Rising temperature, melting glaciers, discoloring â€śTajâ€ť, black â€śGanga Mataâ€ť, prevalent cancer, floods, droughts, all these can be given to a summation of polluted environment, disturbed ecosystem.
School of Management Sciences, Lucknow takes the responsibility of creating immense awareness among the students, who will be the future of India. For doing so, the college organized an inter-school quiz based on environment. The preliminary rounds of competition have already taken place at respective colleges/schools during months of November & December 2014. The quiz competition witnessed the enthusiastic participation ofÂ more than 10,000 students from the schools of Lucknow and catchment areas.
The final competition included a semi-final in the form of written test and a quiz as finals. The quiz was successfully conducted by Mr. Arnav Sinha â€“ The Quiz Master from MNA (Delhi) who has a prestigious background of reputed institutes such as IIT Delhi and IIM Calcutta.
Around 800 students of 80 schools participated in the grand quiz. The event was joined by around 100 representatives asÂ wellÂ as principalsÂ of various schools & colleges. The event was organized in association with Times of India Group.
The chief guest of the event was Mr Manoj Kumar Pandey, Minister of Science and Technology, Govt ofÂ Uttar Pradesh. The guest list included Dr. R. K. Khandal, Vice Chancellor, UPTU and Mr. Dhanush Veer Singh from the Times of India. The occasion was blessed by Â Mr. Sharad Singh, CEO – SMS, Lucknow, Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Mehrotra, Prof. (Dr.)Â B. R. Singh .
The winner for the event was Diamond Public School, the first runners up was the team from Kendriya Vidyalaya Gomtinagar, whereas the third position was accoladed to Mary Gardners School.
The event included a tree plantation drive which witnessed the planting of 80 saplings by the representatives and students, of participating schools, it was also accompanied by the Â inauguration of an in-houseÂ basket â€“ball court by the ace fast bawler Mr. R. P. Singh, Â theÂ renownedÂ Indian Cricketer from U.P.
The list of Schools who made to the final round of Green Quest is as follows:
- Kendriya Vidyalaya AMC, Topkhana
- Kendriya Vidyalaya, Dilkusha
- Skd Academy, Gomti Nagar
- Lok Bharti Inter College, Alambagh
- Diamond Public School, Faizabad Road
- Unity College, Lucknow
- Kendriya Vidyalaya, Gomti Nagar
- Mary Gardinerâ€™s Aashiyana.
The event was deeply appreciated by principals and representatives of all the schools who attended this mega event.