The Press Institute of India (PII), Chennai, and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), New Delhi, are together once again organising a competition for the best three articles and best three photographs on a humanitarian subject. For the first time, this year, entries are being invited from Bhutan, Nepal and the Maldives as well.
The article or photograph should have been published in any national or regional newspaper or magazine in India, Nepal, Bhutan and the Maldives between April 2017 and March 2018 and can be in English or in any Indian or regional language (English translations required). The participating candidate will have to produce proof of his or her article having been published.
The theme for this year is CHANGING LIVES THROUGH INNOVATION IN HEALTH AND SANITATION.
The prize money has been substantially increased. The top three prizes in each category are now worth Rs 100000, Rs 70000 and Rs 40000, respectively.
A poster with details about this year’s awards is attached.
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Press Institute of India – Research Institute for Newspaper Development
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