National Online Competitions for School Students Commemorate the 29th World Ozone Day 2023

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29th World Ozone Day 2023: Online Competitions for School Students

Commemorating The Montreal Protocol & Protecting the Ozone

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Date: 16th September 2023 | Location: Online

About Competition

In recognition of the damaging impacts of Ozone Layer depletion, including skin cancer, eye cataracts, and weakened immune systems, the global community signed the Montreal Protocol in 1987.

This international treaty was aimed at phasing out the production and consumption of Ozone Depleting Substances (ODSs). Since its inception, the protocol has successfully phased out multiple ODSs, placing the Ozone Layer on the path to recovery.

Following the protocol, the General Assembly of the United Nations designated 16 September as World Ozone Day in December 1994. The day celebrates global efforts to protect the ozone layer, creating awareness of this crucial environmental matter, especially among the students.

Competitions At A Glance

Date: 25th August 2023 by 05:00 PM (Last Date for Submission)
Categories: Poster Making & Slogan Writing
Eligibility: Students from class 8th to 12th

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Category Particulars Theme

Category Particulars Theme
Poster Making Drawing sheet of size 22×13 inches Protection of the Ozone Layer
Slogan Writing English or Hindi only (i) Protection of the Ozone Layer (ii) Climate-friendly practices to combat Global Warming

Recognizing Excellence: Prizes and Awards

Entries will undergo evaluation by a distinguished panel of judges. Prizes are as follows:

Category Prize Details
Poster Making (i) 1st Prize – ₹10,000
(ii) 2nd Prize – ₹7,000 (iii) 3rd Prize – ₹5,000
(iv) Three Consolation Prizes – ₹2,000 each
Slogan Writing (i) 1st Prize – ₹5,000 (ii) 2nd Prize – ₹3,000
(iii) 3rd Prize – ₹2,000 (iv) Five Consolation Prizes – ₹1,000 each

All winning entries will also receive a memento and a certificate, presented by the Chief Guest on World Ozone Day, 16 September 2023.

How to Participate in Ozone Day Competition?

Students can submit only one entry per category. The entries, accompanied by a school recommendation, should be uploaded via the “Upload Your Entries” tab or by clicking here. Ensure that each entry is less than 5MB and in both JPEG & PDF formats. Validation through OTP is necessary for successful submission.

Need More Information about the Competition?


Project Management Unit
Ozone Cell, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Govt. of India
1st Floor, 9, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
Phone:91 11 35011611/ 011-24642176/35019258
Fax: 24642175
Website: ozonecell.nic.in

Join the Cause: Protecting the Ozone, Protecting Ourselves!

Here’s your chance to make a difference. Students are encouraged to participate and showcase their creative talents. Let’s come together to mark the 29th World Ozone Day and pledge our commitment to safeguarding the Earth’s protective shield. Upload your entries now!


(i) Only one entry per student in each category (poster making and slogan writing) is to be uploaded by the student using the Upload Your Entries Tab or clicking below

Upload Your Entries

(ii) Along with the entry, the recommendation from the school as per format is also to be uploaded.      Download here.

(iii) The entries to be uploaded should be less than 5MB and in JPEG & PDF (both) format

(iv) Entries can be successfully submitted only after validation through OTP.

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