Udhampur, Jan 8, CNS: In an endeavour to motivate the students of rural areas, build their confidence and facilitate their talent, the Indian Army organised an Essay Competition for School students on ‘Pollution’ at Talwara, Reasi district.
A total of 26 students participated with vigor and unbridled enthusiasm. The aim of the competition was to inculcate the spirit of competition and tap their inherent budding talent. Students creatively used this platform as an instructive and entertaining way of addressing crucial issue of environment conservation in our day to day functioning. It was heartening to see number of students coming forward to showcase their talent which demonstrated their concern for the cause.
The event was followed by prize distribution to those securing top three positions and a special consolation prize for an enthusiastic participant. All other participants were given gifts to boost their morale and to keep up their indomitable spirit. The event was another milestone in fostering bond of friendship between the local populace and the men in uniform and a small step towards identifying and showcasing the immense and unexplored talent in students of the region.