GUWAHATI, Aug 25 - Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Parag Kumar Das Memorial Trust has decided to organise an online essay writing competition this year instead of the annual Parag Kumar Das Memorial Inter-College Debate Competition.
The theme of the essay competition is �challenges and opportunities for sustainable economic development in post-COVID Assam�.
The competition is open to students pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate courses in colleges and universities in Assam. One can write the essay in Assamese or English.
The essay drafted in word or PDF format should be mailed to [email protected] on or before September 20 with details of the participant, including name of the college and university, course of study, etc. The word limit for the essay is 1,500 words.
Cash prizes of Rs 7,000, Rs 5,000 and Rs 3,000 will be given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd winners respectively. Winners of the competition will be announced in October next.