Great ideas take birth when we give voice to our thoughts. Dhwani is a GD and Debate competition where the participants will debate about the various issues pertaining to energy and environment. Registration and online payment of the participation fee is required to be done by every participant, whether in a group or as an individual (not required for TERI University students)
Participants will be divided into groups of 6-8 members. A maximum of 4 participants will be shortlisted from each group. Topic for the group discussion will be announced 5 minutes prior to the commencement of the event.
Shortlisted candidates will have to speak either for or against the motion on the given topic.
The participants will be given a preparation time of 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the round.
DETAILED EVENT RULES:
Statements for debate will be put on the website very shortly.
Teams of two will be formed after the GD gets over.
Each team member gets to make 2 constructive and 2 rebuttal speeches.
Each constructive and rebuttal speech made should not exceed 1 minute.
The debate for single team will conclude in 15 minutes which will include the constructive and rebuttal speeches, summary and questionnaire rounds.
Topics for Debate
Only renewable energy is the future of energy renaissance.
Renewable energy can get its importance only through affirmative action by governments.
Renewable energy is clean energy.
Only Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) can do justice to the call for an energy renaissance.
Dependence on renewable energy is more a matter of habit than need.