Chandigarh, February 12
To honour the intellect of children with special needs, a state-level talent hunt prize distribution ceremony was held at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 10, here today.
The ceremony was organised by Samagra Shiksha, Education Department, Chandigarh.
The event was dedicated to a girl child with special needs, Prerna, from GMSSS, Dhanas. She was the ambassador for the Education Department, Chandigarh, and CCPCR. Tributes were paid posthumously to Prerna by Rubinderjit Singh Brar, Director, School Education, and senior officers of the Education Department.
A documentary showing Prerna’s memorable journey and achievements was shown to the audience. Karuna of Class V spoke a few words in loving memory of Prerna who stood as the epitome of perseverance and determination.
Prerna mentor Neelam was acknowledged for her unparallel contribution. As many as 82 scholars were rewarded. — TNS