‘Prabhathi’, a general quiz program for differently abled children was organized as part of Computer Society of India (CSI) student branch activity on February 18, 2016. About 450 CSI student members volunteered to organize the event and over 30 students were assigned to assist each school.
For Prabhathi, a Corporate Social Responsibility event, 150 differently abled students from various special schools in the city, accompanied by their parents and caretakers, participated in the quiz program. The quiz was divided into three categories-Junior, Senior and Super senior, based on the age of the participants. It consisted of three rounds based on topics like cartoons, films, sports etc.
Bri. Anaghamrita Chaithanya inaugurated the Quiz Competition by lighting the lamp. Dr. U. Krishnakumar, welcomed the gathering. The main aim of the event was to give an opportunity for the differently abled students to exhibit their talents to the main stream.
Swami Purnamritananda Puri blessed the valedictory function. The chief guest was Dr. Gitanjali Natarajan, Head of the Department of Clinical Psychology at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS). Prof.Santhosh Kumar from CUSAT who is the CSI secretary of the Cochin Chapter was also present. All participants were awarded gifts, certificates and mementos, and each school was given fruit and flower saplings as a token of gratitude. Samskriti, the campus cultural forum, also volunteered generously towards the program.