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Celebrate India's Festival of Giving - 2 to 8 October!

#DaanUtsav (earlier called the Joy of Giving Week) is India’s ‘festival of giving’. Launched in 2009, the festival is celebrated every year – commencing on Gandhi Jayanti – from October 2 to 8. From auto rickshaw drivers to CEOs, school children to celebrities, homemakers to opinion leaders and media personnel, millions of people from all walks of life come together during this week to give their time, money, resources, or skills back to society.

Total prizes worth 9 Lakhs!

DAAN UTSAV FILM MAKING CONTEST

Come up with a 60-second video on Daan Utsav. Innovation, intent, and presentation are going to be the key deciding factors here.

  • Maximum duration of the video has to be 60 seconds.
  • Video needs to be submitted latest by September 30th, 2017.
  • Voting Window: 15th Oct, 2017 - 15 Nov, 2017.
  • 50% weightage would be for the likes your video gets.
  • 50% weightage would be for the judging panel's votes.
  • Maximum of 1 video submission for each individual.
  • Students, Alumni or Faculty of any Indian college are allowed to participate in the same.
  • Prizes would be disbursed only post verification that the winner is actually associated with the mentioned college in the capacity of a student, alumni or faculty.

SAMPLE VIDEOS

PRIZE MONEY

1st Prize: 50,000 2nd Prize: 30,000

3rd Prize: 20,000
Consolation Prizes (40 nos) worth 2500

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DAAN UTSAV RECIPE CONTEST

Malnutrition is one of India's biggest challenges today. Unfortunately, not everyone can afford many of the healthy nutritional food that restaurants serve today. Come up with nutritional, but cost effective, recipes to address this issue.

  • Recipe needs to be submitted latest by September 30th, 2017.
  • Voting Window: 15th Oct, 2017 - 15 Nov, 2017.
  • 50% weightage would be for the likes your recipe gets.
  • 50% weightage would be for the judging panel's votes.
  • Maximum of 1 recipe submission for each individual.
  • Students, Alumni or Faculty of any Indian college are allowed to participate in the same.
  • Prizes would be disbursed only post verification that the winner is actually associated with the mentioned college in the capacity of a student, alumni or faculty.
  • Sample Recipe

PRIZE MONEY

1st Prize: 50,000 2nd Prize: 30,000

3rd Prize: 20,000
Consolation Prizes (40 nos) worth 2500

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SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP CHALLENGE

Two parts to this interesting challenge:

1. All big initiatives start with a small idea. If you had 1 chance, what would be your best idea to bring about a social change? Submit a one pager detailing your idea. Remember, innovation and practicality are key here.

2. Idea is a big step but the implementation is key. Implement a prototype of your idea during Daan Utsav week of Oct 2-8. Showcase your activities during Daan Utsav week in a video format not exceeding 3 minutes.

  • Your idea needs to be submitted latest by 30th September, 2017.
  • Maximum duration of the video showcasing the prototype implementation has to be 3 minutes, and the video needs to be submitted by 10th Oct, 2017.
  • Voting Window: 15th Oct, 2017 - 15 Nov, 2017.
  • 25% weightage would be for the likes your idea gets.
  • 25% weightage would be for the likes your video gets.
  • 25% weightage would be for the judging panel votes for your idea.
  • 25% weightage would be for the judging panel votes for your video.
  • Maximum of 1 video submission for each team.
  • 5 students need to be a part of each team.
  • Only students of Indian colleges are allowed to participate in the same.
  • One faculty needs to be a part of every team. One faculty can be a part of different student teams.
  • Prizes would be disbursed only post verification that all members of the winning team are actually current students of the mentioned college.

SAMPLE VIDEOS

PRIZE MONEY

1st Prize: 2,00,000 2nd Prize: 1,00,000

3rd Prize: 50,000
Consolation Prizes (10 nos) worth 15,000

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