Governor gives cash awards to students
Essay Writing Competition
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Dec 10: Governor, N N Vohra on Saturday presented cash awards to three students of Rajouri and Poonch districts for securing first three positions in an Essay Writing Competition at a function held at Raj Bhavan here, an official spokesman said.
The Governor, he said, gave away a cash prize of Rs 5,000 to Muhammad Qudir, student of 8th class of the Government Middle School, Tai, Mendhar, Poonch whose essay was adjudged first; Rs. 3,000 to Khurshid Ahmed of 8th class of the Army Goodwill Public School, Rajouri for standing second and Rs 2,000 to Manpreet Singh of 8th class also of the Army Goodwill Public School, Rajouri for securing third position in the Essay Writing Competition.
“These three award winning students were part of a group of 40 students from the Rajouri and Poonch districts who had participated in the “Aman Jyoti Yatra” organized by the 25 Infantry Division from Poonch to Nagrota under Sadbhavana Programme in April this year. On their return from tour to various parts of India these 40 students had met the Governor at Raj Bhavan when he had, during his interactions with the young boys, suggested to the accompanying Army officers, particularly Brig Rajeev Sirohi, Commander, 163 Infantry Brigade, to organize an Essay Writing Competition for the participating students based on the experience of the Aman Jyoti Yatra and had agreed to suitably reward the three students whose essays were found to be the best,” the spokesman said.
The Governor, he said, also presented gifts to these three students, congratulated them for winning the awards and impressed upon them to work hard. He wished them a bright future ahead.
“The Governor while interacting with Col S. S. Chhillar, CO 21 Rajput Battalion, who accompanied the winning students, to have their essays published in the school magazine so that these become a source of inspiration for other students. He suggested that these essays could also be displayed in their schools for this purpose,” the spokesman added.
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