PM Modi asks young people to enter logo design contest for next G20 presidency
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has launched a call for applications to design logos for India’s upcoming G20 Presidency. India will hold the presidency of the G20 for the first time. It will be held from December 1 to November 30, 2023, culminating with the G20 summit. It is a forum for international economic cooperation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked young people to take part in the competition.
“Delighted to announce the launch of a logo design contest for India’s upcoming G20 Presidency. Share with us your idea of an Indian-only G20. We are open for registrations until June 07, 2022,” Modi tweeted.
The deadline for submitting the logo is June 7 this year. The winner of the contest will take home Rs 150,000. The next top five entries will receive Rs 15,000 each, and then the next five shortlisted entries will receive Rs 10,000 each. Prize money will be payable after deduction of TDS.
There are a few criteria for designing the logo. It should reflect, nationally and internationally, a uniquely “Indian” G20. In this context, the logo should represent one or more of India’s G20 thematic priorities such as sustainable development for all, human-centred approach, equitable and resilient growth, lifestyle for environment, the world as one family and multilateral partnerships.
The logo should have Amritkaal – India’s next 25 year journey from 75 to 100, which is both futuristic and inclusive and should include artistic expressions of color combinations/arrangements in the national tricolor and the “G20 should also feature prominently in the logo. . It would be preferable if the texts used in the logo were in English.
“During its presidency, India will set the agenda for the year and have the opportunity to shape discussions and outcomes on a range of global issues ranging from climate and environment, trade and investment, health, agriculture, digital economy, energy, anti-corruption, employment, education, tourism and culture,” reads in the official notice.
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