Click Away in Scenic Kerala, Win Attractive Cash Prizes

Kerala Tourism Department has launched a photography contest with cash prizes for the best clicks showing the scenic beauty and splendour of Kerala in a creative approach to promote tourism in the state. The initiative was unveiled by the state Tourism Minister A P Anil Kumar.

The best picture will win a cash prize of Rs. 5 lakh while second and third best pictures will get Rs. 3 lakh and Rs. 2 lakh respectively. Besides, five consolation prizes of Rs. 1 lakh each will also be awarded. Participants can send in up to three entries.

“It is for the first time that the State Government is coming out with a contest offering such huge amounts as prize money,” said the Tourism Minister.

The photographs should be original and the applicants should have its copyright. Only pictures taken between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2015 will be considered for the contest. Digitally manipulated photographs will be disqualified.

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