District Institute of Education and Training (DIET) Doda organized a Zonal level Painting competition at Govt Higher Secondary School Boys(GHSSB) Bhadarwah. The themes of competition were “ Water Conservation”,”Beti Padhavo Beti Bachavo”, “Make in India”,”Road Safety” ,“Digital India” and”Swachh Bharat”. ZEO Bhadarwah Sunder Singh was the Cheif Guest and Principal GHSSB Bhadarwah Anie Kotwal was the guest of Honour. 12 students from 6 Schools of Bhadarwah Zone participated In the competition. Fiza Anjum of Govt High School Nichla Thara(Gatha) was adjudged 1st while Arish of Govt High School Nichla Thara and Srijan Mattoo of Govt Higher Secondary School Boys Bhadarwah were adjudged 2nd and 3rd respectively. All three winner will participate in Distt level Competition at Doda. While speaking on the occasion Cheif guest Sunder Singh elaborated the aim of “Swachh Bharat”(one of the theme ) and appealed to all the participants to educate the masses about the importance of maintaining the neat and clean environment. Principal GHSSB Anie Kotwal threw light on all themes especially on “Beti Padhavo Beti Bachavo”. NCC Officer Arif Rana in his speech said that the need of hour is to polish the skills and talent of the youth through such events. He lauded the role of DIET for organising such painting competitions. He also threw light on all themes and aware the students about their need and importance in the society. The Cheif Guest along with DIET lecturers Raj Mohd and Gazala Shafi distributed prizes among the winners. ZRP Mudassir Sheikh, CRP Ashraf Javed, Vishal Kotwal, Arif Qazi, Asha Devi,Aadil Rasheed, Dr. Vaneet and others also spoke on the occasion and appreciated on the spot paintings prepared by school children.