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Manisha Raj to represent city in ITC ‘Classmate Ideas' contest
The Hindu - 17 Nov 2010

Manisha  Raj, a second year B.Com student of Bhavan's Vivekananda College, will be  representing the city at ITC's ‘Classmate Ideas for India Challenge' at  national level. In a short-listed contest at city level held for 50  participants here on Tuesday, the 19-year-old emerged winner to make her way for  the national finals to be held in New Delhi next month.

The  contest launched by ITC to commemorate its 100 years invites young minds to  come up with ideas, even small and simple, that holds potential to transform  the future of the country. The nationwide competition received more the 60,000  entries and the second phase is on for shortlisted 500 participants spread over  10 cities.

Manisha  Raj won the hearts of the judges by her simple approach on management of daily  waste generated at home.

The  contest is all about asking the students to come up with ideas for the nation,  says Nakul Patel, Manager, Krayon, which conceptualised and is managing the  event.

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