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Esri India ArcGIS StoryMaps Competition

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Challenge Announcement

The Esri India ArcGIS StoryMap Competition aims to inspire and empower individuals and teams to harness the power of geographic information and storytelling to address critical issues, foster creativity, and share compelling narratives about India's diverse and dynamic landscape. This competition serves as a platform for participants to demonstrate their ability to convey complex spatial information in an engaging and informative way using Esri's StoryMaps technology.

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Dates and submission deadlines

The submission deadline is February 18, 2024.

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Participation Categories

  1. Students (School and College level): Open to students in Indian schools and colleges to encourage young minds to explore the power of GIS and storytelling.

  2. Professionals: Geared towards GIS professionals, data analysts, researchers, and individuals working in GIS-related fields.

  3. Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Government Bodies: Designed for organizations working in the public or non-profit sector to showcase their initiatives and projects.


Two winners in each category will be awarded individual vouchers worth INR 5000/-


Evaluation Criteria

Submissions will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Relevance to the chosen theme.
  • Clarity and creativity in storytelling.
  • Visual and multimedia elements.
  • Overall impact and engagement.

The top StoryMaps will be featured on the Esri India website and showcased at Esri India events.


Terms and conditions

By entering, you agree to the terms and conditions. 

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