Glass Protects

say India's young people

‘Glass Protects'… says School Children

August 12, 2020, Delhi: To commemorate International Youth Day, The All India Glass Manufacturers' Federation (AIGMF) invited online entries from children between 7-16 years to participate in the ‘Drawing Competition 3.0' on the theme “Glass Protects”. Former Presidents, Mr. Sanjay Somany, Mr. Sanjay Ganjoo and Mr. S C Bansal were jury members who judged top 3 drawings out of 3,000 entries received from schools across India.

·        1st Prize (Rs. 15,000) was given to Tanuj Samaddar aged 15 years, 10th class student of SERS Public School (District Kamrup), Assam

·        2nd Prize (Rs. 10,000) was given to Priyal Singh aged 13 years, 8th class student of Global City International School, Bangalore

·        3rd Prize (Rs. 5,000) was given to S. Christy Laura aged 14 years, 9th class student of Sri Akilandeswari Vidyalaya, (Trichy) Tamil Nadu

A formal award ceremony will be held in parallel with the virtual Annual General Meeting of the AIGMF on Sept 15, where an online exhibition of select drawings will also be unveiled that will form a part of a touring exhibition on the theme ‘Glass Protects'.

Mr. Sanjay Somany (Chairman & Managing Director- HNG & Inds. Ltd.) said, “as the National Apex Body of the Glass Industry, the AIGMF undertakes socially responsible steps as a voluntary service to society, thereby bringing increased awareness of Glass being a safe and 100% recyclable packaging and building material”.

Mr. Sanjay Ganjoo (Chief Operating Officer- Asahi India Glass Ltd.) said, “under these challenging circumstances The All India Glass Manufacturers' Federation takes responsibility to work on safeguard of human kind by bringing young children together through a drawing competition for awareness about what glass can do to keep us safe from current Pandemic. We at AIGMF will continue to work on the use of glass for the safety of human beings as our core responsibility”.

Mr. S C Bansal (Managing Director- Adarsh Kanch Udyog Pvt. Ltd.) said, “some very good drawings were received from students across India and judging the winners was not that easy. I am sure everyone will appreciate the artwork when it becomes a part of an online exhibition”.

First 200 entries will be given a glass water bottle (specially manufactured by Hindustan National Glass & Industries Ltd.), with Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan (Clean India Campaign) logos”.

Press Release and Winning entries 1st Prize | 2nd Prize | 3rd Prize can be viewed at  

Last Updated: 18/08/2020
Author: John Parker
Labels: Other News

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