What Is Action Plan?

We believe that young minds hold the key to solve numerous challenges that have plagued our society for so long. It’s the need of time to channelize this energy in the right direction which can definitely change the lives of people around us. Abhyuday 2020-21 brings to you, Action-Plan, the social entrepreneurship contest which revolves around the 3I’s mantra: Ideate - Innovate - Implement. In order to fulfil these dreams, Abhyuday IIT Bombay brings together the brightest from colleges, the best from corporate, the learnt from academia and the experienced from NGOs and creates a platform where young minds are nurtured to create solutions that have the potential to bring about grass root level changes.

Highlights of Action Plan 2k19-20

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Professional Mentoring
incubators

Panel Incubators and Investors

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Incentives

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    Pre-Incubation

    Pre-Incubation

    TOP FINALIST TEAMS SHALL GET THE OPPORTUNITY TO GET 3 MONTHS LONG PRE INCUBATION AT NSRCEL- IIM BANGALORE AND SUBSEQUENTLY A PITCHING OPPORTUNITY TO FURTHER AVAIL INCUBATION SUPPORT ( THE PARTICULAR TEAMS SELECTED SHALL BE AT THE DISCRETION OF NSRCEL- IIMB.
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    Cash Prize

    Cash Prizes!

    CASH PRIZE OF INR 3 LAKHS FOR THE WINNERS OF THE COMPETITION!
    Winner:1.5 Lakhs
    Runner-Up:1 Lakh
    Second Runner-Up:0.5 Lakh
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    Internships at
    ICICI Foundation

    Internships from ICICI Foundation

    Selected teams get to work on social issues in collaboration with ICICI Foundation!
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    Incubation
    Opportunity

    Incubation Opportunity

    A-PLAN HAS THE WIDE DOMAIN OF INDIA’S BEST SOCIAL INCUBATORS. PARTICIPANTS WILL GET AN OPPORTUNITY OF GETTING PRE-INCUBATION, INCUBATION, COACHING AND DEVELOPING CONNECTIONS WITH BUSINESS EXPERTS. PARTICIPANTS WILL GET AN ENVIRONMENT TO TRANSLATE KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION INTO THE CREATION OF SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURS.
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    Professional
    Mentorship

    Professional Mentorship

    Additional focused mentoring from experienced people is helpful at each step of a start-up. So, A-plan gives every second round qualified team taste of its unmatched dual mentorship (technical + business) program to help you develop many folds during A-plan. A healthy mentor-mentee relation is ensured by timely feedback from both.
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    Workshops

    Workshops

    A WORKSHOP IS A PATH THAT INTRODUCES YOU TO THE EXPERIENCE OF BEING AN ENTREPRENEUR. IT PROVIDES A PLATFORM TO INTRODUCE ASPIRING INDIVIDUALS TO THE ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET AND DEVELOP CREATIVE PROBLEM FINDING AND SOLVING SKILLS REQUIRED IN THE FIELD OF ENTREPRENEURIAL BUSINESSES OR SOCIAL ENTERPRISES.
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    Investors

    Investors

    ACTION PLAN HAS A GREAT NETWORK OF INVESTORS ACROSS INDIA. GET A CHANCE TO PITCH IN FRONT OF TOP INVESTORS OF INDIA, AN OPPORTUNITY TO INTERACT WITH THEM AND GET SEED FUNDING.
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    Mentorship
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    Expert Mentorship by iB Hub

    TOP 3 TEAMS WILL GET AN OPPORTUNITY TO GET EXPERT GUIDANCE THROUGH A MENTORSHIP PROGRAM BY iB HUBS AND CONTINUE TO LEARN FURTHER AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF ACTION PLAN 2020-21
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    Media
    Coverage

    Media Coverage

    Action Plan is one of the best platforms to get your social startup featured in media. Startup with innovative ideas will get a popularity through Newspapers, Magazines, Websites, Radio, TV and Social Media.

Structure

  1. Launch of Competition and Playbook Submission
  2. PAN India workshop
  3. First-round conclusion and result announcement
  4. Mentor allocation
  5. Mentoring Period
  6. Webinars
  7. Round 2 conclusion and Result Declaration
  8. Mentor-Mentee meetup
  9. Final Pitching

*Subjected to minor changes.Participants will be notified beforehand.

Mentorship


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Mentors stand to gain the satisfaction of making a difference in a fledgling entrepreneur's life and contributing back to society. In addition, they also get to keep in touch with new technologies, people, and networks by working with the young entrepreneurs.Action plan teams come from different parts of the country and thus through this competition, mentors are able to get in touch with the local problems prevailing elsewhere in the country.

As a mentor, you will not only guide students in developing an action plan of a particular social problem but also you will get an exposure of many social clashes and issues happening in different localities of India. You will be mentoring around 2-3 teams working in a sector that aligns with your field of work. The interaction with the teams will be online and the time invested would be around 1 to 2 hours per week.To know more, contact us

 


Rules And Eligibility


  • There is no age restriction on any individual to participate. Anyone, from students to working professionals across the nation, can participate.
  • Any startup incorporated before 3 years of the conclusion i.e. before January 2018 will not be allowed to participate. You will be required to submit proof of the same during the competition process.
  • Action Plan aims to promote startups that require assistance in funding, mentoring, etc. Therefore startups who have raised external funding i.e. funding from angel investors, venture capitalists, etc. cannot participate
  • A team can register with minimum two and maximum eight members including the Team Leader.
  • Team leader will be point of contact for any correspondence for team. Team should use their team leader email address for future correspondence.
  • Team must abide by timely instructions, guidelines and ethics provided by Abhyuday with general business ethics.
  • Additionally the plan should solve a critical social problem in an innovative as well as transformational manner. It should have some quantifiable social return. Further entries eligible for incubation opportunities should abide by the eligibility of that particular company.
Note: Teams may be asked to provide proof of the above at any time during the competition cycle and in the eventuality of wrong details/information your entry shall be disqualified. By registering for Action plan, Abhyuday expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to update or revise any forward-looking statements, targets, estimates or any related information contained in this concept note to reflect any change in events, conditions, assumptions or circumstances on which any such statements are based unless so required by applicable law. Furthermore, by participating in Action Plan, each participating team and all of its team members agree to allow Abhyuday, IIT Bombay to use their names, images and information regarding the team's action plan, any other material forwarded as part of their submission, and prize information in publicity and marketing for the same.

Winners Of 2020


Winner' 2020

Palak Madan

  • WatOR

1st Runner Up

Ravi Kaushik

  • Airth

2nd Runner Up

Chinamaya Naik

  • Blis care

Frequently Asked Questions


Anyone, from students to working professionals across the nation, can participate. For more information refer Rules and Guidelines in Competition Manual.
Step 1- Register for A-Plan.
Step 2- You will have to provide Team leader's details, Team Members' details, postal and other details as required. You will receive a confirmation mail.
Step 3- After getting confirmation mail, you can proceed for submission.
There is NO registration/participation fee.
The last date for registration is 20th November 2020.
Yes, you can submit extra document along with your playbook.
After submitting your entry, you will see a page confirming the receipt of your playbook along with a confirmation mail.
Yes, you can change your team info and other registration details by mailing one of our managers. You can even add a team member or drop someone. However you cannot change the details of the Team Leader later.
Your team can consist of 2-8 members.
Yes, teams can consist of individuals from different colleges.
Yes, it's compulsory to have team. It's very difficult for individuals to compete.
No, we encourage all entries that can be developed into an Action plan. It must fit into model of Activism, Not for profit (NGO) or Social entrepreneurship.
Mentors are experienced sector-specific experts who provide assistance and guidance to the participants. They will offer suggestions and feedbacks to help participants develop and refine their model. Participants are not required to have a mentor, although teams are strongly encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity.
NOTE:- Mentors are there to guide you not to give you solutions of your problems.
Anyone from student to professionals can participate in Action Plan.
  • “Action plan provided a wonderful opportunity filled with new learnings and great connections and keeping it open age event has given a diverse background a reality check for the work on their startups. At each level it gave me a new challenge which has helped my startup to a great extent. It is a platform which recognizes social work or entrepreneurship as a social sector for a better society at the same time it is very well structured and loaded with learnings. The event was judged on strictly defined parameters which actually helped us and all judges gave valuable feedback. We received valuable connections which also helped us post events. Overall, a great effort by team Abhyuday, IIT Bombay.”
    Chinmaya Nayak,
    Team BlisCare, 2nd Runner Up
  • “I have been fortunate to be associated with an initiative that is aimed at providing social entrepreneurship. The entire program is not only innovative but also well structured and scientifically administered where elements of creativity with sound sense of organizational ability is judged. The commendation goes to the entire Abhyuday’s team who put in real hard work to make this competition qualitative.”
    Dr.A K S Suryavanshi
    Dean (Student Welfare)
  • “Abhyuday provided us a great platform where we found like-minded people and organisations (in judging panels) trying to help social enterprises. That's what every social entrepreneur wants and that's exactly what the Action Plan provides us with. Mentor-connect by Abhyuday has played a huge role for us and I am sure the same is true for every participant in the Action Plan. Kudos to the Abhyuday team!!!”
    Ravi Kaushik,
    Team AIRTH, 1st Runner Up

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