The Honourable Prime Minister in his “Mann Ki Baat” on 29th July 2017 spoke about a Sankalp to make “Filth – Quit India”. On August 9, 2017, he also issued a clarion call to the nation during his speech on the floor of the Lok Sabha to embrace the “Sankalp se Siddhi” movement, and appealed to all citizens to play their role towards achieving a New India by 2022.
To help implement the Honourable Prime Minister’s vision, Swachh Sankalp se Swachh Siddhi Short Film Competition and Essay Competition are being organized as another major step in making Swachhta a Jan Aandolan.
Individuals are requested to make 2 to 3 minute films and write 250 words essays on the theme of Swachhta and show how they can contribute to the Swachh Bharat Mission.
- Film Topic: My contribution towards making India clean
- Essay Topic: What can I do for a Clean India?
The short film or essay could be made in any of the following languages – it is mandatory to use the hashtag along with the languages in which the essay has been written: #assamese, #bengali, #bodo, #dogri, #english, #gujarati, #hindi, #kannada, #kashmiri, #konkani, #maithili, #malayalam, #manipuri, #marathi, #nepali, #oriya, #punjabi, #sanskrit, #santhali, #sindhi, #tamil, #telugu and #urdu. In case of a silent film please use #silent.
The awards will be provided under the following categories. Please indicate your category with a hashtag(#) as per given below:
- Age (0-18 years), #below18
- Age (18 and above), #above18
Three winners in each of the above mentioned categories will be awarded at the national level. Awards will also be given at the State and District levels.
Three winners will be awarded at the national level. Awards will also be given at the State and District levels.
Senior citizens (above 60 years) and differently abled are encouraged to apply using the hashtags #senior and #differentlyabled, respectively, and will be given special recognition at the national awards.
The last date of submission for both is 8th September, 2017 midnight.