Imphal, February 24 2022: Tensubam Nandakumar and Phijam Bijenkurmar of DM College of Arts Imphal have clinched the 2nd position in the Eastern Regional Red Ribbon Club (RRC) Quiz Competition held in Kohima on February 24 organised by Nagaland State AIDS Control Society.
In a statement, Manipur State AIDS Control Society said that the two boys shared the prize with the West Bengal team after scoring the same points even after two rounds of tie-breaker.
Nagaland, Meghalaya and West Bengal were the other teams which participated in the competition.
Dr K Vikato Kinimi, Director (H&FW) & Project Director, Nagaland State AIDS Control Society graced as chief guest, the statement added.
It may be noted that Tensubam Nandakumar and Phijam Bijenkurmar qualified for the competition after securing 2nd position in the Sub-Regional RRC Quiz held on January 4 at Kolkata.
As per the statement, the Manipur team was selected through district and State level RRC quiz competitions organised by Manipur State AIDS Control Society in October 2021.During the course of the competition, 80 students from 40 colleges participated in the district and State level RRC quiz competitions.
The winning team from the regional level will go on to participate at the National level competition to be held in March 2022 .
The statement also shared that the Red Ribbon Club Quiz is an annual event organised by State AIDS Control Societies across the country.
At the National level, the competitions are organised by the National AIDS Control Organisation.