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Panch Sau ka Josh’ unique model making competition hosted by Vikaas PU College

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Udupi: Sri. Abhilash, Managing Director, Abhijna Education Private Ltd, the chief guest at the ‘Panch Sau ka Josh’ competition hosted by Vikaas PU College, Mangaluru, in the TA Pai English Medium High School, Kunjibettu, Udupi, on Saturday, 25th November 2019, advised the participants to work smart rather than work hard.

He advised them not to listen to negative voices but believe in one’s own abilities to achieve success. He reiterated the importance of imbibing only the positive words of people and have a positive mindset to achieve success.

“Make in India”, a type of swadeshi movement covering many sectors of Indian economy was launched by the Government of India on 25th September 2014 under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi to encourage production and usage of indigenous products of India. This program is aimed at the development of the economy of the nation through an industrial revolution by means of the latest sophisticated technology. In this regard ‘PaanchSau ka Josh’ was held in the form of model making competition for the students of various high schools of Karnataka.

A seed funding of Rs. 500/- was given to each team and all these teams were expected to develop innovative, aesthetically brilliant and creative models that will benefit the society and implement the same in the near future. A total of twenty-two teams of Udupi district participated in the competition.

Dr. Suneel B. M., Principal, Vikaas PU College, Mangaluru, and Sri. Ashok Kumar Shetty, PTA President, T.A. Pai English Medium High School, Kunjibettu, Udupi, were also the chief guests of the program. Mr. Prabhakar Shetty, Founder, Rishi Academy, guest of honor, Mr. Parthasarathi Palemar, Coordinator, Vikaas Group of Institutions, Dr. Manjula A. Rao, Dean, Vikaas Group of Institutions, Mangaluru, Mr. Manjunath K. V., Headmaster, T.A. Pai English Medium High School, Kunjibettu, Udupi. Mr. Ajay Karkera and Mr. Laxmeesh Bhat, Program Coordinators, Vikaas PU College, were present.

Mr. Ajith Rai, Lecturer in Kannada, Vikaas PU College hosted the program. 

Prize Winners
The winners of the event were awarded a cash prize of Rs.10, 000/-.  The first prize in the Best Innovative Science Model category was won by Milagres High School, Udupi. The best Business/Commercial Model was won by T.A. Pai English Medium High School, Udupi. The first prize in the Aesthetically Brilliant Model category was won by St. Johns Academy, Udupi. Consolation Prizes of Rs. 2,000/- were won by St. Johns Academy, Udupi and G.M. Vidyanikethan Public School, Udupi.


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