Essay Writing Competition for Smart City New Town, Kolkata

MY Gov - Kolkata Smart City Essay Writing Competition 2015

Last date to apply

October 15, 2015

About MY Gov - Kolkata Smart City Essay Writing Competition 2015

  • New Town Kolkata Development Authority invites students as well as citizens of New Town, Kolkata to participate in MY Gov - Kolkata Smart City Essay Writing Competition 2015
  • The Aim of the Essay Writing Competition is to gather ideas & come up with its proposal for New Town Kolkata as a Smart City.
  • The competition is open for students as well as residents of the city and the essay should be of 1000 words and can be submitted in either English or Bengali. The topics are:
    • For English: “What should Smart New Town be like?”
    • For Bengali: “Amar Swapner Shahar.”
  • Prizes: The applicants on the basis of Innovativeness, Actionability and Creativity of their ideas will be rewarded with the following prizes:
    • For Students:
      • First Prize: Rs. 5000 along with Certificate.
      • Second Prize: Rs. 3000 and Certificate.
      • Third Prize: Rs. 2000 and Certificate.
    • For Others:
      • First Prize: Cash prize worth Rs. 25,000.
      • Second Prize: Cash incentive of Rs. 20,000.
      • Third Prize: Cash prize of Rs. 15,000.
  • Submission: The submission of the essays can be done either online or offline.
    • Online Submission: Essays can be submitted either using MyGov portal or through Smart City portal.
    • Offline Submission: Offline submission can be done wither to the Head of the Institutions of the respective schools or at

Smart Help Desk,
Office of New Town Kolkata Development Authority,
No.3, Major Arterial Road, Kolkata-156

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MY Gov - Kolkata Smart City Essay Writing Competition 2015 Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Kolkata
Class/ Age Students from Educational Institutes and residents of Kolkata

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New Town Kolkata Development Authority