The University of Delhi is organizing an online seminar on Know your River (नदी को जानो) in association with Research For Resurgence Foundation (RFRF) on 19th November 2021 at 04:30 PM. About the Seminar Chief Speaker: Shri Mukul Kanitkar, Akhil Bhartiya Sangathan Mantri Chairperson: Prof Yogesh Singh, Vice-Chancellor, University of Delhi Chief Guest: Dr Rajesh Biniwale, Director General,… Read More »

The University of Delhi is organizing an online seminar on Know your River (नदी को जानो) in association with Research For Resurgence Foundation (RFRF) on 19th November 2021 at 04:30 PM. About the Seminar Chief Speaker: Shri Mukul Kanitkar, Akhil Bhartiya Sangathan Mantri Chairperson: Prof Yogesh Singh, Vice-Chancellor, University of Delhi Chief Guest: Dr Rajesh Biniwale, Director General, RFRF Nodal Officer: Prof Ravi Prakash Tekchandani Web Link for Online Seminar:...

The University of Delhi is organizing an online seminar on Know your River (नदी को जानो) in association with Research For Resurgence Foundation (RFRF) on 19th November 2021 at 04:30 PM.

About the Seminar

Chief Speaker: Shri Mukul Kanitkar, Akhil Bhartiya Sangathan Mantri

Chairperson: Prof Yogesh Singh, Vice-Chancellor, University of Delhi

Chief Guest: Dr Rajesh Biniwale, Director General, RFRF

Nodal Officer: Prof Ravi Prakash Tekchandani

Web Link for Online Seminar: Click Here

About Know your River (नदी को जानो) Competition

Research For Resurgence Foundation, as part of “नदी को जानो Abhiyan”, has announced a competition for submitting facts about the rivers in neighbourhood. Following rules and conditions will be applicable to the competition.

Eligibility for Participation

Students of middle school, high school, higher degrees, faculties of educational institutions, staffs of NGO/CSOs, individuals all are eligible to participate in the competition. Categories for participants are in three age groups – below 18 yrs, 18-25 yrs & above 25 years. Multiple data entries from single registered participants are acceptable only if submitted for different rivers (not for different stretches of the same river).

Expected data on rivers in the Neighbourhood

Data to be collected and loaded while near to river. Participants must visit the river and upload the data. Data should include:

  1. Name of the location of the river (village, taluka, district, state), provide location co-ordinates from google/Bhuvan/Wiki map etc.;
  2. Name of the villages/towns from where river is entering from and leading towards;
  3. Three photographs of rivers as taken from participant’s mobile or camera, with possibly date and GPS tag;
  4. Information of the river from literature such as books, magazines, websites, online reports etc. with references. This information may include length of the river, various names by which river is known, whether river is perennial or seasonal, any religious or archeologically important structure on the river;
  5. Information on the river collected from local residents, including various names by which river is known, whether river is perennial or seasonal, any religious or archeologically important structure on the river, any festivals on the river;
  6. What are the different usage of the river water at present – irrigation, drinking water, recreational activities, any other;
  7. What are economic activities linked to river stretch for the location (village/town);
  8. Information on the pollution aspects of the river stretch which include, visible colour of water, number of sewage/wastewater drains (nallahs) discharging into, whether any growth of weeds (such as water hyacinth, Jal kumbhi, duckweeds etc.), any industrial wastewater discharging, river stretch for which information is being submitted;
  9. Any dam upstream or downstream of the location on river, provide name of dam, map location co-ordinates wherever possible;
  10. Provide information if any flood occurred in past three years;
  11. What, in your opinion, is a must action to be taken for river rejuvenation for the river of which you are uploading information.

Evaluation Criteria

Evaluation of entries will be in general on the following criteria:

  1. Data having all fields filled as indicated in Expected data on rivers in the Neighbourhood from a to k will have better chances of winning;
  2. Accuracy of the locations and validation through the map;
  3. Clarity of photographs;
  4. The originality of photographs, should not be copyrighted by a third party;
  5. Quality of references given for collecting information;
  6. Quality of other information provided.

Important Dates

Registration Open: September 10, 2021

Last Date for Registration: November 30, 2021 (midnight)

Last Date of Data Submission: January 31, 2022 (midnight).

Entries received other than App, RFRF website or after the last date will not be considered.

Entry Fees

₹25 for each registration by online payment.

Awards

Selection of winners will be done by the experts of RFRF among all entries, after evaluation. The winners will be awarded as follows (Certificate and Cash Awards):

Institutional National Level Award

Based on maximum valid entries from faculty/ students/ individuals of a single institute (schools/colleges/universities/institutes/NGOs/CSOs, private organizations), organizations may promote their faculty/ students/ individuals. Minimum qualification to compete for institutional award is 250 river entries from a single organization.

  • Jal Sanrakshak: ₹1,00,000/- (Rupees Hundred Thousand only)
  • Jal Upasak: ₹51,000/- (Rupees Fifty-One Thousand only)
  • Jal Sathi: ₹31,000/- (Rupees Thirty-One Thousand only)

Individual

Award will be given in each state with minimum 100 river entries from the state.

  • Jal Bal Mitra: Below 18 years – One in each state – ₹5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand only)
  • Jal Yuva Mitra: 18 to 25 years – One in each state – ₹5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand only)
  • Jal Mitra: Above 25 years – One in each state – ₹5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand only)

All participants submitting valid entries will be issued Certificate of Participation.

Additional Rules and Regulations

  • If there are more than one winner for any award, prize will be divided equally. In addition to cash prize, a certificate will be awarded. TDS if applicable for institutional awards will be deducted as per government rule.
  • All copyrights will be assigned to Research For Resurgence Foundation for use of information submitted in the manner RFRF desires to use.
  • All the terms and conditions of the competition to be accepted by participant by signing in application form.
  • Decision of organizers will be final and binding on the participants. Organizers reserve the right to accept or reject any/all entries without giving reasons.
  • Keeping Login ID and Password confidential is responsibility of participants. Please do not share it with anyone.

Important Links

Registration Link: Click Here

Rules and Regulations: Click Here

Contact

For Technical Queries: +91 74474 26805


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