Deerwalk Institute of Technology, our academic partner, held an essay competition designed to encourage and develop student writers, starting from February 10, 2012 to February 27, 2012. The competition encouraged extracurricular activities in addition to the academic endeavor of the students. The Honorable Minister of Science and Technology, Ms. Kalpana Dhamala, graced the Prize Distribution and Closing Ceremony of the event by her presence as the Chief Guest. She appreciated the efforts of Dr. Rudra Pandey, Executive Chairman, Deerwalk Inc., for creating such opportunities in the country and awarded the winners with medals, cash prizes and certificates. The competition organized with the objective of extending cooperation among the line institutions was highly appreciated by the students as well as the academic professionals.