Kakkolla Pareeksha', the second phase of 'Kunju Pareeksha' to give awareness about Covid-19 pandemic to Balasabha members in the state functioning under Kudumbashree was conducted on 30 October 2021. A total of 26,054 students from across the state had participated in the examination. The exam is being conducted to take the message of countering the Covid-19 pandemic to students and equip them to analyze whether the Covid protocol is maintained in their own houses.
Kunju Pareeksha is being conducted in online mode in four phases viz., Model Exam, 'Kakkolla Pareeksha' (Quarterly Exam), 'Arakkolla Pareeksha' (Half yearly Exam), and 'Kolla Pareeksha' (Annual Exam). The Model Exam which was conducted on 10 June 2021 as the first phase was also wholeheartedly welcomed by the Balasabha members. The link to participate in the exam was given to the Balasabha members in every district through the respective Kudumbashree CDSs and ADSs. There were 25 questions regarding the prevention of covid-19 pandemic. The students participated in the exams during the time between 10.30 AM and 10.30 PM. Kudumbashree expects that the students would be able to get a clear awareness on how to prevent covid-19 pandemic once all the four exams would be completed. The date of the other exams would be notified later.
The participation of the Balasabha members was ensured in the examination through the Balasabha Resource Persons, Block Coordinators, CDS Chairpersons and ADS members. The State- District Mission had supervised the activities. 'Kunju Pareeksha' (A Small, Simple Exam), the awareness programme is the continuation of the efforts being taken by Kudumbashree to take the awareness lessons about the Covid-19 pandemic to everyone in the society through children.