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COVID-19 has impacted us in a big way. The nationwide lockdown brought our lives to a standstill. Now the next big challenge is managing sentiments and financial instability in the post-lockdown period. So the question is - are we equipped to combat both the post-pandemic period on medical and socio-cultural-economic fronts?

"Parivartan Karo Na... ", it's our time to transform.

COVID -19 epidemic has created a socio-economic imbalance. We are gradually feeling its socio-economic repercussions. In times like these, debated and lectures are only directory and passe. We need real solutions that will create a breakthrough. So inviting one and all to put your thinking caps on and help Goa turn the tide in the post-COVID-19 world.

Presenting Parivartan Karo Na – a contest-cum-internship initiated by GDP Foundation to encourage you to think of simple, smart and superior sustainable solutions. This is your chance to create an opportunity for yourself. This is your chance to help our state bounce back and help it gain the lost sheen.

Many professionals have stood up to the call. Professors, consultants, NGOs, homemakers, industries, entrepreneurs and startups have registered as participants. Your participating in this initiative is the right step. Now please click on the tabs below to understand the contest better.

    1. This was a contest-cum-internship project is open to Institutes / colleges / professionals / NGO’s / SHG / Civil Societies / Cooperative societies.
    2. There are 5 buckets of Challenges /categories.

We need to do complete justice to the efforts you and your team will be putting in. Therefore, GDP Foundation has constituted an Expert Jury Panel. The panel consists of experts from various walks of life who shall screen, understand and evaluate your valuable ideas.

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Great ideas deserve a lot more than just a pat on the back. They deserve to be recognized. Take a look at what is waiting for you if you can crack this contest.

  • Medal and Certificate for the top entries
  • Cash award for each category for the Best Solution
  • GDP Foundation will showcase the entries to Industry for internship/recruitment
  • Through our Industry panel, GDP Foundation will facilitate funding for prototype or technology adoption
  • GDP Foundation will showcase the shortlisted entries to Angel investors for funding
  • GDP Foundation will showcase the shortlisted entries to State Government for suitable rewards, recognition and implementation credits
  • GDP Foundation will influence State Government, DHE and Goa University to suitable reward if the Students have participated in this contest

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  • This contest will be governed by these standard terms and conditions. Each participant agrees that he/she has read and understood these terms and by their participation in the contest, each participant agrees to be bound by the terms. Mere participation should not be perceived as any commitment on the part of GDP Foundation to select a participant as the winner. Nothing herein amounts to a commitment by GDP Foundation to conduct further, similar or other contests in future.
  • Incomplete information provided or failure to provide true and accurate information as stated in these terms and conditions, failure to submit proof of identification and/or original confirmation number upon collection of the Prize will automatically disqualify the participant. GDP Foundation shall have the absolute and sole discretion to determine whether any participant should be disqualified by reason of failure to abide by these terms and conditions, bad faith, fraud or any other legitimate reason
  • GDP Foundation reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of this contest, including extending, withdrawing or discontinuing the same without notice, without assigning any reason, at its sole discretion without any liability..
  • The prizes are non-transferable and non-refundable. GDP Foundation reserves the right to substitute either any part of Prize or whole Prize for similar prize of equal or greater value.
  • GDP Foundation shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever for any claims, losses, damage, costs or expenses in connection with or arising from this Competition, the redemption or use of the Prizes.
  • To the extent only permitted by applicable law, GDP Foundation reserves the right to use the winner’s image, photograph, name and likeness in post-promotion publicity material and in advertising, marketing or promotional material in any media by any means throughout the world for any purpose connected with the products/services of GDP Foundation without additional compensation or prior notice to the winner and all participants consent to the same.
  • Copyrighted, obscene, provocative or otherwise questionable content will not be considered. GDP Foundation retains sole discretion as to what constitutes inappropriate content.
  • In the event of any inconsistency between these terms and conditions and any advertising, promotional, publicity and other materials relating to or in connection with this promotion, these terms and conditions shall prevail.
  • GDP Foundation reserves the right to request proof of a participant’s eligibility in the event that there is a doubt over his/her eligibility for the promotion.
  • Subject to applicable laws, GDP Foundation shall not be liable for any losses, taxes, liabilities or inconvenience suffered by any participant as a result of these terms and conditions, entering into this Competition or accepting any part of the Prize
  • GDP Foundation shall not be liable under or in connection with these terms and conditions or for this Competition or using the Prize for any indirect, special or consequential cost, expense, loss or damage even if such cost, expense, loss or damage was reasonably foreseeable or might reasonably have been contemplated by the participant and GDP Foundation and whether arising from breach of contract, tort, negligence, breach of statutory duty or otherwise.
  • GDP Foundation India accepts no responsibility for difficulties experienced in submitting an entry to this Contest. GDP Foundation does not accept responsibility for (1) lost, late or undelivered entries or (2) any technical or access issue, failure, malfunction or difficulty that might hinder the ability of a participant to enter the Competition or (3) any event which may cause the Competition to be disrupted or corrupted.
  • GDP Foundation may (i) extend (ii) terminate or suspend the Competition at any time due to circumstances beyond its control (iii) substitute a prize (or any part of a Prize).
  • The participant(s) hereby give express permission to GDP Foundation to freely distribute its submission in any publication and media whether online, offline or on the Internet. Material sent to GDP Foundation including feedback and other communications of any kind as well as submission of an entry to this Competition shall be deemed to be non-confidential. GDP Foundation shall be free to reproduce, distribute and publicly display such feedback, materials without limitation or obligation of any kind. GDP Foundation is also free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such submissions or materials for any purpose.
  • Each participant understands that each of the officials of GDP Foundation engaged in the organization and management of this Competition including its trustees, and agents are under no obligation to render any advice or service to any participant in respect of this Competition
  • The participant undertakes to indemnify and keep GDP Foundation harmless and indemnified against any loss, damage, claims, costs and expenses which may be incurred or suffered by GDP Foundation due to breach of any of the terms and conditions herein contained.
  • Any disputes, differences and/or any other matters in relation to and arising out of this Promotion and, or pertaining to these terms and conditions shall be referred to arbitration under the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996. The venue of arbitration shall be Goa..
  • Each participant must ensure that participation in the promotion is lawful in accordance with the laws of India. Neither GDP Foundation nor its representatives or agents shall be taken to make any representations, express or implied, as to the lawfulness of any participant’s participation in the Competition
  • Entrants are deemed to accept these terms and conditions by entering the Contest.
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