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A school campaign to strengthen Indian democracy through Education & Initiative - A Volunteer for a Better India Initiative.
Volunteer for a Better India,
705, 7th floor, D-Definity,
Jay Prakash Road, Near Railway Station,
Goregaon East, Mumbai 400063.
INDIA – Phone: 022-40043705
Email:voteforabetterindia@gmail.com
COMPETITON GUIDELINES for JUNIOR VOTEATHON
  • Participating Schools will be slotted, marked and awarded in three categories viz.
    i) under 500 students,
    ii) 500 to 1000 students,
    iii) over 1000 students.
    The competition will start from 20th January, 2014 till election dates.
  • A school will compete and score in the JUNIOR VOTEATHON by Creating Awareness amongst citizens. Each valid voter pledge will contribute to the school's VOTEATHON Score.
  • Before commencing any JUNIOR VOTEATHON activity the school must identify its competing category and fill up the School Enrollment Form.
  • Students will encourage parents and other adults in their neighborhoods to take a pledge to register to vote and vote in the upcoming elections. The pledge will be as follows: "I understand the importance of voting in a democratic society and hereby pledge to register to vote and cast my vote in the upcoming general elections".
  • Schools are free to choose their methodology to approach people and the target audience and they are free to choose the time they want to devote.
  • IVBI will provide all schools teams with a kit of posters, flyers to be distributed by students.
  • IVBI will also provide videos and other educative materials on the importance of voting and where possible address the school students.
    The school must ensure that all pledge collected have been recorded.
    Incase if students are collecting pledges online, they have to ensure that the people pledging through them have to select the school on the drop down.
  • VBI will monitor the performance of a school on the following parameters.
For a particular school, per pledge– 10 points
  • The JUNIOR VOTEATHON! Trophy will be presented to the school with the highest score in each competing category at an Award Ceremony.
  • In addition, awards will also be especially given to 15 outstanding students not necessarily from the winning school chosen by IVBI for their remarkable contributions towards creating awareness amongst individual.
  • While all schools participating in the JUNIOR VOTEATHON will receive media coverage, the schools excelling in their respective categories will be especially acknowledged and A school campaign to strengthen Indian democracy through Education & Initiative A Volunteer for a Better India Initiative.
    Volunteer for a Better India,
    705, 7th floor, D-Definity,
    Jay Prakash Road, Near Railway Station,
    Goregaon East, Mumbai 400063.
    INDIA – Phone: 022-40043705
    Email: voteforabetterindia@gmail.com recognized for their sensitivity towards the civic responsibility of young citizens in a democracy.
  • Failure to comply with any of the aforesaid guidelines will result in the school being disqualified from the competition. All decisions taken by IVBI with respect to the JUNIOR VOTEATHON will be final and binding on all participating schools.
  • IVBI reserves the right to modify / amend these Guidelines as and when deemed necessary at its own discretion and will.
    Note: 'Volunteer for a Better India' is a non–partisan, non-political, non-religious and non-sectarian with clean antecedents, working closely with election commission for increasing voter registration and voting awareness in the country.
    Jai Hind!