Essay Writing Competition for School Students by VNIT Nagpur [Class VIII- X]: Submit by Dec 31


VNIT is actively engaged in the “Swachhta Hi Seva Campaign-2019” under the aegis of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The campaign aims to create awareness about cleanliness, the hazards of single-use plastic and to eliminate the use of single-use plastic.
VNIT Nagpur announces an essay writing competition on the theme “Plastic Pollution: a serious threat and ways to mitigate” in association with the Indian Water Works Association (IWWA) Students Chapter-VNIT Nagpur.


The essay writing competition aims to mobilize students to get acquainted with the “Swachhta Hi Seva Campaign-2019”. This competition aims to create awareness amongst the students about the hazards prevailing with regards to single-use plastics. We invite students from the schools to participate in the competition.


The essays will be judged by a panel of VNIT faculty members. The top three best essays will get a cash prize of Rs 3000/- (I position), Rs.2000/-(II position) and Rs. 1000/- (III position).

  1. The competition is open only for the students of 8th to 10th standard.
  2. The language of the essay is English & Hindi.
  3. The word limit is 1800-2000 words.
  4. Each school can submit only a maximum of 3 essays.
  5. We encourage one entry from each class though it is not mandatory. The submission of the number of essays (maximum of 3) is at the discretion of the respective school.
  • The essays should be submitted in PDF format at the mail
  • No hard copy of the essay is to be submitted.
  • All the entries from a school should be submitted in a single email.
  • The essay document should have a cover page clearly mentioning the details of the students ( viz.Name, School, and Class).

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