Visakhapatnam: The ‘Swayam Siddha’ (Smart Mom) lectures and contest was conducted by Aarogya Group of NWWA (Eastern Region) from January 9 to February 6 at Visakhapatnam.

The contest was conducted in three phases, which included written tests, personnel interview and extempore speech.

Out of 51 registered candidates, Nisha Garg was adjudged as the ‘Swayam Siddha 2019’ while Rajakala and Rupinder were adjudged first and second runners up respectively. Winners were felicitated by Navy Wives’ Welfare Association (NWWA) ER president.

In NWWA (NR) region Kailash Yadav was adjudged as the ‘Swayam Siddha’ and felicitated by Navy Wives’ Welfare Association (NWWA) president in January.

The ‘Swayam Siddha’ contest, conducted for wives of sailors, comprised a series of knowledge based lectures culminated in a contest to choose the ‘most aware’ lady.

The finalists were assessed on their personality, communication skills and knowledge, both on general topics and ones specific to the subjects covered during the lectures.