Indian Road Safety Campaign, that is the road safety initiative of Solve, a trust started by the students and alumni of IIT Delhi to solve the problems plaguing the society on the ground level.
IRSC (Solve) is the largest youth-led organization working towards the mission of making Indian Roads Safer, focusing on reducing the number of deaths caused by road accidents across India by half till 2020. We are currently active in 50+ cities with over 1700+ volunteers and have impacted more than 1 crore people in across 10 states in India.
Indian Road Safety Campaign in collaboration with Abhyuday, IIT Bombay and Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India presents Ideathon an online brainstorming event to address one of the most pressing issues of current times- the current road safety scenario of our nation.
In accordance with its slogan “Think for safer India”, the competition lays emphasis on suggesting ideas for Road safety related issues which often becomes the reason behind deaths in Road Accidents and how to incorporate those ideas to curb those issues.
The Ideathon Mega Event will last a fortnight: initially, participants would be required to throw in their ideas via reports and presentations on the online portal in accordance with rules and regulations. Shortlisted candidates will then be called to IIT Bombay to attend a panel discussion on ‘How Youth and Technology Can Contribute to Road Safety’ and will be given feedback on what they should be working on and how they should go about it, by experts.
Who can participate?
Any school student of 9 to 12 standard and any college student from all over India can take part and win cash prizes worth Rs 10,000.
Venue: IIT Bombay. Click here for location map.
Date: 30th December 2018 – 13th January 2019
How to register
Register today at this page.
Note: E-Certificate of Participation, Refreshments, and Prizes for the shortlisted candidates.
Only if we all, realize the importance to be Safe on Roads and each one us takes it upon ourselves to work for the vision of Safer India, will we be able to bring down the number of lives being lost on Indian roads! It would be humble enough on your part if you could share this opportunity with your students at your prestigious institution. Your participation will definitely help to make a safer India!
In case you require any extra information please contact:
Aman Kumar: +91 8826174778
Mohammad Javed: +91 8840131971
For more details about IRSC please visit this page.