Hyderabad: The Finals of VISHWADARSHAN “India and the World” Inter School Diplomacy Quiz competition organized by the Ministry of External Affairs, Branch Secretariat Hyderabad, was held today at the Glendale Academy, Sun city, here.
The themes for the finals were India and International affairs, UN and other Multilateral organizations, India’s Bilateral economic and cultural relations, Important milestones/events in Indian foreign policy. This special quiz program is part of the ministry of External Affairs Public Diplomacy and outreach activities. Its main aim is to introduce high school students to the world of diplomacy and ignite their interests in International affairs and India’s Foreign relations.
Of the thirty schools, Three schools from Vijayawada Nirmal Hruday, Atkinson Grammer school and St Mathew School Vijayawada, qualified for the finals while Three schools Delhi Public School, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and Glendale Academy from Hyderabad qualified. The Quiz competition was held on the Glendale Auditorium which was jam packed by children who encouraged all the participants throughout. After several rounds Nirmal Hruday School from Vijayawada won the Quiz competition 2019 while Delhi Public School came runners up.
The Chief guest for the Quiz competition H.E. Mr. Joel Reifman, Consul General of USA, Hyderabad gave away the 1stPrize of Rs.50,000 to the winners- Nirmal Hruday School ,and Rs 25,000 to the Runners up team of Delhi Public School, Hyderabad. The Guests of Honour were Suresh Chukkapalli, Hon’ry Consul General, Republic of Korea, Hyderabad. Suraj Singh Namdhari, Hon’ry Consul General of Lesotho distributed the Certificates and Momentoes to all the participants.
Dr.Vishnuvardhan Reddy , Regional Passport Officer thanked all the participants and the school management for their support in conducting the finals.