After launching the book “EXAM WARRIORS” to help students during the exam time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received thousands of questions from students across the country from yoga to stress to tips to deal with parents’ expectations on the Centre’s interactive platform.
The students also want to know how to deal with stress after being forced to study subjects which they are not interested in, peer pressure, competition and the irrelevance of the examination system.
After seeing that the number of questions is increasing every moment, PM Modi has decided to address them on February 16 from Delhi’s Talkatora Stadium and answer some of these questions ahead of Class 10 and Class 12 board examinations.
“The questions were sought on the Mygov platform and within four days more than 20,000 questions have been received from across the country,” the official from MHRD said. The official added that students from states such as Andaman and Nicobar, Jammu & Kashmir, Kerala, Goa and the northeast have sent their questions to the PM.
The interactive event “Pariksha Pe Charcha” will be held from 10.30am to 12pm on February 16 and, according to the Central Board of Secondary Education’s (CBSE) circular, students from Class 9 to Class 12 will be able to ask the Prime Minister the questions.
The board has issued the circular to all affiliated schools regarding the event and directed them to ensure the maximum reach. They have also been asked to click pictures and record two-minute video clips of students attending the event and submit them to the board by February 17.
Schools have also been asked to arrange television sets, internet, radio sets, etc for a smooth transmission and broadcast of the programme.
Modi has suggested students to treat exams “like a festival”. He has also reached out to them through his monthly “Mann ki Baat” radio programme and by addressing them on the Teacher’s Day.