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RULES & REGULATIONS

Eligibility

The competition is open for all residents of Uttar Pradesh and college students studying in Uttar Pradesh between the ages of 15-35 years.

The eligibility of all teams shortlisted for Regional Conventions will be confirmed after verification of all team members’ identification and domicile documents. If any participant is found to be ineligible, the respective team will be disqualified from the competition.



Registration Guidelines

  • Each team must comprise of 5 members.
  • Each team must have a Team Leader who will be the sole point of contact.
  • Only the Team Leader has to register for the competition. No other team member needs to register.
  • An individual can participate as a part of multiple teams, but can’t be team leader of more than one team.
  • A single team can submit solutions for multiple themes. However, the team must register itself multiple times with different team leader.
  • During registration by team leader, following information will be required:
    • Details of team leader
    • College name, if applicable
    • District of team leader
    • Preferred theme
    • Details of team members
  • Verification email will be sent to team leader at the time of registration.
  • Email notification will be sent to all team members after the completion of registration process.

Presentation Guidelines

The Presentation prepared by the teams can be structured in the format mentioned below. Please treat this structure only as a guideline, innovations are always welcome.

Problem statement

  • Scope
  • Causes
  • Reasons for selecting a specific cause(s), if selected

Proposed solution

  • Proposed Solution
  • Comparison with existing alternative(s)
  • Strengths and Weaknesses of the Solution

Implementation of the solution

  • Key steps involved
  • Stakeholder(s) involved at each step
  • Leveraging existing Government infrastructure
  • Financial and human resources required at each step
  • Proposed source(s) of funding

Impact of the solution

  • Criteria to measure the impact of the solution
  • Scalability of the solution
  • Sustainability of the solution
  • Appropriate monitoring mechanisms

Challenges and Mitigation Factors

  • Identify social, economic and political challenges to the proposed solution
  • Legal, technological and environmental challenges of the proposed solution, if any
  • Means to mitigate the identified challenges

Appendix

  • Supporting documents and secondary sources
  • References and citations

Submission Guidelines

  • The Presentations must be submitted in PDF format.
  • The language of the presentation must be either English or Hindi.
  • The minimum font size in the Presentation is 12.
  • The Presentation should be in the font "Calibri " or "Times New Roman ".
  • In case of any changes post submission, the Presentation can be re-submitted until the submission deadline.
  • The Presentation should not have more than 10 main slides. References, annexures, separating slides and title slide will not count as part of the 10-slide Presentation.
  • The Presentation size should not be more than 2 MB.

Judging Criteria

  • Entries will be divided into six regions across Uttar Pradesh:
West Brij Awadh Kanpur Bundelkhand Gorakhpur Kashi
Amroha (JPN) Agra Ambedkar Nagar Auraiya Azamgarh Allahabad
Baghpat Aligarh Bahraich Banda Ballia Amethi
Bijnor Bareilly Balrampur Chitrakoot Basti Bhadohi
Bulandshahar Budaun Barabanki Etawah Deoria Chandauli
Gautam Buddha Nagar Etah Faizabad Farrukhabad Gorakhpur Ghazipur
Ghaziabad Firozabad Gonda Fatehpur Kushi Nagar Jaunpur
Hapur Hathras Hardoi Hamirpur Maharajganj Kaushambi
Meerut Kasganj Lakhimpur Kheri Jalaun Mau Mirzapur
Moradabad Mainpuri Lucknow Jhansi Sant Kabir Nagar Pratapgarh
Muzaffarnagar Mathura Rae Bareli Kannauj Siddharthnagar Sonbhadra
Rampur Pilibhit Shrawasti Kanpur Dehat Sultanpur
Saharanpur Shahjahanpur Sitapur Kanpur Nagar Varanasi
Sambhal Unnao Lalitpur
Shamli Mahoba
  • The judging process will be carried out in collaboration with the Knowledge Partner.
  • All entries will be judged based on creativity/ innovation, feasibility and scalability of the solution.
  • Ten teams (one from every theme) will be selected in every region for Regional Conventions.
  • Top ten teams (one from each theme) will be selected from Regional Conventions. They will present their solutions at the finale of the competition to the State Leadership at the Grand Culmination Convention.