Srinagar, Oct 21: Green Valley Educational Institute (GVEI) Srinagar on Saturday hosted a business quiz competition, aimed at evaluating critical thinking, creativity, innovation, and real-world experience among students.
The event saw active participation from 12 prominent schools of the valley, which include Delhi Public School (DPS) Srinagar, DPS Anantnag, Caset School, Government Boys Higher Secondary Soura, Government Higher Secondary School Khaniyar, Islamia Higher Secondary School, SRM Welkin School Sopore, SP School Srinagar, Green Valley Educational Institute, Green Land School, Kashmir Harvard, and Army Public School.
The competition featured five intense rounds, with each round consisting of three challenging questions for every participating team. The grand finale, however, upped the ante with two demanding questions for each competing group.
Addressing the gathering at the event, Principal GVEI M D Zargar expressed the primary objective behind organizing such a competition. He emphasized the importance of engaging students in activities beyond the confines of the classroom, aiming to prepare them for future challenges and competitions.
“We want to groom the students for the future, as such events provide invaluable exposure to students, equipping them to tackle the challenges that lie ahead,” he said.
As the competition reached its exciting conclusion, Delhi Public School (DPS) Srinagar emerged triumphant, securing the first position. The host school, Green Valley Educational Institute, showcased their prowess by clinching the second position, while Kashmir Harvard School displayed their knowledge and skills to grab the third position.
Prof. G.M Sangmi, Head of the Department commerce at Kashmir University was the Chief Guest while the Chairman Srinagar Chapter of Cost Accountants of India Bashir Masoudi was the guest of honour.
Both the guests encouraged the students to learn new skills and keep on upgrading themselves to compete in the new world. They also focused on providing information related to the career opportunities especially in the field of commerce.
While congratulating the host school for organizing such event they encouraged other schools to find new ways of indulging students in learning concepts beyond classrooms.
This business quiz competition not only tested the intellectual capabilities of the participating students but also provided a platform for schools to foster healthy competition and collaborative learning.