ILO announced winners of "Decent Work for Domestic Workers": All India Jingle Writing Competition.

The “Decent Work for Domestic Workers” is a jingle writing competition that was organized as a way of promoting decent work for domestic workers in India.

To mark this year’s International Labour Day on 1st May, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has announced the three winners of its “Decent Work for Domestic Workers”: All India Jingle Writing Competition.

The Competition was organized by International Labour Office (ILO) New Delhi, India under the “Work in Freedom” Programme to promote decent work for domestic workers. This process aims to raise awareness on the need to protect and promote the rights of the domestic workers and to make their work more visible to the society. Selected entries (including the prize winning ones) may be printed/published/recorded/adapted as is or in a modified form and distributed as part of advocacy material on domestic work, which is developed from time to time by the ILO New Delhi office.

The ILO received 59 entries from different part of the country. The entries were mostly in Hindi, English and Tamil. The competition’s reviewing committee had the difficult task of creating a shortlist from many outstanding submissions. An independent panel of four judges finally selected the following three winners and awarded recognition prizes to next top 5 entries.

Three Winners:

  1. Abhijeet Chatterjee
  2. Sharvari S. Prabhu
  3. Ankita Anand

Recognition Prizes:

  1. Abhishek Kumar
  2. Sonia Rani
  3. Deeksha Sharma
  4. Pavithra Hariharan
  5. Deepak Mishra


The ILO reserves the exclusive right to use the entries/work in publications (print or electronic) or modify, alter, adapt and/or create derivative workers, and/or convert them for use in cinematographic works.


The International Labour Office recognizes the quality of the competition entries submitted. However, the responsibility for opinions expressed and names and terms used in the competition entries rests solely with their authors.