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Innovation Challenge of Indian Railways Contest 2017

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open20-May-2017
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AwardUp to Rs 600000
EligibilityIndividuals and organizations
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

3rd Floor, Room no-3015, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003, India, Email: connect@mygov.nic.in, Phone: 011-24364706

What is Innovation Challenge of Indian Railways Contest 2017?

Innovation Challenge of Indian Railways Contest 2017 invites application for the public competition for ‘Developing new Digital Capabilities at the Stations of Indian Railways‘. They aim to increase passenger-carrying capacity of coaches, ensure easy accessibility to trains from low-level platforms and develop new digital capabilities at stations

They have announced a cash reward of INR 600000 for the winner

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  • Open to Individuals and Organisations.
  • In the case of organisations, the majority of Team Members/Shareholders are required to be Indian Resident Nationals.
  • All individuals are required to be Indian Resident Nationals.
  • The applicants are required to be at least 18 years of age as on 1/12/2016.
  • The following persons and their immediate relatives can not participate in the Challenge:
  1. An employee of Indian Railways directly involved in execution and evaluation of the Challenge.
  2. A member or employee of knowledge cum execution partner/organiser.
  3. A member of the Evaluation panel, Experts and Jury for the Challenge.

How can you apply ?

The application can be done online with the following steps:
Step 1:
 Register yourself.
Step 2: Fill all the details.
Step 3: Attach the description to submit their entries in the fields provided in the entry submission forms limited to the number of characters prescribed for the fields.
Step 6: Submit.

Terms and Conditions

Innovation Challenge of Indian Railways Contest 2017 invites application for the public competition for ‘Developing new Digital Capabilities at the Stations of Indian Railways‘ with the objective to encourage creation of innovative, easy to use products and solutions that can enable and drive access to services linked to passenger touch points right from entry to exit from the station related to convenient and seamless travel. The critical services are ticketing, guidance, circulation and access and the winner can win Rs 600000.

The applicants shall be required to submit their entries in the fields provided in the entry submission forms limited to the number of characters prescribed for the fields as under:

  • Abstract of the Proposed Innovation, in about 2000 Characters.
  • The system of Working of the Proposed Innovation, limited to 8000 Characters. Drawings, if necessary, can be attached as PDF, but should not exceed 8 MB in size.
  • Elaboration on the utility to passengers and how the innovative concept/ design enhances the passenger experience in about 1200 Characters.
  • Feasibility of Implementation of the proposed innovation and integration with the existing infrastructure and new setup including retro fitments and modifications required should be explained in about 1200 Characters.
  • Explain how the existing infrastructure is integrated with the Proposed Innovation in about 2000 Characters.
  • The originality of the Proposed Innovation to explain how the proposed Innovation is an original idea in about 1200 Characters.
  • Cost-effectiveness of proposed design for setup and operation (to include initial cost, operating cost, life cycle costing) to be explained in about 1600 Characters.
  • Maintainability of the proposed design explaining its ruggedness, ease of maintenance and swift replacement of spares to be explained in about 1200 Characters.
  • Possible constraints anticipated in deployment to be explained in about 1200 Characters.

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