Coin a New Name Contest for NMCM Portal by Ministry of Culture

Coin a Name Contest for NMCM Portal by Ministry of Culture [Cash Prizes Worth Rs. 5k]: Register by June 6

About the Contest

Ministry of Culture, Government of India, has established, “National Mission on Cultural Mapping” (NMCM) to envision and address the necessity of preserving the threads of rich Indian Art and Cultural Heritage. Through “Cultural Mapping” NMCM aids in creating a consolidated database/repository of information about cultural assets and resources i.e. cultural inventory at one place for essential planning, sustainable economic development and for preserving the scattered and extinct art forms.

Cultural assets and resources include various art forms, individual artists, artists’ community, cultural organisations, cultural spaces and facilities, creative cultural industries, festivals & events, heritage properties, landmarks etc.

NMCM proposes to endow a popular name to the Mission portal by inviting entries through an open Contest on MyGov platform of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).


The contest is open to the general public. There is no restriction on the participation size. The name of the Mission portal should preferably be in Hindi/Sanskrit/English language though there is no restriction on the usage of other languages or multi-language names.


The selected name will be awarded a cash prize of Rs.5,001.

How to Register?

Interested participants can register for the contest through this link.

Registration Deadline

June 6, 2020

For further details, click here.

Coin a New Name Contest for NMCM Portal by Ministry of Culture


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