Participatory Democracy Project, a think tank in making is organising an All India essay competition on “Strategies for strengthening participatory democracy in India.”

Eligibility :

Stream 1: Open to School Students (from 8th to 12th),

Stream 2: Open to College Students (UG & PG students of all disciplines)

Last date : 30th May, 2015

Registration :

Send your essay to [email protected] with the following details

1) Name of author

2) Institutional affiliation

3) Year/class

4) Contact no


The best 5 entries will receive a cash award of Rs. 1000.

Essay should be of maximum of 3500 words and should be written in English.

Essay should be sent by email to [email protected]

The official notification is here.



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  1. This sounds shady. Though not necessary, there is no official brochure, nor is there any website indicating that the Participatory Democracy Project exists.

    • I agree. The blog they link to doesn’t have other posts. The ‘About’ page has the default WordPress text!


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