Bengaluru, 5th Nov, 2018:
To celebrate International Day of People with disabilities, Seva-in-Action (SiA) organizes annually Quizabled 2018 – special quiz competition exclusively for children with disabilities, powered by LTI.
Seva-in-Action (SiA), a voluntary organization been working in the field of disability from the past 3 decades (since 1985) with the vision of empowering persons with disabilities through inclusive education, skills development & livelihood. It has been providing many platforms for children & adults with disabilities to evolve their capacities and opportunities for their overall development.
Larsen and Toubro Infotech ltd (LTD is a global technology consulting and digital solutions Company helping more than 312 clients succeed in a converging world. At LTI, through its Corporate Social Responsibility endeavor to make a difference, with all their employees making meaningful contributions to the community through CSR initiative named IStep. LTI has been supporting Quizabled for the past 3 years. Close to 100 + employees volunteer for this annual event.
This special quiz competition is exclusively for children with disabilities in special and regular schools across Bengaluru District. It is a pioneering initiative in the country where differently abled participants (cross disability) are given an opportunity to showcase their knowledge and intellectual capabilides.
In order to reach out to more children, the Prelims of Quizabled 2018′ will be conducted division wise across Bengaluru in advance/ prior to the final event of 24th Nov ’18 to select children for semi-finals & finals. The prelims will be conducted in the nodal schools centres of each division on 14th Nov 2018 from 11.00 am to 1.00pm. The participation certificate will be awarded to all the children who shall be parddpating in the prelims. The selected children from prelims in Group A will be invited to participate in the semi finals & then finals and in Group B, C & D will be invited to participate directly in the FINALS on 24th November 2018 at BMS college of Engineering/ Bull temple road/ Basavanagudi, Bengaluru. The quiz would be conducted by Mindcogs quizzing solutions.
The Quiz would comprise of general knowledge topics like – Current Affairs, National & International Affairs, History & Culture, Science, Business, Sports, Entertainment,
Karnataka State, etc., and different themes like food, Fruits/Vegetables, cartoon, etc for children with intellectual disabilities.
The medium of the quiz will be in Kannada & English.
There would be four final quiz events.
1. Children with Intellechial disability (Group A)
2. Children with Autism & Cerebral Palsy (Group B)
3. Children with Visual Impairment (Group C)
4. Children with Hearing impairment (Group D)
The Participants will get goodies with participation certificate and winners will be getting good prizes with certificate.
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