Eco Achievers Quiz



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About

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 - 2019

City Rounds : 40

  • In all major cities for 2019-2020 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, Hyderabad, Chennai, Vijaywada, Cochin, Bengaluru
West Zone: Ahmedabad, Belagavi, Goa, Pune, Surat, Thane, Mumbai I, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Mumbai II
Central Zone: Indore, Nagpur, Bhopal, Amravati
North Zone:Jodhpur, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Delhi, Lucknow, Jaipur ,Udaipur, Faridabad, Gurugram, Ajmer, Gwalior
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 2019 - 2020
CITY DATE
Surat September 03, 2019
Mysore  September 24, 2019
Cohin September 28, 2019
Varanasi October 04, 2019
Vijayawada October 12, 2019
Navi Mumbai October 13, 2019
Gurugram October 24, 2019
Nagpur November 02, 2019
Chandigarh November 08, 2019
Bengaluru November 09, 2019
Nashik November 16, 2019
Bhubaneshwar November 17, 2019
Patna November 23, 2019
Lucknow November 24, 2019
Chennai November 30, 2019
Goa November 16, 2019
Belagavi November 05,2019
 
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

AISHWARYA SHRIDHAR


Writer, poet, amateur wildlife photographer & filmmaker and passionate conservationist, Aishwarya is a 22-year-old mass media graduate. She has been awarded the Sanctuary Asia's Young Naturalist Award and is the youngest girl to receive it. Recently was awarded, the International Camera Fair Award for the Youngest Female Photographer in Nature And Conservation Photography. Her articles, poems and images have been published in the Sanctuary Asia, BBC Wildlife, Saevus, Guardian and other magazines. She won the Young Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2018-in the ''It’s a Small World'' Category and her image was showcased at The Photography Show at NEC, Birmingham, early March 2018. A promotional short she had directed titled ''Jewel of Vidarbha'' was a finalist at the 14th Pune International Film Festival in the MTDC section.
Her first documentary ''Panje-The Last Wetland'' was aired on DD National and was nominated for the Best Documentary at the 9th Jagran Film Festival 2018.

Rjib SAnyala

SHRAVAN KANCHAN


30+ years of expertise from the relem of teaching and conducting Live Shows, I bring about srides of transformation in the remit of corporate & education to cultivate change, vision, judgement and responsibility amonst all. My teaching career of 22 years at Daly College has given me a exposure to a global education scenarios.
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Rjib SAnyala

LEENA MUTHALALI


A Soft skills & Leadership Trainer, public speaker, avid Toastmaster, mentor to aspiring public speakers, who also likes to moonlight as MC/Quiz master sometimes.

DAANISH SHASTRI

Daanish Shastri is an aspiring filmmaker currently living in Delhi. His passion for wildlife came from his parents who have been traveling with him to numerous jungles across the country since he was six months old. Daanish has been an avid wildlife photographer over the years and has won a number of awards like Sanctuary Asia Wildlife Photographer of the year and Canon Wild Clicks to name a few. The ex-environment secretary of the Delhi University Students' Union, Daanish has made conservation a way of life and hopes that he can use his profession in the field of mass media for the greater good!
 
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