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Creative twist to handwriting contest

HANDWRITING FEVER has caught on in Bhopal with the beginning of the third HT-PACE Annual Inter-School Handwriting Competition on Monday. Being conducted in almost all schools, this competition is scheduled to continue till November 2, 2006.

india Updated: Oct 31, 2006 15:59 IST

HANDWRITING FEVER has caught on in Bhopal with the beginning of the third HT-PACE Annual Inter-School Handwriting Competition on Monday. Being conducted in almost all schools, this competition is scheduled to continue till November 2, 2006.

The competition supported this year by Samarthan, Centre for Development Support and Lions Club Bhopal, Pratap is organised annually to promote good handwriting habits among students and award those who have an edge.

Giving a creative twist, Samarthan, a support organisation working with a number of voluntary groups, development agencies as well as the Government has partnered with a view to generate awareness about existing civic infrastructure in the City and gauge student’s awareness about the need for development in the City of Bhopal.

Samarthan supports initiatives of civil society promoting decentralised governance under the 73 and 74 Constitutional amendment.

Lions Club, Bhopal Pratap working for social causes by creating awareness regarding anemia is the other partner for the competition.

Various activities are being conducted in schools to create awareness about a society wherein there will be no anemia patients.

A series of presentations, group discussions as well as editorial articles will follow the handwriting competition with a view to generate awareness regarding the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) and City development plans scheduled to take place under the prerogatives of the said mission.

The competition has been categorised into junior, middle and senior. Prizes for the same will be distributed on November 14, on the occasion of Children’s Day in respective schools.

First Published: Oct 31, 2006 15:59 IST