UL and NDTV launch second edition of the National Safety Science Quiz (NSSQ)

Multi-city quiz contest to test knowledge on public safety hazards and mobilize youth as safety ambassadors for the country


BANGALORE, August 11, 2017: As part of its sustained efforts to promote safety education in the country, UL, a global safety science company has launched its much awaited annual property, the National Safety Science Quiz in collaboration with television news channel NDTV. For the second year running, UL and NDTV have partnered to drive home NSSQ’s simple yet powerful philosophy – safety is a science.


The unique mission of NSSQ:


Designed to challenge students to test their knowledge about public safety issues in India related to road, fire and electrical hazards, the larger mission of NSSQ is to hone conscientious torchbearers of safety who will transform the poor safety culture in the country.  NSSQ’s distinctive appeal, which encourages students to deliberate on actionable solutions for public safety crises inspires the thousands of its young participants embark on a life-long journey to propagate safety awareness in every sphere of life.


NSSQ builds political will:


To mobilize the mission of NSSQ, as part of the competition, UL will simultaneously hold a Safety Parliament in which the winners of the City Finale will represent themselves as the Members of the Safety Parliament and interact with a panel of experts on safety concerns. The recommendations or resolutions passed at the Safety Parliament will be brought to the notice of the concerned authorities for possible implementation. The participants will be declared asSafety Ambassadors and are expected to act as ‘change agents’, dispelling unsafe practices in their cities and surroundings.   


NSSQ structure:


NSSQ is open to students from Class 9 to Class 12. A four stage quiz, the Stage 1 comprises two qualifying online rounds for registered participants. One zonal round in Stage 2 will be held across New Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bhubaneshwar and Kolkata. Qualifying teams will then move on to the telecast semi-finals,which will be recorded in NDTV studios at New Delhi. Four winning teams from the semi-final will take the stage in the Stage 4, the Grand Finale, also a telecast programme. For more information on the quiz structure, log on to ndtv.com/nssq2017



About UL

UL fosters safe living and working conditions for people everywhere through the application of science to solve safety, security and sustainability challenges. The UL Mark engenders trust enabling the safe adoption of innovative new products and technologies. Everyone at UL shares a passion to make the world a safer place. We test, inspect, audit, certify, validate, verify, advise and train and we support these efforts with software solutions for safety and sustainability. To learn more about us, visit UL.com.





New Delhi Television is, and has been for more than a quarter century, a pioneer in India’s news television. NDTV is today the most watched and the most credible and respected news and lifestyle network in India.


NDTV is most proud of how its work impacts the real world and how it is using its powerful reach to campaign for and with the people of India. 27 years of dedicated and innovative programming has brought into focus a number of social issues ranging from the 7 Wonders of India; Save Our Tigers; the Greenathon and the most recent Health4U campaigns on Heart Care, Diabetes and Cancer.


To know more about NDTV Log onto www.ndtv.com



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