MyGov Netaji Ke Sapne is the newest task being conducted by the government’s engagement platform. After the Census Video Blogging Contest, the MyGov website is introducing Netaji Ke Sapne Udaan India Ki! as a short film competition on its digital engagement platform.
To recall, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary on January 23, was recently celebrated as Parakram Diwas by the government of India. Now, the government is trying to get citizens of the country to join in as part of this short film competition. Here’s what you need to know.
What is MyGov Netaji Ke Sapne Udaan India Ki contest?
The Netaji Ke Sapne Udaan India Ki is a short film competition run by the MyGov website. It is being organised and hosted on the occasion of Parakram Diwas. The contest is being run jointly by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting along with NFDC. The central theme of this short film competition is to focus on Netaji’s dream.
The entries are open only for short films with a duration of maximum of three minutes. The last date for submission of your short film is February 22nd, 2021. Interestingly, the short film can be made in any of the 22 official Indian languages with transcript (in verbatim) in Hindi or English. It is an interesting opportunity for creators to channel their creativity and win attractive prizes.
MyGov Netaji Ke Sapne Udaan India Ki contest: eligibility criteria, time period and prizes to win
The Netaji Ke Sapne Udaan India Ki contest by MyGov website is open for all the citizens residing in the country. The participants need to submit a self-made short film around the theme ‘Netaji Ke Sapne. Udaan India ki!’. The short film competition is open for submission from January 23rd, 2021 to February 22nd, 2021. There are a total of six cash prizes to win that are classified into two different categories
- First Prize (Rs 2,00,000)
- Second Prize(Rs 1,00,000)
- Third Prize (Rs 50,000)
- First Prize (Rs 1,00,000)
- Second Prize(Rs 50,000)
- Third Prize (Rs 25,000)
Who is a Professional Filmmaker?
The MyGov website defines any person whose main source of livelihood is from filmmaking (working in the capacity of an independent filmmaker or as a Creative Director or Filmmaker for a production house, Ad agency or studios or as teaching filmmaking or working in any form where major source of revenue is through filmmaking) is considered to be “Professional Filmmaker”.
Who is a non-professional filmmaker?
If you have taken any filmmaking as a hobby for creative urges but your main source of income is other means then you are considered as a non-professional filmmaker. The professional user needs to submit additional documents while non-professional filmmakers don’t need to submit those documents.
MyGov Netaji Ke Sapne Udaan India Ki contest: how to participate
The MyGov website clearly mentions that all the short films should be submitted to the creative corner section. If you submit your short film through any other medium or mode then it will neither be entertained nor considered for evaluation. With the ground rules out of the way, here is how you can participate:
- Go to the contest link page.
- Click on the Login to Participate option.
- If you are a registered user then Login using your Email ID or Mobile Number.
- Incase of a new user, click on the “Register Now” button and create your account first.
- Once you login, you will be able to submit your short film competition entry.
MyGov Netaji Ke Sapne Udaan India Ki contest: terms and conditions
- The entries should be on Parakram Diwas and based on the theme of Netaji Ke Sapne. Udaan India Ki!.
- Entries without either of these components shall not be eligible for the contest.
- Each short film should be of maximum duration of three minutes.
- The content of the short film competition should be suitable for universal viewing.
- The short film should be submitted by registering on the MyGov platform and sharing the video link in the entry submission form.
- The short films shared on social media platforms but not uploaded on the MyGov platform will not be considered an entry to the competition.
- Multiple entries by a person will not be allowed.
- If participants are found to use multiple accounts then they will be disqualified.
- The participants must be the sole author and owner of the copyright of the short film submitted.
- The top entries, which receive a prize for Short Film, will be the intellectual property of the MoI&B and the winner cannot exercise any right over it, after acceptance of the prize.
- The submissions should be of original work and no plagiarism will be entertained or considered for evaluation.
- The video should not contain any provocative, objectionable or inappropriate content.
- The participants must make sure that their MyGov profile is accurate and updated since the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting would be using this for further communication.
- The accurate information should include details such as name, photo and phone number.
- Entries with incomplete profiles would not be considered.
- MoI&B or NFDC reserves the right to reject any entry of the participant without assigning any reason.
- The personal information of all the participants will be kept confidential.