Doodle for Google 2022 announced the winner of the contest for India on Monday. The winner is a Kolkatta boy, Shlok Mukherjee. His Doodle will be displayed on the Google website for 24 hours on Monday, 14 November 2022. Doodle titled “India on the center stage” for his motivation.
Shlok Mukherjee is from Delhi Public School in Newtown, Kolkata. His doodle’s hope for India’s scientific advancements to take that on center stage.
Shlok has been winning this competition with 115000 entries in all, This year’s contest received over 115,000 entries from children in classes 1 to 10 from over 100 cities across India, based on the theme “In the next 25 years, my India will…. According to a press release, Google said ” We were amazed by the creativity and imagination students brought to their entries, and were especially heartened that the advancement of technology and sustainability emerge as common themes many of the Doodles.
Shlok will receive a Rs 500,000 college scholarship and a Rs 200,000 technology package for his school as a reward according to Google.
Doodle for Google -Shlok Mukherjee’s was based on the contest’s theme.
“In the next 25 years, my India will,”
Google flagged off Children’s Day for India as it announced the winners of the Doodle for Google competition. Shlok bagged the top spot in the contest.
His doodle title ‘India on the center stage expresses his hopes for India’s scientific advancements to gain further momentum in the coming years.
He expresses that India will have scientists develop their own eco-friendly robot for humanity’s betterment and India will have regular intergalactic travels from Earth to space, India will develop more in the field of Ayurveda and Yoga, and will get stronger in coming years.”
20 Doodles were finalized by a team of judges including personalities such as the Editor-in-Chief at Tinkle Comics, Kuriakose Vaisian, actor, filmmaker, producer, and TV personality Neena Gupta, artist, and entrepreneur Alika Bhat, and YouTubers Slayypoint apart from the Google Doodle team and were put up online for public voting. Google said the judgment criteria for finalizing from hundreds of entries was based on creativity, artistic merit, alignment with the contest theme, and uniqueness and novelty of the approach.”
Also over 5 lakh, public voters helped to determine the results in which four group winners were declared in addition to a national winner.
Vice President of Marketing, Google India and Southeast Asia Sapna Chadha said that The Doodle for Google competition aims to encourage creativity and celebrate imagination in young people, and we continue to be inspired by the talent across the country. So keep on doodling, and we look forward to seeing what you share with us in the next competition!”
Besides the winner there are four group winners also announced they are Kanakal Shrinika (Joyful Learning), Divyanshi Singhal (The Solution To Natural Disasters), Pihu Kachhap (Green Energy is Clean Energy), and Puppala Indira Jahnavi (Soil- The Serum of Life).
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