Jorethang, 30 Aug: The first phase of Jal Shakti Abhiyan was conducted under the aegis of Block Development Officer, Poklok-Nandugaon, Mr. Tenzing Bhutia, today.
The programme consisting of various inter school competitions viz painting, slogan making, quiz and elocution on the theme ‘Water Conservation and Water Security’ was judged by the juries, Ms. Ripa Lepcha (Assistant Director-Education), Mrs. Namgyal Lepcha (Assistant Director-BAC), Mr. L.P. Pradhan (Assistant Engineer, BAC) and other BAC staff.
Six schools namely Dong JHS, Denchung JHS, Nandugoan SSS, Salghari SS, Tinik Chisopani JHS and Bhaisalgoan JHS actively participated in the event.
The students took part in the competitions with great enthusiasm. They made many meaningful and wonderful painting and slogans. It was indeed a treat to hear them come out with their unique and fearless points of view through elocution competition.
For quiz competition, all the school teams were well prepared and the competition was likely to be witnessed from all the members of each team. The students surprised the audience with their in-depth knowledge and information on Jal Shakti Abhiyan.
The competition concluded with the prize distribution followed by refreshment to all the participants and the accompanying teachers.