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SFL Liberty, Innovation and Technology (LIT) Policython 2022 [Cash Prizes Worth Rs. 60k]: Register by Feb 3!

Registrations are invited from eligible candidates for the SFL Liberty, Innovation and Technology (LIT) Policython 2022.

About the Organizer

Students For Liberty (SFL) is a rapidly growing network of pro-liberty student leaders from all over the world with representation from over 100 countries. SFL is a non-profit organization with the mission to educate, empower and develop the next generation of leaders of liberty.

About the Event

The Liberty, Innovation and Technology (LIT) Policython 2022 is a policy-making competition designed to hone university/college students’ policy drafting skills and spark discussions among youth leading to potential liberal policy solutions in the emerging arena of Tech Liberty. The Centre for Civil Society, New Delhi is a knowledge partner in the venture.

During the rounds, participants will be expected to come up with creative policy-based solutions for the given problem statements within a specified time on 5-6 February 2022. Preceding the competition we are hosting a series of pre-events to familiarize all participants with the themes of the Policython.

It will be conducted in a hybrid model, where after a virtual preliminary round, up to 8 selected teams would be invited for an in-person final round in Chennai, judged by industry/policy experts.

Event Location and Dates

  • Prelim Round: 5 & 6 Feb 2022 (Online through Zoom)
  • Final Round in Chennai: 26 & 27 Mar, 2022 (In-person)

Eligibility

Students pursuing undergraduate and graduate courses (preferably law, economics, engineering, IT and public policy) from universities/colleges in India. 

Prizes

  • Winning team: INR 30,000 in cash + SFL Tech Liberty Merchandise
  • 1st Runners-up Team: INR 20,000 in cash + SFL Tech Liberty Merchandise
  • 2nd Runners-up Team: INR 10,000 in cash + SFL Tech Liberty Merchandise
  • All teams invited to the in-person final round in Chennai will receive fully paid accommodation and travel stipends up to 7000 INR per person.

Registration Procedure

  • Students (cross-college/uni allowed) should form a team of 2-3 and register for free by Feb 3rd, 2022.
  • The link to register for the event is available here.
  • The form has to be filled out individually by all team members.

Fee details: SFL is a not-for-profit organization. So, no registration fee or any hidden charges are involved.

Registration Deadline

Feb 3, 2022

Contact

  • SFL National Coordinator: Devika Dinesh (ddinesh@studentsforliberty.org)
  • SFL Staff Advisor: Dennis Jose (djose@studentsforliberty.org; +91 9539551087)
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