GUWAHATI, June 5 � Celebrating 2011 as the International Year of Chemistry and coinciding with the 150th birth anniversary of Acharya PC Roy, a quiz competition on Chemistry was held recently at the Regional Science Centre, Guwahati, a press release said.
The quiz, held among Class VIII, IX and X students, was jointly organised by the Regional Science Centre, Guwahati and Department of Chemistry, B Borooah College, Guwahati.
The winning teams were � Indra Yudh Bandyopadhyay and Souradeep Bhattacharjee, Class X of KV, Khanapara and Raafius Saleh Choudhury and Hashid Zaman, Class X of Don Bosco School, Panbazar, Guwahati.
Both the teams will represent the State at the zonal level to be held at Kolkata on July 15. Altogether 34 teams representing 34 different schools participated in the keenly contested event. The prize distribution ceremony was attended by Prof SK Choudhury, Director, ASTEC, Dr Dinesh Baishya, principal, B Borooah College, V Sharma, project coordinator, Regional Science Centre and A Devi, head of the Department of Chemistry, B Borooah College. Quizmaster Dhruvarka Deka of the IOCL impressed the audience with his style, the release added.