Fazilka, January 18, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
School Education Minister Punjab Mr. Vijay Inder Singla felicitated winners of ‘Ambassadors of Hope’ belonging to Fazilka district with Apple iPad, Laptop and Android Tablet during a brief ceremony in view of COVID-19 pandemic. Apart from congratulating the winners, Mr. Singla assured them every possible help in achieving their future goals.
Notably, Arman Gumber, a class 9 student of Delhi Public World School, Jalalabad has been awarded an Apple iPad while Sheenam, a class 12 student of Government Girls Senior Secondary School Abohar, who stood second in the district, was given a laptop.
Meanwhile, Bhumika Kamboj, a class 10 student of Maya Devi Memorial Adarsh School Kera Khera, has been felicitated with an Android tablet. However, as many as 2,089 entries were registered from Fazilka district. The winners overwhelmingly thanked Mr. Vijay Inder Singla for organizing such an interesting and wonderful competition during lockdown.
While giving away the prizes, Mr. Vijay Inder Singla said that besides breaking the world record in eight days, the ‘Ambassadors of Hope’ competition has successfully served its purpose by nurturing skills of students in a positive manner.
Divulging further details, Mr. Vijay Inder Singla said that as many as 1,05,898 school going students have shared their videos in eight days for ‘Ambassadors of Hope’, the campaign which was launched for students of Punjab to share their creativity during lockdown. He categorically said, “Winners have been selected strictly on merit basis.”
The Cabinet Minister said that apart from a total 66 main prizes, as many as 1000 consolation prizes were also being given to the winners in all 22 districts under the ‘Ambassadors of Hope’.