The Telegraph
Friday , March 28 , 2014
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Stress on girl education

One school took up the initiative of women empowerment, while another gave away prizes to students for commendable performance in academics. Smita Kumar visits the institutes to catch the action

Raza International Girls’ School

Event: Inaugural ceremony of school and a discussion on girl education

Duration: Around two hours

Special attraction: Principal Shahina Khan said the school had been inaugurated on the occasion of Bihar Divas with the motive to promote

education of girls. The education, according to the principal, would not be very expensive. Closed-circuit television cameras have already been installed

on the campus for safety of girls, while the school buses have been pre-fitted with global positioning system devices.


Event: Prize distribution ceremony

Duration: Thirty minutes

Special attraction: In the Vignan Visisht Chatra Puraskar ceremony, Ayush Anurag of Class XII won first prize worth Rs 50,000. Rohit Singh and Shivani Tanuja from the same class and stream were jointly awarded the second position. Mukul Kumar from Shanti Mission, Saharsa, and Mrinalini from DAV BSEB won consolation prizes. DAV principal Ramanuj Prasad and the director of Vignan

University, G.K. Rao, were also present on the occasion.