Department of Agriculture organised an International level virtual quiz on “Microbiology and Agriculture”.

Department:-Department of Agriculture Year/Semester:-Students, Academicians Research Scholars and others.
Activity:- National E-Quiz
Date and Duration: 16th-17th August 2020.             Duration:- 2 Days
Title:- “Microbiology and Agriculture”
Resource person/agency and affiliation: – Mr. Pankaj Dunge and Mr. Chetan Patel Assistant Professor, Department of Agriculture, Mandsaur University, Mandsaur [M.P]

Brief description/ Remarks:  An Online quiz was conducted on “Microbiology and Agriculture”in which 15 mltiple choice questions were asked. Participants who scored 50% marks and above have been provided an e-certificate of participation. The aim of this quiz was to provide knowledge for students and farmers the positive and negative role of microbes in the soil and can take right decision during making strategies for the disease management.

Outcome: In this quiz not only Students, academicians, and research scholars from different states of India but also from other countries have participated. We received positive feedback of participants.

No. of participants:  A total of 3608 responses were received from participants of various 27 states of India along with 8 other countries. Below is attached the list number of participants out of which 2993 passed the examination and obtained an e-certificate.

Sr. No. Name of State Number of Participants

Sr.

No.

Name of State Number of Participants
1. Andhra pradesh 117 15. Madhya pradesh 715
2. Arunachal pradesh 6 16. Mahrashtra 219
3. Asam 24 17. Nagaland 2
4. Bihar 122 18. Odisha 217
5. Chattisgarh 722 19. Uttrakhand 13
1. Delhi 39 20. Pandicherry 1
7. Goa 4 21. Punjab 46
8. Gujrat 96 22. Rajasthan 124
9. Hariyana 37 23. Tamilnadu 274
10. Himachal pradesh 8 24. Telangana 66
11. Jammu Kashmir 33 25. Tripura 12
12. Jharkhand 34 26. Uttar Pradesh 454
13. Karnatak 78 27. West bengal 85
14. Keral 39
TOTAL 3587

Other country Responses:-

S.NO Name of Country Number of Participants
1 Devao del Narte 5
2 Iraq 1
3 Czech Republic 3
4 Saudi  Arabia 3
5 Phillipins 1
6 Pakistan 4
7 Nigeria 2
8 Nepal 2
Total 21

Prepared by:- Mr. Pankaj Dunge and Mr. Chetan Patel Assistant Professor, Department of Agriculture, Mandsaur University, Mandsaur [M.P]

Verified and Submitted by (HOD/HOI): Dr. R. A. Sharma