The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development, and Ganga Rejuvenation call for the winners for the second fortnight (25 July- 08 August) of the Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao contest. Mohd Amjad from Patna, Sh. Supreeth Dev from Tumkur, Karnataka, and Sh. Chandan Kumar from Champaranhas secured the first, second and third positions respectively for the period 25th July to 8th August 2018. The winners will be awarded prize amount of Rs 25,000/, Rs 15,000/- and Rs 10,000/- respectively.
Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao contest was set up by the Ministry in collaboration with the MyGov portal of the Government of India with the objective of spreading awareness about water saving. Any Indian citizen can participate in the contest. He or she needs to record an original video on the theme. They are needed to upload their entries on YouTube and enter the publicly accessible link on the Video link section of MyGov contest page www.mygov.in. Three winners will be selected every fortnight till the 4th of November this year.
Ministry of Water Resources, River Development, and Ganga Rejuvenation appeal to the population of India to make and upload videos capturing the efforts, significant contributions, best practices in the field of Water Conservation, Optimum Water Utilization and Water Resource Development and Management in several parts of the country. Participants are required to upload original videos only. The tenure of the videos should be minimum two minutes and up to ten minutes in Hindi, English or any other regional language and must not violate any provision of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 or the Intellectual Property Rights of any third party.