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February 19, 2021 Friday 02:33:39 PM IST

Pariksha Pe Charcha to be held in a virtual format this year

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced the commencement of the registration process of the fourth edition of Prime Minister’s Interaction Programme with school students, teachers and parents – Pariksha Pe Charcha 2021 through his social media platform.  Pariksha Pe Charcha is a much-awaited annual event where the Prime Minister responds to questions related to examination stress and related areas posed by students in his uniquely engaging style in a live programme. Shri Pokhriyal informed that this time the programme will be held virtually. He further stated that questions related to dealing with examination stress from school students of class 9 to 12 will be invited through MyGov platform and selected questions will be featured in the programme. He also informed that school students, teachers and parents from all across the country are to be selected through an online creative writing competition designed specifically for them on MyGov platform. There are different topics assigned for students, parents and teachers in the contest. The applicants can also pose their questions on this platform. The selected participants will be participating in the programme online from their respective State and UT headquarters and will be presented with a special PPC kit (Pariksha Pe Charcha kit). The portal for online creative writing competition will remain open till 14thMarch 2021, he added.

Click here to access the link of the portal: https://innovateindia.mygov.in/ppc-2021/

Topics for creative writing competition on MyGov



For Students

Topic 1: Exams are like festivals, celebrate them

Activity: Draw a scene depicting a festival around your favourite subject.

Topic 2: India Is Incredible, Travel and Explore


Activity: Imagine your friend visits your city for three days. What memories would you create for him or her in each of the following categories?

  • Places to See: (Word Limit: 500 Words)
  • Food to Relish: (Word Limit: 500 Words)
  • Experiences to remember: (Word Limit: 500 Words)

Topic 3: As One Journey Ends, Another Begins

Activity: Describe the most memorable experiences of your school life in not more than 1500 words

Topic 4: Aspire, Not to Be, but to Do


Activity: If there was no restriction on resources or opportunities, what would you do for society and why? Submit a write up in not more than 1500 words

Topic 5: Be Grateful

Activity: Write 'Gratitude Cards' for those whom you are grateful to in not more than 500 words

For Teachers


Topic: Online Education System – Its benefits and how it can be improved further.

Activity: Write an essay on the topic in about 1500 words

For Parents

Topic 1: Your Words Make Your Child’s World - Encourage, As You Have Always Done


Activity: Write a story about the vision you share with your child for his or her future. Let your child write the first sentence. Then you write the next and so on. (Word Limit: 1500 Words)

Topic 2: Be Your Child’s Friend—Keep Depression Away

Activity: Write a postcard to your child and let him or her know why they are special. (Word Limit: 100 Words)


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