Times Spark – READ TO LEAD
Times Spark, an initiative by Times of India, encourages students of Grades 9-12 to develop reading, thus helping them understand better about society and environment. Held from September 2017 to January 2018, it involved an online test and an interview to assess the participants’ understanding about various subjects like current affairs, science & technology, sports, politics, social issues, etc. The following students managed to confidently express their perspectives aided by their excellent reading habits and emerged winners after the two rounds. They were awarded cash prizes between Rs 1,00,000-2,00,000 as scholarships under the READ TO LEAD programme.