Winners of the 2016-17 nationwide ‘Tata Building India School Essay Competition’ called on the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, today (February 14, 2019) at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Speaking on the occasion, the President congratulated the winners of the school essay competition.
He noted that almost 4 million children from over 8,500 schools all over the country wrote an essay concerned with nation building in 13 languages. Among the 78 winners, he said, as many as 53 are girls.
The President noted that children wrote essays on global warming and what each one of us can do to avert climate change and protect the natural environment. He said that this topic relates to one of the biggest challenges facing humankind.
With so many children writing an essay on global warming and climate change, India, he felt, was investing in a generation that cares for the planet and our environment.
Photo: Rashtrapati Bhavan