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JLNS girls bag HT-PACE Paper Presentation title

THE DUO of Shashi Das and Shreya Dua from Jawaharlal Nehru School, BHEL bagged the first prize in 3rd HT-PACE Annual Inter-School Paper Presentation for an excellent Power Point Presentation.

india Updated: Feb 01, 2006 13:48 IST

THE DUO of Shashi Das and Shreya Dua from Jawaharlal Nehru School, BHEL bagged the first prize in 3rd HT-PACE Annual Inter-School Paper Presentation for an excellent Power Point Presentation.

The competition was held in association with Environmental Planning and Coordination Organisation (EPCO) at the Regional Museum of Natural History on Tuesday. They won a cash prize of Rs 1,000 each, a gift hamper worth Rs 1,000 each and a Rolling Trophy for the school. Almost 30 schools participated in the competition.

Akanksha Govil and Sabu Verghese of St Xavier’s S S School bagged the second prize winning a cash prize of Rs 750 each, a gift hamper worth Rs 750 each and a Rolling Trophy for the School.

Kartik Namjoshi and Akshat Singhal of Carmel Convent S S School, Ratanpur bagged the third prize - cash prize of Rs 500 each, a gift hamper worth Rs 500 each and a Rolling Trophy.

Consolation winners were Neeti Nayak and Sakshi Jain of St Joseph’s Convent School and Surabhi Tiwari and Nayan Murjhani of St Theresa S S Girls’ School, who won a cash prize of Rs 250 each and a gift hamper worth Rs 250 each.

All participants as well as students who participated in the Rebuttal Round were given career related books as well as “Ignited Minds’ by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. Teachers who assisted in the preparation of the presentation were also given token gifts.

In his inaugural speech, chief guest Urban Administration and Development Jayant Kumar Mallaya lauded the efforts of HT-PACE and EPCO for identifying and providing a platform for the inherent technical skills among the students. Executive Director EPCO and Commissioner of MP Housing Board J S Mathur was the guest of honour on this occasion.

The panel of judges consisted senior advisor National Centre for Human Settlement and Environment (NCHSE) K G Vyas, Professor and Head of Civil Engineering J S Chauhan and well-known water conservation specialist Pradeep Vyas.

K G Vyas said, “I am happy that PACE and EPCO are giving an opportunity to the younger generation to think, express and react. It must continue and focus on current issues.”

J S Chauhan said, “India is the most populated and polluted country in the world with low economy. Organising a presentation on such as important issue as ‘Conservation of Water’ plays a very important role for sustainable development of our country.”

Pradeep Vyas said “This was a wonderful programme and I hope HT-PACE will organise similar competitions for the students in future.”

Winners Shreya and Shashi said, “It is really exciting and thrilling to be the winning team in such a prestigious event.” They thanked their principal P A Nair and teacher coordinator Vimmi Trichal for their encouragement and HT- PACE and EPCO for a platform to express their views.

Among those present on this occasion were Hindustan Times (MP & CG) General Manager Fehmi Hussain, EPCO Director of Research and Training, Dr U R Singh, EPCO Senior Research Officer Sadhana Tiwari and PACE Manager Alpana Mishra.