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New Delhi : Central Water Commission (CWC), Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, will organise a National Level Water Quiz competition for school children in January 2018 in  New Delhi. The contest is restricted to teams consisting of two students studying in class VI, VII or VIII in any regular school of any recognized Board in India. There is no participation fee.

The preliminarily rounds of the quiz competition (either written, or quiz or both depending on the response received from the participating Schools/ Team) will be held at 14 Regional centers of the Central Water Commission: Delhi, Bhopal, Lucknow, Patna, Bhubaneshwar, Shillong, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Nagpur, Gandhinagar, Bangalore, Siliguri and Chandigarh and also at NWA, Pune. For the preliminary round, the participants have to make their own travel/ boarding/ lodging arrangements, according to a PIB release.

Winner and runner-up teams (comprising two participants from each of the Regional centers) will qualify to participate in Final round to be held in New Delhi.  The cost of travel/ boarding/ lodging, including that for one adult per team, shall be borne by the organisers. The winners shall be given attractive cash prizes. Interested schools can apply in the prescribed form online (cwc.gov.in) or through hard copy by mail to the organiser by December 4, 2017.

The applying schools can choose any of the 14 centres as per their convenience while the final round with two teams each from each region and NWA, Pune, would be held in Delhi.

 

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