7th edition of Pariksha Pe Charcha to be held tomorrow
The 7th edition of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Interactive Programme with school students, teachers and parents, “Pariksha Pe Charcha 2024” will held in New Delhi on Monday. The even will be held from 11 AM onwards in a town-hall format at Bharat Mandapam at Pragati Maidan. Around 2.26 crore registration have been made on the MyGov portal for this programme.
In his Mann Ki Baat programme at Akashvani, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that he is looking forward to the 7th edition of ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ on Monday. He said the programme allows him to interact with students, and mitigate their exam-related stress. The Prime Minister added that in the last seven years, ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ has emerged as a very good medium to discuss various issues related to education and examinations.
Giving details about ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’, Minister of State for Education Dr Subhas Sarkar said that this year nearly three thousand participants will be interacting with the Prime Minister in the programme. He said, two students and a teacher from each of the States and UTs and winners of the Kala Utsav have been invited as special guests for the main event. Hundred (100) students from the Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS), from different parts of the country will also be attending the event for the first time since inception. Dr Sarkar said that when the Praiksha Pe Charcha programme began in 2018, the total registration for the programme was only around 22,000 and this year the total registration reached around 2.26 crore. Dr Sarkar informed that students studying in Class 6th to 12th will be participating in the event.
Pariksha Pe Charcha is part of a larger movement led by Prime Minister Modi, to create a stress-free atmosphere for youngsters. It is a movement that is driven his efforts to bring together students, parents, teachers and the society to foster an environment where the unique individuality of each child is celebrated, encouraged and allowed to express itself fully.