Gitanjali Devashray, the nodal school for the Secunderabad cluster of the climate EduXchange India Programme being implemented together by TERI and Dell, hosted the city level competitions of debate and quiz. Children from about 12 schools participated in the city finals and debated if political will is more important than public awareness to combat climate change. Lasya Venneti and Shreya Surana from Gitanjali Devashray stood winners while the second place went to the students from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan stood first in quiz competition. Ayesha Nousheen from Madina Public School won the first prize in painting competition while T.V.Aishwarya of Gitanjali Senior School stood second. Third prize went to A.Prashanti from St.Joseph's Public School. All winners received cash prizes. A four-day film-making workshop too was conducted in the school.

Jan Heritage school

Jain Heritage a Cambridge School at Kondapur, conducted its second Investiture Ceremony on Saturday in the school premises. S. Umapathy, the IGP-CID was the chief guest and gave charge to the house-masters of the four houses, Abhay, Ananth, Aditya and Anant. Head boy David led the school student council members who all received badges and sashes before taking oath.

Progress High School

The newly elected school cabinet of The Progress High School, Falaknuma led by Mohd. Kaleem and Shafia Amreen was installed recently by the Correspondent Mirza Mustafa Ali Baig.

In another event, select students from the school were trained as traffic commandos by the police and presented with blazers and badges.

Maharishi Vidya Mandir

Students and staff members of Maharishi Vidya Mandir participated in group meditation and bhajans conducted as part of Guru Purnima celebrations. Principal Vasanthy Parasuraman explained the importance of the festival.