Shillong 15 June : The Reserve Bank of India, Shillong conducted the district level quiz round for the students in classes VIII-X of East Khasi Hills District on June 14, 2023 at the Conference Hall of Hotel Polo Towers, Shillong. The quiz programme was held as part of the Reserve Bank’s All India Quiz on Financial Literacy 2023. The seven teams of two students each representing various Government schools, who won at the block level rounds, participated in the quiz.
The quiz was conducted with a motive to give further impetus to financial literacy efforts and fulfil the vision of creating a financially aware and empowered India. The quiz was held in five rounds comprising of State related questions, General Economy and Finance, RBI related questions, Other regulator and Financial Institutions and lastly G20 related questions. The team representing Kendriya Vidyalaya, Happy Valley, East Khasi Hills District emerged as the winner of the quiz and will be representing East Khasi Hills District in the State level round of the quiz.
The winners, 1st runners-up and 2nd runners-up were awarded with prize money worth Rs. 10,000/-, Rs. 7,500/- and Rs. 5,000/- respectively, while the other teams were felicitated with participation certificates. The winners from the respective districts will compete at the State and Zonal level rounds and the exercise will culminate with a National level quiz. The students and teachers from various schools of East Khasi Hills District highly appreciated the RBI’s endeavour in conducting the quiz.