Refill Club takes pleasure in announcing the 1st All-India Essay writing contest.

Our main goal is to make students’ the ambassadors for Water Conservation in general and Rain Water Harvesting in particular. This goes far beyond the Environment clubs at schools. We believe students are the real change leaders and we’d like to hear their views on how to conserve water.

1st National Essay Writing Contest On Water Conservation

We would like to invite all School students of classes 9 to 12 to take part in this Essay writing contest. Essentially, we are eager to hear from the future leaders, what initiatives they would take to conserve water. The topic for the essay writing contest is:

If I was the Union Water Resource Minister…

Let your ideas flow and tell us in about 1000 words, what you’d do to ensure water conservation in the country if you were the Union Minister for Water Resources.

Our team of editors will choose the three best essays with the authors receiving:

Cool Money Prizes:

1st place winner will receive Rs. 25.000,

2nd place winner will receive Rs. 15,000, and the

3rd prize will be Rs. 10,000

We’ll also put  the award winning essays on our website and share through every social media channel we have.


All essays should be received by us by the end of February 14, 2017. Our select panel of  judges will review the essays and the winners’ names will be announced on 28th of February.

Essays submitted after the deadline will not be eligible for the contest.


  • The contest is open to the current students of classes 9 to 12 of any school in India.
  • Essays should be around 1000 words.
  • Plagiarism is not allowed. WE WILL CHECK if there is any.
  • Original, out of the box thinking will get extra marks.
  • Essays should only be written in English.
  • Send your essays in a Microsoft Word document.
  • Include your contact information in the document. This should include the name of your school, your grade, email and contact address.

How to enter the contest

Send your work to essay [at] refillclub [dot] org before the mentioned deadline. No entrance fee is required. The essay should be accompanied with your contact details and your school photo id.

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