Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 6 : Master Surya Girish and Master Siddharth M Joy of Chinmaya Vidyalaya here were the winners of the all India Inter-school Quiz arranged by the Reserve Bank of India (RBIQ).
RBIQ is an initiative of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) towards spreading awareness about financial matters, especially among children so that they themselves becoming financially responsible citizens in the future, a RBI press release said today. Master Tanmay Kakati and Master Shreyas Sarkar of Maharishi Vidyamandir Public School of Guwahati were the runners up.
Children who participated in RBIQ could inspire their elders in the habit of savings and banking and other matters of finance. While giving away the prizes to the winners, RBI Governor Dr D Subbarao said he was 'humbled at the amazing range of information and knowledge that the participants displayed in answering the questions related to banking, finance and India'.
The Governor also said that he was delighted to see the excitement and the enthusiasm that RBIQ generated all over the country - from Jaipur to Visakhapatnam, Imphal to Vadodara, Kochi to Dehra Dun and Jammu to Patna. Deputy Governors and Executive Directors of the Reserve Bank as well as Chief Executives of a few public sector banks also attended the event.