Hyderabad student emerges victorious
City student, K Vijaya Kaasyapa (class 4) of Takshasila Public School, emerged first runner- up in SIP All India Arithmetic Genius Inter- School...
Hyderabad: City student, K Vijaya Kaasyapa (class 4) of Takshasila Public School, emerged first runner- up in SIP All India Arithmetic Genius Inter- School National contest finals held here on Sunday. He shared the prize along with three other contestants –Chinmay Jadhav from Pune and two other students Ajinkya Basaiye and Bhagyesh Jain from Aurangabad.
SIP (Sociable, Intellectual and Progressive).‘I am feeling elated’, said K Vijaya Kaasyapa. His parents, Radha Krishna and Lalitha were on cloud nine and were very happy that their kid proved his mettle in a national level competition. He reached to be one of the 150 finals competing with 2.2 lakh kids from 20 states, 476 schools in 270 towns across India.
The National Champions in Class 2 was Shiyam Sunthar A from Dr. GSK Memorial School, Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu; in class 3, Alisha Manjunatha from Karnataka and Aayush Vairagi from Pune shared the prize and in class 4 it was Ranchi student Rabiz Raza.
The first three National Level Winners each from classes 2, 3 and 4 in the contest were given Rs 25,000/-, 15000/- and 10,000/- cash prize respectively and handed over a trophy and certificate.
Arithmetical Skill is very crucial for the success of the kids future, said Dinesh Victor, who is running SIP Academy for the past 14 years and trained 4.76 kids from across India.
As many as 150 children of class 2, 3, 4 filtered from two lakh kids competed preliminary stages from across 20 States competed in the nationals where they solved 160 arithmetic sums in just ten minutes. They were faster than calculators said Uma Swaminathan, Regional Manager of SIP Academy Telangana, AP and Tamil Nadu.
The objective of the contest was to develop Arithmetic skill, one of those crucial for children’s future development. SIP Academy’s focuses is on improving the Arithmetic Skills in Children at a young age, said Dinesh Victor.