According to an official release, the Sports Authority of India announced that the State final rounds of the Fit India Quiz 2022 will be aired on Doordarshan Sports starting tomorrow. A total of 36 episodes will be aired, one for each State and Union Territory.
The episodes will be aired 11 am each day, with the Madhya Pradesh finals being scheduled as the first episode. The episodes will also be uploaded on Prasar Bharati Sports YouTube Channel.
A total of four teams from each State competed in the State final rounds of the second edition of the Fit India Quiz. The teams that qualified for the State finals were the top performing teams from the district and zonal rounds.
Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports and Information and Broadcasting Anurag Singh Thakur on July 23 felicitated 72 school students across 36 States and UTs for moving on to the National rounds.
The winning school from each State/UT received total prize money of INR 2.5 Lakh, while the team of two students from the School was awarded a total of INR 25,000. The State 1st Runner-up School received prize money of INR 1 Lakh and the students a total of INR 10,000. Similarly, the State 2nd Runner-up School got a cash award of INR 50,000 and the participating students bagging a total of INR 5,000.
The second edition of the Fit India National Fitness and Sports Quiz for Schools was launched on August 29 last year on the eve of the National Sports Day by Thakur and Minister of State, Youth Affairs & Sports and Ministry of Home Affairs Nisith Pramanik, in the presence of Union Minister of Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan.
The second edition of the quiz has seen a massive participation of 61,981 students from 16,702 schools across 702 districts of India. In comparison, the first edition of the Fit India Quiz saw a total participation of 36,299 students from 13,502 schools. It also amounted to a 70% increase in the number of students participating in the second edition of the quiz as compared to the first edition.