Jammu: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will launch a quiz programme as its new initiative to promote financial literacy at school level across India.
"A new initiative in promoting financial literacy among school children, RBI will launch an All India Inter-School Quiz at school level across the country", Chief General Manager, RBI, Alpana Killawala said Sunday.
Called RBIQ the quiz will be conducted among students in classes 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th, she said.
This year, being a pilot run, select schools located across the length and breadth of the country across all Boards have been invited to participate,Killawala said.
It is to create an awareness and interest about the history and role of the Reserve Bank, about banking and finance, other banking institutions, economics,current affairs, personalities and events that have contributed to the growth and progress of India over the years, she said.
It is aimed to build a ‘connect’ between the Reserve Bank and the young student community enrolled in schools across the country and to disseminate financial literacy extensively CGM said adding it is aimed to recognise and encourage bright young students on a national platform.
First Published: Sunday, September 09, 2012, 15:49