Department of Agriculture Organized a National E-Quiz entitled “Importance of Beneficial Insects in Agriculture”

Department:-Department of Agriculture Year/Semester:- Students, Academicians Research Scholars and others.
Activity:- National  E-Quiz
Date and Duration: 11th -12th August 2020. Duration:- 2 Days
Title:- “Importance of Beneficial Insects in Agriculture”
Resource person/agency and affiliation: – Mr. Hemant Kumar Verma and Anand Rao Azad Assistant Professor Department of Agriculture, Mandsaur University, Mandsaur (M.P)

The National Online Quiz Organized by Department of Agriculture, Mandsaur University, Mandsaur. The Topic of the Quiz was “Importance of Beneficial Insects in Agriculture”. This online quiz consisted of 10 Multiple Choice Based Questions in which participants who scored 40% marks and above have been provided an e-certificate for participation. In this quiz the participants were Students, Academicians Research Scholars and other person related to agriculture and allied activities. The purpose of this quiz was to make aware that all insects are not harmful but some insects are beneficial for human and crop. The Beneficial insects are provided economic values to our nation e.g.- Honey bee, Silkworm and Lac. This E-quiz has been successfully completed under the Guidance of Dr. R. A. Sharma Director Department of Agriculture. This E-quiz has been conducted by Mr. Hemant Kumar Verma and Anand Rao Azad, Assistant Professor, Department of Agriculture, Mandsaur University, Mandsaur (M.P)

Outcome:- Positive response and feedback were received from Participant. The online quiz on Importance of Beneficial Insects in Agriculture” was very meaningful for students, academicians, scholars, and also useful for other participants involved in agriculture.

No. of participants:-

A total of 4624 responses were received from participants of various 26 states Below is attached the list number of participants out of which 3298 passed the examination and obtained an e-certificate.

S.NO Name of States Number of participants S.NO Name of States Number of participants
1 Madhya Pradesh 1031 14 Haryana 113
2 Rajasthan 119 15 West Bengal 138
3 Chhattisgarh 936 16 Assam 26
4 Bihar 164 17 Odisha 68
5 Jharkhand 68 18 Tamil Nadu 337
6 Gujarat 55 19 Andhra Pradesh 284
7 Maharashtra 294 20 Karnataka, 69
8 Uttarakhand 47 21 UP 593
9 Ladakh 02 22 Goa 07
10 Punjab 39 23 Kerala 30
11 Jammu &Kashmir 85 24 Tripura 06
12 Himachal Pradesh 16 25 Telangana 74
13 Manipur 06 26 Arunachal Pradesh 17
Total 4624

Prepared by:- Mr. Hemant Kumar Verma and Anand Rao Azad Assistant Professor, Department of Agriculture, Mandsaur University, Mandsaur (M.P)

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