Inter School Competition held
JAMMU, Nov 13: Inter School Competition on the topics “Ill Effects of Drug Abuse”, “Swaach Bharat Abhiyan” and “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” was organized at Government Girls High School, Aghore, here today.
Secretary General, Press Club of Jammu and Chairman, Team Jammu, Zorawar Singh Jamwal was the chief guest on the occasion while number of students from Jagdamba Model Academy, Aghore, Chenab Valley Public School, Ranjan and Government Girls High School Aghore participated in the event. The students from rural belt performed spell bound skits and presented well built self-confidence level in their respective debates.
On the occasion, Chenab Valley School clinched 1st prize, while Government Girls High School, Aghore and Jagdamba Model School bagged second and third prizes respectively.
Speaking on the occasion, Chairman, Team Jammu, Zorawar Singh Jamwal, stressed the faculty members of schools to teach their students about the need to maintain basic hygiene and sanitation. He said that students should understand the adverse health effects of filth lying around. “It is not about asking students to clean the environment, it includes cleanliness in all aspects and hence, we first guide students to maintain cleanliness within their school and house,” he added.
Headmistress, GGHS, Aghore, Naseem Begum and Suresh Kumar Sharma, Principal, Jagdamba Model School, Suresh Sharma, in their addresses informed that as part of Swaach Bharat Abhiyan, students were taught to ensure that they always wash their hands before and after their meal. Besides, during morning assembly, students are imparted lecture of moral values.
Panch, Upper Jandial, Panchayat, Nisha Jamwal not only highlighted the need for hygiene but also taught 10 simple methods to clean and wash hands.
The competition was judged by Teachers Vadev Kumar, Dr Joginder Shastri and Deepak Sharma.
Prominent among others present on the occasion included ex-Sarpanch, Balbir Singh, Angrez Lal, Jyoti Sharma and Sunil Gupta.