Social Entrepreneurship Competition at Abhyuday IIT Bombay -Prizes worth Rs 15 Lakhs


2021-10-18 04:52:20

Credit: IIT Bombay

Credit: IIT Bombay

Abhyuday, started in 2014, with a group of socially inclined students who felt the need for a body, which provides opportunities to the students of the institute who wish to work for a better society. With a vision to channelize the youth towards India’s social challenges, Abhyuday has established itself as one of the country’s largest student run social body in the mere span of 4 years.

About Competition

"Sequence of steps that must be taken, or activities that must be performed well, for a strategy to SUCCEED": ACTION PLAN

Action Plan is the one of the most popular and Asia’s fastest growing Social Entrepreneurship challenge held by Abhyuday, The Social Body of IIT Bombay. The competition, which was incepted 10 years ago, has grown from 50 teams competing for a mere INR 10,000 to a competition which now sees over 700 entries competing for prizes worth INR 15 Lakhs at stake with excellent incubation, networking and funding opportunities in India, USA and Europe.


The past 1.5 years showed us how difficult times call for extreme measures and how little and huge organizations all around the world are suffering due to the crisis. Action Plan is not just another competition, it is a celebration of ideas and learning that each and every one of us has ever had. With the same vision, we are here to support and guide all the big and even the smallest ideas that have the power to impact the whole world, ranging from sectors like Healthcare, EdTech, Agriculture to sectors like Women Empowerment, Water Management and Employability. 

Our main aim is to help you realise that your idea, no matter however big or small, holds the power to become the next big thing in the market that would create a real impact on the society

Action Plan (AP), as a competition has changed the outlook for people significantly. It is something which every socially oriented startup looks up to now. They try and leave a mark in the general public utilizing AP as a stage to communicate their thoughts. In the course of recent years, AP has been a huge success in terms of growth and impact and individuals both in industry and new companies, have been looking up to the competition


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 4 years of the conclusion i.e. before January 2017 will not be allowed to participate.
  •  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.
  •  Teams can have minimum 2 and maximum 8 members including Team leader.
  •  Team leader will be the point of contact and his/her email address will be used for future correspondence.
  •  Team must abide by timely instructions, guidelines and ethics provided by Abhyuday with general business ethics.
  •  The plan should solve a critical social problem in an innovative as well as transformational manner and should have some quantifiable social return.

How to Register?

Interested participants can register for the competition through this link

Registration Deadline

Nov 7, 2021


Kanan Vijaywargiya

Media and PR Manager

Phone: +919753959402

Email: [email protected]




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Abhyuday, IIT Bombay is delighted to launch the 10th edition of ‘Action Plan’ - a nationwide social entrepreneurship competition to find emerging entrepreneurs.

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Grab a chance to win prizes worth INR 15 Lakh! Exciting incubation and seed funding opportunities await you!

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Email Content: 

Greetings from Abhyuday, IIT Bombay!


Abhyuday is proud to launch the 10th edition of Action Plan: the social

entrepreneurship competition of Abhyuday, IIT Bombay, where we help such

startups convert their idea into a scalable business model. It revolves

around the 3I’s mantra: Ideate - Innovate - Implement. Our main aim is to

help you realize that your idea, no matter however big or small, holds the

power to create a real impact on society.


You get a chance to win prizes worth INR 15 Lakhs, the opportunity to

get mentorship support from top-notch professionals and mentors along

with incubation opportunities at various incubation centres like TBI Bits

Pilani Hyderabad, Atal Incubation Centre, SINE, StartupEd, Supreme

Incubator and many more.


That said, numerous investment and networking opportunities from all around

the globe and a chance to pitch in front of leading Industrialists and VC

firms like CASI Global, Fair Angels, 100X.VC <> among others

awaits you.

Register NOW to help change the world and to know more about Action Plan,


In case of any queries contact:

Aryan Raj Himanshu - +91-7777023377 | [email protected]

Thanks and Best Regards,

Abhyuday, The Social Body of IIT Bombay