Thursday, March 29, 2012Mr.
Neeraj Sumeet Shekhar
a student of GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam, has been awarded the First Prize in The 55
India Essay Competitionfor College Students conducted by the Forum of Free Enterprise, during 2011-12.The Second Prize has been awarded to Ms. Vishakha M. Vartak of BrihanMaharashtra College of Commerce, Pune; the Third to Ms. Shilpa Sarvani Ravi of GITAMSchool of International Business, Visakhapatnam; and the Fourth to Ms. Tanvi Lehru of Thakur College of Science & Commerce, Mumbai.
Consolation Prizes have been awarded to Ms. Nanda Chaudhari of St. Mira’s College
for Girls, Pune; Ms. Mitali P. Naik of D.J. Sanghvi College of Engineering, Mumbai; Mr.Sangati Prudvi Rajareddy of GITAM School of International Business, Visakhapatnam; Mr. P.Sakthi Arunkumar of
Virudhunagar Hindu Nadars’ Senthikumara Nadar College,
Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu; and Ms. Aditi Singh of Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi.
The subject for the Competition was “Capitalizing India’s Demographic Advantage”.
This Competition is being sponsored by Jyoti Limited, Vadodara, since 1957, with a view toencouraging college students to think and write on topical economic subjects. (The essayfollows in next page)Entries had been received from colleges and management students around thecountry and were judged by a panel comprising: Mr. Raghavendra G. Katoti, SeniorEconomist, Tata Services Ltd; Mr. Raghav Narsalay, India Lead, Accenture Institute for HighPerformance; and Ms. Sampada S. Palkar, Human Resources Professional.Swati Kapadia