HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company, India’s leading non-life insurer, launched the 3rd season of their Insurance Awareness Award Quiz with the Semi-Final round in Kolkata. The team from Delhi Public School Ruby Park won the Semi Final round in Kolkata city, competing against 30 schools from Kolkata. The winning team from Kolkata will compete against 8 school teams from Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune and Ranchi in the Grand Finale to be held in Mumbai on 27th September 2018.
Last year, Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan School from Chennai won the HDFC ERGO Insurance Awareness Award Junior – 2017, which was held in Mumbai last year.
As a part of the insurance awareness drive and a prelude to the quiz, HDFC ERGO representatives conducted townhalls in schools to impart basic knowledge on insurance, thereby helping students understand insurance as a life skillset. With this drive, HDFC ERGO reached out to more than 6,000 students of class 8th and 9th in Kolkata, covering many leading schools like The Modern Academy, KV Joka, AK Ghosh Memorial School, Loyla High School & many more.
Talking about the Kolkata City Semi-Final Round of the HDFC ERGO Insurance Awareness Award Junior – Quiz, Mr. Mehmood Mansoori, Member of Executive Management & Group Head, HDFC ERGO General Insurance said, “The HDFC ERGO Insurance Awareness Award Junior – Quiz, is a drive to impart the insurance knowledge to the Generation Z, by making it fun in the form of quiz. In this 3rd season, we aim to reach out to more than 50,000 students across the 9 cities in the country. We are overwhelmed to witness the participation and preparation of the students in the first Semi-Final Round held in Kolkata.”
The HDFC ERGO Insurance Awareness Award Junior – Quiz is an awareness drive with the motive to take insurance knowledge among students across the country through an interesting format of a Quiz.