"Clean India" photo competition between March 20th - 27th 2008 in New Delhi

Clean India Photo - Contest 2008[Date:04/03/08Source:WES-Net India] To commemorate the ``International Year of Sanitation , 2008'', WES-Net India and some of its constituent member organizations, UNICEF, Water Aid and Plan India aim to promote mass awareness and also raise the profile of sanitation among the general public, professionals and policy makers through the mainstream media by involving photographers in the Clean-India contest. To be eligible to take part in the contest, all a photographer is required to do is to publish photographs along with captions relating to below given sanitation themes in the newspapers and magazines during a period of one week, starting from the world water day which will be observed on 20th March this year, (i.e. 20th , 27th March 2008). - Sanitary Facilities (Rural/urban) - Sewerage Systems - Hygiene Behavior - River Pollution Issues - Solid Waste Disposal - Wastewater Management Published copies of the same along with the original print could be sent to the organizers by April 15 as nominations to the award. There is no entry fee for sending nominations to the contest. The awards will be given away at a national level event to be held in New Delhi by leading dignitaries of Government and International Agencies in the month of June.. Selected entries would be displayed in a photo exhibition proposed to be organized along side the award function as well as in the photo book on sanitation to be published. Criteria and themes for the Sanitation Photo Awards The published photographs will be judged based on the following criteria; Highlights an important/neglected issue Creates mass awareness among public and others Promotes best practices More information at the website http://www.wesnetindia.org
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