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19 Sep 2018

NABI organized debate and model, poster competition for School and College students.

With an objective to showcase the research facility and achievements of the institute to school/college students and general public, NABI organized an Open Day on 17-09-2018 under outreach programme of Indian International Science festival (IISF) and VIBHA-2018.  The day started with the tree plantation by Chief Guest Prof. Vijay Paul Sharma, Chairman, Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India and Professor, IIM, Ahmedabad and welcome address by Dr. T.R. Sharma, ED, NABI.

Presidential address was delivered by Prof. Vijay Paul Sharma, who congratulated the NABI and CIAB for their achievements and progress in the areas of agricultural biotechnology and bioprocessing for the society, respectively.

Among several organized events, two important events were Debate Competition and Model making competition. The topic for Debate competition was ‘‘Dangers of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO): Reality or Myth’ whereas the topic for model making competition was “Application of Biotechnology in Agriculture”. Total 36 students from 10 different school/college participated in the competitions. Winners were awarded with cash prize of Rs. 10000/-(First prize), Rs. 8000/- (Second Prize), Rs. 6000/- (Third prize) and two consolation prizes.

 

The winners for debate competition were:

Name

College Name & Address

Rank

Ms. Atika  Sharma &

Ms. Shraddha Tripathi

GGDSD College Sec-32, Chandigarh

First

Ms. Sabra Parveen  &

Mr. Sujith Nair

Chandigarh University Nh-95, Chandigarh-Ludhiana Highway, Punjab

Second

Sh. Tarun Sharma  &

Ms. Tarunit Singh

Post Graduate Govt. College, Sector 11, Chandigarh

Third

Ms. Pooja Aggarwal  &

Ms. Garvita Kamal

Post Graduate Govt. College For Girls, Sector 42, Chandigarh

Consolation

Ms. Anubha Kumari  &

Ms. Bhumika Sharma

CGC Landran, Sector-112, Punjab

Consolation

 

The winners for model making competition were:

Name

College Name & Address

Rank

Ms. Shreya Chawla

ST. Joseph's Sr. Sec School Chandigarh

 

First

Ms. Kirti Vaibhav,  Sh. Simran Gulia,   Ms. Malika Bhasin &

Sh. Yash Kumar

ST. Joseph's Sr. Sec School Chandigarh

 

Second

Ms. Pragati Pandey &

Ms. Nishu Gandass

Banasthali University

 

Third

Sh. Vinod Sharma &

Ms. Babita Rani

Shri. Guru Gobind Singh College, Sector 26, Chandigarh

 

Third

 

             

 

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