India’s hardest problems remain unsolved
Over 70% of India is working in agriculture, but only contributes 20% to GDP.
6% of India lacks access to safe drinking water.
India has 17% of the global population and only 4% of global water.
The/Nudge Prize is a call to India's brightest minds to deliver breakthrough solutions for the toughest problems of our time. We empower innovators through grand challenges and help turn their dreams into reality
Shri Manoj Ahuja
Agriculture needs unprecedented attention & technological support to empower smallholder farmers and make their practices resilient. We need initiatives like The/Nudge Prize, to discover, spotlight & champion modern solutions to address systemic challenges in improving water efficiency & productivity at scale; for our largest crops.
Mr. Hemendra Mathur
Water stress in agriculture is a multifaceted issue, which requires a collaborative approach from multiple stakeholders. Here is an unprecedented opportunity for innovators to demonstrate scale the world has never seen before – especially for the benefit of the smallholder farmer, who is at the intersection of water stress & poverty.
Solve for India, now
Cisco Agri Challenge
Solutions for the Indian farmer
Ashirvad Water Challenge
Clean drinking water for all
DCM Shriram AgWater Challenge
Securing water and prosperity for 1 million farmers
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