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Who all are eligible to participate in this competition ?

This competition is open for all. Students and professionals from all walks can participate. A team can have upto 3 participants. Multi-disciplinary teams would be appreciated.

How does the participating team receive their 'Unique Team Code' ?

On completion of the registration process, all the participants will receive the 'Unique Team Code' via email.

Where do the participants need to use their Unique Team Code?

The participants must use their Unique Team Code at the top right corner of their submission sheets, and wherever requested by the organizers.

When will the registration process begin?

The registration process will start from 10th September and will last till 30th September. No teams would be allowed to register post the deadline.

Is it mandatory to take both the sites A and B?

No, it is not necessary to work on both the sites A and B. However, teams willing to work on both the sites will have to register separately for each site. For more information, please refer to the competition brief.

How can I know more about the site and its context?

All the photographs and the contextual information have been provided as a part of the competition resource folder. If you would like to know more about the site, send an email to and we will respond to your queries.

Can we add more sheets to our submission?

No. Any violation of the competition rules will result in disqualification.

What are the judging criteria for this competition?

The competition aims to solicit innovative ideas that maybe implementable. Hence, the teams may arrive at solutions which are practical to execute within a short span of time.

Details about the award/reward?

While we revert with specifics through an announcement, the reward will be to see ones design implemented. Best ideas would be published and felicitated by our elected representatives in a public function. Winning individuals or teams would get the opportunity to get involved during implementation.

You can follow the organising team social media pages to receive updates regarding the same.

How will the shortlisting of 20 entries be done from the submitted entries?

20 Entries would be shorlisted by the C.R. Park Stakeholder Committee, where the committee would evaluate if the submitted entries align with the vision for sustainable neighborhood which is also reflected in the DUAC Vision for Chittaranjan Park. (Available at the resource section of the website)

If we wish to submit both proposals for both site A and B, do we need to register and pay separately for both? If yes, can an amount of 1000 Rs be paid in one 1 transaction to the specified bank account?

If you wish to submit proposals for both site A and B, register seperately. You need to pay seperately for each registration.

Do we have to be present during the community voting event ?

It is not necessary for the participant to be present during the community voting.

Hello, I am a student who wish to take part in the competition but I am unable to find the 'payee' name and details.

Payee/Beneficiary Name will be- "Trust for regeneration of Indian Settlements"

I am unable to understand the site' A 'mentioned in brief. Please clarify the doubt.

To know more about Site A, see the resource folder and the google mymap link, both provided here on the website. The mymap includes site locations, images, and list of issues for each site and its parts.

Will I be getting floor plans and interior photographs for the MCD Public Toilet Block?

Whatever data is available shall be provided. Floor plans of toilet and its interiors is not required for the competition and hence not available. Incase, you have access to other sources of information, you can access them too.

Do the drawings provided on registration include elevations?

No, the drawings provided have no elevations.

Can we give landscaping ideas in Netaji Subhash Park? Will it still be considered a temporary intervention?

Yes. These can be either temporary or permanent based on your proposals.

Can we make changes in the arrangement/planning of the fish market (in the case of both market 1 and 2) if the amount of space they cover as well as the zone remains the same?

You cannot reorganise the platforms/ spaces of the fish vendors, as they have ownership rights over them. You can design the floor, platform edges, roofs and services in the fish market.

As pavement is an issue in both permanent (plaza pavement) and temporary interventions (footpath pavement). So are you considering it permanent or temporary?

B.C. Pal (i.e. the main road connecting Market 1 and 2) has been proposed for street improvement by GNCTD and shall be implemented soon. Pavements shall be available on either sides. Pavements in and around the market shall be refered as market plazas and both types of intervensions are possible. For example, redesigning lighting and street furniture will be considered permanent, while pavement, street or wall arts and tactical interventions shall be considered as temporary.

If the lead person is same can the other teammates be different if we register for site A and Site B?

Yes, its allowed. However, at any point of time, if any member of any of the two teams complain about unfair team composition, both the teams will be disqualified.

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