Srinagar: Indian Army Quiz 2023 was organized by Chinar Corps for schools from Union Territory of J&K at Badami Bagh Cantt on November 09 and 10, 2023.
In the quarter finals held on Nov 09, six schools from the UT namely APS Akhnoor, APS Kaluchak, APS Jammu Cantt, DPS Udhampur, BRB Shanti Vidya Peeth Udhampur and APS Dhar Road booked their berth for the Semifinals.
Students from Srinagar town, NCC Cadets, Army Personnel, Paramilitary Personnel, Ex-Servicemen, Gallantry awardees, academician and prominent sportsperson were present to witness the exciting quiz competition which was conducted by famous Quizmasters staff Ms Seema Chari, Mr Akul Gurtu, Ms NeenaSaxena and Mr Ashutosh Silmana.
APS Dhar Road School from Udhampur came first & qualified for the finals. Chinar Corps Commander was the Chief Guest and Prof Nilofer Khan, Vice Chancellor, Kashmir University was the special guest for the semifinals. The event was attended by GOC, 31 Sub Area, Col Gaurav Bhatia (Retired), Col Pradeep Kumar (Retired), Hony Captain Bana Singh (Retired), ParamVir Chakra and other prominent gallantry award winners. The semifinalists and their mentors were awarded Certificates, Cash Prizes and Electronic Tablets for their splendid performance during the contest. The winner APS Dhar Road was awarded a Cheque of Rupees One Lakh.
Chinar Corps Commander, while interacting with semifinalists, motivated the students to work towards a developed India. On the sidelines of India Army Quiz 2023, the students had an opportunity to witness a motivational movie on Indian Army and its role in national development and its transformational change. To motivate the students to join Indian Army in future, a state of art weapon and equipment display along with photo gallery was also showcased.
APS Dhar Road will contest the National Finale which would comprise of Two Pre-Final Rounds and a Grand Finale in New Delhi. Indian Army has been organising these kinds of events to promote the budding talents and has been a major contribution in Nation Building.