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Mrigyen Sawant from City Pride School becomes first 'SEED IT Idol Junior 2014'


Pune (Dec. 23, 2014): The first ever ‘SEED IT Idol Junior 2014' contest in the field of Information Technology for all the school children of Standard VIII, IX & X was conducted by SEED Infotech Ltd. The final round of this competition was held at Annabhau Sathe Sabhagruha, Bibawewadi in the city on 22nd December.  Mrigyen Sawant from City Pride School, Pradhikaran turned out to be the first SEED IT Idol - Junior of the year 2014 amongst 6500 students who participated in this competition. The Managing Director and CEO of SEED Infotech Ltd. Mr. Narendra Barhate along with Executive Director Ms. Bharati Barhate presented him with the Tablet along with 100% discount voucher of SEED IT Wizard Course, SEED Branded Bag, T-Shirt and a Winners certificate.

The competition was held in three rounds – the first two were Pen & Paper Tests whereas the final round was conducted on stage at 'Annabhau Sathe Sabhagruha' through specially designed software by SEED Infotech, Pune. Out of 6500 students from 23 schools in and around Pune who participated in the competition; top ten were selected for the final round. Darshan Walchale of Blue Ridge Public School, Hinjewadi turned out to be the 1st runner up winning a camera and Sarang Rajguru from Indira National School, Wakad became the second runner up winning a smart phone during this competition.  They were also awarded with 100% discount voucher of SEED IT Wizard Course, SEED Branded Bag, T-Shirt and a Winners certificate.

"Our children have knowledge however they lack in necessary skills. We must analyse and understand their core interests and talents before we send them for any course. We are lucky to be one of the youngest countries of the world and we must tap their talent at younger age so that they can do wonders in future", said Mr. Narendra Barhate, MD & CEO of SEED Infotech while speaking on the occasion.

SEED Infotech Ltd. has been conducting ‘SEED IT Idol’ along with various Universities of Maharashtra. The sole purpose of this event has been to identify and reward the IT Talent within the students’ community. However, this year SEED Infotech Ltd. decided to take it to the school level by opening up this contest for the students of Std. VIII to X.