Swades

Grass root Innovations beyond Imagination

Get an insight into blurred segments of the village life and pave them towards a clear path that focuses on a pragmatic, yet a sustainable solution.

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About

One of the rudimentary aspects of our education is the attainment of skills to ease the struggles of our community. We at SWADES, make the entrepreneurs get an insight into blurred segments of the village life and pave them towards a clear path that focuses on a pragmatic, yet a sustainable solution.


Structure

Competition is divided into three rounds as follows:

  1. Round 1:(Eliminations):

    10th February, 2018 – 24th February, 2018 | Colleges in and around Nagpur.
    Participants have to fill a questionnaire to register. Experts will analyse and shortlist teams for the second round.

  2. Round 2:(Village Visit)

    4th March, 2018 | Journey from VNIT, Nagpur
    Participants will be allowed to peek into the village life, interact with the village inmates and identify their day to day problems.

  3. Round 3: Presentation Round (Final Round)

    10th March, 2018
    All the participants will be given a week’s time to find an appropriate solution to the identified problem, apt enough to be transformed into a social enterprise as well as be feasible to work upon on ground level with the constrained resources and make an impact on the villagers’ life.

Vision : “Real India resides in its villages” ~Mahatma Gandhi

Prizes Worth 1,00,000

  1. Incubation for the winners.
  2. Cash prizes and goodies for participants.
  3. First-hand exposure to the village environment.
  4. Set your eyes on the ground realities to get an insight.
  5. Be the fulcrum of change in the Indian society.
  6. Witness to some of the most impactful innovations.
  7. Have by your side the highest level of support system for execution and implementation.
  8. Develop contacts with high profile NGOs, Social Clubs, Company CSRs in this sector, with years of experience and expertise.
  9. Various internships opportunities.
Eligibility Criteria
  1. Participation is allowed in teams consisting of 2-4 members only.
  2. There is no restriction as such. Anyone above 16 years of age can participate.

Register

Event Managers

  1. Shuvendu

    s.ranabijuli123@gmail.com

    +91 91726-37632

  2. Anushree

    anushree.rungta@gmail.com

    +91 98224-44112

  3. Tushar

    tushargvtiit@gmail.com

    +91 85699-09857

  4. Vedant

    vedantks36@gmail.com

    +91 98675-40678

  5. Shivam

    shivamkasana33@gmail.com

    +91 75586-22049