Kudumbashree Oru Nerchithram - Season 3 - Photography Awards distributed Updated On 2021-02-17
The prizes for the winners of 'Kudumbashree Oru Nerchithram’ Photography Competition 2019- 20 (Season 3) was distributed by Shri. A.C Moideen, Minister, Local Self Government Department, Government of Kerala at the function held at Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA), Thrissur on 17 February 2021. Shri. T.J Vargheese, Thaivelikkakath House, Pachalam, Ernakulam had bagged the first prize.The Award consisting of Memento, Certificate and cash prize of Rs 20,000 was presented to him.
Shri. P.P Ratheesh, Photographer, Mathrubhumi Palakkad unit came second and Shri. Dinesh Insight, Adithi Nilayam, Kottakanni, Kasaragod came in third place. Award consisting of Memento, Certificate and cash prize of Rs 10,000 was presented to Shri.P.P Ratheesh and award consisting of Memento, Certificate and cash prize of Rs 5,000 was presented to Shri. Dinesh Insight. The jury consisted of Shri. G. Pramod, Chief Photographer, Deshabhimani, Shri. V. Vinod, Chief Photographer, Information and Public Relations Department, Smt. U.S. Rakhi, News Photographer, and Smt. Asha Vargheese, Director, Kudumbashree Mission had selected the winners.
Kudumbashree Mission which envisions eradicating poverty through women in Kerala, conducted the photography competition for motivating the aspiring photographers and to propagate the activities of Kudumbashree Mission through photographs.The contestants were directed to submit photographs that reflect the various activities of Kudumbashree Mission. Rs 1000 each will be issued for 10 entries as consolation prizes. K.Pramod, Praveen Kumar, Ashok Manaloor, Rakesh Puthur, Sibin Bahuleyan, Akhil. E.S, Tojo P Antony, Shiju Panthalloor, Sumesh Kottiyath, N Elango Gopan are the Consolation Prize winners.
The Photography Competition was envisaged realising that the best photographs depicting the hard work of Kudumbashree members would further boost the women empowerment process. The third season of the competition was held from 1 January 2020 to 29 February 2020. Good quality photographs portraying the strength of Kudumbashree, functioning focusing on women empowerment is considered for the ‘Kudumbashree Oru Nerchithram’ Photography Competition, which is being conducted from 2017 onwards. Like the first two seasons, the third season had also received good responses.