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Citizens for the City
Neighbourhood Improvement Partnership Challenge
Initiative of: United Technologies Corporation
PART 1
About the Competition
Why C4C – NIP Challenge?
• Support and help local communities to solve their common, everyday problems
• Bring attention t...
What is the Timeline?
LaunchMay 7, 2015
June 25, 2015
August, 2015
May 7 – June 25, 2015
Sept. 2015 – June 2016
June 2016
...
Who can Apply?
Challenge is open to the following groups:
• Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs)
Must be Registered with K...
Awardees and dispersal of Grant Money?
Financial awards for winning entries
• Total award INR 1 CRORE
• Upto INR 15 Lakhs ...
What support will NIP Team provide?
NIP team: Centre for Public Problem Solving (CPPS) and Embarq
The process of Consultat...
What projects can you apply with?
6 Indicative Sectors
1. Improving Mobility
2. Spot light on Public Safety
3. Revitalizat...
Inspirational Projects Improving Mobility
Last mile connectivity from public modes of transport | Redesigning Bus Stops | ...
Inspirational Projects Improving Mobility
Last mile connectivity from public modes of transport | Redesigning Bus Stops | ...
Inspirational Projects Spot light on Public Safety
Improving Street Lighting | Making neighbourhoods more legible: Signage...
Inspirational Projects Revitalization of Public Spaces
Reclaiming Urban Commons as ‘City Living rooms’ | Art and Culture p...
Inspirational Projects Revitalization of Public Spaces
Reclaiming Urban Commons as ‘City Living rooms’ | Art and Culture p...
Inspirational Projects Revitalization of Public Spaces
Reclaiming Urban Commons as ‘City Living rooms’ | Art and Culture p...
Inspirational Projects Off the Grid Initiatives
Local energy production in low income areas | Energy production from waste...
Inspirational Projects Waste management
Leaf litter composting | Re-imagining Lorry Points
For more information please vis...
Inspirational Projects Waste management
Leaf litter composting | Re-imagining Lorry Points
For more information please vis...
Inspirational Projects Environment and Lakes
Monitoring and Sensing urban environment | Community Involvement in Lakes | I...
Inspirational Projects Environment and Lakes
Monitoring and Sensing urban environment | Community Involvement in Lakes | I...
Thank you!
We would be delighted to hear from you
- Whether you face a particular problem in your locality and your commun...
Follow us on facebook for more updates
For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660...
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Presentation 1 | Citizens for the City, Neighbourhood Improvement Partnership Competition

  1. 1. Citizens for the City Neighbourhood Improvement Partnership Challenge Initiative of: United Technologies Corporation
  2. 2. PART 1 About the Competition
  3. 3. Why C4C – NIP Challenge? • Support and help local communities to solve their common, everyday problems • Bring attention to the neighbourhood scale that directly impacts quality of life of residents • Create a framework to involve citizens in problem solving alongside public officials • Foster a sense of ownership and responsibility among citizens towards their neighbourhood • Bring to the fore good practices (workable solutions to civic problems) in the city that others can learn from • Showcasing the potential of Corporate Social Responsibility to tackle and overcome development challenges in the city ‘What is the city but the people?’ - William Shakespeare For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  4. 4. What is the Timeline? LaunchMay 7, 2015 June 25, 2015 August, 2015 May 7 – June 25, 2015 Sept. 2015 – June 2016 June 2016 Proposal creation and consultations Submissions close Announcement of winners (Date to be announced) Approval and execution of projects (Monitoring by UTC) Submission of documentation of the ‘before and after’ of the targeted issue For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  5. 5. Who can Apply? Challenge is open to the following groups: • Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) Must be Registered with Karnataka Societies Registration Act (KSR Act) and • Apartment Associations (AA) • Gated Community Societies • Community Based Organizations (CBO – Rotary/Lions) • NGOs working with underprivileged groups Must have worked for >2 years - Economically challenged neighbourhoods (not registered under KSR Act) can participate in collaboration with a neighbouring RWA For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  6. 6. Awardees and dispersal of Grant Money? Financial awards for winning entries • Total award INR 1 CRORE • Upto INR 15 Lakhs per project towards implementation The Grant money can be given to an awardee who is: • An RWA registered under KSA and have an active Bank Account • NGO with FCRA / 80G • Businesses who must have a tie-up with an RWA for the solution that is to be embedded in that neighborhood • CBO and other associations who have been working with underprivileged communities for atleast 2 years For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  7. 7. What support will NIP Team provide? NIP team: Centre for Public Problem Solving (CPPS) and Embarq The process of Consultations for competition applicants involve: •Connect project teams (Solution Seekers – SS) with relevant experts (Solution Providers – SP) – For domain specific knowledge •Mentorship for developing proposals – Feasibility of the project – Financial assessment and costing – Impact analysis – Replicability – Phasing •Sharing case studies of comparable projects For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  8. 8. What projects can you apply with? 6 Indicative Sectors 1. Improving Mobility 2. Spot light on Public Safety 3. Revitalization of Public Spaces 4. Off the Grid Initiatives 5. Waste Management 6. Environment and Lakes - All proposals must aim for improvements to the quality of life of those localities - Projects to be proposed only in public spaces not private areas - Projects must not be religious, political or sectarian For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  9. 9. Inspirational Projects Improving Mobility Last mile connectivity from public modes of transport | Redesigning Bus Stops | Traffic Calming measures within neighbourhoods | Pot hole fixing and speed breaker markings | Pedestrianisation in localities For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  10. 10. Inspirational Projects Improving Mobility Last mile connectivity from public modes of transport | Redesigning Bus Stops | Traffic Calming measures within neighbourhoods Pot hole fixing and speed breaker markings | Pedestrianisation in localities For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  11. 11. Inspirational Projects Spot light on Public Safety Improving Street Lighting | Making neighbourhoods more legible: Signage For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  12. 12. Inspirational Projects Revitalization of Public Spaces Reclaiming Urban Commons as ‘City Living rooms’ | Art and Culture programming for vacant/public spaces For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  13. 13. Inspirational Projects Revitalization of Public Spaces Reclaiming Urban Commons as ‘City Living rooms’ | Art and Culture programming for vacant/public spaces For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  14. 14. Inspirational Projects Revitalization of Public Spaces Reclaiming Urban Commons as ‘City Living rooms’ | Art and Culture programming for vacant/public spaces For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  15. 15. Inspirational Projects Off the Grid Initiatives Local energy production in low income areas | Energy production from waste: Bio gas For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  16. 16. Inspirational Projects Waste management Leaf litter composting | Re-imagining Lorry Points For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  17. 17. Inspirational Projects Waste management Leaf litter composting | Re-imagining Lorry Points For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  18. 18. Inspirational Projects Environment and Lakes Monitoring and Sensing urban environment | Community Involvement in Lakes | Increasing green cover: Vertical gardens For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  19. 19. Inspirational Projects Environment and Lakes Monitoring and Sensing urban environment | Community Involvement in Lakes | Increasing green cover: Vertical gardens For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  20. 20. Thank you! We would be delighted to hear from you - Whether you face a particular problem in your locality and your community wants help to solve it - You have a great idea and you want to submit it for the competition -You have a solution but are looking for a place to apply it To set up an appointment or for any assistance contact: Kalpana Kar; Ashwin Mahesh; V. Ravichandar Write to us at citizensforthecity.nip@gmail.com, Call us at +91 90660 21530 To register for updates or submit a project Go to www.citizensforthecity.in Follow us on Facebook >> For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530
  21. 21. Follow us on facebook for more updates For more information please visit www.citizensforthecity.in or call us at +91 90660 21530

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