Spark the Rise Grand Finale awards

Brief background: Spark the Rise is a platform built by Mahindra “for ordinary people to take charge of India’s future”. Anyone with a plan could submit it to to get volunteers, advice or donations. From August 2011 to March 2012, 1346 projects were posted on the site. For six months, Mahindra awarded monthly grants of Rs 4 lakh each, to 8 outstanding projects. “PNLIT – Nurturing Puttenahalli Lake back to its pristine glory” was one such awardee, and one of the 18 projects in the Grand Finale, where additional grants were at stake.
20th April 2012 was an eventful day for the Spark the Rise finalists in Mumbai. The winners of the additional grants were to be announced!

Finale of Spark the Rise – Vote for Puttenahalli Lake

Our Puttenahalli Lake project is back for online voting. We are one of 18 finalists on

Puttenahalli Neighbourhood Lake Improvement Trust (PNLIT) is trying to raise money for the recently revived Puttenahalli Lake through the Mahindra Spark the Rise competitive funding. The entry “PNLIT – Nurturing Puttenahalli Lake back to its pristine glory” is to serve as a template for reviving lakes with active public participation.

Your support in the December preliminary round of voting, helped Puttenahalli Lake win a grant of Rs 4 lakh from Spark the Rise. Now a large amount of additional funding is at stake in the Grand Finale of Spark the Rise.Your vote can help Puttenahalli Lake win funds.

How to vote?