CBSE invites entries for online competition on tiger
In a bid to raise awareness about tiger conservation, the
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is conducting an inter-school online
competition. The interested schools can enrol free of cost with the board by
April 29. They
can send the filled forms to SAEVUS Wildlife India, 253, Powai Plaza, Opposite
Pizza Hut, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai, Mumbai-400076.
The board has decided to conduct a three-tiered contest. In
round 1, a wildlife creative-writing contest will be organised in which students
will have to write an original story or poem in 500 words based on any one of
the video clips. A total of 10 video clips on tigers will be uploaded for
viewing on YouTube or the school's website.
In round 2, a tiger warrior camp will be organised. This camp
is designed for the winners of "Earn Your Stripes" competition with an objective
of understanding forests and animals, protection of forests, knowing the
stakeholders, studying the dependents living in the forest and most importantly,
The camp will be conducted in Ranthambhore National Park in
Rajasthan, which was once the hunting preserve of the maharajas of Jaipur.
Winners of round 2 will be felicitated at a function in Mumbai.
Round 3 would be the grand finale. The main event will be a
programme which would include various activities, such as photo exhibitions,
music performances, drama competition and felicitation of all winners on July
29. It would be attended by luminaries in the field of nature conservation.
Courtesy : Hindustan Times