Education

Gurpreet Kaur, Gaganpreet Kaur are Connect NetChamps

Punjab Tribune Bureau | February 05, 2019 06:30 PM

KAPURTHALA: In the 38th interschool round on cybersecurity, ­Gurpreet Kaur and Gaganpreet Kaur of class  8th of Amar Dass Public School, Kapurthala won the NetChamp2 Quiz. 

According to Ms.Sakshi  Principal of the School, informed that students of class 6th-8th  participated in this is a highly useful programme for the children as well as the teachers who learnt about the dangers of using the internet in their formative years when they are not fully aware of the pitfalls. 

The cybersecurity team of Connect Broadband interacted with children and informed them about potential risks including identity thefts, cyberbullying, legal and financial issues, fake news and frauds, as also risky video games and online challenges.

Protecting children against online risks and make them smart users of the internet is the avowed cause that Connect Broadband has undertaken and has sensitized over 10,000 children, teachers and parents over 37 schools so far in last one year and the company intends to reach out to at least 12 more schools in the region in its second edition of NetChamp programme.

NetChamp is an international award-winning initiative of Connect Broadband at the International Operator’s Conference, Lisbon, Portuga.

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