Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Happening Hyderabad Reels/Shorts Contest

Happening Hyderabad Reels/Shorts Contest

 Great with Reels? Love Hyderabad? Here's something exciting for you!

Capture the charm and vividness of #HappeningHyderabad and share with us by tagging @DigitalMediaTS

Win cash prizes worth Rs 1,00,000/-

Entries close on April 30. For details visit it.telangana.gov.in/contest/

 హైదరాబాద్‌ అభివృద్ధిపై వీడియో పెట్టు.. క్యాష్‌ ప్రైజ్‌ కొట్టు

హైదరాబాద్‌ అభివృద్ధిపై తెలంగాణ డిజిటల్‌ మీడియా వింగ్‌ ‘హ్యాపెనింగ్‌ హైదరాబాద్‌ రీల్స్‌ కాంటెస్ట్‌’ నిర్వహిస్తోంది. ఇందుకోసం భారీగా ప్రైజ్‌ మనీ కూడా ప్రకటించింది.

మీ చేతిలో మొబైల్‌ ఉందా? వీడియోలు తీసే అలవాటు ఉందా? అయితే క్యాష్ ప్రైజ్‌ పోటీలో మీరూ పొల్గొన వచ్చు. తొమ్మిదేళ్లలో భాగ్యనగరం ఎంతో అభివృద్ధి చెందింది. నగరంలోని ఎల్బీనగర్, గచ్చిబౌలి లాంటి ప్రధాన కూడళ్ల రూపు రేఖలు పూర్తిగా మారిపోయాయి. దశాబ్దం క్రితం హైదరాబాద్‌ వచ్చిన వారు.. ఇప్పుడు హైదరాబాద్‌కు వస్తే కొన్ని ప్రాంతాలను చూసి గుర్తు పట్టలేరు కూడా. ఈ విషయం ఆ నోటా.. ఈ నోటా చెప్పుకోవడమే కాదు.. నగరంలో అభివృద్ధిపై ఎంత మందికి అవగాహన ఉందో తెలుసుకోవాలని సంకల్పించింది రాష్ట్ర ప్రభుత్వం.*

హైదరాబాద్‌ అభివృద్ధిపై తెలంగాణ డిజిటల్‌ మీడియా వింగ్‌ ‘హ్యాపెనింగ్‌ హైదరాబాద్‌ రీల్స్‌ కాంటెస్ట్‌’ నిర్వహిస్తోంది. భారీగా ప్రైజ్‌ మనీ కూడా ప్రకటించింది. విజేతకు   రూ.50,000, ఫస్ట్‌ రన్నరప్‌ రూ.25,000, సెకండ్‌ రన్నరప్‌ రూ.10,000, ముగ్గురికి కన్సొలేషన్‌ ప్రైజ్‌ రూ.5వేలు చొప్పున. ఇవ్వనున్నట్టు తెలంగాణ డిజిటల్‌ మీడియా ప్రకటించింది. ఇందుకోసం మీరు చేయవలసిందల్లా.. మీరు ఎంతో ఇష్టపడే హైదరాబాద్‌లో గత తొమ్మిదేళ్లలో జరిగిన అభివృధ్ధికి అద్దంపట్టే దృశ్యాలను 60 సెకన్ల నిడివి మించకుండా వీడియో తీయాలి. ఆ వీడియోను @DigitalmediaTS ట్యాగ్‌తో సోషల్‌ మీడియాలో పోస్టు చేయాలి. ఆ తర్వాత వీడియో లింక్‌ను dir_dm@telangana.gov.inకు మెయిల్‌ చేయాలి. ఏప్రిల్‌ 30వ తేదీతో ఈ పోటీ ముగుస్తుంది. మరిన్ని వివరాల కోసం https://it.telangana.gov.in/contest/లో చూడాలని తెలంగాణ డిజిటల్‌ మీడియా తెలిపింది. మే రెండో వారంలో విజేతలను ప్రకటిస్తారు.

Happening Hyderabad Reels/Shorts Contest

About the Contest


The last nine years after Telangana formation have been an evident testament of Telangana’s successful journey towards becoming one of the most progressive states in India. As the youngest and the fastest growing state of India, complemented by its capital city Hyderabad’s phenomenal progress towards becoming a Global IT and Innovation Hub, it’s time we take pride in showcasing the city’s transformation stories.

To enable this, Digital Media Wing, ITE&C Dept, Telangana Government has come up with the Happening Hyderabad Short-Video contest. This competition aims to capture the transformation stories of one of the largest metropolises of India, Hyderabad in the form of Short-Videos.

The content needs to be created in Reels format (vertical short form videos), for Social Media Publishing. The content should have been created post Jan 1, 2023, failing which the entry will be disqualified. The videos should not exceed 60 seconds length and should be suitable for posting on Instagram Reels, Facebook Reels or Youtube Shorts.

Suggested topics

Roads, Buildings & Public Transport Infrastructure

New Flyovers, Government & Commercial Buildings, Roads, Underpasses, Bridges, Metro Rail, etc.

Tourism, Language, Culture, Heritage Restorations

Bathukamma, Bonalu, Restored heritage structures, Religious Places, Tourist Spots, State Culture,Hyderabadi Cuisine, Events etc.

Nature, Greenery & Water Bodies

Haritha Haaram, Rejuvenated Lakes, Tree Plantations, Urban Forest Parks, Theme Parks etc.

Industry and Information Technology

New Investments, Marquee Companies, IT Buildings & Industrial Parks, e-Governance, M Governance etc.

Citizens Welfare

Pension schemes, Shadi Mubarak, Kalyana Lakshmi, KCR Kit, etc.

Education and Healthcare Initiatives

Mana Basti Mana Badi, Government Schools & Colleges, New Govt. Hospitals/Healthcare Infra, Basti Davakhanas, Stories of scheme beneficiaries etc.


Instagram Reels

Facebook Reels

Youtube Shorts


This competition is open for all (above 18 years old), including amateurs and professionals.

Awards and Recognitions

Selected content will be published on State Government Social Media Accounts, including on @DigtialMediaTS.

Prizes will be announced based on a selection process, involving a prominent jury. 3 Winners will be announced. Winner (1st Prize), First Runner-up (2nd Prize) and Second Runner-up (3rd Prize) and further Consolation prizes will be awarded.

Appreciation Certificates shall be shared to the winners, along with the Prize money announced.

Prize Money for Winners

Winner: Rs.50,000/-

First Runner-up: Rs.25,000/-

Second Runner-up: Rs.10,000/-

Consolation Prizes: Three of Rs 5,000 each


Announcement: 3rd April 2023

Final Submission & Contest ends: 30th April 2023

Winners Announcement: By 2nd week of May

Basic Guidelines for Submission

1. Instructions to follow to participate in the contest Post your reels/shorts on Instagram/Facebook/Youtube. Tag @DigitalMediaTS, the social media account of the Digital Media Wing, Government of Telangana. Use hashtags #HappeningHyderabad and #DigitalMediaTS in the caption. Submit the entries (link of the posted video) over email – dir_dm@telangana.gov.in

2. Submissions will not be accepted once the deadline lapses.

3. The legal age of the applicant should not be below 18 years of age.

4. Videos submitted should not exceed 60 secs in length and should be of good resolution.

5. A short description of the concept of your video in the post caption and a self-introduction of the participant along with their mobile number is required while submitting the content over email.

6. There is no restriction on the number of submissions per person.

7. A unique title & description for each video is recommended.

8. Only original content must be submitted. Content submitted must not contain any materials owned or controlled by a third party and must not infringe copyright, trademark, rights of publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity.

9. The content submitted should be created post Jan 1, 2023. Any submission using content identified to be posted prior to this date shall be discarded.

10. Basic editing, including color enhancement, the use of filters, and cropping of the content is acceptable, provided any such editing does not affect the authenticity and/or genuineness of the Video(s). Advanced editing used to create illusions, deceptions and/or manipulations, and the adding and removing of significant elements within the frame is prohibited.

11. The video can be in any language, but non-English language entries (other than Telugu) must have English subtitles.

12. Content that portrays or otherwise includes inappropriate and/or offensive work, including provocative nudity, violence, human rights and/or environmental violation, and/or any other content deemed to be contrary to the law, religious, cultural & moral traditions and practices of India, are strictly prohibited and will be immediately discarded.

13. The videos will be judged based on the following criteria: Relevance to the theme, Creativity and originality, Production quality, Overall impact and message

14. The organizers reserve the right to postpone the dates or cancel the contest in case of any unforeseen situation which demands such an action, at the interest of the participants and the public in general.

Rights of Use of The Work

By submitting the video, contestants agree to grant the contest organizer i.e. Telangana Digital Media Wing, the right to use and publish the video for promotional purposes/ press communications/ website/social media publishing. This applies to all entries regardless of whether they win prizes.

For any queries please contact: asst_dm [at] telangana [dot] gov [dot] in

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