Celebrating the country’s quest to explore, National Geographic Channel (NGC) announces the launch of ‘Mission Explorer’, a hunt for people who have made an impact by taking a leap ‘Beyond Boundaries’. The property is designed to identify and felicitate individuals who by following their passion have achieved the extraordinary.
Registrations for Mission Explores are now open on www.missionexplorer.in, under the categories: Music & Art, Innovation & Technology and Nature & Travel.
Registrations close on December 25.
The top 10 entries will be selected by NGC panel, following which the jury would choose the final 3 winners. The winning stories will be aired on the channel in the form of a one-minute capsule. The winning explorers will also get an all-expenses paid Nat Geo Expedition to Machu Picchu.
The Mission Explorer jury comprises of MIDIval Punditz pioneers of electronic music from India, Ishita Malaviya, India’s first recognized woman surfer,Tushar Agarwal & Sanjay Madan, the first Indians to achieve 90,000-km trip crossing almost 50 countries in the same car and Arjun Venkatraman,the modern day aadivasi, who has been working to connect isolated communities with the rest of the world using cheap technology.
We got an opportunity to interact with Arjun Venkatraman from the jury, watch it here:
Speaking on Mission Explorer Swati Mohan, Business Head, FOX International Channels (India) said, “National Geographic has always been bold, distinctive, awe-inspiring and meaningful. In the same direction, Mission Explorer has been designed to reflect that legacy of creating impact. We are looking forward to hearing stories of people who have been doing extraordinary things by following their passion.”
For more details, visit: www.missionexplorer.in or follow @inNatGeo on Twitter.