Earth Day Competiion

April 22, 2015 will mark the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day.  The international slogan to mark the Day is
‘It’s Our Turn to Lead.’

To commemorate this year’s Earth Day, Earth Day Network India announces a 45-city contest titled “Shehar Green Karo” – It’s Our Turn to Lead.

All the cities chosen (listed below) have populations of over one million.
Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Asansol, Aurangabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Dhanbad, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Kota, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Meerut, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Srinagar, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Let’s make cities more liveable
What is the contest?  
The pan India contest asks citizens to compete to make their city ‘Swachh’ and ‘Green’.  Clean your city, beautify it, manage waste, sustain resources, add to the green cover, reduce carbon emissions from vehicular traffic, shift to renewable energies, direct thoughts to green buildings…the possibilities are endless!
What do you need to do?  
Choose a name for your team/individual entry and register with a photo/video/news clip taken of a spot/something you want to turn environment-friendly in the city.  Take up to 45 days to achieve this, and by April 15, 2015 send us a photo/video/news clip that documents what was achieved.
Last day to register is April 15, 2015.

Who can compete?  
The contest is open to ALL – individuals or groups
Entries to be submitted by clicking on this Registration Form
For queries email
Winners will be announced on April 22, 2015, the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day. Judges decision final.


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About Arathi Manay Yajaman 215 Articles
Arathi is a market researcher who loves to run and write. She has been actively involved in issues that affect citizens, including apartment management, waste management and lakes. She used to live in Mumbai and is now based in Bengaluru, working as a Community Anchor with Citizen Matters.