Shankar’s International Children’s Competition is Declared Open for Young Artists

Oct 4, 2017 10:53 IST
    Children Book Trust Competition
    Children Book Trust Competition

    Children’s Book Trust is conducting the painting, drawing or writing competition open for children of any nationality on any theme or subject as per choice and interest of the participant. Multiple entries are accepted.

    Entries for written competition can be poems, plays, short stories, essays, descriptive writings, etc.

    Last date to submit applications is October 16, 2017. To check the eligibility and application procedures follow the proceedings: 


    The call is made out to children across the world of age not more than 16 years old.

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    Winners of the competition will be acknowledged with:

    • The President of India's Gold Medal for the best painting or drawing.
    • The Shankar's Award for the best written work.
    • 15 Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Gold Medals for the next best paintings, drawings or written work.
    • Around 300 Silver Medals and 300 prizes.
    • Certificates of Merit to deserving entries.


    Submissions for writing competition are expected via email at, and painting and drawing competitions are to be sent via post only at

    Shankar’s International Children’s Competition,

    Nehru House, 4, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,

    New Delhi - 110 002


    Children's Book Trust has set for itself an ambitious target to promote the production of well written, well-illustrated and well-designed books for children. In furtherance of this objective, the Trust brings out books that are easy to read and easy on the eyes, including books that enable children to have a better appreciation of India's cultural heritage.

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