Axis Bank, a private sector bank in India, in association with NITI Aayog, IIT-Bombay, National Institute of Design, and ISRO, has announced ‘Splash 2016’, a pan-India painting competition for children in the age group of 7 – 15 years.
The aim of the competition is to celebrate Children’s Day and engage them to imagine homegrown solutions to day-to-day problems around us. The participation starts with an online registration.
Splash 2016 will be held at all Axis Bank branches across the country on Saturday, November 19, 2016, with the theme encouraging ‘Make in India’ initiative.
The top winner will get an opportunity to see their idea prototyped with assistance from IIT Bombay and the NID team. In addition, the national winner will also be awarded with a children fund worth Rs. 3 lakh as a scholarship.
The top 10 winners would get invited for the final felicitation event and get an opportunity to meet and greet with policymakers. In addition, the top 10 winners would also earn themselves an opportunity to get a one day organised tour to ISRO and interact with the team.
The creative work of 24 winners across the country will be exhibited in New Delhi. The winner and four runner-ups at each Axis Bank branch will be felicitated with gift, medals and certificates on the day of event itself (19th November 2016). All the participants at the branch level will get a certificate of participation.
The three themes for the painting competition are:
- How to save the environment for the future
- How to make education available for everyone
- How to use technology for a better India
Submissions can be made online, between November 19 – 26, 2016.
Photo courtesy: Axis Bank