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Airtel celebrates Children’s Day
Dimapur, Nov 16 (npn):
Published on 16 Nov. 2009 11:29 PM IST
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Bharti Airtel, India’s leading mobile services provider organised a day long programme on November 14 to mark Children’s Day 2009. On this day Airtel organised children across the North East Region, in both urban and rural areas, to participate in drawing contests that will showcase their talent. It reached to all the children across the North Eastern Region in more than 500 locations. Drawing Competitions on the theme of environment - “Clean North East, Green North East” were organized in a grand manner simultaneously in all the 7 States of the North East. The programmes encouraged children of Airtel Employees, Airtel Customers, channel partners, vendors and the less privileged children in the society to take part in the competitions. More than 30000 children – under privileged and children living in far flung areas, living in various shelters and institutions have been encouraged to take part in the Airtel On the Spot Drawing Competition across the Region were held in more than 600 schools simultaneously. Sudipto Choudhury, Chief Operating Officer, Bharti Airtel NESA expressed his happiness to be involving Airtel in encouraging a large number of children across the North Eastern Region in bringing out their latent talents. “Through this programme we want to bring about an awareness in our future generation on the need for preservation of our environment. Our plan is to showcase the talent of these children through various activities – an art exhibition, Airtels New Year Calendar & New Year Cards” he stated. During the day long programme, children from underprivileged sections of the community, school students, children of Airtel customers, channel partners, vendors and employees participated in drawing and painting programmes organised in the different schools. It may be mentioned here that Airtel had last year successfully organised Sit –and-Draw competitions across the region and is for the second year in succession, organising a grand Childrens Day.

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