First state level Ramanujan quiz-News Report
INTER – SCHOOL STATE LEVEL QUIZ COMPETITION ON THE LIFE AND WORKS OF SRINIVASA RAMANUJAN
As part of its year-long Srinivasa Ramanujan Quasquicentennial Celebrations, SASTRA University organized a state level inter school quiz competition on Life and Works of Srinivasa Ramanujan at its centre in Kumbakonam named after the great mathematical prodigy Srinivasa Ramanujan on January 20, 2013. 84 teams representing 33 schools from various parts of the State participated in the competition Dr. Sumanth C Raman, Advisor, Life Sciences and Health Care Practice, TCS conducted the quiz. The University awarded the first, the second & the third prize winners and the respective schools with cash award of Rs. 1 Lakh, Rs.50,000 and Rs.25,000 each. Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Sr. Sec. School, Nungambakkam bagged the first prize. D.A.V. Boys Sr. Sec. School and A.M.M. Matric. Hr. Sec. School, Chennai won the second prize. The third prize was won by Kendriya Vidyalaya, Thanjavur and D.A.V. Boys Sr. Sec. School, Chennai. As this was the first state level Ramanujan quiz, the University magnanimously awarded two second and third prizes without dividing the prize money.