Essay-writing competition on ‘Nuclear Energy Nation’s Energy’
SK Nafeeza (class 8) emerged winner while Alekya Devi (class 7) won the second place in a essay writing competition on -' Nuclear Energy - Nation’s...
Guntur: SK Nafeeza (class 8) emerged winner while Alekya Devi (class 7) won the second place in a essay writing competition on ' Nuclear Energy - Nation’s Energy’, was organised at Montessori Public School, Guntur as part of a nation-wide campaign to generate awareness about importance of energy and to dispel the misconceptions related to nuclear energy.
It was organised on behalf of Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL). In all, 275 students participated in the competition. The students’ work was judged by eminent personalities. The school principal KV Sebastian said that children’s expressions are an indication of their creativity. The children had portrayed the importance of energy in a very creative manner and had also showed how the production of electricity from nuclear energy does not harm the environment. He also gave away prizes to the winning students.
The judges also appreciated the work of the young students and said this would increase awareness about science and energy. On this occasion comics based on Budhiya, a fictional character who motivates villagers to support nuclear power, were distributed among the students. The character has been created by Amritesh Srivastava, Media Manager, NPCIL, and the initiative has won several awards for its simplicity and effectiveness. A special three-part animated film on the same character was also screened.