Panaji: March 11, 2016 … Miss Gauri Pandurang Shetye and Mast. Raghunath Pundalik Asnodkar of Dnyan Prasarak Mandal, Bicholim Mulgao secured the first place at the All Goa Inter Collegiate quiz contest on welfare schemes of the government organized by Department of Information and Publicity to commemorate completion of four years to the State Government at a function held at Institute Menezes Braganza hall in the city yesterday.

The Second Place went to Mr Akash Arun and Mr Zibane Paes of  Damodar Higher Secondary School of  Science Margao whereas the third place was bagged by Mr Akshay Hosmani and Miss Vrushika Kauthankar of V.M Salgaoncar College of Law, Miramar.

The winners were awarded a cash prize of Rs 10,000 and a trophy while the runners up had to be content with Rs 7,500 and a trophy. The winners of the third place were awarded a cash prize of Rs 5,000 and a trophy. The winners of the two consolation prizes namely Mr. Onkar and Mr. Denzil of Don Bosco College Panaji Miss Karishma Lavu Raul and Miss Priya Kudav of Sant Sohirobanath Ambiye, Government College of Arts and Commerce, Virnoda, Pernem Goa were also given prizes of Rs. 2000 and Rs 1000 respectively.

About 30 colleges from different parts of the state participated in the first ever quiz contest organized on the theme “Welfare Schemes of the Government” in the state which was aimed at disseminating information on Government Schemes, Policies, Programmes and creating awareness amongst the Student Community and teaching faculty for propagation of welfare schemes of the Government.

Chief Minister Shri Laxmikant Parsekar, Speaker of the  Goa Legislative Assembly Shri Anant Shet,  Dr Pramod Sawant  M.L.A. and Chairman of GSIDC, Shri Siddharth Kuncolienker, MLA and Chairman of EDC, Shri Sudhir Mahajan Secretary, Information and Publicity and Shri Jayant Tari, Director, Information and Publicity gave away prizes to the winners


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