Call for young scholars for ideas to manage air pollution

sdpiSDPI announces a call for innovative ideas to manage air pollution in Pakistan. It encourages young students (15-30 years of age) from Colleges and universities to design, portray and communicate their innovate solutions using digital media such as graphics, art, 3-D models, digital photos, documentaries/short videos, and others.

The program aims to motivate young people for their active engagement and an opportunity to showcase their skills around problem solving, innovation, communication, entrepreneurship, and their ability to make an impact and a change. This way, young people can also inspire and stimulate institutions to engage more in reducing pollution and of course for a better future for everyone.


Eligibility: An individual (or a group) must be enrolled in a full time education system either university program or college and submit their final ideas and models by June 2, 2019 (Deadline). Please note that we only allow inputs using digital/visual form. Thejudgment will be based on the concept, understanding, sustainability of the model and the way of communicating the ideas around reducing/ tackling air pollution in the country.

Only shortlisted candidates will be given a chance to showcase their ideas in a high-level seminar being held at SDPI on World Environment Day, Monday, June 10th, 2019 (3:00-5:00 pm) at SDPI conference hall.

First prize: Rs. 10,000/-

Runner up prize: Rs. 5000/-

Certificates of participation will be given from SDPI to all shortlisted candidates. 

All submissions and enquiries can only be made through email to:

Dr. Hina Aslam, Associate Research Fellow, SDPI,

Ms. Maryam Shabbir,

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