For the first time, students from 81 foreign countries participated in the 'Pariksha Par Charcha' creative writing contest.
32 channels of Swayam Prabha, including Doordarshan and various platforms of government, is telecasting the programme live.
Here are the live updates:
If external pressure is not created, then students will not feel pressure of exams and their confidence will also grow
Modi also asked students to not run away from any subject even if they find it difficult, and cited his own example of taking up more complex work in morning when he feels fresh and leaving easier parts to late night.
PM asked teachers to guide students and told parents to never create fear in the minds of their children, saying this may instill negativity in them.
HE said arents should instead reinforce positive motivation, he said. Parents unwittingly at time make children "instruments" of fulfilling their dreams and goals, he said, advising them against this
I'd like to tell them, especially parents, that what have you done? I think it's the biggest mistake. We become conscious more than necessary & start over-thinking. I think this it's not the end. Life is very long, this is just a small halt. We should not create pressure
You knew of exams. They haven't come suddenly. It means you're not scared of exams but of something else. Atmosphere has been created around you that exams are everything. Sometimes schools, parents, relatives create atmosphere that you've to undergo a big event, huge crisis
It's the first virtual edtion of ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha'. We've been living amid Corona for past one year. I had to leave behind the urge to meet you all & come to you via a new format. To not meet you in person, to not experience your enthusiasm is a huge loss for me: PM Modi