Jamshedpur, Feb 5: The Society for Promotion of Professional Excellence (SPPE), in association with the Tinplate Company of India Limited (TCIL), organised the 18th edition of the annual painting competition – Color Splash, today, at Centre for Excellence. Around 150 students from 15 English medium schools participated in the competition.
The students were divided into two groups – Senior (Class 3 to 5) and Junior (Class 6 – 9). The required art materials were provided to the students. The topic of the competition for the junior group was ‘Building a green planet or Save Water, Save Earth’; and the topic for the senior group was ‘Plastic – The Monster’. The time duration for the competition was two hours.
RN Murthy – Managing Director, TCIL, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The panel of judges included Public Biswas and Krishna Sharan Mahato, senior art teachers from the Jamshedpur School of Art (JSA), who have been passionately pursuing art for over three decades now. The contest was inaugurated by putting the first stroke on the blank canvas by the Chief Guest, esteemed judges and officials of TCIL and Tata Steel.
Speaking during the inaugural function, Murthy said that Color Splash is organised to provide a platform to children to showcase their creativity. He also interacted and motivated the young participants.
Winners in the junior group were Sonal Das from Kerala Samajam Model School, Priyanshu Kumar Singh from Jamshedpur Public School and Sanchita Mandal from Kerala Samajam Model School. Consolation prizes were bagged by Ahana Mandal of Narbheram Hansraj English School and Shuchismita Das of SDSM School of Excellence.
In the senior group Shubham Kumar Rai of AIWC Academy of Excellence bagged the top spot followed by Ashish Ghosh of Jamshedpur Public School and Dhariya Agarwal of Kerala Samajam Model School.
Ayushi Priya of Jamshedpur Public School and Swastika Sukai of Kerala Public School, Kadma won the consolation prizes.