National Winner – “Doodle for Google” contest 2016


google-ddodleNational Winner – “Doodle for Google” contest 2016




Eleven-year-old, Anvita Prashant Telang from Vibgyor High School, Balewadi, Pune has been named as the national winner for her imaginative, thoughtful and inspiring doodle, titled “Enjoy Every Moment”. The sixth standard student from Vibgyor High School in Balewadi area was chosen for her Doodle submission on the theme titled “If I could teach anyone anything, it would be”.


Anvita’s Doodle titled ‘Enjoy Every Moment’ is featured on the Google India homepage on November 14 to celebrate Children’s Day. The Doodle represents greeneries, water, water life, balloons, making it a lovely vibrant picture.


Anvita’s creativity and vision towards developing ‘a better world and healthy lifestyle’ is well reflected through her colourful doodle where she has showcased how everyone should ‘Enjoy Every Moment’ and appreciate the simple things around us and live stress free lives.

Sapna Chadha, Head of Marketing, Google India, said, We aim to promote creativity, passion and imagination in younger users “With ‘Doodle 4 Google’ competition”. We congratulate Anvita for being judged as the winner this year.”

 The finalists went through two rounds of judging, first by school judges and then by national judges comprising of Art Director Savio Mascarenhas, Google’s Chief Doodler Ryan Germick, Cartoonist Ajit Ninan and Creative artist Rob.


The judges had to choose a national winner, regional winners from all across the country. Google also said that close to 1,00,000 public votes helped the judges determine the three group winners.

The group winners were, B Shrisha from Visakhapatnam won in the grade 1-3 for “Indoor Gardening”, while Anvita Telang’s “Enjoy every moment” won in the grade 4-6 category. Akashdeep from Ranchi bagged the prize in the grade 7-10 category for ‘Water Conservation for A Better Tomorrow’.