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CBSE & Adobe India announce winners of Creativity Challenge

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Jan 21, 2020, 1:35 pm IST
Updated : Jan 21, 2020, 1:35 pm IST

Commemorating Gandhian values across 20,000 plus schools in India, the contest aimed at spurring creative expression among students.

Launched in October 2019 honouring the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Creativity Challenge is the first-of-its-kind contest.
 Launched in October 2019 honouring the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Creativity Challenge is the first-of-its-kind contest.

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Adobe India today announced the winners of Creativity Challenge, after concluding its final round of judgement in the National Capital Region (NCR) today. Launched in October 2019 honouring the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Creativity Challenge is the first-of-its-kind contest designed towards encouraging students from across 20,000 CBSE affiliated schools to showcase their creative expression, digital skills, and personal vision depicting how Gandhian values can help the world today prosper.

Springdales School (Pusa Road, New Delhi), Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (Ahmednagar, Maharashtra) and East Point School (Vasundhara Enclave, New Delhi) emerged as winners among 4,500 plus schools across India that submitted project entries using various Adobe Creative Cloud tools. They were honoured for their creative work in a felicitation ceremony in the presence of Shantanu Narayen, Chairman, President and CEO of Adobe. While the winning teams in the three defined grade categories will be given an all-expenses-paid trip to Adobe’s global headquarters in California, USA, the top nine schools will win an annual subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud to further their creative potential for long term growth.

The CBSE - Adobe Creativity Challenge saw the participation of students from 6th Grade through to 12th Grade, where they leveraged Adobe Creative Cloud tools to prepare and submit creative projects across nine themes related to sustainable development goals and life of Mahatma Gandhi. The winning team was selected by an elaborate panel of judges representing India’s educational, business and creative landscape - including Dr. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman of AICTE, R. Ramanan, Additional Joint Secretary & Mission Director at NITI Aayog, Prakash Sharma, CFO, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Kamal Bali, MD & President of Volvo Group, Ravinder Pal Singh, CIO of Vistara, and Nandita Abraham, President of Pearl Academy, among others.

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