INDIA EVOLVE

Innovation Challenge

Empowering youth innovation for a Sustainable Delivery Future

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The India EVolve Innovation Challenge invites young creative minds from across India to ideate scalable solutions to decarbonize India’s transport sector. Focusing on technology, social impact, governance, and financial viability, this challenge aims to shape sustainable transportation’s future by gathering innovative ideas and thoughts that can be implemented and scaled specifically to reduce impact of the last mile parcel DELIVERY sector.

While many companies in India’s last-mile delivery sector have acknowledged the need for transition and expressed a willingness to explore sustainable alternatives, it is crucial for youth, civil society, government agencies, and policymakers to actively encourage and support these companies and startups in adopting zero-emission last-mile parcel delivery solutions.

This is an opportunity for India’s youth and student community to actively participate in shaping sustainable transportation’s future. Here your innovative ideas can directly shape government policies and corporate strategies in the delivery sector. Through this we also want to create wider awareness about accelerated EV transition in the sector and also overall viability of EVs in India.

The winning teams will get cash prizes worth ₹4.5* Lakhs (T&C apply)

Top Prize

The winning team will be awarded ₹1 Lakh

Second Prize

Two teams will each receive ₹75,000

Third Prize

Four teams will each be awarded ₹50,000

Why is the last mile
delivery sector so important?

It accounts for 50% of emissions in the delivery sector. As India’s e-commerce market skyrockets, we’re hurtling toward 8 million tons of CO2 emissions by 2030 in the last mile of delivery alone—equivalent to 1.6 million petrol cars driven for a year or 20 gas-fired power plants. This is our moment to drive change.

Challenge Objectives

We aim to provide a platform for youth to propose practical solutions.

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Eligibility Criteria
for Participants or Teams

Check your eligibility and join us in crafting practical solutions for a better tomorrow.

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The Process

Long-listed participants will be provided with opportunities to engage with experts from

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Important
Dates and Deadlines

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July 30th

Deadline for submissions
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August 10th

Announcing short listed candidates
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August 30th

Final pitch by top teams

Challenge Submission Form

To make your submission process seamless, we’ve created a guide to help you understand what information we’re looking for and how to prepare your responses.
Click here to view The Challege Form Guide

More details available in the PDF
If you have any queries, you may contact contact@indiaevolve.com

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