Inter-school science quiz was organised at Raman Science Centre (RSC), Nagpur in collaboration with Indian Society for Heating Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers. The contest was organised for two groups that of English Medium and Marathi/Semi English School groups. After the elimination round, top eight schools in each group were selected for semifinals.
The finalist teams for English medium group were Bhavan’s B P Vidya Mandir, Srikrishna Nagar, Delhi Public School Kamptee Road, Centre Point School Katol Road, Nagpur, Bharti Krishana Vidya Vihar, Telangkhedi.
The finalist teams for Semi English medium group were Somalwar High School, Khamla, Keshav nagar Madhyamik Vidyalaya, Somalwar High School, Ramdaspeth, Sainath Vidya Mandir, and Nagpur
Various round like general rounds, visual round, and buzzer round, rapid fire round were conducted to adjudge the winners and runners up title.
In English Medium group Bhavan’s B P Vidya Mandir, Srikrishna Nagar grabbed the winner’s title where as Delhi Public School Kamptee Road was awarded runners up title. Tejas Deshmukh and Devansh Bhaviskar from Bhavans B P Vidya Mandir, Shrikrishna Nagar and Sanskriti Suryawanshi and Astha Gupta from Delhi Public School participated in the final.
Vilas Chaudhari and Abhimanyu Bhelawe, Education Officers were the quiz masters for the competition. In semi English Group, Somalwar High School, Khamla emerged as winners while Keshav Nagar Madhyamik Vidyalaya bagged the runners up title.
Srushti Bhasme and Sumant Khalatkar from Somalwar High School, Khamla Harsh Tadlimbekar and Sanket Thote from Keshav Nagar Madhyamik Vidyalaya participated in the finals.
The schools were awarded with the winners and runners up trophies and the students were awarded with the individual trophies, prizes and certificates.
Valediction and prize distribution function was held at RSC auditorium. Moin Naqvi, President, K-12 Chair and Sanjay Tatwadi, former President, Indian Society for Heating Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers were the guests N Ramdas Iyer, Head, Raman Science Centre, also graced the occasion. Iyer in his welcome addressed spoke about the history of quizzing, how it started globally and then in India.
He said that students should increase the volume of the knowledge by participating not only in trivia quizzes but also in specialized quizzes. Tatwadi advised the students to keep themselves away from mobile phones. He also elaborated the ill effects of mobile phone addiction. The guests felicitated the winners and handed over prizes, certificates and rolling trophies to them.