NEW DELHI: Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that the government has received 1470 designs from the general public for advertisements to be issued by the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP).
The Minister said in an informal chat that the response of the public came after the Ministry sought public participation on 15 July. Earlier, all the advertisements were designed by the DAVP.
He said the top advertisements will be awarded by the Ministry with cash awards, but did not disclose the amount.
He also said that this will be an ongoing process but the theme will be given by the DAVP or the Ministry.