Children science congress held

ITANAGAR, Oct 18: Saumik Bera and Bakin Nash of VKV Chimpu were adjudged the winner, and Tarh Mala and Royan Gumsar of VKV Nirjuli were adjudged the first runner-up in the District Level National Children Science Congress held at the government higher secondary school (GHSS) here on Friday. The theme of the congress was ‘A clean, green and healthy nation’.
There was a tie for the second runner-up between Tojom Ete and Darang Sangbia from DPS and Nyayir Riba and Jumyir Bogo from DBS. Nine teams from various schools participated in the event.
A district level essay writing competition on the topic ‘Awareness on drug addiction’ was also conducted simultaneously.
BEO Nabam Shelly informed that the essay competition was conducted to create awareness on the ill-effects of drug addiction on the youths, especially schoolchildren.
Among others, GHSS Vice Principal Geli Kamki and APO Kipa Kechek attended the event, which was organised by the capital complex DDSE office. (DIPRO)