Nawaj Shaikh from National AIDS Research Institute (NARI) was announced as the winner of the logo competition for the New Education Policy. It was announced by the Union Human Resource and Development ( HRD) minister Smriti Irani. The competition was organized and monitored from the MyGov platform, a wing of the government launched last year.
According to Irani, “That for the first time ever the logo designed by a common man of the country and not by any advertising agency or a corporate house has been considered for the New Education Policy campaign. This way the Ministry of HRD has taken step towards making a common man directly engage and participate with the Government through MyGov Platform. Nawaj Shaikh winner of the logo competition was of the view that one must have education which makes a man into a better citizen of the country.”
The HRD ministry had planned to take up suggestion from the people in general about the Logo, Slogan and Tagline for the New Education Policy, that is presently in its nascent phase of making and is expected to get ready by the end of this year. The competition was aired through the MyGov platform and it received more than 3000 entries from over the nation by various people. Irani announced the name of Nawaj Shaikh as the winner among all the received entries.
Nawaj Shaikh is a resident of Pune, Maharashtra. The logo has been selected and finalized for the policy and Nawaj has been awarded with a sum of Rs. 10,000 with a certificate of appreciation from the government.