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Organisation : IRSDC & MyGov
Contest Name : SRIJAN Competition Station Rejuvenation Initiative by Joint Action
Applicable For : Anybody Can Participate In This Contest.
Registration Last Date : 26th March, 2018
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MyGov IRSDC SRIJAN Competition

Indian Railways’ (IR), Asia’s oldest1, the world’s second largest under one management2 and the world’s fourth largest 3(after USA, Russia and China) under any form of management, second only to that of China.

Related / Similar Contest : MyGov Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020

IRSDC in partnership with MyGov, is launching a first-of-its-kind idea crowdsourcing competition– SRIJAN(Station Rejuvenation Initiative by Joint Action) to invite innovative, scalable, low-cost and high-impact ideas (ideally, retrofits minimizing significant construction work and/or capital cost unless justified by the value proposition) from stakeholders for upgrading the look and feel of the railway stations and thereby transform the functional utility, raise the revenue generation capacity and lower operations and maintenance cost of railway stations in the IR network.

How to Participate?

** Choose/ Enter the name of the station for which you wish to give your idea. If you don’t choose a specific station, it shall be deemed that you wish to submit a generic idea applicable across different stations of the network of IR.
** Choose the category (explained in next section) in which you think your idea belongs. If your category is not listed, then select ‘Others’.
** Describe your idea and how (including cost and savings, if possible) it would be implemented in the field (in not more than 2500 characters). You may add supporting document in .PDF format in support of your idea within 8 MB.
** Submit Form.

Rewards & Benefits

‘SRIJAN’ is an unprecedented opportunity, as arguably, it shall be the world’s largest-ever transit-oriented-development and multi-modal-integration station development initiative encompassing more than 600 stations, to begin with.

The winners shall receive letters of commendation, and due credits shall be given when the idea is implemented. Further, the participants shortlisted in ‘SRIJAN’ may be given the opportunity to professionally associate with IRSDC.

Important Dates

Registration Start Date : 26th January, 2018
Registration End Date : 26th March, 2018
Announcement of results : To be announced on, and at an appropriate date.

Evaluation Criteria

The participants of ‘SRIJAN’ shall ask themselves the below questions to determine their best idea and put their best foot forward :

Criteria Of Evaluation By Evaluation Committee Weightage Allocated
High Impact 30%
Low Cost 30%
Innovative 40%
Total 100%

High Impact :
Does the idea deliver measurable benefits? How distinctive are the benefits? What is the quantum of measurable benefits that it has relative to other ideas or to other commercial available alternatives?

Low Cost :
Is the idea low on costs of implementation (capital, running etc.)relative to ideas of other participants or to other alternatives?

Innovative :
Is the idea distinct and innovative? Is the approach fresh? Does the idea address a challenge at the station in a unique way? Is it differentiated from other ideas?

Terms & Conditions

** Ideas submitted by different applicants found same or similar to each other shall be disqualified.
** Different ideas submitted by same applicant for same station or different stations found same or similar to each other shall be considered as one “Generic Idea”.

** By making a submission in the contest, all teams warrant and represent that to the best of their knowledge, their submission is original and does not violate or misappropriate any third-party trade secret, “know-how,” copyright, patent or other intellectual property right.

Participants also warrant and represent that there are no obligations of any nature, legal or otherwise, which would prohibit, restrict, or interfere with their participation in the Contest or submission of their design report, and agree to obtain any necessary clearances, authorizations and/or approvals prior to participation.

** All Ideas and documents received by IRSDC by way of this competition will be the property of IRSDC and will not be returned.

** Each Applicant, (individual or representing a team) Participant hereby grant IRSDC and its affiliates a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, and royalty-free right and license to publish/implement their project reports, designs and other information submitted, or any portion or modification thereof, in connection with technical or marketing publications, advertisements or promotional activities, including without limitation Indian Railways or third party technical articles, data sheets, application notes, reference designs or internet publications. IRSDC reserves the right to publish the designs without attribution.

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