SDG essay competition for residents of Nagaland

Kohima, September 18 (MExN): The SDG Coordination Centre (SDGCC), Planning & Transformation Department, Nagaland has announced the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) essay competition, a DIPR report stated.

The competition is open for all residents of Nagaland under two categories and will be taking entries till September 21 via email.

Two categories are: 15 years and below on the theme: ‘My 2030 vision for a sustainable, equitable and green Nagaland’ and 16 years and above on the theme ‘Localizing of SDGs and traditional value system: Prospects, Challenges and Strategies in Nagaland’.

One can participate by sending their original essay along with name, age, postal address and contact number to the email ID: [email protected] 

The first and runner-up winners will be awarded a cash award of Rs 5,000 and Rs 4,000 respectively, for each of the categories. The result will be announced on September 25 in celebration of World SDG Day. For more information, please visit our social media handles @sdgccnagaland.  

The SDGCC is a dedicated SDG unit under the Planning & Transformation Department for effective advocacy, governance, monitoring, policy strengthening and as an accelerator of SDG implementation across the state. 

The state government has been mobilizing individuals, institutions, organisations and communities to take action for the achievement of the SDGs and create a variety of solutions for the priority SDG and their indicators.

“This is yet another effort towards the Nagaland SDG Vision 2030,” the report added.