SRINAGAR: In connection with the ‘World Environment Day’, radio network 92.7 Big FM in collaboration with DPS Srinagar on Sunday organised a largest national painting competition for kids. More than 3000 students participated.
As per a statement issued here, the event was an effort to educate the future generation about the growing water crisis and generate a sense of empathy in the young minds. The campaign invited participation from kids below 15 years of age.
In age group of 9 to 16 years, Imroz Inam bagged first position while Shazia and Syed Zeshan bagged second and third positions respectively. In age group of 3 to 8 years, Inayat Amin bagged first position while as Noor Manhas and Monisa Zehra bagged second and third positions respectively. Winners from DPS Srinagar will be announced in coming days.
Principal DPS Kusam Warikoo, RJ Nasir and RJ Sameen felicitated the winners
Spread across the radio channel’s network of 45 stations, the competition was held all across India with a universal message of saving water.
The statement said, “92.7 BIG FM and DPS has always believed in creating awareness on the social issues in an engaging and entertaining manner and as such organised a painting competition on the World Environment Day.”
“The competition went on to create a record last year by etching its name in the ‘Limca Book of Records’ for being the largest painting competition receiving over 12,500 entries. This year, the radio network aims to take it up a notch higher by leveraging the initiative through its expansive reach and inviting maximum participation from kids across each city,” it added.
The competition was held across malls, schools, auditoriums in multiple cities. A certificate of participation was provided to all the participants while as the deserving entries will be published in a digital book.
“With this campaign, the aim is to reach out to a maximum number of kids and their families and work towards building a sense of consciousness in the minds of everyone. We look forward to spreading an important message far and wide through the expression of art,” the statement said.