Essay competition for Senior Citizens : Last date – July 30, 2017

The Senior Citizens Group of Besantnagar (SCGOBN) announces an essay competition for Senior Citizens to coincide with Madras Day.

The topic is – What relevance does Madras Day have for me in my twilight years?

The competition is open to all senior citizens all over India .
Participation is free. Entries to be sent by e mail only to in word format.
Word limit is 1000 words. Last date is 30th July 2017.

The essays would be evaluated by a panel of retired bureaucrats, corporate executives, professors and social workers.Ten best entries will be selected for ten prizes.Prizes would be awarded at a public function during Madras Week.

SCGOBN is a social service group of sr citizens (avarage age 70) who share Gandhian values of truth, honesty, ahimsa, compassion, simple living and high thinking.

Corporate Houses/NGOs interested in either sponsoring the function or prizes may contact Prof V.Chandrasekhar 9884224480 SCGOBN does not accept monetary donations.

Chennai T-Shirt Design Contest – Last date: July 9, 2017

Design a T-Shirt for Chennai. The contest is open to all. The entries should reflect the spirit and uniqueness of Chennai.

Entries should be submitted as a JPG or PDF file and to be emailed to –
CDs with the design can also be mailed to Madras Day, C/o. Mylapore Times, 77, C.P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet, Chennai 600018

Apart from cash prizes for the best three entries, the best designer will be invited to improvise the design for Chennai T-Shirt 2017.

For more details, refer the poster below.