NHSRCL is inviting entries for finding a name for India’s first bullet train and designing its’ mascot (as Maharaja for Air India or Bholu for Indian Railways). The mascot essentially should be a well designed character which will personify the value system of NHSRCL and will also be able to communicate effectively. Naming the bullet train will provide it an identity which will help people to establish a connect with the bullet train.
As per the release issued by Sushma Gaur
Additional General Manager Corporate Communication NHSRCL, To encourage people’s participation an open online competition has been organised on www.mygov.in, where participants can submit their entries till 25th March 2019. Interested participants can find more details by logging into the same website.
The name of the train and the mascot will be shortlisted through a nominated committee and the winners will be awarded a cash prize along with a certificate confirming their participation in the contest. There will be five consolation prizes in each category whose entries will be as good as winning entry but could not win because of certain minor details.
The logo of the organisation which was adopted in the year 2017, symbolies speed
and is represented by a “cheetah”, while the red and blue lines symbolise calm and
reliability. National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), is a joint sector company of Govt. of India and Participating State Governments formed for implementation of High Speed Train Corridor Project between Mumbai and Ahmedabad.