गुरुवार, 31 जुलाई 2014

RBI to conduct quiz contests in schools

MUMBAI: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will launch an all-India RBI Inter-School Quiz - its new initiative at promoting financial literacy at school level from September 10. The quiz will be conducted among students in Classes 9th, 10th, 11 th and 12 thfrom schools located across the length and breadth of the country and across all Boards of education

A statement issued by the central bank said that the quiz is being conducted to increase awareness about the history and role of RBI, about 
banking and finance, economics, current affairs, personalities and events that have contributed to the growth and progress of India over the years. RBI also hopes to build a connect between itself and the young student community and improve financial literacy
The syllabus for the quiz will include 
Indian banking history, banking, accounting, finance, trade and commerce, India'seconomy, economics, common business terms, India's achievements over the last 77 years (since theinception of the Reserve Bank) as also, some general knowledge and current affairs.The quiz will be conducted by Barry O'Brien and his frequent team mate and co-host Shri Ryan Shaw who will also help the Reserve Bank research the quiz.
Following an elimination round in more than 30 cities, the zonal finals would be conducted in mid-November, 2012 and 
the national final would held at Mumbai in the third week of December 2012. The winners will be given attractive prizes at the hands of the Reserve Bank Governor. All participant students will be given participation certificates.

Source : http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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