PCRA Short Film-making Competition on Benefits of Cycling

The Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas calls for entries for a Short Film-making competition on the Benefits of Cycling. The objective of the competition is to create awareness on the relevance of fuel conservation. The underlying message of the film should be able to highlight and focus on various benefits of cycling for the people. The role that cycling can play in protecting the environment for future generations may also be showcased.

The short-film should highlight and promote the benefits of cycling such as fuel conservation and environment protection, etc.

About the Competition

The Short Film-making Competition is open only for Indian Citizens. The theme of the Short Film-making competition is “Cycle Ki Kahani Aapki Zubaani.” Submissions for this competition have already begun (from 16th January 2019). The duration of the Short Film should be maximum 3 minutes.

The Short Film can be made in any of the 22 Official Indian Languages with transcript (in verbatim) in Hindi or English. The Short-film will be evaluated by a Panel of Jury who will be Experts on Environment Protection & Fuel Conservation and Film Making.


– First Prize: Cash Prize of Rs. 50,000/-
– Second Prize: Cash Prize of Rs. 30,000/-
– Third Prize: Cash Prize of Rs. 20,000/-

5 Consolation prizes will also be given. These will be Cash Prize of Rs.10,000/- each.

The last date of Submission is 15th February 2019. Submissions have to be made through the MyGov.in website (requires registration) at this link.

Click here to read detailed Terms and Conditions.

For any further information, contact:

Petroleum Conservation Research Association
10, Sanrakshan Bhawan, Bhikaji Cama Place
New Delhi – 110066
Phone: 011 24369462
Email: competitions(at)pcra.org

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Aradhana Sharma

Aradhana Sharma is an environmentalist and nature lover, and and takes keen interest in urging people to adopt an Eco-friendly lifestyle. She can be reached at aradhana.sharma@delhigreens.org

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