What is the contest?
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE competition is an annual national competition to harness the creative and innovative spirit of children (up to Standard XII in school or those up to the age of 17 years out of school). Students are invited to send their original and creative technological ideas and innovations for the same.
What is invited to the contest?
Original and creative technological ideas and innovations of the students OR/AND any technological idea/innovation that solves any daily-life problem, be it household or of porters, laborers, or the likes.
The purpose is to expose students to the rich traditional heritage that we have, facilitating its transfer from generation to generation. The students submitting the maximum number of properly-documented entries (innovations/TK) to the schools (which would forward them to NIF) or directly to NIF, would be given appreciation certificates.
What is the contest period?
The entries will be received until August 31, 2017. All entries received after this date will be considered for Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE 2018 competition.
How can the submissions be sent?
The submissions for the contest can be made through any of the following means:
- Email the details at email@example.com; or
- Submit online here; or
- Mail them to the following address (directly/through the Principal)
Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards 2017
National Innovation Foundation – India
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Telephone:02764261131/ 32/ 38/ 39