Education Diary

Young Authors' Hunt on

Max Life Insurance has announced igenius Young Authors' Hunt for children under 15 years. The initiative aims to promote writing talent among kids that will culminate in a book. The book will be published by Rupa Publications India which will also be providing editorial support for the book. Eminent authors Chetan Bhagat and Ruskin Bond will be part of the jury. Meanwhile, the third edition of igenius scholarships also culminated recently with the 27 top winners being rewarded at the grand finale in Gurgaon. igenius scholarship III witnessed the participation of almost 4.9 lakh children across different age groups and Max Life Insurance gave away cash prizes worth Rs 1.1 crore, including two top scholarships of Rs10 lakh each.

National Employability Conclave held

The National Employability Conclave, 2012, was organised by Aspiring Minds in collaboration with Dun and Bradstreet in the city on Friday. Hyderabad, Delhi, Bengaluru and Kolkata were the other cities where the conclave was held. Over 500 colleges across India participated in the conclave. Eminent industry heads such as Shahina Islam, associate vice president - HR, Zensar Technologies Limited and Dr. S V Bhave, vice-president - HR, Bharat Forge Limited, were some of the spokespersons present at the conclave.

Compiled by Ardhra Nair

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