Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), Noida participated in the street play competition 'Stop. Think. Connect.' campaign which was part of the India chapter of the first ever globally co-ordinate message to help digital citizens stay safe online.
“The competition was organized with an objective to increase the understanding of cyber threats and to create awareness to help everyone stay safe and secure online.”
- Mr. Raajeev j Lakhara, Managing Director, FDDI
The competition was held recently at Delhi University's Hindu College, New Delhi which witnessed six street play teams from different colleges across the Capital and nearby areas.
Divulging the details, Mr. Raajeev j Lakhara, Managing Director, FDDI said, “The competition was organized with an objective to increase the understanding of cyber threats and to create awareness to help everyone stay safe and secure online.”
The students of FDDI presented an act, titled, Journey of a Girl, which dealt with the issue of explicit MMSes.
Similarly, teams from Noida International University, Sharda University, ABES-IT and Ramanujan College highlighted issues such as fake accounts on social networking sites, how unsafe is internet banking and how personal details should not be provided on online platforms.
“In the allotted time of 10 minutes, the young actors put their best foot forward, and demonstrated issues pertaining to internet safety through their acts which was appreciated by everyone,” added Mr. Lakhara.
The teams were judged by RJ Sufi from Fever 104 FM, ShilpiMarwah - a member of the Asmita Theatre group, and N Madhavan of Hindustan Times.