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City based students bagged top prizes

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  30 March 2017 12:00 AM GMT

FROM A REPORTER

SHILLONG, March 29: In yet another achievement for the state of Meghalaya, two city based students bagged both the first and second prize in the 2nd Essay Competition for the age group of 18 years, organised by the Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvetion, Government of India, Shillong which concluded on the theme of the competition for Tripura, Meghalaya and Mizoram zone is “When You Conserve Water – You Conserve Life”.

An empowered committee of jury members comprising of renowned professors and scientists hailing from Shillong selected the essays received from the zone.

The two Shillong students, Andrian Lara Nongbri, Army Public School, Shillong bagged the first prize carrying a cash reward of Rs. 50,000 and Riya Singh, Army Public School, Shillong bagged the second prize carrying a cash reward of Rs. 25,000 while Sourarjita Datta, Holy Cross School, Agartala, Tripura bagged the third prize carrying a cash reward of Rs. 15,000. Apart from them, Pinki Jain, Army Public School, Shillong, Suptotthita Chakraborty, Bhavan’s Tripura Vidyamandir, Agartala and Anurupa Saha, Swami Dhanjoy Das Kathiya Baba Mission School, Agartala, Tripura bagged consolation prizes carrying a cash reward of Rs. 5,000 each.

Adrian Lara Nongbri receiving the first prize in Tripura, Meghalaya and Mizoram zone in 2nd tiol Essay Competition organized by Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvetion, Government of India.

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