Love for our Earth is at the core of everything we do, and we strongly believe that for a sustainable future, the change needs to happen now.

Every action makes a difference – no matter how small.

And behind every action is an innovative thought, an idea.

And now we join hands with

BHUMI PEDNEKAR

to bring a nationwide contest for all young, climate-conscious students.

A platform that not only recognizes & rewards innovative ideas, but also inspires the young minds of India to think about a better, sustainable future.

CONTEST TOPIC

Innovative Ideas for Sustainable Communities

DOMAINS/FOCUS AREAS WHICH THE IDEAS CAN ADDRESS

These are only directional, and should be considered as thought starters. The ideas can address any one or more than one topic as well.

GRATIFICATION

CONTEST ENTRY BEGINS ON NOW

ELIGIBILITY: Students from Std. 5th to 9th

Find all contest details below

Please refer T&Cs for all details

ENTRY SUBMISSION

Please note: The Entry Submission will have to be done on this website itself.

SUMMARY: IN 1000 WORDS OR LESS

  • a)

    Big Idea- synopsis (up to 150 words)
  • b)

    Domains/focus areas it would address (up to 100 words)
  • c)

    Scientific principles for the basis of the big idea (up to 300 words)
  • d)

    Execution plan (up to 300 words)
  • e)

    Description of how the idea would change your community in the future (up to 150 words)

SUPPORTING MATERIAL: AT LEAST 1 OF THE BELOW

  • a)

    PowerPoint presentation (up to max 10 slides)
  • b)

    Images
  • c)

    Video (max up to 120 secs) Can include audio-visual explanation.
  • .

    Can also include a small-scale model demonstrating the idea

JUDGING CRITERIA

The Ideas submitted will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • 1)

    Innovativeness of the idea – 30 pts
  • 2)

    Feasibility/practicality of implementation of the idea – 30 pts
  • 3)

    Social equity – Does your idea improve the quality of life of all the residents of your community – 20 pts
  • 4)

    Scientific merit – To what extent is your idea rooted in scientific principle? – 10 pts
  • 5)

    Comprehensive coverage of Biosphere – How many domains/environmental areas listed in Section I, does your idea address – 10 pts

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