Essay, Speech competitions by GEF

Port Blair
8 Oct 2013

The Government Employees Federation conducted an Inter-School and Inter-College Essay and Speech competition in the Model School auditorium recently on the eve of the 31st annual conference of the federation scheduled to be held on Oct 26 at 9.30 am in the Marine Recreation Hall, Mohanpura. Dr N Rajavel, HOD (Commerce), JNRM was the chief guest and chief judge for the competition in which altogether, 73 students participated. The competition was conducted in two languages, Hindi and English on the topic "Role of Union, Association and Federation in the Society" for the inter-school event and "Importance of Union, Association and Federation in the present Scenario" for the inter-college category. Mr S K Majumdar, General Secretary, GEF and Mr E V Rao, Instructor, ITI were the other two judges for the event. Mr P Kannan, President and the Vice Presidents of GEF, Mr H A Siddiqe, Mr  N Venkatratnam, Mr Shyam Karan were also present on the occasion.

In the Speech competition (English), Miss Safina, Miss Pushpa and Miss Karishma Kumari secured the first three positions in the Senior category, while Miss Zeba     Naaz and Miss Samiksha Eam emerged joint winners in the Junior category. Ms Ashwini Sudeep and Ms Aditya bagged the second and third positions. In the Speech competition (Hindi), Ms Priya Devi bagged the first prize in the senior category, while Ms PSM Gayatri, Ms S Malathi and Ms Prantik Panja secured the first, second and third positions in the junior division.  The result of the essay competition will be declared on the day of the conference. The prizes for the winners of the competition will be given during the GEF conference.

In his address, Dr Rajavel congratulated the winners and said that every participant has done well. He motivated students to participate in such competitions to improve their knowledge. Mr Kannan explained in detail about the role and importance of Union, Association and Federation in the society. He said that the students play a vital role in the modern society and nation building. Mr S K Majumdar explained the functioning of Government Employees Federation in A&N Islands. He also proposed the vote of thanks.