Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puruskar Pao Contest

Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puruskar Pao Contest

Ministry of Water Resources has joined hands with MyGov portal to run the contest and has launched a video contest titled Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puruskar Pao Contest. According to an official release, the fortnightly Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puruskar Pao Contest which was launched through MyGov will continue till 4th of November 2018. Three winners will be selected every fortnight in the contest.
Under the contest, any Indian citizen can upload their video entries on YouTube and enter the publicly accessible link on the Video link section of MyGov contest page www.mygov.in.
The participants will be judged on the basis of elements of creativity, originality, composition, technical excellence, artistic merit, quality of video, content and visual impact of the uploaded video. The amount of the first prize will be 25 thousand rupees, for the second 15 thousand and for the third it will be ten thousand.
The Ministry has appealed the people to make and upload videos related to Water Conservation, Optimum Water Utilization and Water Resource Development and Management in different parts of the country.
Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puruskar Pao Contest

How to Submit Video & Win Prizes

By following these simple steps, one can participate and upload his/her video on the official website which is www.mygov.in under Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puruskar Pao Contest.

  • First of all, you need to visit the official website www.mygov.in.
  • On the homepage, click on “Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao Contest” option given on the web page.
  • After that, read the details of the contest and click on “Login to submit task“.
  • After that, a login Page will appear on your screen.
  • If you are an existing user then log in using the credentials.
  • Otherwise, you have to register by clicking on “Register Now” option.
  • After that, an online registration form will appear on your screen.
  • Fill out the application form carefully and enter the OTP received on the mobile number.
  • After logging in, click on “Do this task now“.
  • Then, your task will be accepted and “Do this Task Now” will change to “Do”.
  • After that, click on “Submit task”.
  • Here you have to write a description of the video of out 500 words and also submit the video link same as that is uploaded on Youtube.
  • After that, submit the task to see your submission in the “My Submissions” section.
In Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puruskar Pao Contest, only Indian citizen can participate without any registration fee. One entrant can participate only once. Multiple entries from the same entrant shall not be considered and will be discarded.
Ministry of Water Resources appeals the citizens 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.

Jal Bachao Video Banao Puraskar Pao Contest Fortnight Timelines

There will be 3 winners for every fortnight who can win up to Rs. 25,000. People can make video submission as mentioned above and any innovative advertisement/commercial on Water Conservation are also welcome. The video should be b/w 2 to 10 minutes duration in Hindi, English or any other regional language. Before uploading the video, check the fortnight schedule:-

1st Fortnight 10 July 2018 to 24th July 2018
2nd Fortnight 25 July 2018 to 8 August 2018
3rd Fortnight 9 August 2018 to 23 August 2018
4th Fortnight 24 August 2018 to 7 September 2018
5th Fortnight 8 September 2018 to 22 September 2018
6th Fortnight 23 September 2018 to 6 October 2018
7th Fortnight 7 October 2018 to 21 October 2018
8th Fortnight 22 October 2018 to 4 November 2018

Upload video within the timelines to showcase your contribution to water conservation.

Selection procedure & Award Money

The government will judge all the participants on the basis of their creativity, originality, composition, technical excellence, artistic merit, quality of video, content and visual impact. For every fortnight of the competition, there will be 3 winners who can win prize money up to Rs. 25,000. The distribution of prize money is given as follows:-

  1. 1st Prize – Rs. 25,000
  2. 2nd Prize – Rs. 15,000
  3. 3rd Prize – Rs. 10,000

The two to ten-minute video in Hindi or English or any Regional language must be original and should not violate any provision of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957 or the Intellectual Property Rights of any third party. All entries received by the stipulated date and found in the order shall be evaluated by a Committee constituted by the Ministry. The decision of the Committee would be final.

Each of the winners will be notified through the email address that they provided along with their submission. The myGov portal shall also display the names of winners.

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