Kohima, December 1 (MExN): An inter-collegiate elocution competition on energy conservation was organized by Don Bosco College, Kohima in collaboration with Nagaland state designated agency for energy conservation, Kohima at DBCK Campus on November 30.
It was informed in a press release that twelve colleges of Kohima district participated in the event. Yinjun C. Naam of Kohima Science College won the first position, Vesülü Rhakho, Don Bosco College Kohima secured the second position, and Milepo Vese of Model Christian College obtained the third position. The consolation prizes were awarded to Sanglekhamba of Japfü Christian College, Neipukhrienuo Pienyü of Baptist College, and Ghukrloli S.C Sumi of Kros College. The winners were given cash prize and certificates by the guest speaker. 1st Prize Rs 10000, 2nd Prize Rs 7000, 3rd Prize Rs. 5000 and three consolation prizes of Rs 1000 each
Er. I.V. Chishi Chief Electrical Inspector, NSDA, Kohima was the keynote speaker for the event. In his address he insisted the audience to save energy and this he did by requesting the organizers to put off the lights in the hall. He made the audience to realize that the sunlight is sufficient for the programme. Further he said that we must use God given light rather than artificial lights. It is highly energy saving to go for CFL or LED bulbs. By saving energy we can tell the next generation that “for your tomorrow we scarified our today.”
Dr. Imtinaro Longkumer did the role of the moderator. The judges for the competition were Meyimenl NSDA, Nedilhoutuo Neibu Sechü, Journalist, Eastern Mirror, and Benjong Longchar Vice President ANCSU.