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Education Dept. to provide Helicopter ride to Students

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Imphal, Nov 5

With funding from Samagra Shiksha State Implementing Society, state education society is going to provide an opportunity for a “Helicopter Ride” to the students studying in Classes IV – VIII of Government Schools.

For the students to be able to enjoy the “Helicopter Ride” they have to participate in a Zone-wise competition to be organized by the concerned the Zonal Education Officers (ZEO) in their respective Districts or Zones during the month of November.

The competition will be carried out in two categories from Classes IV-V and from Classes VI-VIII. The winners of these competition will be given “Helicopter Ride” the  From the category of Classes IV-V three best students and from category of Classes VI-VIII five students will be selected as winner. For each Zone only ten representatives inclusive of eight students, one teacher or guide and one representative of ZEO can be recommended.

The Zone-wise competitions under the broad theme ‘Know Your State’ in different literary activities of extempore speech, quiz or story telling of other communities or in any other way to help the children explore and understand the State better. Topics of the competition will be based on information and matters related to the State.

The Helicopter Ride will commence from the 14th November, 2019 on Children’s Day. The opportunity is being provided to the children to explore and understand the beautiful landscape and landmarks of the State in a unique way. Each Helicopter Ride will be of 20 minute duration.

William Gurumayum

William Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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