In order to generate mass involvement in Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), the Centre is organising a countrywide Film, Essay and Painting Competition between August 17 and September 8. The competitions are being organised by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation as another major step towards
In order to generate mass involvement in Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), the Centre is organising a countrywide Film, Essay and Painting Competition between August 17 and September 8. The competitions are being organised by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation as another major step towards making Swachhta a people's movement.
Generating mass involvement in Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) and related issues is the core objective of the competitions.
The programme follows Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to achieve a New India by 2022 under 'Sankalp se Siddhi', a mass resolve to make all dirt and filth quit India.
The themes of the competitions, to be held under the overall banner of Swachh Sankalp se Swachh Siddhi are essay competition on the topic "What can I do for making India clean?", film competition on "My contribution to make India clean" and painting competition on the topic "Clean India of my Dreams". The painting competition is only for primary school students.
Based on these competitions, the National Swachh Bharat Awards would be presented on Gandhi Jayanti (October 2). The exercise would be completed by September 8.
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The Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural) is conducting a national-level essay and short film contest.
The subject for the essay contest is ‘What can I do for a clean India’ and that for the short film contest is ‘My contribution to a clean India.’
Last date for entries is September 8. There is no age limit. There are separate categories for the elderly and the differently abled.
Essays, typed or hand-written, and not exceeding 250 words should be sent to www.mygov.in in JPEG/PNG/PDF formats.
The short films, not more than three minutes long, can be shot using smart phone, camera, and digital recorder.
Animations are allowed for the contest.
The entries should be own work.
These should be sent to www.youtube.com and the link shared with www.mygov.in.
The entries can be in English, Malayalam, Hindi, and other regional languages.
There will be three winners at the national level. State and district-level prizes will also be given away.