Essay Writing Competition for Smart City Tiruppur - Open Category

Tiruppur Corporation invites citizens to participate in an essay competition for developing the vision statements for the proposed Smart City. The Essay should focus on the ...

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Essay Writing Competition for Smart City Tiruppur - Open Category

Tiruppur Corporation invites citizens to participate in an essay competition for developing the vision statements for the proposed Smart City. The Essay should focus on the issues/needs brought of the city, citizen solutions to address these and the citizen priorities.

Entries may be submitted online on the mygov.in portal latest by 12th November 2015.

Evaluation

The submissions will be evaluated on the following criteria:

• Do-ability (50%)
• Innovation (50%)

Prize money for the top 3 entries is as follows:

• First Prize: Rs. 25,000/-
• Second Prize: Rs. 15,000/-
• Third Prize: Rs. 10,000/-

The City would use the inputs from the winning entries to develop the Vision and Sub-goals for the City Plan and preliminary idea of Smart Solutions and Area Based Developments.

Terms and Conditions

• Participants must be above 18 years.
• Participants must be citizens of India.
• All essays will be considered as a complete submission and to be eligible for short-listing.
• The participants(s) entries will be judged for each category independently and on merit. In case of short listing, a participant will receive prize money.
• The length of each essay is limited to 1000 words or less.
• Government of India (GoI) will have the copyright on all the entries submitted. By submitting an entry, the Participant(s) agree(s) to transfer the intellectual property rights to GoI.
• The Participant(s) represent(s) and warrant(s) that he/ she will comply with all applicable Indian laws. The Participant(s) shall not disclose and/or use any information, if doing so is in violation of an obligation of antitrust law and/ or confidentiality.
• GoI reserves the right to reject any entry based on its discretion.
• By registering for participation in the Contest, the Participant(s) warrant that: o They have complied with these Entry conditions;
• Their entry is original; o Their entry does not infringe any intellectual Property Rights of any third party;
• Any current employer and/or learning institution that the participant is employed by or enrolled with would have no claim on the entry developed and submitted.
• Participants must not provide any false information in the registration process.
• Participants must keep their contact information accurate and up-to-date.
• GoI reserves the right to cancel or amend all or any part of the competition and/ or the rules without notice for any event that is within the reasonable control of GoI.
• Any changes to the rules, or cancellation of the competition, will be posted on the Contest page on MyGov portal. It is the responsibility of the participants to keep themselves informed as to any changes to the rules.
• GoI accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss or injury of any kind suffered by any participant in entering the Competition, including as a result of any participant winning or not winning any prize.
• GoI will not be held responsible if the participants/ teams are not able to upload their entries on MyGov portal before the last date & time of submission for any reason whatsoever.
• All prizes are non-transferable.

Total Submissions ( 17) Approved Submissions (0) Submissions Under Review (17) Submission Closed.