Bhubaneswar: Ollywood cinestar and noted social activist Sabyasachi Mishra graced the second edition of CSM Synapse (Synapse 2.0), the biggest school quiz of the town staged by city-based IT multinational CSM Tech. The reigning heartthrob of Odia film industry ramped up the glam quotient with his formidable starry presence, enthusing the curious quiz contestants.
CSM Synapse 2.0 hosted by ace Quizmaster Mr Adittyanath Mubayi, turned out to be bigger and even more pulsating this year with a staggering footfall of 208 students (or 104 teams) drawn from 29 schools. The participating students were drawn from schools across Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Jatani. The team from Sai International School was adjudged the winner while Mother’s Public School finished as the first runners-up.
Actor Sabyascachi gave away the prizes to the successful teams along with Mr Manoj Patra, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Mr Pradyut Mohan Dash, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), CSM Tech.
Priyadarshi Nanu Pany, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of CSM Tech said, “Synapse, the biggest school quiz in the town, is a great opportunity for the curious, ignited young minds to showcase their quizzical talent. We are delighted to have partnered with Quizcraft Global, a unique and passionate platform that kindles the quizzing spirit and makes the activity competitive and fun at the same time. In this disruptive era of ChatGPT, CSM Tech’s vision is to ignite competitive and curious young minds by spurring them to think creatively and wittily. In the upcoming editions of Synapse, we will expand our horizons and onboard more schools. With each year, the quiz gets bigger and better”.
Ace schools like DAV Public Schools in Bhubaneswar & Cuttack, Delhi Public School, Kalinga, KIIT International School, Loyola International School, Mother’s Public School, Sai International School, ODM Public School, SCB Medical Public School and Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya participated in the cerebral contest. Six teams made it to the final round of the quiz.
Like the inaugural event in 2022, Quizcraft Global organized the second edition of Synapse. Quizcraft Global is headed by Mr. Adittya Nath Mubayi, India’s most renowned Quiz Master who has served as the research head for Kaun Banega Crorepati & Mastermind. Alongside, he has played his role as the Quiz Master for the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz. The theme of this year’s Synapse was General Awareness.