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Water Resources Ministry announces winners of water conservation video contest

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today announced names of three winners selected based on their videos on water conservation under the 'Video Bano, Puraskar Pao' initiative.

The winners of the contest for the fortnight between July 10 and July 24 are (Varanasi), who won Rs 25,000, Satish Mewada (Bhopal), who won Rs 15,000, and who won Rs 10,000.

"The main purpose behind the scheme is to promote water conservation," Niteshwar Kumar, in the Water Resources Ministry, said.

The video contest was launched on July 10 and will run till November 4, 2018.

The participants are judged on the basis of creativity, originality, technical excellence, quality of videos and visual impact, officials said.

In the first fortnight, a total number of 431 entries were received through the MyGov app, out of which 38 videos were short-listed.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 18:45 IST