Aanya Punatar, Aahaan Phadnis and Aditya Anil from Mumbai are India’s Youngest Tech Geniuses

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Mumbai students top the winners’ list of Whiz Juniors 2016

Chandigarh, March 1, 2016: AanyaPunatar (Euro School, Navi Mumbai),AahaanPhadnis (JeevanSikhaRishikuhSchool, Mumbai), Aditya Anil (Campion School,Mumbai), VanshikaBarlota (Sri Vani International School, Bangalore) and KrishnBhaiya (Sishya School, Chennai) are winners of the Whiz Juniors 2016 organisedby Clone Futura, along with their knowledge partner lynda.com. Whiz Juniors 2016, one of the biggest global online competitions and the first of its kind in India, held its award ceremony in Mumbai todayfelicitating winners across India.
The tech competition was held in five levels according to school grades (2nd to 12th standard). More than 38,600 students and 858 schools across India participated in the competition. The rigorous process of checking and elimination by the experts over several rounds ensured that only the best among the lot came out as the winners.
Ms. VidushiDaga, Founder & Director of Clone Futura said, “The idea is to make this age group productive using technology so that they not only use gadgets and time productively but are also geared to embrace the constantly evolving software. Technology is here to stay and youngsters constantly surprise us with their grasp on new developments. What better way to channel this than encouraging them to participate in such inventive online tech competitions? Further, the positive response we got from Mumbai and other cities has prompted us to make this an annual event”.
To applaud and encourage the winners and runners-up ranging from 2nd to 12th standard, eminent personalities were present including Mr. MangalPrabhatjiLodha - Hon'ble MLA and his wife ManjuLodha; Ms. Perrin Bagli, Regional Secretory of Association of The ICSE school of Maharashtra region; Mr. NitinDahad Founder, TechSpark,London; Mr KapilHematsaria, CEO, Velvet Case & Head at Microsoft; Mr. UtpalSheth, Director, Aptech Computers, CEO, Rare Enterprize; Mr. Kavindra Mishra, MD & CEO, Pepe Jeans India, Founder of Zovi.com; Mr. AmitDasgupta, Head of campus of SP Jain School of Global Management; Lt.Col.A.Shekhar, Former officer with the Army Educational corps; Mr. AakashJethwani, Co-Founder, FINDURclass.com and principals of prestigious schools.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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