What is National Online Essay Writing Competition 2022 ?
The office of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India is organising a National Online Essay Writing Competition to commemorate the occasion of Audit Diwas. Each year, 16th November is celebrated as Audit Diwas, as it was on this day in the year 1860 that Sir Edward Drummond took charge as the first Auditor General of India.
The essay competition aims to make the youth of the country aware of the institution of CAG of India and appreciate the contribution of the CAG in promoting public accountability and good governance. The competition will also give an opportunity for young minds to harness their creativity and expression of the ways in which the institution of the CAG can contribute to good governance.
Topics for the online essay competition for the year 2022 are as follows:
A. The CAG: Helping India achieve Panchamrit – five nectar elements to deal with climate change B. The CAG: Realising the Constitution’s vision, Enlivening Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav C: CAG@2047: Imagine you are the CAG of India in year 2047. What will be your strategy for the institution?
The essays will be evaluated separately in English and Hindi.
Winners of the competition will be awarded cash prizes as follows:
First prize: ₹30,000 Second prize: ₹20,000 Third prize: ₹15,000
Who Can Participate in Online Essay Competition Eligibility:
1. The online essay writing competition is open to all persons who are currently enrolled in a course of study at any institution recognized by any University in India. 2. The participant should not be more than 25 years old as on 15.08.2022. 3. Employees of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department shall not be eligible for participating in the competition. 4. Only one entry from each participant will be considered. In case it is discovered that a participant has submitted more than one entry, all the entries from the participant will be disqualified.
How to Submit / Manner of submission: Online Essay Competition
The participants would be required to submit six documents online as attachments in a single e-mail to the address: [email protected]. The details of these documents are given in paras 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52. The subject of the e-mail should be written as “Audit Diwas 2022 Essay”.