These days people are aware of global warming and they have started taking initiative to make the environment clean and for this first step should be banning use of plastic bags and start using paper bags. Padarth presents Bag with Weight with purpose of creating awareness among people about the existence of other options instead of plastic bags for carrying the goods. In this competition your team have to make a newspaper bag by using material provided by us within one hour. Your bag should be strong enough to hold the given weights so it can be used in daily life.

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For any queries contact:
Mahesh Kumar | | +91-9004515672

Prize Money

INR 2000/-

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Problem Statement

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Now a days people have started taking interest in favor of Nature, now the people are making others also aware of global warming and they have started taking initiative to make the environment clean and for this purpose the use of paper bags will be a major step. While we may be accustomed to seeing every bit of our food wrapped in air-tight plastic wrap, food and coffee shouldn’t be limited to only plastic. Since they were developed in 1852, paper bags continue to be a popular bagging item, despite the competition from plastic bags. While you may not be able to find them in as many stores as you once could, paper bags continue to be a popular choice for shopping and food items due to the increased durability and their eco-friendly disposition.

Participants have to make a bag during the fest by using newspapers which can be used to carry some weight. You also have to make handle laces on top of your bag.


  • A team may consist of maximum 4 participants.
  • Members of a team may be from same Educational Institutes or different (UG or PG)
  • Any number of teams can participate from one college
  • A team member can’t be a part of more than one team in the given competition.

The following raw material will be provided by us to each team

  • Newspapers
  • Cello tape
  • Stapler
  • Scissors
  • Small rope for handle
  • Additional stationary


  • All students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutes are eligible to participate.


  • Raw material required for making the bag will be provided by us.
  • Teams have to make their bag during the fest.
  • Raw material is limited and you are given only one chance to make your bag.
  • Weight and size of the weight will be announced during the fest.
  • Teams will be given only one hour to make their bag.
  • Bring your college/student I-Card at the time of competition.
  • Every team has to register online on our website for the competition.
  • There is also on-spot registration for this competition and will be based on first come first serve.
  • A registration number will be allocated to the team on registration which shall be used for future references.
  • The decision of the judges shall be treated as final and binding on all.
  • Padarth has all the rights to verify the identity and accuracy of the details provided by the participants.
  • No responsibility will be held by Padarth, IIT Bombay for any late, lost or misdirected entries.
  • Note that at any point of time the latest information will be that which is on the website. However, registered participants will be informed through mail about any changes on the website.

Each team will be judged by how many block of same weight and same size their bag can hold. Scoring rules for the competition are as follows

  • +5 for each block their bag can hold
  • -5 for each extra newspaper if you need (Only two extra newspaper are provided)
  • -10 for each extra cello tape if you need (Only one extra cello tape is provided)

Winner will be decided on the basis of their final score.


  • The Participation Certificate will be awarded to all the teams whose final score is either 20 or more then 20 points.
  • Only Winner will be awarded with the Prize


  • Online as well as on spot registration are available.

For any queries regarding the Problem Statement or Registrations the participants can contact:

Mahesh Kumar | | +91-9004515672

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