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Connect Net Champs Edition 2: Intra-School Competition staged at St Teresa Convent School Panchkula


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Ashutosh Goyal, 11th Standard and Ms.Navdeep Nagra ,10th Standard secure places in next round
The award winning Campaign at International Operator’s Conference, Lisbon,
Connect Net Champs is raising awareness on cyber security amongst students, parents and teachers by associating with schools across Punjab

Chandigarh, May 25, 2018:  Edition 2 of Connect Net Champs - a program that addresses Internet Security among school students – kicked off its 5th session on Cyber Security at St Teresa Convent School Panchkula today. The session included a thrilling Quiz contest for students. Two candidates were shortlisted for the next round.

In an interactive session with the expert, children at St Teresa Convent School Panchkula learnt various nuances of the internet world. Topics of discussion included the potential risks related to internet and how to avoid these, exposure to inappropriate material, harassment and bullying, physical molestation, legal and financial, viruses and hackers. Additionally, important guidelines were imparted on how children can avoid online risks, rules for online safety, and how to be a smart internet user.

Talking about the Program and its takeaways, Mr. Arvind Bali, CEO, Connect Broadband & Videocon Wallcam, said, “Net Champs is a program that will make children well aware of the Internet and Technology. We feel Cyber security is a shared responsibility that every individual should embrace in their communities to keep the Nation and future generation secure. Campaign ‘Net Champs’ is designed to educate and empower the students, parents and teachers to take steps to protect themselves and their families online. This year we look forward to covering 200+ schools’’.

The campaign entails associations with schools across Punjab to educate the students about cyber security engaging Parents and Teachers to acknowledge and commit to the shared responsibility of securing cyberspace. The program consists of a series of seminars targeted for students, teachers and parents followed by thrilling Quizzes for students that will also shortlist candidates for the next rounds. The 2018 Edition of Net Champs is powered by F- Secure, a well-known Finland based cyber security solution provider as its security partner. The event is structured in three tiers including school rounds, city round and the Grand finale. The Chandigarh and Punjab-wide Mega Contest this year will hunt for the Net Champ 2. In each round there will be exciting gifts to be won.


 About Net Champs

Net Champs is a program to engage children with the purpose of educating them on the nuances of the World Wide Web and how to utilize their potential with information available just a click away.  The program is structured in three very interesting tiers; First round is the school round, followed by the second round which is the city round and the third round is the Grand finale. In each round, there are exciting prizes to be won. This year, Connect Broadband is in search of a ‘Net Champ’ via conducting a Chandigarh-Punjab wide mega contest.


 About CONNECT 
CONNECT is a PAN India ISP Licensee with market leadership in Punjab Telecom Circle, which consists of Punjab, the Union Territory of Chandigarh and Panchkula. The Company also provides a full gamut of telecommunication services, which includes voice telephony, both Wireline and fixed wireless, Internet services, broadband data services and a range of value added service viz., Centrex, leased lines, voice mail and video conferencing. Connect has recently expanded its coverage footprint with launch of data services in Haryana and Himachal Pradesh
CONNECT also provides Wireless Broadband service across Punjab. Offering high speed internet through a wireless medium, CONNECT Wireless Broadband enables users to access internet through their Laptops, PCs, Tablets, Wi-Fi enabled phones in the wireless vicinity & FTTH which is a Broadband telecommunications system based on fiber-optic cables and associated optical electronics. The technology reaches the boundary of the living space, such as a box on the outside wall of a home. Quadruple play of high-speed broadband, high-definition video, unlimited 'anywhere' telephony, and real-time surveillance are a few key take-always for users. 



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