The Indira Gandhi National Open University has invited entries for Viksit Bharat at 2047 essay, poster-making and ideas competitions 2024. The competitions will be open for all IGNOU learners and alumni. The participants will have to mention their enrolment number on each entry. Participants will have to submit the entries through email at the regional centre with a copy to till February 11, 2024. Those participating in the idea competition wil have to fill the form at The first, second and third placed participants in all the categories will receive a cash prize of Rs 5,000, Rs 3,000 and Rs 2,000, along with a memento and certificate of merit. Top three the entries at each regional centre will receive a certificate of merit. Certificate of participation for each entry will be given by the respective regional centre. The essay should be within 2,000 to 2,500 words in handwritten or typed in word format. It should not exceed the word limit or else the participants will be disqualified. Each participant can submit only one poster per theme.