Port Blair, Aug 16: Navodhaya Foundation, A&N Islands conducted an Inter School competition in collaboration with Education 2.0 & PBMC at Kaithan Kalyaana Mandapam at Junglighat on 13th Aug 2022. The competitions lasted for 5 hours starting from 3 PM to 8 PM.

The competitions were conducted in five categories of Quiz, Skit Play, Dumb Charades, Fancy Dress and Group Dance. An open category was also included in the competition seeing the enthusiasm of the students.

Shri. Kishore Kshirsagar Lakshman, (IAS), Secretary APWD was the Chief Guest on the occasion, while Smti. U. Kavitha Udhaya Chairperson PBMC graced the occasion as the Guest of Honour and Shri. Azizur Aziz Ur Rahman Senior Vice Chairperson PBMC presided over as the Special Guest on the occasion.

A total of 5 Schools participated in the competition i.e. Kalsa Public School, St. Mary School, Nirmala Sr. Sec. School, Ummat Public School & Sagritara School.

On the occasion Kalsa Public School was adjudged as the winner while St. Mary's School stood as runner up. The rest of the schools were awarded bronze medals and certificates for participation.

“It is necessary to mention here that in spite of the short notice, all the schools enthusiastically participated in the competition. My special thanks to all the Principals and teachers for motivating their students for the competition”, said Mrs. Protima Banerjee of Navodaya Foundation. My sincere thanks to Mr. Dev Kumar Thappla, Education 2.0 -the C. E. O - AR Square Development and his team head John Anuj & Roni Antony for extending his support in making the event successful.  I'm grateful to Port Blair Municipal Council for extending support in every way possible, she added.