Monday, September 14, 2009

Gangtok Nine-FM organizes the first ever spelling contest in Sikkim

Gangtok,Sep14:  Kolkata headquartered Chinar Circuits has launched its FM station Nine FM in Gangtok and Siliguri, making it the first FM radio station in Sikkim. With their motto of “Your Song, Your Voice" the FM channel aimed at reaching out to the youth of Gangtok and Siliguri. The identity developed shows a playful interplay of the channels frequency digits 91.9 FM with the channel name–NINE FM. The bright orange as the corporate colour stood for youth and vibrance.

NINE FM, the first FM station of Gangtok is organising the first ever Spelling Contest to be held in Sikkim. The contest is co-organized by CARE-Concerned for Complete Life, a Government Registered NGO of Sikkim.

This contest, first of its kind in Sikkim to be held on 18th September 2009, is an initiative to the Second Millennium Development Goal – Achieve Universal Primary Education. The contest will not only focus on raising funds for this goal but the participants will also be from the primary level – 4th & 5th standard.

Paljor Namgyal Girls School will be the host school for the contest. There will be three rounds. The first round will be held at the respective schools. The semi final round of the contest will be divided into two zones and will take at Paljor Namgyal Girl’s School & Greendale School respectively. The final contest will be held at Paljor Namgyal Girl’s School.

NINE FM will promote the contest on-air. NINE RJs will also give regular updates of the contest in every show.

This initiative is supported by Information and Public Relations Department, Government of Sikkim & Human Resource Development Department, Government of Sikkim, Energy and Power Department, Government of Sikkim. Nayuma and NOW are the Media Partners of this contest.

NINE FM looks forward to take this event to the districts and bring in greater participants. Apart from the regular on-air promotions and RJ mentions, NINE FM will disseminate the mandate of the Millennium Development Goal widely among the students fraternity of Sikkim