Coimbatore

Science fair concludes, cash awards given

The National Science and Technology Fair organised by Coimbatore District Small Industries Association (Codissia) drew to a close on Saturday, with six exhibits of school and college students bagging cash awards.

In the ‘Colleges’ category, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, won the first place with a cash award of ₹ 50,000. Kongu Arts and Science College, Erode, and KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, won the second and third prizes, with cash awards of ₹ 40,000 and ₹ 30,000 respectively.

Delhi Public School, Coimbatore, came first in the ‘Schools’ category, and won a cash award of ₹ 25,000. Bannari Amman Public School, Sathyamangalam, and Vadanta International School, Jaipur, Rajasthan, came second and third, winning ₹ 20,000 and ₹ 15,000 respectively.

Commodore Ashok Rai, Commanding Officer of INS Agrani, Coimbatore, was the chief guest. E. David, Officer-in-Charge, Aircraft and Engine Holding Unit at INS Agrani, Coimbatore, was the guest of honour. They presented prizes to the winning teams in the presence of R. Ramamuthy, president of Codissia, and C. Muthusami, chairman, National Science and Technology Fair, a press release said. The three-day fair saw the participation of nearly 160 schools and colleges from Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan displaying about 1,200 exhibits.

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