Send a video clip on an SDG, win attractive prizes

NGO BoscoNet is organising a talent competition to promote United Nation’s adopted SDGs

GN Bureau | February 19, 2016

In an effort to popularise the sustainable development goals (SGDs) adopted by the United Nations, an NGO named BoscoNet is organising a competition for all age groups. The SDGs, which have 17 goals and 169 targets, cover a broad range of sustainable development issues. 

Participants will need to send a video clip, maximum of three-minute duration, on any one of the SDGs. One may also send multiple clips but only on a single goal. Participants may choose their instrument – mobile camera, still camera, video camera etc. – to make the clip. The video may be in any language but should be carrying English subtitles.

To register, one may send in an email at with the following details: name, postal address, email address, mobile number, and the topic one wishes to choose. The registrations would close at midnight of February 21 while the last date of submission of the finished product is March 31. The names of the winners will be announced on April 5. The first prize holds a sum of Rs 1.25 lakh, the second prize is Rs 0.75 lakh while the third is Rs 0.50 lakh.  



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