Aadhaar Mandatory for Students to Participate in Painting Competition

Aadhaar Cards in India. Photo courtesy: UIDAI
Aadhaar Cards in India. Photo courtesy: UIDAI

The Central Ground Water Board under India’s Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation will be organizing 8th National Painting Competition on Water Conservation and Pollution for school students of 6th, 7th and 8th Standards. The theme for this year’s painting competition is, “Use water with more care-save our future generation”.

According to a government statement issued today, it is mandatory for all participants to have Aadhaar / Aadhaar enrollment.

Aadhaar is a 12-digit individual identification number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on behalf of the Government of India. This number serves as a proof of identity and address, anywhere in India.

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School principals have been asked to organize painting competition of 2 hours duration for 6th, 7th and 8th standards students in their schools preferably on A-4 size paper.

The school principals would select three best paintings and send them to the nodal officer so as to reach them along with the list of total number of participants not later than December 15, 2017.

1st, 2nd, 3rd prize winner of the State level painting competition would be invited to Delhi for participation in the National level painting competition to be held in February / March, 2018.

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