Competition in the field of environmental protection will be launched in Moscow on Friday, its winners will be awarded cash prizes of 100-200 thousand rubles, the press service of the Moscow Department of Natural Resources and Environment.
"In the year of Environment Department of Natural Resources will hold a competition for the prize of the Moscow Government for the protection of the environment" — to be confirmed in a statement.
According to the press service, the award shall be appointed in four categories: "Best project implemented in an environmentally-friendly and energy-saving technologies," "Best environmental education and environmental education project," "Best journalistic materials, television and radio programs on the ecology of Moscow" "The best achievements in the field of environmental protection representatives of non-governmental environmental organizations."
"In each category is awarded two cash prize for first place and 200,000 rubles for second place — 100 thousand rubles," — specified in the material.
Entries to the competition are accepted from February 1, the department, the report says.
Press Service adds that in addition to monetary compensation, the persons to be awarded the prize, will be awarded a badge, certificate of award-winners and special prize in the form of statues — the character of the competition.