Deerwalk Institute of Technology organized an essay competition on 27th of February, 2012, in an effort to extend cooperation with colleges and to encourage the students to take part in extracurricular activities in addition to their academic endeavors. Out of seven given topics, one topic selected randomly was “How do you evaluate the role of IT in Nepal’s development? Do you like what you see now? What are your suggestions for improvement, if any?” The Honorable Minister of Science and Technology, Ms. Kalpana Dhamala, graced “Prize Distribution/ Closing Ceremony’ on 5th of March, 2012 by her presence as the Chief Guest of the event. She awarded the winners with medals, cash prizes and certificates, and also encouraged them to participate in such events throughout their academic career.
In all, ten colleges (+2 and A level), with science streams, participated in the competition. Altogether, twenty seven individuals took part in the essay competition.
The winners of the competition are:
Gold Medal + Cash Prize (Rs. 15,000) Winner: Mr. Bijay Gurung, Reliance International Academy
Silver Medal + Cash Prize (Rs. 10,000) Winner: Mr. Deepesh Duwadi, King’s College
Bronze Medal + Cash Prize (Rs. 5,000) Winner: Mr. Bishal Neupane, Kathmandu Model H.S School
The first prize winning college, Reliance International Academy, was awarded a trophy and certificate.
Following is the list of colleges that participated in the competition.
SN Name of Colleges Number of participants
1 Kathmandu Academy 3
2 Kathmandu Model HSS 3
3 King’s College 2
4 Lincoln College 3
5 Morgan Int’l College 3
6 Pentagon College 1
7 Reliance International Academy 3
8 Saipal Academy 3
9 Trinity International College 3
10 Universal College, Maitidevi 3