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From October 13th to 15th, 2023, Chandigarh stood as the epicenter of a transformative educational confluence – the SDG Summit. Hosted by Sacred Hearts School, this monumental event transcended boundaries, drawing over 900 fervent participants from a staggering 80 educational institutions across nine cities, representing a diverse tapestry of backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives. Against the backdrop of Chandigarh's dynamic landscape, the summit unfolded into a dynamic symphony of ideas, initiatives, and inspiration, serving as a powerful catalyst for igniting conversations, nurturing innovation, and cultivating a fervent dedication to sustainable development among the youth.

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In the heart of Chandigarh, from October 13th to 15th, 2023, the SDG Summit galvanized over 900 participants from 80 educational institutions across 9 cities, creating an electric atmosphere teeming with innovation and collaboration. Against the backdrop of Chandigarh's skyline, the event unfolded as a dynamic hub of ideas, igniting the passion of young minds to address global challenges and pave the way for a sustainable future.


With each passing moment, the summit buzzed with energy, fostering dialogue, forging connections, and laying the groundwork for impactful initiatives that transcend boundaries and inspire change.

The SDG Summit in Chandigarh was honored to welcome esteemed chief guests whose presence added prestige and significance to the event. Renowned figures from diverse fields including environmental advocacy, entrepreneurship, and governance graced the summit with their wisdom and insights. Notable guests such as Dr. Arjun Mehra, a trailblazer in environmental studies, and Ms. Ritu Gupta, Deputy Commissioner of Chandigarh, delivered keynote addresses that resonated deeply with the audience, inspiring participants to take action towards sustainable development. Their invaluable contributions and unwavering support underscored the importance of collaborative efforts in addressing global challenges and fostering positive change.

Chief Guests

The SDG Summit held in Chandigarh was a remarkable event that offered a wide range of competitions to. These competitions were designed to challenge their intellect, creativity, and problem-solving abilities while also deepening their understanding of sustainable development goals. The event was a great success and provided a platform for individuals to showcase their skills and knowledge. The events included:

Dig Gold from Garbage

In this innovative competition, participants unleashed their creativity by transforming recyclable materials into valuable products. Guided by the discerning expertise of Ms. Vyomika Sharma, an acclaimed environmentalist, over 20 enthusiastic competitors showcased their ingenuity, promoting the principles of waste management and recycling.

Business Blasters

Aspiring entrepreneurs took center stage in this fiercely competitive event, pitching their groundbreaking business ideas aimed at addressing real-world challenges. Under the astute guidance of Mr. Tarun Jindal, a seasoned entrepreneur, participants demonstrated their entrepreneurial acumen and vision for a sustainable future.

Case Wizards

Participants engaged in rigorous problem-solving scenarios, tackling complex case studies centered around environmental and social issues. Led by a distinguished panel comprising Mr. Siddharth Rajhans, Dr. Pawanjeet Kaur, and Ms. Bhavika Dabur, contestants showcased their analytical prowess and critical thinking skills, devising innovative solutions to pressing challenges.

Unleash the Strokes

Artists from diverse backgrounds showcased their talent and creativity in this visually captivating competition. Guided by the expert eye of Ms. Cheshtha Sharma, participants expressed their unique perspectives on sustainability through a variety of artistic mediums, leaving a lasting impression with their thought-provoking creations.

Earth 2030

In this forward-thinking competition, participants envisioned and presented their ideas for a sustainable Earth by the year 2030. Guided by the insightful feedback of Mr. Abhay Aggarwal, participants proposed innovative solutions to address pressing environmental challenges, demonstrating their foresight and creativity.

Moot Court

Legal enthusiasts engaged in simulated court cases, grappling with complex legal issues pertaining to sustainable development. Chaired by esteemed legal experts Ms. Bhavika Dabur, Mr. Karanjeet, and Mr. Nikhil Sharma, participants honed their advocacy skills and legal acumen, advocating for justice and environmental stewardship.

Flagship Event: Model United Nations (SHSMUN)

At the heart of the summit was the Model United Nations, where delegates assumed the roles of diplomats and engaged in dynamic debates on global issues. Committees such as UNECOSOC, UNGA, UNCSW, G20, and UNHRC provided a platform for delegates to demonstrate their diplomatic finesse and negotiation skills, fostering collaboration and consensus-building in pursuit of sustainable solutions.

As the curtains closed on the SDG Summit in Chandigarh, the advisors expressed profound pride in the collective achievements and transformative impact of the event. They commended the participants for their passion, ingenuity, and dedication to advancing the sustainable development agenda, recognizing them as the driving force behind positive change in their communities and beyond.

Looking ahead, the advisors remain steadfast in their commitment to nurturing the next generation of leaders and change-makers, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and sustainability. As we bid farewell to this remarkable chapter, we are filled with hope and optimism for the future, knowing that the seeds of change planted at the SDG Summit will continue to flourish, inspiring a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow for generations to come.

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