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Father-son team to represent Coimbatore at finals of Dell Champs

L N Revathy Coimbatore | Updated on January 16, 2018

Gautam Saikrishnan from PSG Public School and his father Sujit Kumar will represent Coimbatore in the national finals of the Dell Champs 2016 slated for next month.

The duo, who emerged winners at the city level in the fifth edition of this competition, were among the 45 teams from 25 schools that participated in the contest here.

The quiz contest is being conducted in 2,000 schools across 45 cities, for students studying in classes V, VI and VII. The team includes a parent or sibling and the child (student).

P Krishnakumar, Vice-President, Consumer and Small Business, Dell India, said the company had doubled the strength of student-parent participation this year, and looked forward to making Dell Champs a nationwide activity.

“The programme is in line with Dell's (recently launched pan-India) PC for education initiative – Dell Aarambh. This year, under Dell Aarambh, the contest has been extended to students across 20 additional cities online,” he said

The on-ground cities include Meerut, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Patna, Guwahati, Coimbatore, Madurai, Ahmedabad, Baroda, Raipur, Jaipur, Nagpur, Pune, Nasik, Bhubaneswar, Jabalpur, Jamshedpur, Vizag, Vijayawada, Dharwad, Hubli and Mysore.

The online cities include Delhi, Agra, Aligarh, Kanpur, Allahabad, Shillong, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Aurangabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Warangal, Hyderabad, Kolhapur, Shimoga, Bangalore, Chennai, Pondicherry, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram.

Published on September 09, 2016

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