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‘India Quiz’ competition under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav held

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Dimapur, October 31: A quiz competition on India’s Independence Movement and National Unity ‘India Quiz’ was organized on October 29 by the Department of School Education as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav which was funded by the Nagaland Education Project- The Lighthouse (NECTAR) at the Morung Conference Hall, Directorate of School Education Kohima. A total of 87 students from 29 schools from Kohima, Dimapur, Peren, Wokha and Longleng participated in the event.
The 1st prize of Rs 10,000 with certificates was bagged by Ayangdi Pongen, Eyotso Rhutso and Dongkoi Mercy Lam from Fernwood School Kohima, 2nd prize of Rs 7000 with certificates went to Mutsulu Venuh, Vinyuhunuo Dzuvichu and Manshi Rathore from Livingstone Foundation International Hr. Sec. School Dimapur and the 3rd prize of Rs 5000 and certificates went to Lenni Samuel, Nonya Komyak, Shubham Kumar Singh of Little Star Hr. Sec. School Dimapur. Certificates of Participation were given to all the participants.
The quizmaster for the Quiz Event was Rajkumar M. IFS, Divisional Forest Officer, Kohima who is a lifetime member of MENSA, an international high IQ society. He is an avid quizzer and a Quizmaster who has conducted more than 30 quizzes across India in various states with participants from diverse backgrounds such as Civil servants, corporate employees, college students and school students.
Earlier in the programme, the keynote address was delivered by Shanavas C. IAS, Principal Director School Education and Project Director, NEP-The Lighthouse(NECTAR) and welcome address was delivered by Avelu Ruho, NCS, Deputy Project Director, NEP-The Lighthouse(NECTAR).
(Page News Service)

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