The Press Institute of India (PII), Chennai and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), New Delhi invite entries for the PII – ICRC Awards 2019. The theme for this year is ‘Impact of Climate Change on Humanitarian Issues’.

Entries are invited under two categories:
* Article
* Photograph

The top three entries in each category would receive ₹100,000, ₹70,000 and ₹40,000 respectively.

Terms and conditions:

1. Email your entries to or send them to the Press Institute of India, RIND Premises, Second Main Road, Taramani CPT Campus, Chennai – 600113 by 11 August 2019.
2. The article/photo should have been published in a national or regional newspaper, magazine or online site of repute in India between 1 April 2018 and 15 May 2019.
3. An exact English translation is mandatory for all articles printed in regional languages.
4. Only one entry per individual is permitted in either category.
5. Participants will have to submit proof of their entries in the respective newspaper or magazine.
6. Family members/relatives of the jury and organisers are not eligible for participation.
7. The decision of the jury will be final.

Results will be announced in September 2019.

For queries please contact:

Sashi Nair
Director & Editor, PII Chennai
Mobile: +91 9042231343

Landline: +91 11 42211000