OSDD-VP Short YouTube Contest
With the objective of creating awareness among the public on "The Need of New Drugs for Tuberculosis", CSIR- OSDD, in collaboration with Vigyan Prasar conducted a YouTube based short video competition on the same theme during Oct-Nov 2012. The contest saw the participation of 180 individuals/ teams across the country, of which 23 selected videos were awarded cash prizes after a final screening by a national jury headed by veteran actor / director Shri Amol Palekar in Kolkata during 06-07 January 2013. . This venture has proved to be a fruitful exercise towards sensitizing the public, policy makers and pharma companies towards the urgent need of discovering novel therapies for TB.
The following videos bagged the prizes. All the 180 videos are available in YouTube with the keyword search "Need of New Drugs for Tuberculosis"