New Delhi, Jan 2: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with students and teachers under the programme 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' to beat beating exam stress will be held on January 20, a government announcement said here on Wednesday.
The programme was earlier scheduled for January 16, it said.
"A lot of excitement and enthusiasm is being seen among the students, teachers and parents to not only participate in the unique event but also to receive valuable tips from the Prime Minister," the HRD ministry statement said.
The Prime Minister for his part is keen to ensure that the students take exams in a 'relaxed atmosphere' and do not come under stress, to ensure better results in the long run.
The January 16 programme has been postponed to January 20 because of Pongal, Makar Sankranti and Lohri and other festivals across the country.
The HRD Ministry in partnership with MyGov had launched a short essay competition for students of classes 9 to 12 for the third edition of the Prime Minister's interaction programme with school students.
The statement further said - "The students whose entries are judged the best on the basis of their online responses will be invited to take part in the programme to be held in Delhi at Talkatora Stadium." (UNI)