Henkel India announces Henkel Eco-petition for students on Environmental issues

Kolkata, Oct 19, 2010 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS) Henkel India Ltd, a leading business group, on Monday announced its national level paper presentation `Henkel Eco-petition’ for students on environmental issues.

The annual contest was started by Henkel India in 2005.

This year “Henkel Eco-petition” will address ways of reducing and reusing resources, which is the need of the hour. Titled “Reducing & reusing of resources in our daily lives” the competition is open to school students of class 9,10,11 & 12 from cities like Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Kochi, Lucknow, Ahmedabad and Kolkata.

“Henkel Eco-petition is conceptualized to stimulate young minds to find sustainable solutions on the use of resources important to our environment. This year the topic will ask students to think how best we can reduce and reuse resources for the betterment of our society,” said Jayant Singh, Managing Director, Henkel India Limited.

Participants in Henkel Eco-Petition 2010 will need to write a paper in not more than 2,500 words on the topic. The selected students will be invited to take part in the finals which includes a live discussion with a panel of esteemed judges.

The award carries a gift prize of Rs. 10,000 for the first place, Rs. 7,500 for the second place and Rs. 5,000 for the third place.

The last date for the submission of entries is November 20.

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