delightful talent search competitions, held at various levels that
inspired the students as well as the public came to an end with
the splendid function on 6 January 2007. The 14 children who
represented the 14 districts in Kerala proved that they were
competent enough to meet any challenge. The fest, with the
intellectual lustre of the participants and the inimitable style
of presentation, gained the deserving attention. The competition
was held in five rounds-the Login round; media impact round; smart
& bold round, Feel and win round and the Fast track round. The
swing of scores after each round made the audience brim over with
excitement. At the end of the neck and neck race, Ms. Rinu
Sebastian, the class X student of C.C. P.L. M. Anglo-Indian High
School, Thevara, Ernakulam won the first place. Master Rajeev. S,
the class X student, B.E.M. Higher Secondary School, Palakkad and
Ms. Gayatri Krishnan, the Class X student of Mount Carmel H.S.
School, Kottayam won the 2nd and 3rd places respectively. Dr.
Ruble Raj, the famous Quiz Master in T.V. programmes, coordinated
The inaugural function started at 9.30 am in the Labour India
educational Research Centre.
Prof. S. Sivadas, Chief Editor, in his accomplished manner,
welcomed the gathering. He opined that the function was a
ceremonious gathering of real intellectuals. The function was
inaugurated by Sri. V.J. George Kulangara, the Chairman of the
Labour India Group. He said that education that can uphold values
is the most essential thing of modern times. Sri. Santhosh George
Kulangara, the Managing Director presided over the function. Sri.
M.J. Baby, Chief Editor, conveyed felicitations.
Sri. Ezhacheri Ramach-andran, the well-known Malayalam poet gave
away the prizes. He said that information Technology can achieve
its goal only when one has a real awareness of one’s motherland.
He indicated the importance of including our tradition and culture
in our curriculum. He quoted the advantages of the Gurukula system
Mr. Santhosh George Kulangara, honoured Dr. M Leelavathy, the boon
to Malayalam literature, by honouring her with a ponnada and a
In her reply Dr. Leelavathy said that unpredicted developments are
taking place in the field of Information Technology. We are
fortunate as we too are small links in that great process of
development. She requested everyone to acquire the maximum
knowledge in the short span of our life.
Sri. Santhosh George Kulangara presided over the valedictory
function. Sri. Rajesh George Kulangara welcomed the gathering and
Sri. A.U Rathish Kumar proposed the vote of thanks.
(in the middle)
The glittering star of Labour India Knowledge Fest 2007. Class X
student of C.C.P. L.M. Anglo Indian school Thevara, Ernakulam. Has
participated in many quiz competitions and won prizes.
The second prize winner of the knowledge fest.
A Class X student of B.E.M.H.S. school palakkad. Has won many
prizes in quiz competitions.
A Class X student of Mount carmel H.S. school, Kottayam. IIIrd
prize winner of the knowledge fest.
V.J. George Kulangara, Chairman
inaugurates the knowledge fest-2007,
by lighting the ‘Nilavilakku’.
Santhosh George Kulangara, Managing Director
is lighting the ‘Nilavilakku’. Prof. S. Sivadas
and M.J. Baby, chief Editors are with him
Ezhacheri Rama chandran,
the well- known Malayalam poet addresses
the audience in the valedictory function
A scene from the Quiz competition-
Dr. Ruble Raj makes some