eRaksha Competition 2020
National Council of Educational Research and Training
30 Jun' 20 - 30 Sep' 20
We wish to encourage participation across multiple levels in the education ecosystem – students from school and colleges, educators from various domains and caregivers to share innovative solutions to problems faced in cyberspace in the form of an artwork, a written piece, a video or even an invention.
Competition Details :
In this globalized 21st century world,the young minds must be equipped to use the potential of new technologies for their growth and success. It is therefore the urgent need of the hour to reach out to this most responsive demographic, by engaging them in meaningful dialogue and activities which promote Digital Citizenship & Safe online Practices.
The competitions are available under the following categories
Use your artistic skills to show us what online safety means to you.
Send in drawings, painting, comics, memes, stickers and even comic strips. The theme for the competitions is Digital Citizenship and Online Safety. You may choose any topic related to this, such as privacy, safety, trolling, security tips, online fraud, bullying, phishing, vishing, malware etc. Please make sure that the only text your posters have is the caption.
Please refrain from writing any slogans. Winning entries will be shared by the partnering organizations on their social media handles and their websites.
Use your coding and engineering skills to show us what online safety means to you. Your creation can be an implementation of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Internet of Things among others. .
You can create:
Software* (Mobile apps/Web app /Source Coding)
Hardware** (Innovative Device/Module Development )
Firmware*** (Software Controlled Devices, Appliances, etc.)
The theme for the competitions is Digital Citizenship and Online Safety. Your innovation must address a problem faced in cyberspace, such as privacy issues, safety, trolling, online fraud, bullying, phishing, vishing, malware, etc.
* Software refers to any script, program or application that can be run on a device. For e.g., gaming apps, browsers, OS, A/V players, etc.
** Hardware refers to machinery or equipment that can be connected to a computer system. For e.g., processors, I/O devices, etc.
*** Firmware refers to software that has been embedded into hardware. For e.g., software-controlled devices, appliances, controls, etc.
Use your writing skills to show us what online safety means to you.
You can send in short stories (only for Category 1, refer to guidelines), essays (only for Category 1, refer to guidelines), articles, blogs and research papers (for Categories 2 &3). The theme for the competitions is Digital Citizenship and Online Safety. You may choose any topic related to this, such as privacy issues, safety, trolling, security tips, online fraud, bullying, phishing, vishing, malware, etc. Winning entries will be shared by the partnering organizations on their social media handles and their websites.
Let out the director in you and create an original video in the form of a short movies/awareness videos/ songs/ satires/ parodies/ documentaries and interviews with a strong message (aligning with the theme of the competition – Digital Citizenship & Online Safety) that would last forever in the minds of those who watch it. You may choose any theme related to the same, such as privacy issues, safety, trolling, security tips, online fraud or even bullying. If you choose to put dialogues or any text in the video, please make sure that it is either in Hindi or English.
Cyber Peace Honours
The Cyber Peace Honors is an award conferred on individuals who have consistently worked on online safety and cyber security to facilitate a peaceful, resilient and inclusive cyberspace for all.
You can be an individual, a group of individuals or even an institution.
Through this award, we hope to bring commendable efforts made by individuals to the forefront. So, if you are someone who has voluntarily put in efforts to promote online safety, register today.
Participants will be shortlisted on the basis of the form they fill online through the eRaksha portal.
Eligibility Criteria :
Who Can Participate?
The competitions are open for the following categories:
Students from Schools
(Ages 10 and above)
Students from Colleges
(Ages 17 and above)
Teachers, Parents and Guardians
Competition Stages :
Start Date: 2020-07-12T18:30:00Z
End Date: 2020-09-30T18:29:00Z
Important Dates :
30 Sep 2020
31 Oct 2020, 12 AM
Result Date & Time
Other Information :
Rewards and Prizes
Winners: Appreciation Certificates [Rs. N/A]
Participants: Participation Certificates [Rs. N/A]