30-07-2022 and 31-07-2022
To Celebrate the 125th Year of Swami Vivekananda’s return to India & 75th Year of Indian Independence - Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Ooty Ramakrishna Math conducted Inter school competitions. 1100 children from 42 Schools of the Nilgiris district participated in thecompetitions held on 30th July 2022 at the Vivekananda Memorial Matriculation school, MPalada.
The students were judged for their proTiciency in Elocution, Essay Writing, Recitation. both in Tamil and English languages and Drawing, Pick and Speak and Quiz competitions.
In Total there were 16 competitions that were held with group 1 being for classes VI-VIII and group 2 being for classes IX to XII. 2 first prizes, 2 second prizes, 2 third prizes and 3consolation prizes were given to the students.
A Special mention to one of the Student “Shiffna Sharin, 13 years of age, studying 8th standard from Fathima Hr Sec School, Gudalur.” who participated in the Drawing competition in Group 1 and won the 1st prize, She is handicapped with both her hands and used her legs to draw inthe competition.
Prize distribution Ceremony
Prize distribution Ceremony The Prize distribution of the Inter school competitions was held at the Ramakrishna Math Ooty on 31st July 2022, 140 prizes were distributed to the prize winners. Each prize consisted of a Memento and books for students. Each participating school was provided with a Memento. ( A big framed photo of Swami Vivekananda)
About 600 Students, Teachers, Parents and Devotees participated in the function where with the prize distribution ceremony cultural dances were performed by the students of Vivekananda Memorial Matriculation., MPalada.
Both the days sumptuous Lunch Prasad was provided to all attendees. The whole project cost was about 2 Lakhs.