by Suman Gupta
Mumbai- August 2018 Youva Master Stroke – The All India Drawing competition by Navneet is back this year. The 17th edition of this unique initiative by Navneet promises to be only bigger and better. Students from schools from across the country get to showcase their passion for drawing and art by participating in the most colourful national level competition.
Last year over 27 lacs students had participated from over 8000 schools. This year, Navneet is confident that we will exceed the numbers and have huge participations from across the country.
For this year’s participation, the last date for online registration will be 15th August, 2018 and the last date for submitting school level entry will be 15th September,2018.
From these entries, District Level winners will be decided by a panel of judges at Navneet Education Limited. Schools of District Level winners will be informed for the State Level drawing competition by 15th October, 2018 and the competition will be conducted before 10th November, 2018 at the school premise.
Drawing Topics for the year 2018 (For School Level Competition)
|Group A (Up to Std. 3)||Group B ( Std. 4 to Std. 6)||Group C (Std. 7 to Std. 10)|
|Spin the wheel||My dream holiday with family||Exhibition Hall|
|Mask||Fashion designing||Heritage India|
|Birthday Cake||Visit to a park||Sports Day|
Hosted by Navneet, Youva Master Stroke is an inter-school drawing competition for students from Nursery to Class 10 across the country. This unique colourful event first started in 2000 and has been growing in scale year-on-year. In the last three years the number of schools has increased from 7000 to 7800 and the number of students has increased from 1,551,000 to 2,700,000 and the number of cities has increased from 1200 to 1226.
Commenting on the same Mr. Shailendra Gala, Director – Stationery Division, Navneet Education Limited said, “Youva MasterStroke began its journey in 2000 with a small figure and now it feels really amazing to see how it has grown. Navneet has always encouraged and appreciated the spirit of the youth and Youva MasterStroke is the best way to showcase it. It is not just an event but a moment for all the passionate children and it feels amazing to be part of such a great initiative.
I would like to thank all the parents and the teachers and schools for their trust in us. ”
True education doesn’t merely lie in textbook learning but also in honing the other extra-curricular skills that a student has, Youva Master Stroke provides an opportunity to be part of this mega movement which brings out ideas, imagination and skills in the form of ART among schools across India.
About Youva MasterStroke : Navneet Youva Master Stroke is an exclusive drawing competition that offers students from Nursery to class 10, an opportunity to showcase their creativity on national level. Lakhs of students participate in this mega competition. The winners of this stage go on to compete at district, state and national level.
About Navneet Education Ltd. :Navneet Education Limited (formerly known as Navneet Publication India Limited) was established in 1959, is an educational syllabus based content provider in print & digital medium, manufacturer of scholastic Paper stationery, publisher of general & children’s books and also has a wide range of Scholastic Non-Paper Stationery products. Navneet has state-of-art manufacturing facilities in Virar (near Mumbai), Guma, Dantali and Silvassa (Union Territories bordering Maharashtra and Gujarat). Over the decades, Navneet has emerged as the preferred brand for Educational Products among teachers and students in India. Its products are sold under the brands ‘Navneet’, ‘Vikas’, ‘Gala’, ‘Grafalco’, ‘Youva’ and ‘Boss’. NEL, stationery division was introduced in the year 1990 and in less than a year, the division managed to strike a chord with the target audience. The company has a dominant stationery market share of about 65% in Western India. Today, with more than 500 Stock Keeping Units, Navneet is one of the largest paper stationery brands in India. NEL’s stationery division has a turnover of about Rs 300 crore. Navneet stationery is available PAN INDIA through its 913 distributors, 676 dealers, 47811 retailers, 4 depo, 10 C & F and a strong team of 340 sales force. In the year 2015 NEL launched its E-store called teenvan.com making it convenient to its users to purchase Navneet products online. The pillar of Navneet business is the quality product, excellent distribution channel, innovative cover design, product information transparency and availability.