PM Modi interacted with students who showcased their tech innovations at the 7th edition of Pariksha Pe Charcha today, January 29. The event commenced at 11 am at Bharat Mandapam, ITPO, New Delhi, and is being organised in town hall format. Organized by the Ministry of Education, Pariksha Pe Charcha is an annual event in which Prime Minister Modi interacts and provides guidance to students, teachers, and parents at the beginning of the examinations. This event is part of a larger movement called ‘Exam Warriors’ led by PM Modi, which aims to create a stress-free environment for the youth.
#ExamWarriors, parents and teachers are geared up to welcome their favourite mentor and friend, PM @narendramodi ji.— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) January 29, 2024
Excitement and energy levels for #ParikshaPeCharcha are through the roof. pic.twitter.com/f3h5RLGXEX
Over two crore students registered for the seventh edition of Pariksha Pe Charcha 2024 through the MyGov portal. According to the official notification, 22,631,698 students have registered for this year’s session. More than, 14 lakh teachers and 5 lakh parents have signed up for the session, as per the MyGov portal. Furthermore, almost 4,000 people will interact with the Prime Minister during the programme. A hundred students from Eklavya Model Residential Schools will attend the programme for the first time. Last year, a total of 38.80 lakh students, of which 16 lakh were from state boards, had registered for the event. PM Modi said that when PPC started in 2018, merely 22,000 registered for the exam.
Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan addressed the students at PPC 2024 and welcomed the prime minister. “I welcome PM Modi. We have to make India a developed India by 2047 and it will be done under your leadership…Today ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ has taken the form of a mass movement..,” said Pradhan, reported ANI.