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Fifth National Madanlal Khandelwal Braille Essay Competition

Fifth National Madanlal Khandelwal Braille Essay Competition
This competition is conducted each year in memory of Late Sh. Madanlal Khandelwal, an ardent supporter of the blind.   Late Shri Khandelwal based in London, was a reputed social worker and sponsored various Braille promotion programmes during his life time through this Organization.  He also made a handsome donation of Rs. 20,00,000/- to 
this organization for Corpus Fund.
About Essay Competition:
1.There will be two groups of competitors—one Junior group up to the age of 25 years and the second Senior group above the age of 25 years.
2. Group-wise topics for the essay competition are:
Junior group (Eng.): “Continued Relevance of Braille in the World.”
(Hindi): Vishwa Mai Braille Kee Satat Prasangikta.
Senior group (Eng.): “How Can We Be Effective Advocates for Our Own Empowerment”? (Hindi): Hum Apne Sashaktikaran Ke Liye Prabhavi Dhang Se Kis Tarah Satark Rah Sakte Hai. 
3.Essays can be written in Hindi/English or any other Indian language approved by the Confederation for the purpose.
4.Essays should be written by Braille slate or Braille typewriter.  
Computerized Braille shall not be accepted. 
5.Maximum length of the essay for junior group should be between 600-800 words and for senior group between 800-1000 words inclusive of applicant’s name, age, address phone number and topic of the essay.  The essays not written as per the prescribed word limits shall not be included in the competition.
6.The Competition carries certificates and three cash prizes of Rs.  8000, 5,000 and 3,000 for junior group and Rs. 10,000, 7,000 and 4,000 for senior group. 
7. The essays must be completely original in nature.
8. The essays shall be examined by reputed persons and their decision shall be final and binding for all.
9. For determining the best three entries in each group in each language, the following shall be kept in mind:
   i. Content
  ii. Language and style
 iii. Braille proficiency and neatness
10. Last date for receipt of essays in Braille in AICB office shall be 30th September, 2016. 
All India Confederation of the Blind
Braille Bhawan, 
Sector-5, Rohini,
Mob: 9810684208
Event Starts: 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 12:44
Event Ends: 
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 12:44
All India Confederation of the Blind
Event Location: 
Contact Name: 
J. L. Kaul
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Phone: 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 12:45 to Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 12:45
All India Confederation of the Blind Braille Bhawan, Sector-5, Rohini, Delhi-110085 Mob: 9810684208 website:

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