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Photo Division announces 8th National Photography Awards

Photo Division announces 8th National Photography Awards

New Delhi, Dec 7 (UNI) Photo Division, Press Information Bureau, under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, has invited entries for the 8th National Photography Awards.

The Division confers these awards every year, to promote various facets of the country such as art, culture, development, heritage, history, life, people, society, and tradition through the medium of photography, and to encourage professional and amateur photographers across the country.

The National Photography Awards are conferred under three categories - Lifetime Achievement Award, Award for Professional Photographers, and Award for Amateur Photographers.

The Lifetime Achievement Award carries a Cash Prize of Rs 3,00,000, according to a Information and Broadcasting ministry release here on Saturday.

This year's theme for the Professional Photographers is 'Life and Water.' The awards under the Category for Professionals are one ‘Professional Photographer of the year’ award with a Cash prize of Rs 1,00,000 and five Special Mention Awards with a cash prize of Rs 50,000 each.

This year's theme for the Amateur Photographers is 'Cultural Heritage of India.' The awards under the Category for Amateurs are one ‘Amateur Photographer of the year’ award with a Cash prize of Rs 75,000 and five Special Mention Awards with a cash prize of Rs 30,000 each.

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