Rules & Eligibility

Q. Who is eligible to compete in the contests?

A. The competition is open to individuals residing in Bhubaneswar. Innovators, aspiring entrepreneurs, product designers, students or any citizen with innovative ideas are eligible to participate.

Q. Q. Can I enter the contest as an individual?

A. You must sign up for the competition as an individual. 

Q. How will submissions be screened?

A. All such innovative ideas given by citizens would be judged by the panel of jury/team of expert appointed on the basis of practicality, usefulness, creativity and clarity of idea.

Q. What are the judging criteria when selecting the finalists?

A. Each entry will be judged by two technical experts and a lead panel of screen industry, investment and commercialization gurus.

  • The degree to which the concept meets the relevant challenge statement.
  • The degree of innovative solutions employed in the concept.

The Contest Process

Q. How do I enter the competition?

A. By registering through Facebook or your Gmail account, an individual can enter into competition.

Q. When is the deadline?

A. Please visit the Key Dates section under the Citizens Connect tab for deadlines.

Technical Support

Q. I did not receive a confirmation email after signing up for the competition. What should I do?

A. If you did not receive a confirmation email within 5-10 minutes, try checking your spam box. Otherwise, please report the problem..

Q. I am having difficulty loading the page. I think it may be a browser issue. What are the recommended browsers to enter the challenge?

A. The latest versions of Chrome, Firefox and Safari, or Internet Explorer.