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8th National Photography Awards

Current context: Press Information Bureau’s Photo Division under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, has invited entries for the 8th National Photography Awards.
8th National Photography Awards
  • The National Photography Awards are conferred under three categories:
    1. Lifetime Achievement Award
    2. Award for Professional Photographers
    3. Award for Amateur Photographers
  • The Photo Division confers the award every year to encourage professional and amateur photographers across the country and promote various facets of the country like history, society, art & culture, heritage etc.
  • The Lifetime Achievement Award carries a Cash Prize of Rs. 3,00,000.
  • The theme of this year for the Professional Photographers is 'Life and Water.' The awards under this Category carries a Cash Prize of Rs. 1,00,000 for one ‘Professional Photographer of the year’ award and five Special Mention Awards with a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 each.
  • The theme of this year for the Amateur Photographers is 'Cultural Heritage of India.' The awards under this Category carries a Cash Prize of Rs. 75,000 for one ‘Amateur Photographer of the year’ award and five Special Mention Awards with a cash prize of Rs.30,000 each.

Question: 

Q.1 The National Photography Awards is conferred under the Ministry of __________?
a. Information & Broadcasting

b. President’s Secretariat
c. NITI Aayog
d. Earth Science
e. Culture
8th National Photography Awards 8th National Photography Awards Reviewed by Neha Verma on December 08, 2019 Rating: 5

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