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CII Green Your School Contest 2015

CII Green Your School Contest 2016

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September 05, 2016

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About CII Green Your School Contest

  • CII Green Your School Contest 2016 is a golden chance for the students of Class 8 to 10 to get involved in a project to Green their Respective Schools that can win the school an attractive cash prize.
  • The project has been undertaken by The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) formed the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) in 2001 to spearhead the green building movement in India.
  • CII Green Your School Contest 2016 aims to inspire, motivate and engage youth of India. Thinking green is organised by the IGBC and requires the participants to use the IGBC Green Schools Rating.
  • Candidates will have to come up with ideas that help in improving, restoring, beautifying and converting the school’s existing environment into a green school.

CII Green Your School Contest Important Dates 2016

Events Dates
Confirmation from school regarding participation August 8, 2016
Last date of submission September 5, 2016 
Final Round (Mumbai)  October 7, 2016 


What is School Rating System?

The School rating system is something unique in a way that it addresses not only  education related to infrastructural facilities, energy efficiency, water conservation and waste management but also Ecosphere, Health & hygiene.

  • The ideas will need to be presented to the jury who will select the top three schools. Each school can submit one entry.

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CII Green Your School Contest Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Both
Region  All India
Class/ Age  Students of Class 8 to 10

Students of Classes 8 to 10 are eligible to participate.

CII Green Your School Contest Reward

Schools will receive the below mentioned Cash Prize for Implementation Purpose


Amount Payable

1st Prize

Rs 3.5 Lakhs

2nd Prize

Rs 2.5 Lakhs

3rd Prize

Rs 1.5 Lakhs

All the winners of the contest will receive a “Shield of Excellence”.

CII Green Your School Contest Application form and Process

All the Schools interested in Green Your School Contest can register with the Council. 

  • Thereafter they have to submit the Projects on the IGBC website under 'IGBC Green Schools Rating System'
  • Kindly Note: The registration is the initial step which will help in establishing contact with IGBC and provide access to several resources.

Important Points

  • Each School has to submit One Entry
  • Maximum three students and One Teacher from each of the Top 3 schools can participate
  • Top Three Schools will be supported for Implementation with Cash Awards’

CII Green Your School Contest Selection Process

The projects will be shortlisted on the basis of the following Criteria:

  • Generation of Ideas
  • Practicality of Implementation
  • Innovation

Assessment and Methodology of Green Your School Contest

Green Your School Contest will be conducted in TWO STAGES

  • STAGE 1: All the applications cum projects received will be evaluated. During the Stage 1 Top Three Schools will be selected for FINALS.
  • STAGE 2: The TOP THREE Schools selected have to present their Project in front of Panel of Distinguished Judges.

Winners of IGBC 2015 Contest

The following winners of the schools bagged the first prize in the 2015 contest:

  • Gandhi Public School, Odisha
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya, AFS Begumpet, Hyderabad
  • Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, Chennai

CII Green Your School Contest Address

CII - Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre   
Survey No 64, Kothaguda Post
Near Kothaguda Cross Roads 
Ranga Reddy Dist
Hyderabad - 500 084

CII Green Your School Contest Contact Details

Disha K Natwani (Engineer)
Email Id: disha.natwani@cii.in
Phone number: +91(40) 4418 5207 

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