Eco Achievers Quiz



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Saevus magazine, the country’s foremost nature and wildlife magazine, in association with Rotary Clubs across the country brings the SAEVUS ECO ACHIEVERS QUIZ, Powered by Skybags and Hemchand Mahindra Foundation as conservation partner. Teams of three comprising students from standards 5th, 6th and 7th standards will be taking part in the quiz championing the cause of the natural world!

The Eco-Achievers Quiz is a hugely successful and the first of its kind programme run by Saevus magazine celebrating its vision of ‘conservation through appreciation’ with an aim to develop a strong environmental consciousness among schoolchildren. The theme of the quiz is “Juxta” whereby the students are questioned about nature and wildlife related topics from all walks of life like literature, science, movies, mythology etc.

The quiz is being organized in association with Rotary Clubs in 40 plus cities in the country between September and January. City rounds will be conducted from August to December. The winners from these city rounds will be pitted against each other in the national finale to be held in Feb 2019. The winner, first runner-up and second runner-up teams from each of the city rounds will be given trophies, certificates and backpacks from Skybags. Winners in the national finale will be winning cash prizes from Skybags besides many other goodies.

General Information
  • There is no participation fee for the programme.
  • Each school can send in three teams. This team will consist of one student each from standards V, VI and VII respectively.
  • All teams from one school has to be accompanied by one teacher.
  • Travel arrangements to and from the venue has to be done by schools.
  • Parents and fellow students are welcome to watch the quiz. However, schools are requested to check with the local organizers regarding the availability of seating space.
  • The quiz master's decision will be final and cannot be contested.
  • Prizes will be distributed during the final felicitation programme after the quiz is completed.
  • Images for the quiz can be downloaded from EcoAchievers website(EcoAchievers.in) two weeks after the quiz has been conducted.
Format - 2018

City Rounds : 40

  • In all major cities for 2018-2019 season 40-50 schools participate from each city and the Winner and Runner-up teams qualify for the National Round

National Round: 1

  • To be held in one of the Metropolitan city.

Each school sends one team of 3 students from Middle school.


The quiz will have two rounds.

Round 1: Elimination Round of 30 Minutes consisting of Yes/No Questions

Round 2: On stage round:

  • Buzzer, Audio-visual, Rapid fire based on the Core Theme of Nature , Wildlife, Environment & Conservation
  • Questions merged with more popular subjects like Sports, Movies, Literature, Music: “Juxta” theme



List of Cities

City Map

South Zone: Trivandrum, Mysore, Vizag, Hyderabad, Chennai, Vijaywada, Cochin, Bengaluru
West Zone: Ahmedabad, Belagavi, Goa, Pune, Surat, Thane, Mumbai, Nashik, Navi Mumbai
Central Zone: Indore, Nagpur, Raipur, Bhopal
North Zone:Jodhpur, Amritsar, Jammu, Chandigarh, Delhi, Lucknow, Kanpur, ,Jaipur ,Udaipur, Faridabad
East Zone: Kolkata, Varanasi, Bhubaneswar, Burdwan, Puri, Purulia, Guwahati, Ranchi, Patna

Prizes

The allocation of prizes will be as follows:

  • Eco-Achiever Winner (Trophy & certificate)
  • Eco-Achiever 1st Runner-up(trophy & certificate)
  • Eco-Achiever 2nd Runner-up(trophy & certificate
  • Consolation prizes
  • Audience prizes

PLUS

  • Backpacks from VIP Skybags, Winner and Runner-up teams

City Schedule 2018 - 2019
CITY DATE
Jammu December 12, 2018
Amritsar November 20, 2018
Nagpur  November 22, 2018
Vijayawada September 15, 2018
Raipur TBD
Hyderabad TBD
Trivandrum November 23, 2018
Bengaluru TBD
Jodhpur November 17, 2018
Purulia December 16, 2018
Lucknow November 25, 2018
Thane December 1, 2018
Belagavi December 7, 2018
Chandigarh TBD
Goa December 1, 2018
Mysore TBD
Mumbai TBD
Bhubaneswar November 25, 2018
Puri November 26, 2018
Ahmedabad TBD
Cochin December 8, 2018
Surat August 21, 2018
Patna November 29, 2018
Allahabad TBD
Chennai TBD
Kolkata December 8, 2018
Bhopal December 9, 2018
Varanasi December 21, 2018
Udaipur TBD
Jamshedpur TBD
Delhi October 12, 2018
Ranchi October 06, 2018
Kanpur TBD
Jaipur TBD
Burdwan December 19, 2018
Faridabad October 13, 2018
Indore TBD
Nashik TBD
Navi Mumbai TBD
Vizag TBD
Guwahati TBD
 
Quizmasters
Rjib SAnyala

RAJIB SANYAL


He has hosted more than 2500 quizzes during the period spanning more than two and a half decades for many leading schools and educational institutions, for corporate entities, chambers of commerce, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Department of Post and Telegraph, at IITF, PragatiMaidan, New Delhi, for Ministry of Finance, Health Quiz for Ministry of Health and Family Planning, The Times NIE Quiz, and so on. His Quiz Book titled ‘Quiz Express’ from ParulPrakashanihas been published and he is presently writing two more books for a reputed publishing house. Besides hosting quizzes, he is also into mentoring &delivering motivational seminars for schools, colleges & corporates.

Rjib SAnyala

RAJIV D’SILVA


Rajiv D'Silva is an architect who lives and works in Goa. He has won competitive quizzes all over the country, prominent among them being the Tata Crucible National Finals in 2010 and the Karnataka Quiz Association Open Sesame Quiz in 2011. He is a co-founder of Goa’s Sunday Evening Quiz Club and has served as quizmaster for more than 200 quizzes, including the annual Navhind Times School Quiz, the Goa Management Association BizQuiz, the Times of India College Quiz, the Backwaters Quiz at IIM-Kozhikode, the Quark Open Quiz at BITS-Goa and the Oasis Quiz at BITS-Pilani. He is also the Hon. Secretary of the Goa Bird Conservation Network.

Rjib SAnyala

VRUSHAL PENDHARKAR


Vrushal is a freelance Science and Environment writer & journalist working with media publications like Firstpost, The Wire, Indiabioscience etc. He has undergone field naturalist training and worked extensively in this capacity with leading names like Camp Forktail Creek and TajSafaris.

Rjib SAnyala

BHAVNA MENON


Bhavna Menon graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Arts from Delhi and later moved to Mumbai to pursue her post-graduate studies in Journalism. She is currently employed with Last Wilderness Foundation, an NGO working towards wildlife conservation.

Rjib SAnyala

JASPREET SAHNI


Coming from an English literature background with a penchant for writing and passion for sports, Jaspreet has now completed close to 10 years in mainstream media & 15 overall in content writing while travelling the world to report. All this while, compassion towards wildlife & its conservation kept brings him close to nature and he has several environmental publications to his credit.

 
City Round Winners
City WINNER SCHOOL 1ST RUNNER-UP 2ND RUNNER-UP
Surat P R Khatiwala Vidysankul Sri Sri Ravishankar Vidyamandir Hills High School
Pratham K Bhatia - V Hetashree B Gohil - V Virojas M Chandorkar - V
Vishwa A Pandya - VI Vishwam K Rotliwala - VI Pratyaksh K Bhattar - VI
Vibhor S Mittal - VII Nakshatra J Vaidya - VII Sania K Bhakta - VII
       
Vijawada Nirmal Hruday English Medium School Teja Talent School Narayana IIT Olympiad School
R Pavan Kumar T Abhiram T Sai Santhosh
Vishwa A Pandya - VI B Tarun Reddy Md Kashish
Vibhor S Mittal - VII Sk Ameer Hamza Ch Tagore
       
Delhi Mount Carmel School New Green Field School Happy Child Public School
Hargun Kaur Kohli - 7th Piya saha Yashdeep - 5th
Amritanshu Kar - 6th Adi Hamza Harshita -6th
Atharva Malik - 5th Akshat Kumar Shivani - 7th
       
 
Gallery
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Contact us
If you wish your school to participate in the current edition of the Eco-Achievers Quiz
contact us at +91(022) 49742301 / 302 or write to us at saevus.ecoachievers@gmail.com
Please mention the subject line as Eco Achievers Quiz