Union Minister Anurag Thakur has launched “Azadi Quest”, a series of online educational games based on India’s freedom struggle, developed in collaboration with Zynga India. These games are an effort to tap into the huge market of online gamers and to educate them through games. Various arms of the government of India have collected information about unsung freedom fighters from the corners of the country. “Azadi Quest” is an effort to make the learning of this knowledge engaging and interactive.
Interesting facts about the Azadi Quest game:
- Azadi Quest series will impart the knowledge of India’s freedom struggle and the legends of the country’s great freedom fighters, thereby inducing upon the players, a feeling of pride and a sense of duty and will be instrumental in removing the sense of colonial mindset as also emphasised upon by the Prime Minister in the 76th Independence day speech as ‘Panch Pran of Amrit Kaal.
- The games are available for Android and iOS devices in English and Hindi for the people of India and will be available worldwide from September 2022.
- During a year-long partnership between the Publications Division and Zynga India, more such games would be introduced and the existing ones expanded.