Winners of the Contests organised by National Archives of India announced
On the occasion of 125th anniversary of foundation day, National Archives of India, Ministry of Culture organised two contests
1) Designing a logo for125th Anniversary Celebrations
2) An emblem for National Archives of India with a tagline
The announcements for the contest were made on My Gov portal and other sources like facebook page and website of the department. Further, eminent art colleges of the country, National Institute of Design and empanelled firms for the preparation of archival exhibitions in the department were also requested to participate in the contest. Both contest received remarkable response and 262 entries were received for the logo while 1310 entries for the Emblem with a tagline. On the basis of the merit, three entries from following participants were short listed:
Since there is only one prize in the contest, we are delighted to announce M/s Soku Design Corporation as winner for the contest of designing of logo for 125 year celebration. We also congratulate remaining two rank holders and assure them that they will get appreciation letters from the department for their art work.
Despite overwhelming response from the participant for the Emblem of National Archives of India with a tagline, the Committee could not finalise any entry out of 1310 entries received in the contest .They decided that the contest may be re- advertised with more time limit as people may get more period to visualize the art work and tagline for the one of the premier historical organisation of the Nation. However, the entries already submitted will not be considered. The new dates for the new contest will be announced soon.
National Archives express thanks to all participants for their active initiative and concern on the historic moment.