Cartoon Network India And Pogo India Launches School Contact Programme 2018

Cartoon Network India And Pogo India Launches School Contact Programme 2018

Cartoon Network India Launches School Contact Programme For 2018

Turner India, the owner and operator of Cartoon Network and its sister channel – Pogo in India has launched its 13th annual School Contact Programme (SCP). Cartoon Network’s and Pogo’s SCP is one of India’s largest school outreach programmes. One million kids from around 1,100 schools will get to enjoy fun-filled activities with Cartoon Network’s SCP theme – “Masti ki Recess” and POGO’s theme – “Fun Bhi Fit Bhi”. The SCP will be held in schools located in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune, Lucknow, Ahmedabad and Surat. Both SCP themes will include interactive games, trivia, competitions and prizes.

With Cartoon Network’s ‘Masti ki Recess’ theme, schools will have an extra break filled with fun and interactive games with Cartoon Network’s characters and shows including Ben 10, Kris from Roll No.21, Oggy from Oggy and Cockroaches and We Bare Bears.

Pogo is having a health and fitness theme this year with “Fun Bhi Fit Bhi” featuring Pogo’s popular characters and shows including Chhota Bheem, Tik Tak Tail and Grizzy and the Lemmings and for the first time, kids will get to interact with their favourite cartoons in an audio-visual led activity.

While talking about this year’s School Contact Programme, Krishna Desai, executive director and network head-kids at Turner India said:

“We, at Turner India, are thrilled to kickstart the 13th year of our annual property, the School Contact Programme. With each year we have seen the programme attract more schools with tremendous participation from students across the country. In line with our fan-first strategy, we aim to connect with our little fans beyond the television world through new themes and more interactive elements for this edition. We are confident of providing them with a newer, more immersive experience and an opportunity to interact with their favorite toons.”

Cartoon Network India And Pogo School Contact Programmes 2015

Cartoon Network India And Pogo School Contact Programmes 2015

Cartoon Network India and Pogo India have launched their annual School Contact Programme (SCP’s), these SCP’s will teach school students about important life lessons through Cartoon Network related games, quizzes and even prizes.

The Cartoon Network and Pogo SCPs, started on Monday 3rd August 2015 and will run till mid-September and will involve one million students in approximately 1000 schools in 12 cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Lucknow, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Ahmedabad and Amritsar.

The Cartoon Network SCP is called “Adventure Camp” and is based on Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time animated series with the two main characters of the show, Finn and Jake. This SCP will have a sense of adventure and have a camping theme involving physical activities, mental games, sports, team building exercises and other activities.

Pogo’s SCP for this year is called “Bheem ka Fitness Formula”, this SCP is designed to make children fit and healthy like their superhero Chhota Bheem, a popular show that airs on Pogo in India. The SCP also features other popular Pogo characters such as Mighty Raju, Tom and Jerry and Mr Bean. Through this SCP kids will learn about the importance of physical and mental exercises during their daily life which will keep their brain and body active.

On Cartoon Network, viewers can win Adventure Time merchandise by taking part in the Adventure Camp competition from Monday to Friday at 4pm. Pogo is also giving out tips to be healthy during new episodes of Chhota Bheem every Sunday at 9.30am.

Cartoon Network India’s School Contact Programme

Kris ka Magic Mantra

Thanks to Cartoon Network India’s School Contact Programme (SCP) known as Kris ka Magic Mantra, it makes daily tasks and problems look more fun. Kris, a character from the popular series Roll No.21, not only handles problems such as homework and bullies, but also villains disguised as teachers in a humorous way.

The Kris ka Magic Mantra SCP is meant to educate children through fun games, trivia and activities within a hour session. Some examples include: a dance to calm nerves before exams and a game of dodgeball to explain teeth decay.

The SCP will educate over 500,000 students in approximately 500 schools across 10 cities across India and is currently being rolled out. The list of cities includes Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Kanpur, Kolkata, Pune and Ahmedabad.

Krishna Desai from Turner International India Pvt Ltd made this statement:

“School contact programmes are one of Cartoon Network’s most successful initiatives that get bigger and more innovative every year. Through Kris ka Magic Mantra, we aim to not only strengthen our connect with kids but also help them solve daily childhood problems in a highly entertaining manner.”

There will also be a competition based on the School Contact Programme at a later date and further information is available on Cartoon Network India’s Facebook page.