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Ganga Quest is a bilingual international quiz competition designed with an aim to sensitise people about the national River Ganga, its significance, its cultural and historical values, its diversity and its ecosystem. The objective is not just building knowledge among participants, but also to connect them emotionally by sensitising about rivers’ present condition and its past reverence.

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Ganga Quest, an international online quiz on river Ganga which was first conceptualized in 2019 as an educational and outreach initiative to sensitize and connect children and youth with River Ganga by an NGO TREE Craze Foundation. The concept was duly supported by National Mission for Clean Ganga and received a promising response from all its partners. In 2021 TREE Craze Foundation entered into a MoU with National Mission for Clean Ganga to conduct Ganga Quest for a period of 3 consecutive years. The project shall be funded by World Bank.

 

Other Partners of Ganga Quest (4.0) 2022 include; The World Bank, Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE), Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, Ganga Mitra, Centre for Teacher Accreditation (CENTA), Indiaisus, Water Digest, Wildlife institute of India (WII), Ganga Mitra, United Schools Organization of India (USO India), The Wise Foundation, Sashakt Foundation, Center for Youth (C4Y), National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) and Ganga Vichar Manch.

As per the data received, this year (2022), a total 0.8 million participants registered from across the globe. Of the total registered participants, 0.12 million took part in the quiz competition. At national level, there were participants from all the states of our country with maximum participants from Jharkhand. At international level, registrations were received from 24 countries this year which was considerably more than last year. India, Saudi Arabia, United States, Oman, Qatar were the countries that engaged the most with maximum participants at international level. This increasing popularity which is not only limited within the country is a great motivation for the organizers and participants alike. 

Ganga Quest 2022

Four years in a row, back when it started in 2019, Ganga Quest has made a huge progress not just in terms of participation numbers and its spatial presence but also in terms of awareness amongst the participants. Hosting Ganga Quest on CLAP (Continuous Learning & Activity Portal) this year was exciting and a great achievement. The enthusiasm shown and participation received on the portal this year has been commendable. 

 

 

Ganga Quest (4.0) for the year 2022, was conducted from 8th April 2022 to 29th May 2022 with the live quiz on 5th June 2022. The final felicitation for Ganga Quest 2022 was organized by National mission for Clean Ganga under the aegis of the Ministry of Jal Shakti, on 16th August 2022 to felicitate the final Top 3 winners from each category physically. Tree Craze Foundation, an NGO working for Trees, Environment and Rivers, being the executing agency for the same.

Salient features of Ganga Quest (4.0)

CLAP4Ganga.com

Ganga Quest program is based online on clap4ganga.com

Bilingual

Available in English and Hindi language

International Quiz

 Open to International participants

For Organizations

 Organization registration available for organizations and partners

For Institutes

Institute registration is available for schools, colleges and universities

For Individuals

 Individual Registration available for students/parents/teachers/senior citizens

Objectives of Ganga Quest 4.0

our years in a row, back when it started in 2019, Ganga Quest has made a huge progress not just in terms of participation numbers and its spatial presence but also in terms of awareness amongst the participants. Hosting Ganga Quest on CLAP (Continuous Learning & Activity Portal) this year was exciting and a great achievement. The enthusiasm shown and participation received on the portal this year has been commendable.

Knowledge

Enhancement of knowledge of participants especially students about River Ganga.

Respect for Environment

Building an attitude of respect towards the environment.

Awareness

Awareness of their responsibility to keep the environment clean and green.

People Connect

Connect people to their natural resources like water, air, rivers, forests, ghats and deltas.

The total participation received in 2022 touched nearly 7.5 lacs, with the total number of registrations reaching 7,21,882. The distribution of the participation was even more vast with Ganga Quest becoming truly international with 112+ countries across the world participating. In India, the district wise participation gave a truly delightful scenario where the remote districts Khunti, Ramgarh and Purbi Singhbhum of Jharkhand are among the Top 3 participating districts. The bilingual and online nature of the quiz ensures that similar opportunities are being given to all parts of the country. With launch and increased accessibility of 3G/4G data connection, children and youth from the remote parts of the country could participate and also appeared as winners of this international quiz. 

Ganga Quest

Fourth consecutive year

1 Million approx.

Registrations

118+

Countries

0.12 Million

Participants