Chennai, Aug 4 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will watch live, landing of Chandrayaan-2 on the Moon's surface.
The Indian Space Agency also announced holding an online quiz competition for the students to create awareness about the space programme to mark the historic occasion. It invited students to participate and get a chance to watch the landing of Chandrayaan2 on the Moon live along with the Prime Minister.
'To increase awareness about the space programme, an online quiz competition will be conducted by ISRO in coordination with MyGov.in from August 10 to 20', ISRO said. Chandrayaan-2 was expected to reach the Moon by August 20. About the online quiz contest, it said each participant needs to create individual account on MyGov.in to appear for the Quiz.
An individual is permitted to participate only once in the quiz the duration of which will be five minutes (300 secs) during which a maximum of 20 questions can be answered. The quiz once started cannot be paused/stopped and participants were advised to take the Quiz well before the end date to avoid any last minute technical glitches.
Only Indian Citizen can participate in the quiz. Each participant will receive certificate of participation which can be downloaded from ‘Downloads Section ‘of MyGov Quiz platform. The downloads section will be visible only after logging on to the website. (UNI)