Bhubaneswar: Tata Power led Odisha Discoms, a joint venture between Tata Power and the Odisha government, have recently launched the ‘My Odisha, India’s Pride’ contest. This initiative marks a significant step in the company’s efforts to foster cultural enrichment and nurturing young talent while celebrating the state’s rich cultural heritage.

Aimed at cultivating pride and creativity among children aged 8-12 and 13-16 years, the contest invites children to send their entries in the form of painting, sketches, and literary arts including poems, essays, and stories. The initiative perfectly aligns with the state government’s ‘Skilled in Odisha’ campaign, fostering a synergy between education and cultural awareness.

Students can send their video entries in the form of poem, essay, stories etc. The prizes will be given under the following categories:
• 1st Prize (Age Categories 8-12 & 13-16 years): Trophy, Gold Medal, Gift Vouchers worth ₹2000
• 2nd Prize (Age Categories 8-12 & 13-16 years): Silver Medal, Gift Vouchers worth ₹2000
• 3rd Prize (Age Categories 8-12 & 13-16 years): Bronze Medal, Gift Vouchers worth ₹2000
• 20 Shortlisted Entries: Gift Vouchers worth ₹2000 each
• Certificate of Participation: Awarded to every participan