Aditya Srivastava of RBK School, Mumbai, Maharashtra, topped the rank and received the “Geneo Super Kid” award along with a cash prize of INR 1 lakh
Total 144 students were awarded across five categories among 25,896 participants
January 07, 2020: GENEO, an NCERT based digital learning platform of Schoolnet India Limited, has announced the winners of its first edition of GeneoX Championship, a National level online olympiad. Aditya Srivastava, student of RBK School, Mumbai, topped the GeneoX championship and bagged the “Geneo Super Kid” title along with the cash scholarship of INR 1,00,000/. The participation in the championship came from over 25,000 students of Class 8- 10 from 13000 schools.
Five winners were titled as Geneo Wonder Kids and received HP Chromebook each, followed by 10 Geneo Stars who won Amazon Kindle each. Besides, 125 children received rewards including Geneo Amazon Vouchers and Free 1 Year Geneo Product Subscription worth Rs 4800/-.
“The inaugural edition of GeneoX Championship is a catalyst to our motto of providing quality education, its effective reach and delivery to students. Our endeavour is to engage maximum students towards developing high order thinking skills while leveraging the modern learning tactics“, said Shourie Chatterji, Head of Digital Initiatives, Schoolnet India Limited.
He further added, “At Schoolnet, we focus on employing new-age methodologies and ideologies to be with students’ journey from learning to employment. We bring together students, teachers and parents to collaborate on our single platform and build the most conducive learning ecosystem in India.”
The championship was delivered through a series of online assessment-based tests designed around their academic curriculum, to test their knowledge while improving their cognitive and creative thinking abilities.
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