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Quiet innovators by Shiv Nadar Foundation and campaign partner The Better India is a contest dedicated to highlighting the efforts of India’s brilliant innovators in the fields of education, health, sustainability and social causes. With a total prize of Rs 4 Lakhs* for the top four winners, the contest is meant to provide a platform to the innovators to showcase their work, which has the potential to create large-scale social change.

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16th Nov – 12th Dec 2023

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Who can

Individuals, Groups/startups and NGOs innovating in the following categories:

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Innovation In Education

Recognizing innovations aimed at enhancing student learning and supporting educators.

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Innovation for Social Cause

Acknowledging initiatives that leverage technology to address social issues and benefit the broader community.

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Innovation for Health & Wellness

Highlighting technological advancements dedicated to improving community health and fostering overall wellness.

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Innovation for Sustainability

Recognizing technological breakthroughs focused on promoting sustainable living and environmentally conscious practices.


Who is eligible to participate in the contest?

Participation is open to all Indian citizens above the age of 18.

When does the contest begin and end?

The contest will run from 16th November, 2023 to 12th December, 2023.

What are the requirements for the application?
  • Details of the Innovation
  • Details of Innovator
  • Statement of purpose highlighting the thought and motivation behind the innovation
What is the registration process?

Participants can register for the contest by filling up this form and submitting their entry.

Is there a fee for registration and submission?

No, you can register and submit your entry for free.

How many entries can one person submit?

Each participant can register only once

Can I make edits to my application?

No, you cannot make changes to the entries once submitted.

Can I participate as a team?

Yes, you can participate as individuals, Group/ startups and NGOs

Participants will be disqualified if?
  • If the participant has multiple entries
  • If your registration is not as per the requirements of the application
  • If your idea is not original
  • If you are not a resident of India
  • If your application is not as per the mentioned category
What will the winners receive?

1 winner from each of the 4 categories will receive a prize money of Rs 1 lakh each*.

*TDS will be deducted. The judges decision will be final. T&C apply*