The web video marketing campaign ‘Ambassadors of Hope’ to interact scholars all the way through the lockdown noticed participation of one.06 lakh schoolchildren from throughout Punjab over 8 days, state schooling minister Vijay Inder Singla mentioned on Wednesday.
Claiming that by no means ahead of an internet festival noticed this kind of large participation — during which youngsters made and shared movies of quite a lot of actions — he mentioned the federal government is involved with the Guinness Global Information for reliable reputation, he mentioned.
Most entries have been won from Ludhiana district (16,084), adopted by means of Amritsar (13,862), Sangrur (10,741), Patiala (10,614) and Gurdaspur (7,030), the minister mentioned whilst speaking to media in Chandigarh.
Excluding those entries, the marketing campaign additionally engaged round 2.five crore folks on social media platforms in 8 days. He mentioned the principle purpose of this marketing campaign used to be to interact scholars in a positive job within the “surroundings of abject negativity”.
“It’s heartening to look the reaction we now have were given from the youngsters. Many of the entries are deep rooted in Punjabi ethos and tradition,” mentioned Singla. “Whilst we can choose few winners on benefit in subsequent 20 days, for me everyone seems to be a winner.”
The minister mentioned 3 winners from all 22 districts shall be given prizes, which come with laptops and pills. Excluding this, 50 comfort prizes can also be given, he mentioned.
‘Can’t say when colleges will reopen’
At the same time as summer time holiday in Punjab colleges is ready to formally recover from on Would possibly 10, Singla mentioned that he “can’t obviously give a solution” as to when colleges would reopen for lecture room instructing.
Punjab had in April complicated summer time vacations each in non-public and executive colleges to manage up with find out about losses because of the lockdown.
“Nobody is aware of when normalcy will go back. Then again, on-line categories can’t exchange lecture room instructing,” he mentioned.