Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Kadambini Shiksha Evam Samaj Kalyan Sewa Samiti, in joint aegis of Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, organised a painting competition for children at Lalit Kala Sansthan, Jehangira-bad on Monday on the occasion of International Earth Day while aiming the target of security of every living being of the world. About 80 students from different schools have participated and disseminated message of saving earth and its living beings.
The children showed their vivid imagination through colours and portrayed Earth along with its resources, including forest, extinct species, living beings, etc. On this occasion, the participants were from Sharda Vihar School, Anand Vihar School, Billabong International School, Model Higher Secondary School, TT Nagar, DPS, St Joseph Co-Ed School, Narmada Fine Art College, Central School, Kamla Nehru Higher Secondary School, etc.
The competition witnessed tremendous participation and talent of the students. The competition was held in three different categories, including primary, middle and higher secondary to college level. The first category included participants till class V, second category was from class VI to VIII and third category from Class IX to college level.
At the end, results were declared by the judging panels, where Meet Chawla secured first position, Riddhima Agrawal secured second position and Riya Jain was at third position.Prizes included trophies and cash prize of Rs 1,000, Rs 500 and Rs 250 as first, second and third prize along with the certificates respectively. In the second group, Sheetal Gupta, Arya Agrawal and Ayush Sen were bestowed with first, second and third prizes respectively.
While in the third group, Rishita Shrivastava, Bhawna Yadav and Neeraj Saxena were presented first, second and third prizes in sequential manner. Other participants were given consolation prizes. The occasion was graced by Mahesh Saxena, Director of Bal Sahitya Research Centre, social worker Richa Goyal, Rekha Bhatnagar, Nisha Raghuvanshi and Usha Lokhande.
These dignitaries presented the certificates to the winners of each category. Director Mahesh Saxena addressed the students with valuable words. He highlighted the need of saving Earth for which everyone has to conserve plants, trees, water reservoirs, animals, living beings, etc.