9th Edition of Nanhi Chaan

12 October 2022


The Scindia School hosted the Grand Finale of the 9th Edition of the Nanhi Chaan National School Essay Writing Contest. 17 finalists from schools across 11 States competed for the top spot. The topic for this year’s contest was ’Indian culture what does it mean?’ and saw participation from 30000 students representing 200 schools spread across the length and breadth of the country. The semi-finals of the contest were held on 10 October 2022, wherein the shortlisted finalists had to write an essay on the topic- "How important is the freedom of the press". In the evening, the judges interacted with the participants so as to know them better in an informal setting. On 11 October 2022, the grand finale of the same was held. Brass Band performance, the group discussion, cultural programme including the wonderful dance performance and the musical bonanza, all added to the splendour of the event. Sumaya Beri fromThe Vasant Valley School and Kshemaahna Nagi from the Vidyashilp Academy, Bengaluru were adjudged the Winner and Runner Up respectively.
The finale was graced by Mr Harpal Singh - Chairman, Nanhi Chhaan Foundation; Mr Rajendra Pawar - Patron, Nanhi Chhaan, Ms Sharmila Bakshi – HOD Vasant Valley, Mr G Parthasarathy - Diplomat; Mr Deepak Kapoor – Chairman, Save the Children India and eminent personalities from education and other fields.
Speaking about the event, His Highness Jyotiraditya M Scindia said, “We at The Scindia School are pleased to host the ninth edition of Nanhi Chhaan National School Essay Contest 2022. Apart from providing the best infrastructure for learning, our endeavour has always been to not only impart knowledge but also to instill strong ethics and a sense of community wellbeing and focus on a holistic and all-round development of our children who will create a positive influence on society going forward.”