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Quiz, exhibition, plantation on June 5

In commemoration with the World Environment Day, the People's Friend Foundation, in association with Pollution Control Board and Arena Animation, Panbazar, is organizing Second Prize money ‘ENVIRO-QUIZ-2013’, among high and higher secondary school students of the state on 5th of June at the District Library Auditorium, Guwahati and All Assam Environment Photography Exhibition and Competition, titled 'NATURE THROUGH THE LENS-2013' at State Art Gallery from  July 8-12.

The Quiz will be on Environment and nature, Bio-Diversity, Ecology, Zoology, Botany, and other related subjects and the medium of it will be in English and Assamese. The competition will be on two categories: Group A: Class V to Class VII and Group B: Class VIII to Class XII. Maximum of three teams from the same school in each category will be allowed to participate. Each team will consist of two students. Joining fee for each team is Rs 100.

The Chief Quiz Master will be Professor Dilip Kumar Baruah, Reputed Quiz Master and Former Professor of Cotton College. There will be cash prizes and other attractive gifts and certificates for the Final Winner teams and rest two teams in each category.

The Photography competition is open to any participant from any age group from the state of Assam. The theme of photographs should be Nature, wildlife, environment, bio-diversity etc. A participant can contribute a maximum of two photographs for the Competition. All photographs must have the minimum size of A4 and maximum size of A3, and be printed in good quality Photo Paper. The participant must submit a CD with the original file of the photographs.

A total of 100 Photographs will be selected for final Exhibition Cum Competition after Screening by the Judges. A total of five photographs out of the 100 will be selected for attractive prizes. Joining Fee for the competition is Rupees One hundred only (Rs. 100/-). The Participants can deposit their joining fee in cash or in the form of a Demand Draft or Cheque in Favour of People’s Friend Foundation, Guwahati to Chairman, People's Friend Foundation, C/O. Arena Animation, Panbazar, Guwahati-1. For details participants can contact over phone at 98540-37579/94351-4615 or can e-mail at

Meanwhile, People's Friend Foundation, in association with Canon India Pvt Ltd is also organising a Plantation Drive in Guwahati. The planation will start at 8 am on June 5 at the Handique Girls' College Hostel at Dighalipukhuri followed by the District Library, Guwahati, and the Asom Sahitya Sabha campus. Interested citizens can come to the above mentioned venues and join in the plantation drive. People can collect saplings from the organisers to plant in their own homes/lands also.

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