Star Education Manipur

STAR Education in collaboration with ZEO Imphal Zone I conducted a Talent Hunt Program for Rising Stars

September 13, 2023

STAR Education Relief Outreach engages with 2000+ Children in over 37 Relief Camps in Manipur

ZEO Imphal West in collaboration with STAR Education conducted a Painting Competition for the Children at Lamboi Khongnangkhong Trade Expo Center relief camp on Friday, July 28, 2023. The competition was conducted as a part of STAR Education Relief Outreach and aimed to give a sense of normalcy to the children affected by the present situation in Manipur.

Around 150+ children took part in the competition carried out in four (4) different categories:

  • Pre Primary to Class 2 (Theme: Your favourite fruit/flower/vegetable)
  • Class 3 – Class 5 (Theme: Keeping my school clean)
  • Class 6 – Class 8 (Theme: Conservation of energy)
  • Class 9 – Class 10 (Theme: Pollution free environment)

Pic: (Left) ZEO Sucheta Khumukcham speaking to the media

Sucheta Khumukcham, ZEO Imphal West,  said, “The Talent Hunt Program is organised to provide a platform for the young students, affected by the present unrest situation in Manipur, to showcase their talent in painting and a creative medium for emotional and psychological healing to the displaced children currently taking refuge at the Lamboi Khongnangkhong Trade Expo Centre Relief Camp.”

Group picture of ZEO, STAR Education team and winners 

Padma Guru Rewben Mashangva performed at the event as a way of cheering up everyone present, especially people taking refuge at the Lamboi Khongnangkhong Trade and Expo Centre Relief Camp. His song carried the message to love one another and violence is not something that we should be encouraged to do. 

Pic : Padma Guru Rewben Manhangva performing

The winners of the competition were as follows:

Group A

1st Place: Th Lanchenba (class 2)

2nd Place: N. Nikita (class 2)

3rd Place:  M Soya (class 2)

Group C

1st Place:  N. Thounganba (class 7)

2nd Place: Raj (class 7)

3rd Place: Ningthoujam Babysana (class 8)

Group B

1st Place: Ksh Yaiphaba (class 5)

2nd Place: Th. Dhanaraj (class 3)

3rd Place: Medrina (Class 3)

Group D

1st Place: Moirangthem Sujalata (class 10)

2nd Place: M. Abungthoi Singh (class 10)

3rd Place: RK Prithinganba Singh (class 10)

The event gave a sense of hope and encouraged the students to not sway away from education even with the present unrest situation in the State. ZEO Imphal West ended with the note to collaborate more with STAR Education in the future.