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School bags Microsoft Showcase Impact Award

School bags Microsoft Showcase Impact Award

Phagwara district secured 13th spot in Swachh Survekshan this year.

Kamla Nehru Public School, Phagwara, was recently announced the winner of the Microsoft Showcase School Biggest Impact Award for the ASIA Pacific Region for 2020-2021, the results of which were announced during the virtual showcase school summit by Microsoft Team, USA. The Asia Pacific region includes countries such as China, Japan, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, Philippines etc. Three biggest impact awards were declared last week to Kamla Nehru Public School (KNPS) from Asia Pacific region, Nikola Tesla STEM High School, USA from Americas and Zespól Szkól Technicznych im, Poland from Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The School Principal, Paramjeet Kaur Dhillon shared that Kamla Nehru Public School was a Microsoft Showcase School since 2015. The school impacted the exclusive international community through a worldwide RiseUp4SDGs project with 1064 educators, 131 panelist, 61 countries, 9525 students engaged with technology for SDGs Advocacy. The school invited heads of states, UN bodies, British Council, Govt entities, Principals, teachers and students to bring the world together with sustainability as a binding element. The President complimented the school for receiving the Microsoft Showcase School Biggest Impact award for the ASIA Pacific Region for the year 2020-2021.

district improves Swachhta ranking

Phagwara Municipal Corporation (MC) was recently awarded Cleanliness Award by the Central Government at a function organised at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi. Phagwara performed better in the annual Swachh Survekshan (Cleanliness Survey) conducted by the Central Government by securing 13th spot this time as compared to 79 in the previous year. The Local MLAs also appreciated Phagwara MC officials on this feat. MLA Balwinder Singh Dhaliwal said, Phagwara is the only city in the state that bagged this award in the Cleanliness Survey 2021.

Community marriage function organised

Intending to help families belonging to underprivileged section, Phagwara-based NGO, Helping Hands, along with Punjab Radio, London, on Sunday organised a community marriage function. Girls belonging to poor families were wedded in the ceremony. NRIs and people belonging to various religious and socila organisation contributed to the noble cause. TNS  

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