Motithang MSS wins the essay competition which was organized by Indian Embassy
To select the best of the best amongst the students and to commemorate the 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo of Bhutan, Nehru Wangchuck Cultural Centre, Embassy of India, Thimphu organized an essay competition amongst the Middle and Higher Secondary Schools of Thimphu Thromde on the topic: “His Majesty the Fourth King: Bhutan’s Neighborhood Policy”.
The essay competition was conducted on the spot on 3rd November, 2014 and during the competition, a total of 143 students from 12 schools participated in the essay competition.
During the award ceremony, the Indian Ambassador to Bhutan, His Excellency Gautam Bambawale said, the Embassy of India in Bhutan was very impressive with the high quality of essay that has been received from over 140 participants in the competition.
“This speaks the volume of about students and their ability at Schools in Thimphu”, he added.
He further added that today while we will have few winners, all of the participants must remember that each and every one who participated in this essay competition and many of you who are present in this ceremony had every chances of winning this completion.
“The excellent quality of essay that we received have also speaks that the quality of education in Bhutan”, said the Ambassador.
He further said that the very fact that education receives such high priority in Bhutan.
Tshering Yangzom, a Class XI Science student from Yangchenphug Higher Secondary School who received the third prizes said that today she is very happy to receive such prizes and she doesn’t have particular words to express my feeling at this moment.
“I am very happy that I am one of the prize recipient and I would like to thank the Indian Embassy for organizing such competition and again I would like to thank to my parents and to my teachers for giving me full support”, she added.
She further added that, “I am very happy to be one of the prize recipient but for me what is more important is the participation” and she suggested that everyone to participate in the competitions than whatever it is participation is more important than the winning.
While, first prize for the essay competition was taken away a cash prize of Nu. 25,000 by Mr. Ngawang Gyeltshen, a Class XII student from Motithang Higher Secondary School, second prize was taken away a cash prize of Nu. 15,000 by Ms. Kinga Tashi Wangmo, a class IX student from Motithang Higher Secondary school and third prizes was taken away a cash prizes of Nu.10,000 by Ms. Tshering Yangzom, a class XI student from Yangchenphug Higher Secondary School.
Besides that, Nu 4,000 each as a consolation prize winner was awarded to five participants.
Meanwhile, the prize distribution function for the winners was held on 3rd December 2014 at the India House and the His Royal Highness Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck graced the occasion.
Mr. Ngawang Gyeltshen of Mothithang HSS won the 1st Prize in the essay competition organized by the Embassy of India on the topic: “His Majesty the Fourth King : Bhutan’s Neighborhood policy “