Staff Reporter

TIRUCHI: Anna Science Centre-Planetarium in Tiruchi, in association with the Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre, Chennai, and Department of Atomic Energy, will organise quiz and essay competitions on its premises as part of the Atomic Week celebrations.

Quiz for schools

The quiz competition will be held for school students and the essay contest for college students, at the Centre on February 18.

Participants in the quiz contest on the theme `Energy with special reference to nuclear energy' could answer either in English or Tamil.

Schools could nominate two teams, each comprising a student from Class IX and XI, before February 16, the Project Director of the Centre, R. Madhavan said in a press release issued here on Saturday.

Essay contest for colleges

A regional-level essay competition would also be held at the Centre for college students on the topic `Role of atomic energy in the development of a nation and in serving human needs."

Finalists of the competitions will be called for final rounds of the competitions to be held at the Centre.

For further details, contact R. Madhavan, Project Director, Anna Science Centre Planetarium, Tiruchi - 7. Phone: 2332190 and 2331921.