Mock NITI Aayog
Niti Aayog came into being in 2015, to replace the Planning commission. It was created with the vision to foster co-operative federalism by involving the state governments. Mock Niti Aayog is a one-of-a-kind event being conducted as part of The Red Brick Summit, the largest management fest in Asia. It envisages bringing the best public policy thinkers amongst the student community on a common platform. The “Indian MUN” aims to give contestants a taste of policymaking at the macro level in the Indian context and espouses co-operative decision making.
Round 1 - Written Submission Contestants to submit written entries commenting on a specified topic.Date : 1st, October
Time : 12:01 AM
Round 2 - Video Submission Selected candidates to submit a video recording covering their views on a specified topic.
- Applicants compete individually
- Only current college students (undergraduate, postgraduate or masters) are eligible to participate in the competition, including students pursuing an Executive MBA program
- School students not enrolled at any undergrad institute, and final year students who have already appeared for their exams or are yet to appear for the same owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, are not eligible for registration.
- No limit on the number of participants from each college
- All rounds are eliminatory.
- All submissions across the first 2 rounds must be original. Any plagiarism would result in immediate disqualification.
- The final event to be held over zoom. A formal/Indian dress is compulsory for all contestants.
- Topics to be India specific, ranging from water crisis to job creation issues.
- Ex-official members
- Chief ministers of states, Delhi and Puducherry.
- Academia representatives.
- Topic-specific ministers
- All other aspects with regard to the event will be communicated from time to time.
- All dates above are tentative, registered participants will be informed about any changes from time to time.
- Participants are also expected to keep themselves updated about changes made on the D2C platform.
- Any deviation from the aforementioned guidelines will result in immediate disqualification of the entire team
- The organizing team reserves the right to change the rules at any point in time and all decisions in the matter of eligibility, authenticity & final judgment will be with the organizing team.
Best State Representative: INR 3,000
Best Non-Political Actor (Academic Expert/Subject Experts): INR 3,000
Best Central Ministry Represented: INR 3,000
Groundbreaking Idea: INR 3,000
Consensus Award: INR 3,000
Round 1 - Written Submission
- Contestants to submit written entries commenting on a specified topic
- Registration Deadline: 30th September 2020
- Round 1 launch: 1st October 2020
- Round 1 Submission Deadline: 7th October 2020
- Results of Round 1: 10th October 2020
Round 2 - Video Submission
- Selected candidates to submit a video recording covering their views on a specified topic
- Round 2 launch: 11th October 2020
- Round 2 Submission Deadline: 15th October 2020
- Results of Round 2: 18th October 2020
Round 3 - Main Event
- The main event to be held over two days with one session each day.
- The concluding session to be held on Day 2 (25th October), followed by the result declaration.
- Report/article published covering the discussions and final consensus.
- The focus is on arriving at consensus and foster co-operative federalism.
- The main event would be judged by a prominent personality from the policy landscape, who would also take the role of the Prime Minister and chair the event.
- The Date for the Final Event: 24th-25th October 2020
Last date for registration: 30th September 2020