The Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages Friday announced 19 Awards for University, College and School Students who participated in the “State Level Essay Writing Competition 2014” under Talent Hunt Scheme.
Haroon Rashid ,Secretary Academy , while announcing the results said that Padam Shri Dr. Jitender Udhampuri , Regional Director ICCR, Prof. Ayaz Rasool Nazki and Dr. Lalit Gupta, a Prominent Art Historian were in jury while Dr. Javaid Rahi, Chief Editor of Academy was supervising the Scheme aimed to attract new generation especially the Students of various educational institutions of Jammu and Kashmir to write essays on the issues related to Art, Culture and Languages.
He said under the scheme the PG level students of State Universities were asked to write essay on “Preservation of Cultural Heritage” while as for the college students, the topic was “Cultural Diversity of Jammu and Kashmir” added that “Importance of Mother Tongue” topic was allotted to Students of various Schools up-to class 12th for writing essay comprising of around 3000 words.
In University Level competition Tazeem Akhtar, Department of Economics, University of Jammu gets First Prize of Rs. 25000.00, while Owais Ahmad Sofi, Department of History, University of Kashmir gets Second prize of Rs. 15000.00. Gopal Singh, Department of Dogri, University of Jammu and Amir Sultan, Department of Psychology, University of Kashmir shared third prize of Rs. 10000.00.
Three Consolation prizes Rs. 7000.00 each goes to Mariya Shafat Shah Kirmani, Department .of Computer Sciences, University of Kashmir, Samir Khan, Department of Economics, University of Jammu and Satvinder Kour, Department of Geography, University of Jammu.
He said in College level competition Shiekh Erose Sumreen Hafeez Govt. Medical College, Jammu gets First prize of Rs. 15000.00 while Rizwan Rashid, Govt Degree College, Sopore, and Sidra Nazir, Govt College of Education, Srinagar adjudged second and third best and gets Rs. 10,000.00 Rs. 7000.00 prizes respectively. Three Consolation prizes Rs. 5000.00 each goes to Taimun Qaisar Govt. College Women MA Road, Srinagar, Shubum Tuli , G G M College, Jammu and Nireeksha , F V Sc & AH , SKUAST, Jammu.
He said in School level competition Kanhiya Lal Sharma , St. Antony’s Convent School, Samba adjudged best and gets First prize Rs. 10000.00 while Anmol Rathore, G D Goenka Public School, Jammu gets second prize of Rs. 7000.00 Third prize of Rs. 5000.00 and Panini Sharma , J P School , Jammu.
Rayess Ahmad Khan, Govt Hr. Sec School ,Dailgam, Islamabad, Suruch Gupta MRAC School, Jammu, Rahila Rashid, Govt. Girls Hr. School, Sopore, Kashmir won Consolation prizes Rs. 3000.00 each.