Wise Kids

Inter-school cultural and literary competition Horlicks Wizkids by Krayon — among the largest inter-school events across India,Nepal,Pakistan and Sri Lanka — with the Pune finals culminating with much fanfare

Published:September 3, 2013 2:38 am

Wise Kids

Inter-school cultural and literary competition Horlicks Wizkids by Krayon — among the largest inter-school events across India,Nepal,Pakistan and Sri Lanka — with the Pune finals culminating with much fanfare. Presis Ratanparj from Sanjay Ghodawat International School and Tushar Baranwal from Hutchings High School emerged as the winners,and will represent their city at the Horlicks Wizkids South Asia Finals in November this year. The winners will earn scholarships worth Rs 5 lakh and a five-day trip to Germany. Jayant Singh,EVP,Marketing,GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare India,says,“With Horlicks Wizkids,we hope to create avenues for students to display their aptitude that goes beyond academics and bring out the best in them. ”

Understanding The Market

Vaikunth Metha National Institute of Cooperative Management (VAMICON),Pune has recently organized two national-level colloquiums focussing on the role of agricultural business for sustainable growth in agriculture market and the metamorphosis in the Indian banking system. The colloquium was inaugurated by Harshvardhan Patil,state minister of co-operative.

Helping Scholars

EduVista Learning Private Limited recently organized an event for the demonstration of their website — http://www.testsandtips.com,designed for students appearing in scholarship examinations. The site,a first of its kind in Maharashtra,has been developed to help students prepare for the scholarship examinations.

Saving Fuel

The Department of Computer Science and Arts and the Commerce Department of Khadki Society’s Tikaram Jagannath College observed ‘No Vehicle Day’ on August 24. The programme was the outcome of the continuous discussions among students and the professors regarding the need to save energy. The students used recycled papers for a poster exhibition held on the occasion. Principal Dr Arum Mokashi,professor Rajendra Lelle and professor Arti Cholekar guided the students and presented a statistical analysis of fuel saved on that day.

Winning Streak

Pune-based Kunal Kapoor ranked 19th in India and stood first in the city in the Company Secretaries Examination held by The Institute Of Company Secretaries Of India. For the executive programme,city students Prachi Tadsare stood second while Nimish Ashar stood first for the professional programme. This year the result for the professional programme is 6.63 per cent and 18.66 per cent for the executive programme.

Brainstorming to manage traffic

Students of Army Institute of Technology bagged the first prize in paper presentation

competition at Telecom Summit 2013 titled “ICTs and improving Road Safety”,which saw many participating colleges. The event was organized by MITSOT and MIT Group of Institutions at MIT Kothrud campus on Friday. Over 32 teams participated in the paper presentation and 29 teams participated in a poster competition. The winning paper was based on “Vehicular Traffic Management in Hilly Areas”. The team from MITSOT stood second with “Insurance Telematics” and MITCOE team got the consolation prize for “Automatic Speed Control of vehicle using RF”. In the poster competition,the team of MITSOT stood first,Reliance AIMS college team stood second while MITCOE got the consolation prize. Students came up with innovative ideas on reducing road congestion,emergency services using communication devices,importance of smart phone apps and the role of telematics in road safety.

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