INDIAN COAST GUARD CONDUCTED QUIZ COMPETITION

INDIAN COAST GUARD CONDUCTED QUIZ COMPETITION

INDIAN COAST GUARD CONDUCTED QUIZ COMPETITION

Chennai, 11th Jan 2018

            To commemorate the 42ndRaising Day of Indian Coast Guard, a Quiz Competition was conducted on board Indian Coast Guard Ship Sagar under the aegis of Coast Guard Wives Welfare Association(East) with an aim to spread awareness amongst the school children about Indian Coast Guard and to motivate them to join Indian Coast Guard.   Twenty three teams from sixteen schools in the city with students from class IX to XII participated in the Quiz competition. Mr. T.K. Mohan of Indian Railways, the Quiz master for the event, conducted the quiz in two rounds of preliminary and finals.

            Six teams were selected for an exciting and challenging final round.Army Public School, Nandambakkam was adjudged the proud winner of the competition. SBOA School, Anna Nagar and Kendriya Vidyalaya, Anna Nagar were the first and second runners up. The winners were awarded with trophy and gift hampers by the Chief Guest, Mrs. Nidhi Bargotra, President, Tatrakshika (East). The uniqueness of the Indian Coast Guard Quiz is that it was conducted on board ship. In addition to general trivia the quiz also had a special round of questions focusing on Indian Coast Guard, maritime security, oceanic geography and ecology.

* * * *

 TS/SK/GN/01/2017