Hyderabad: The Osmania Medical College team emerged victorious at the city level rounds of inter-college quiz contest ‘Numero YONO’ held here on Saturday and bagged the annual scholarship of Rs 2.16 lakh.
First and second runner up teams from BITS Pilani Hyderabad campus won annual scholarship of Rs 1.44 lakh and one time amount of Rs 12,000 respectively. The contest witnessed participation of 261 teams from multiple colleges in the city.
Numero YONO – presented by State Bank of India (SBI) is conducting the contest across all 17 cities where SBI local head offices are located. In the grand finale, 17 teams from 17 cities will compete with each other for the top spot to win the total scholarship of Rs 5.76 lakh in Mumbai on March 8.
The 17 cities include Ahmedabad, Amravati, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Pune and Thiruvananthpuram.
Rajnish Kumar, Chairman, SBI said, “We hope that by taking part in this contest, students took away enriching experience of learning and strong team spirit.”
J Swaminathan, Chief General Manager, SBI Telangana and V Ramesh, General Manager and U N N Maiya, General Manager felicitated the winners of Numero YONO quiz.