Port Blair, Jan. 12: As part of National Tourism Day (NTD) on 25th January, 2022, the Tourism Department is conducting an open Poster Making Competition and Photography Competition. The theme for Digital Poster Making Competition is ‘Explore Andamans’ and ‘Andamans #Wild & Free Like the Sea’ and the theme for Digital Photography Competition is ‘Unexplored Tourism sites in rural areas of the Islands’. For poster making, 20 numbers of photos are uploaded on the link        https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1d7wbGEkUo_YdTWD9ncVS-osoIkFKXXPb

The official logo of the Tourism Department, A & N Administration (Emerald Blue and You) should be present on the poster. The candidate has to submit a declaration that the photograph submitted by him/her is original photograph shot by him/her.

The same may be used along with captivating slogan for making posters. The response/contents received from participants will be uploaded in the social media accounts like Facebook/Instagram by this Directorate. The competition is open for all and entry is free, no age bar. The best may be selected on the basis of number of likes and subsequently judged by a Panel by 25th Jan, 2022. The best 3 entries in both the competitions will be suitably awarded with cash prizes. The details are as follows:

  1. Poster making Competition:

1st Prize  - Rs.10,000/-

2nd Prize – Rs.5,000/-

3rd Prize – Rs.3,000/-        

Theme: 1. Explore Andamans. 2. Andamans #Wild & Free Like the Sea.

  1. Photography Competition:

1st Prize  - Rs.10,000/-

2nd  Prize – Rs.5,000/-

3rd Prize – Rs.3,000/-         

Theme: “Unexplored Tourism sites in rural areas of the Islands”

Those who intend to participate in the competition on the above themes can send their entries in the email ID: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 18th January, 2022 by 10 am positively. The photographs should be of good quality with high resolution, which will look attractive in Facebook/Instagram. The Department may use the submitted photographs & posters for any useful purpose if found suitable and once submitted, the copyright of the submitted material shall belong to the Department, a press release from Directorate of IP&T said.