CGWB organizes painting competition
Jammu, Nov 22: Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) Ministry of Water Resources organized a painting competition for students here on Wednesday.
The theme of the state level competition was ‘Replete ground water before it deletes’. Students of 4th to 6th standards of various schools participated in the competition organized at Government Polytechnic College Bikram Chowk.
Deputy Director General, Geological Survey- of India, Jammu, SP Bhartiya was the chief guest while Director, Doordarshan Kendra, Jammu SA Buch was the guest of honor. In his address, Bhartiya stressed for preservation of water resources and spreading awareness about it among the students.
In his address Buch deliberated on the water crisis around the globe and underscored the need to preserve water resources.
The Regional Director, Central Ground Water Board, Manoj Shrivastava stressed for involvement of school children for conservation of water recourses.
The Jury of four members selected the prize winning paintings for three positions and 10 consolation prizes. In a statement the organizers said the main objective of the Painting Competition was to propagate the themes of water conservation through young school going children who may face acute shortage of water in the years to come.
The statement said about 16,500 students from about 200 schools of J&K initially participated in the painting competition, from which about 46, selected students participated in today's competition.
The cash prizes of Rs. 10,000, Rs. 8000 and Rs. 5000 were given to first three position holders
Jagriti Verma of Kendriya Vidayalaya, Kishtwar bagged the first prize. Nidhanshi Bavoria, of Shangnlla Public School, Janimn, and Prakriti Sharma, of Kendriya Vidyalaya Akhnoor bagged the second and third prize.
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