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RBI’s Financial Literacy Quiz Guwahati Team wins in National Finals

RBIQ is the annual all-India Inter-School Quiz launched by the Reserve Bank of India in 2012

November 09, 2013 11:04 IST | India Infoline News Service
Akshya Seal and Dipankar Sarma of Maharishi Vidyamandir Public School of Guwahati emerged as winners in the national finals of RBIQ 2013. Surya Girish and Siddharth M. Joy of Chinmaya Vidyalaya HSS, Thiruvananthapuram, who were the defending champions, were the runners up. The National Finals of the RBIQ 2013 were held in Mumbai in October, 2013.

RBIQ is the annual all-India Inter-School Quiz launched by the Reserve Bank of India in 2012. It is one more effort of the Reserve Bank towards spreading awareness about financial matters, especially among children. Organised for the second year in a row,RBIQ this year was held at 42 different locations across India for students in Classes 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th. More than 4000 schools participated in the RBIQ. Gautam Bose was the quizmaster.

Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Governor, RBI presided over the event and gave away the prizes to the winners of RBIQ 2013. While giving away the prizes to the winners, Dr. Rajan said that he was “humbled at the amazing range of information and knowledge that the participants displayed in answering the questions related to banking, finance and India.”

He added that “I am delighted to see the excitement and enthusiasm that the 
RBIQ generated all over the country and hope that in the years to come this initiative of the Reserve Bank would play a major role in the central bank’s efforts in disseminating financial literacy across the country.”

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