With an aim to promote environmental awareness among students a poster design competition for schoolchildren is being organised by Essar Foundation in association with The Hindu on Monday to mark Earth Day.

The poster design contest on the theme ‘Climate Change – Sustainability’ is being organised at the Conference Hall above AU Central Canteen, Andhra University. It is being held in two categories – Junior for students of classes 5{+t}{+h}to 7{+t}{+h}and Senior for students of classes 8{+t}{+h}to 10{+t}{+h}.

Those willing to participate can report at the venue by 9 a.m. on Monday for spot registration.

All the participants will be issued a certificate and there will be 1{+s}{+t}2{+n}{+d}and 3{+r}{+d}prizes in each category. The prize winners will be given a certificate of appreciation. Essar group is organising these events as part of their CSR initiative.