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What is the Green Gurukul Challenge?
The Green Gurukul Challenge is a National Level Inter-School competition for students to take part in and solve the growing environmental issues at the grassroots level. This is an opportunity for every student who wishes to make a change in their homes, locality, school premises, while building the essential skills such as leadership, innovation, teamwork etc.
We believe it is crucial to foster a healthy mindset & behavioural change in students to cater to the environmental issues by providing them with the necessary tools and transferable skills.
The purpose of this competition is to teach students the importance of managing waste in their learning years. With The Green Gurukul Challenge, students will be provided with a platform to explore their innovative and leadership skills.
why should you participate?
The competition has been designed to empower you with the right set of tools and methods, to ideate, build and test solutions. This is your chance to experiment and learn to be a leader in your school and community.
Builds Leadership Skills
School students will need to register to take part as a team of minimum 5 members with an upper limit of 15. Teams will spend the next month diving deep into social or environmental topics they are passionate about. Participating teams are required to produce supporting documents, images and videos. The top 3 winning teams will win cash prizes and goodies worth thousands.
The Green Gurukul Challenge is an all India Inter-School Competition for children to participate in and solve environmental issues in the country through Innovation.
Students who are passionate about innovating and are interested in hands-on experience to solve environmental problems such as solid waste, plastic waste, climate change, etc.
If you are a student and you meet the eligibility criteria, you can enroll your team by registering:
And the next steps will be notified to you via email.
- A student from any school and any part of the country.
- Must be studying in grade 6 and above.
- A team of a minimum of 5 students.
- The team members can be from different grades but the same school.
- Approval Letter and a No Objection Certificate duly signed by the Head of the school.
Once you have the minimum required team members, nominate a student leader and teacher representative for your team. you can or your headmaster can appoint a teacher representative for your school.
Click here for the registration form and share with us the details of your team. Once you submit the registration form, you will hear from us about the next steps via email. Keep a lookout on your Inbox.
A school can register one team only. A team can have up to 15 students. Every team member must meet the eligibility criteria.
The competition starts on April 19th 2021 and ends on 16th May 2021.
The competition is aimed to create awareness of the environmental issues while providing a hands-on experience for solving them. Each week is filled with exciting tasks which allow every team to gain knowledge, empathize, innovate and implement the designed solutions in their locality. A detailed calendar with tasks will be shared with you on the first day.
Once you register, along with your team members explore our website and social media handles to get a better understanding of our work and be prepared for the competition.
At the end of the competition, every team will be awarded a participation certificate and exciting goodies. Winning school and the team will be awarded a cash prize of up to 1 Lakh rupees. Besides, each one of you will get hands-on experience to solve real-life problems.
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