Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with students, teachers and parents all over the world in the fourth edition of the ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha 2021’ discussion on examinations on Wednesday.
The much-awaited interaction, which aims to boost the morale and confidence of students, will start at 7 pm on Wednesday through video conference.
32 channels of Swayam Prabha including Doordarshan and various platforms of government will telecast the programme live.
The PM will interact with students, parents, and teachers regarding the upcoming Board exams and sharing tips on how to deal with academic stress.
‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ is an event where the Prime Minister responds to questions related to examination stress and related areas posed by students in his uniquely engaging style in a live programme.
“A new format, several interesting questions on a wide range of subjects and a memorable discussion with our brave #ExamWarriors, parents and teachers. Watch ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ at 7 PM on 7th April…,” the Prime Minister tweeted.
A new format, several interesting questions on a wide range of subjects and a memorable discussion with our brave #ExamWarriors, parents and teachers.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 5, 2021
An online creative writing competition was conducted on various topics from February 17 to March 14, for children studying in classes of 9 to 12, teachers and parents.
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, speaking to news agency ANI, said that almost 14 lakh participants had registered themselves in the contest for the ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ 2021, adding that 10.5 lakh students, 2.6 lakh teachers, and 92,000 parents have enthusiastically participated in the creative writing contest.
More than 60 percent of the students who participated in the contest are from Classes 9 and 10. For the first time, students from 81 foreign countries participated in the ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ creative writing contest.
The Education Minister further said that ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ is a unique programme in the world where the Prime Minister of any country connects directly with the crores of students at one time.
“This is the first major example in the world that the Prime Minister of any country will communicate directly with crores of students, parents, and teachers. The exam takes place at every step of life but when there is an exam especially the board exam there is tension,” Pokhriyal said.
“It comes to mind how one can get rid of that stress and how to take the stress-free examination. All students and parents will always remember the wonderful guidance by the Prime Minister,” he added.
Pokhriyal further said it is also a matter of pleasure that crores of students, teachers and parents of the country are involved in this inspiring programme of the Prime Minister and discussed the stress of the exam.
The first edition of the Prime Minister’s interaction programme with school and college students ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha 1.0’ was held at Talkatora Stadium on February 16, 2018.
Meanwhile, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced to conduct Class 10 and 12 Board Exams 2021 from May 4 and no changes have been made so far.