Gangtok, 23 Aug:

District Level theme-based Folk dance competition was organised by SCERT in collaboration with DIET under National Population Education Project on adolescent population at Modern Senior Secondary School today.

The chief guest for the occasion was Director Primary Education cum SPD, SSA, HRDD, Bhim Thatal. The programme was also attended d by JD, SCERT and officials from HRDD and SCERT. The judges were Dr. Kulzon Lama (School Health Department), Banita Lagun (Culture Department) and Durga Shrestha (Lecturer, DIET).

The programme was coordinated by Ranju Pradhan (State Project Coordinator for National Population Education Project) and Tshering Wangdi Bhutia (District coordinator). Eight schools from East district participated in the competition wherein the first position was taken by Modern Senior Secondary School followed by Singtam Senior Secondary School in second position.

These two schools will be participating in a state level competition to be held on 30 Aug. The Project Coordinator has extended her deepest gratitude to the chief guest, HRDD officials, esteemed judges, teacher escorts, students and Modern School family for extending all possible help.