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UT Foundation Day Selfie Contest

Start Date: 20-10-2023
End Date: 31-10-2023

Theme : Badalta Jammu Kashmir, Badhta Jammu Kashmir -Aman aur Taraqqi ki nayi Tasveer ...

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Last Date Oct 31,2023 23:45 PM IST (GMT +5.30 Hrs)

Theme : Badalta Jammu Kashmir, Badhta Jammu Kashmir -Aman aur Taraqqi ki nayi Tasveer
"बदलता जम्मू-कश्मीर, "बढ़ता जम्मू-कश्मीर": अमन और तरक्की की नई तस्वीर"
Greetings, fellow citizens of Jammu and Kashmir! As we celebrate the UT Foundation Day of our beloved Union Territory, it's time to capture the essence of transformation and progress that defines our region. Through the lens of your selfies, we aim to showcase the developmental strides we've made in various domains. Join us in the "Badalta Jammu Kashmir, Badhta Jammu Kashmir" Selfie Contest and be a part of this visual journey of growth. You can also avail e-certificates through this link:
Essence of Developmental Works:
Our Union Territory has witnessed incredible progress in various domains. From the revitalization of educational institutions to the expansion of healthcare facilities, improved infrastructure, thriving local businesses, and sustainable agricultural practices, every aspect contributes to the transformation of Jammu and Kashmir. Through this contest, we aim to celebrate and share these remarkable strides towards a brighter future.
Let your selfies be a testament to the evolving landscape of Jammu and Kashmir. Together, let's capture the spirit of change and growth that defines our Union Territory. Join us in this celebration of "Badalta Jammu Kashmir, Badhta Jammu Kashmir"!
Infrastructure Development: Capture revolutionary infrastructural projects in J&K. Highlight new rail networks, highways, roads, tunnels, smart cities, AIIMS, IIT, IIM, GMC, Power Transmission, Hydropower, Solar power, etc.
Human Development: Showcase the impact of government beneficiary schemes on people's lives. Include Ujala, Ujwala, PMAY, SEHAT, purple revolution, PMFBY, self-employment, farmer-centric, and scholarship schemes, among others.
a. Benefiting from Digital J&K initiatives (JKIGRAMS, e-UNNAT, Apki Zameen Apki Nigrani, etc.)
b. Changes in lives with road and mobile connectivity
c. Beneficiaries of PM-KISAN, HADP, etc.
d. Mission Youth beneficiaries
e. PMAY, NAREGA, and Social Welfare Scheme beneficiaries
Tourism: Explore the captivating tourist destinations and activities in J&K. Highlight experiences like rafting, fishing, skiing, golfing, trekking, shikara rides, houseboat stays, mountain biking, motorsport, air adventure, and watersports.
Digital Transformation in J&K: Showcase the dynamic tech-driven transformation in J&K's digital landscape over the last four years.
Development in the Sports Sector: Capture the developments in J&K's sports sector that have led to a new wave of athletic excellence.
Education Department - Technology Integration Highlight IT-driven learning initiatives in education, such as smart classrooms and e-learning.
Women Empowerment: Showcase initiatives focused on skill development and entrepreneurship opportunities for women.
Entry Categories
General Age group (Entry format: single selfie (Picture) in Selfie Frame)
Click here for selfie logo image:
Steps to generate Selfie with logo:
1. Download the logo file on your mobile or computer.
2. Edit your selfie image with the logo using simple tools like MS Paint, MS Word, or a free app like on your mobile or computer.
3. Upload the edited selfie (with logo) on and submit.
Participants can also avail e-certificates through this link:
The contest is open to all, professional and amateur, regardless of age and gender.
Selfie Competition Submission Guidelines
1. Entry is limited to original picture that have not formerly been released as any printed, web-based, or other medium (including advertising and stock photos) and for which the entrant holds all applicable rights.
2. Works that have won prizes in other contests or that have been submitted to other contests currently underway, including similar works, are not eligible. Even works that are entered in other competitions after submission to this contest will be regarded as having been submitted to other contests currently underway.
3. Before submitting a work, the entrant is responsible for taking all steps necessary to protect the right of publicity and other rights of persons depicted in the work, including but not limited to obtaining their permission, to avoid any problems related to the infringement of these rights.
4. Entrants are responsible for the resolution of any legal issues arising from their submitted works and agree to pay any costs thereby incurred.
5. Entries including content from (1) to (4) below may be disqualified at the organizer’s discretion:
a. Content that infringes on any laws, or is defamatory or libelous.
b. Content that constitutes or encourages criminal behavior leads to civil liability, or otherwise violates laws
c. Commercial content that promotes products or services
d. Content in which animals were harmed or manipulated in the making of said content
e. Content that infringes on the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or other intellectual property rights of a third person or entity (whether individuals or companies), or violates rights of privacy or publicity.
Guidelines for Selfie Contest:
a. Image data files created with a device capable of taking still images.
b. Images that have been retouched by using camera apps, photo editing apps, other software, etc. will be accepted.
c. Both color and monochrome images will be accepted.
d. File size: up to 5 MB of image data per work.
e. Please ensure that English language subtitles are included for judging.
f. Image data file format: JPEG/150 dpi or more recommended.
g. Entrants must hold all applicable rights to the final image, including any retouching or other image processing.
a. Entries are only accepted through portal
b. Entering the contest constitutes agreement to the terms and conditions stated in these Entry Guidelines.
c. IT Department reserves the right of final judgment concerning items not expressly stated in these Entry Guidelines.
d. Please note that no response will be given to any inquiries, complaints, or objections regarding the judges' decisions of the contest.
e. Although entries are handled with the greatest possible care, IT Department will not bear responsibility for accidents, damage, loss, or other problems that occur during data transfer.
f. IT Department will not bear responsibility for entrant damages, etc. arising from or related to circumstances beyond its control, including but not limited to network failure, computer viruses, or unauthorized access to its servers.
g. IT Department will not bear responsibility for damages or other harm suffered by entrants as a result of their participation in the contest.
h. Entrants are required to obtain the prior permission of the persons who are portrayed in their works or who hold the copyright or other intellectual property rights to the works or the items portrayed therein. Entrants also agree to fully indemnify the organizer and bear all responsibility for any complaints or objections that arise in relation to the above.
i. Entrants agree to fully indemnify the IT Department and bear all responsibility for any third-party complaints or objections concerning copyright or other intellectual- property-right infringement or damages arising from submitted works.
j. If there is a problem related to the similarity of a submitted work to an existing work, etc., the parties involved are responsible for the resolution of that problem. Entrants also agree to fully indemnify the organizer and bear all responsibility for any complaints or objections that arise in relation to the above.
Terms and Conditions
IT Department reserves the right to publish entries with the credit titles to its official social networking service accounts throughout the submission period to publicize the contest. Such publication does not guarantee an award of any kind. Some entries might be cropped for publication.
Note: These Entry Guidelines will be interpreted in accordance with the laws of UT of J&K.
How to Participate:
a. Capture a selfie at a location that represents a developmental change in Jammu and Kashmir. This could be a newly constructed infrastructure, a thriving business, an educational institution, or any area showcasing progress.
b. Write a brief 1-2 line description (in the selfie) highlighting the developmental aspect of your chosen backdrop.
c. Participants can also avail e-certificates through this link:
d. Share your selfie on @MyGovJandK along with the hashtag #BadaltaBadhtaJK.
Last Date of submission is 31st October 2023

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Total Submissions ( 46853) Approved Submissions (0) Submissions Under Review (46853) Submission Closed.