Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launches 'CRIIIO 4 GOOD' modules

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On 28 September 2023, Union Minister of Education and Skill Development Dharmendra Pradhan launched 'CRIIIO 4 GOOD', a new online, life skills learning module to empower youth and promote gender equality through cricket.

An Overview of the News

  • The objective of the program is to promote gender equality among children and youth.

  • 'CRIIIO 4 GOOD' was launched at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad in collaboration with ICC, UNICEF and BCCI.

  • The launch event was attended by various dignitaries and more than 1000 children.

Empowerment through cricket

  • 'CRIIIO 4 GOOD' offers engaging and interactive learning modules.

  • Indian cricketer Smriti Mandhana presented the first module to school children at the stadium.

  • The program encourages the adoption of important life skills and promotes gender equality.

'CRIIIO 4 GOOD' module

  • 'CRIIIO 4 GOOD' consists of eight cricket-based animation films.

  • These films address topics such as leadership, problem-solving, self-confidence, and teamwork.

  • They use examples from cricket to illustrate these life skills.

  • The program is free and available in English, Hindi and Gujarati.

Realism and local relevance

  • The films are made relevant by incorporating extensive research into local nuances.

  • This initiative is in line with the National Education Policy's emphasis on gender equality and equal opportunities.

  • 'CRIIIO 4 GOOD' represents an important step towards empowering girls and promoting gender equality through cricket-based education.

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