Central Ground Water Board – National Essay Competition on Swachh Jal – Swachh Bharat @ http://cgwb.gov.in/

Posted in on November 4, 2017

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The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation has proposed to conduct the 3rd Essay Competition Phase-1 National Essay Competition on Water related issues during the year 2017-18. The Essay Competition aims to make the youth aware of the need for conservation and prevention of pollution of water and also to involve their parents and society in this noble cause. Wide publicity through advertisement in the news papers, website of CGWB, Regional Offices of CGWB shall be put on for large scale participation in the Essay Competition. The Essay Competition will be held across the country in two phases. The winners will be awarded cash prizes.

Theme: The Theme of the Essay Competition for Phase – I is Swachh Jal – Swachh Bharat”.

Last Date for Submission is 31st December 2017

Who Can Participate?

Youth in age group of up to 18 years of age.
Language: Hindi/English/any regional language


Winners of the ten best essays of for Phase – I in each state/UT will be invited to participate in the Phase – II of Essay Competition and will be given participation certificate.

The theme for the Phase – II will be given at the venue.

Among these ten, the best three participants will be selected from each State/UT.

Out of these three essays from each State/ UT the best 60 participants will be given following prizes:

  • First Prize (10 nos): Rs. 50,000 each
  • Second Prize (10 nos): Rs. 25,000 each
  • Third Prize (10 nos): Rs. 15,000 each
  • Consolation (30 nos): Rs. 5,000 each

Important Guidelines:

  • The essay is to be submitted in the respective State of his/her present stay to the respective Nodal Officer only. Else it would be rejected.
  • Details of the participant including name, date of birth, father’s/mother’s name, profession (student, working etc.), name/address of educational institution/work place, communication address, telephone/mobile number(s), E-mail ID etc., are to be furnished along with the essay.
  • Each essay should not exceed 1500 words.
  • All the participants should submit/attach a colored passport size photo along with their essay.
  • It is mandatory for all participants to have Aadhaar/ Aadhaar enrollment.

The e-mail id and address of the Nodal Officers are available on the CGWB website.

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