MoD to hold online quiz on gallantry awards

Sakal Times
Monday, 1 January 2018

Quiz to be held from Jan 1 to 10; winners to be feted during Republic Day eve

Pune: In order to inculcate the spirit of nationalism and patriotic feeling among youth and masses, an online quiz competition on gallantry awards (Param Vir Chakra, Mahavir Chakra, Vir Chakra, Ashoka Chakra, Kirti Chakra and Shaurya Chakra) will be conducted by Ministry of Defence (MoD) in coordination with MyGov.in from January 1 to 10, 2018. Winners of the quiz will be felicitated during the Republic Day celebrations 2018.

Questions for the quiz will be primarily based on the information available in respect of the gallantry awards and awardees on online portal www.gallantryawards.gov.in 

The online quiz on gallantry awards will be conducted by MyGov at https://quiz.mygov.in It will be bilingual i.e., in Hindi and English. It will be conducted under two categories i.e., one below 18 years of age and another 18 years and above.

There will be five prizes in each category i.e., 1st, 2nd, 3rd and two consolation prizes. Winners of the quiz will be awarded cash prizes along with trophy in both the categories.

The winners will be invited to witness the Republic Day Parade on January 26 and Beating Retreat on January 28. 
Arrangements for the stay and transportation of the winners from outside Delhi for five days (January 25 arrival in Delhi) to January  29 (departure from Delhi) will be made by the government. They will be provided 3rd AC rail ticket (including Rajdhani/Shatabdi Express) for to and fro journey or reimbursed this amount. In case of winners in the category below 18 years, arrangements for the hospitality of one guardian will also be made. Further, in case of female winners, arrangements for the hospitality of one companion will also be made.

Prizes at Quiz
 1st Prize    Rs 1 lakh
 2nd Prize    Rs 75,000
 3rd Prize    Rs 50,000
 Consolation    
Prize (Two Nos.)    Rs 15,000
    each

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