Chandigarh: Kautilya Pandit, more commonly known as the Google boy from Panchkula won the first season of Single Digit Prodigy held at Panjab University, organized by the social welfare organization, Rotaract Himalayan.
The event witnessed kids from all over India participate in this national level declamation contest, but, only one of them could bag the grand prize of 10,000 rupees.
Chandigarh Mayor, Mr. ArunSood, was Chief Guest of the event. Speaking on the occasion he said, “I am extremely elated to see such young talent brimming in the country and congratulate the organizers for coming up with this idea”.
Prodigies like Shyan Jamal, a four-year-old cricketer- the youngest in the world, Rujhaan Choudhary, nine years old author of the book “NanhePankhon Ki Udaan”, Sehajdeep, nine years old memory master declared as Asia’s wonder kid, were a part of this competition among many others. Interestingly, this declamation contest was named “Single Digit Prodigy” because all participants’ ages are in single digits, i.e., they are either nine years old or below.
Rotaract Himalayan, the organizing entity of this event is a social service organization that works for the upliftment of community standards. The majority of the projects taken up by this organization are aimed at developing underprivileged schools around the tricity.
These developed schools are then called “Happy School” under Rotary India Literacy Mission. All projects are dedicated to improving literacy rate and the quality of education in our country.
Around 250 children from various schools around tricity took inspiration from these prodigies in their respective fields”, said Sahil Sharma, the head organizer of the event.
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