Jamshedpur, Sept. 11: Society for Promotion of Professional Excellence (SPPE) conducted the 11th Hindi Elocution Competition on Tuesday at the Centre for Excellence. This competition was sponsored by ISWP.
A total of 28 students from 16 Hindi Medium Schools of Jamshedpur participated in the event. They were divided into two groups- Junior Group: from classes V to VII and Senior Group from classes VIII to X.
The students were given a total of 2.5 minutes and 3 minutes respectively to put forth their ideas and views on the topic “Environment”. This gave the students a chance to review and know more about the existing and potential problems concerning the issue, and the steps that one can take towards conserving and preserving the environment.
The competition was judged by Sona Rao and Shipra Mohanty, eminent academicians of Jamshedpur, who have been in the profession since more than three decades. They evaluated the students on different parameters such as choice of piece, pronunciation, presentation, voice modulation, and overall performance.
The Winners in junior group were- First place: Somu Poul from Vidyasagar Vidyalaya, Second place: Laxmi Mukhi from Gopalbandhu Vidyapith, Third place: Simran Sahu from Premjyoti Prangan. In Senior Group: Sonam Kumari from Madhya Evam Uchcha Vidyalaya was first, Priti Kumari from Vidyasagar Vidyalaya was second while Ujjwala Kumari from ABMP Rahargora bagged the third place.
SPPE and ISWP take such initiatives every year in organizing different competitions to develop and nurture the inherent talent amongst the students. The winners from both groups were awarded a certificate each and cash prizes of Rs. 2,000 for first place, Rs. 1,600 for the second place, and Rs. 1,400 for the third-place. In addition, Rs. 1,000 was awarded to the six consolation prize winners.