Indira Gandhi Open University (IGNOU) hosted a quiz contest at Bangalore with a total of 92 teams of two members, each participating in the first-ever multi-city inter-school general quiz contest. Sri Kumaran's Children Home (SKCH) comprising Milind Hegde and Vikas Kashyap bagged the Winner's Trophy and individual trophies.The runners-up were also from SKCH, with Aditya Hebber and Shishir Bhardwaj walked away with individual trophies and book vouchers.
At this keenly-fought competition that was held at Yavanika in the heart of the city to create greater awareness about IGNOU and its contemporary courses with potential to benefit millions of young Indians, prize was distributed by IGNOU Vice-Chancellor VN Rajasekharan Pillai. The third spot was shared by two teams – Anurup A.K. and Nanjundeshwara N of Deeksha Centre for Learning, and Arun S and Ameya M. Talanki of Christ Junior College. An exhibition was also organized at the venue to enlighten students about IGNOU and its several programmes.