NE provincial level science-math competition held
[TamilNet, Friday, 17 October 2003, 00:01 GMT]
The North East Provincial Department of Education held the first provincial level Science-Mathematics Quiz Competition for Grade 11 year students who have excelled in zonal level competitions. The winners of twenty-four zonal
level competitions participated at the provincial level competition held Wednesday in Trincomalee Sri Shanmuga Hindu Ladies College hall, sources said.
Provincial Education Ministry Secretary Mr.R.Thiagalingam, participating as the chief guest, said the standard of science and mathematics education in the northeast province has gone down considerably due to shortage of teachers for these subjects. This unhealthy trend should be arrested
without delay with proper planning.
The NE Education Ministry is working with an objective of creating a new generation of students with correct skill, he added.
Deputy Director of Education Ms. S.Vethanayagam made the welcome address. Provincial Director of Education Mr.S.Mahalingam also attended the event.
Master Ratnaraja Rahulan of Hartley College in Point Pedro became the provincial champion. Master Renganathan Gokulnath of Puttur Sri Somaskanda College became second.
Master Krishnakumar Thanikaikumaran of Trincomalee
Sri Koneswara Hindu College and Master Adamlebbe Rayees of Akkaraipattu Muslim Maha Vidiyalayam jointly shared the third place.
The Rainbow Minilab Ltd in Trincomalee sponsored the provincial level science-mathematics quiz competitions.
NE provincial level science-maths competition is in progress while winner's cups to be distributed are kept on the head table
Students who won the first three places are seen