CRIIIO 4 GOOD Initiative

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Recently, the union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship launched ‘CRIIIO 4 GOOD’.

About CRIIIO 4 GOOD Initiative

  • It is a new online life skills learning module.
  • It consists of a series of 8 cricket-based animation films to promote gender parity, equip girls with life skills and encourage their participation in sports.
  • Using the popularity and passion of cricket young audiences, ICC and UNICEF released these modules to inspire children and youth to adopt critical life skills and appreciate the importance of gender equality.
  • The programme is in three languages: English, Hindi and Gujarati.  
  • The themes of the eight modules are: leadership, problem-solving, confidence, decision-making, negotiation, empathy, teamwork and goal setting and are visualized through state-of-the-art animation using cricketing examples.
  • The programme was launched in association with the International Cricket Council, UNICEF, and the Board of Control for Cricket in India. 


Key facts about UNICEF

  • UNICEF stands for the United Nations Children’s Fund which was established in 1946.
  • It is a specialised agency of the United Nations dedicated to providing humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. 
  • The organisation operates in over 190 countries and territories around the world.
  • It is working to ensure that every child has access to basic healthcare, education, nutrition, clean water, and protection from violence and exploitation.
  • Headquarter: New York City, United States.


Q1) What is Animation?

Animation is a dynamic and creative process that involves the creation of moving images or sequences through the manipulation of static visual elements. It is a versatile medium used in various forms of entertainment, education, communication, and art.

Source: Shri Dharmendra Pradhan launches CRIIIO 4 GOOD modules to advance gender equality and empower young people