eco-clubs (NGC program of MoEF&CC). The students who are members of Eco-clubs in particular schools are required to send their names for registration through State Nodal Agency. This quiz will provide a unique platform for students to measure their awareness levels regarding environmental issues.

The program aims to inculcate the feeling of responsibility towards the environment protection and bring the behavioral change. The qualifying round will begin on September 25, 2017, and will continue till September 29, 2017.