L&T Technology Services Limited (NSE: LTTS), a leading global pure-play Engineering R&D Services company , announced the winners of its pan-India engineering talent hunt TECHgium™ on 5th May 2017. The initiative, first of its kind in India , is a nationwide outreach and open innovation model that offers a ready platform to students to solve contemporary challenges in engineering faced by industries globally.
Over 7,000 engineering talent with 193 faculty members from 164 reputed engineering institutes participated in the competition to solve the 22 challenges defined by LTTS’ clients like Intel, Calsonic Kansei, Wartsila, Danaher, Setra Systems, Continental, Zebra and Thomson International. The multi-stage competition required students to create concepts, submit abstracts, present technical papers and showcase Proof of Concepts (PoCs) to address the challenges
The elite panel of jury members for the final stage which showcased live demonstration of Proofs of Concepts from 40 teams and 105 students, included Mr. Pareekh Jain, Senior Vice President and Managing Director India–HfS Research, Mr. Raman Ganapathiraman, Country Manager, India — ARC Advisory Group and Mrs. Rashmi Urdhwareshe, Director — Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI).
Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College , Coimbatore was declared winner of Gold medal for their Innovative work on a single seated powered winch, for easy maintenance of Wind Turbines . The award ceremony had participation of CEO , Global Heads , Delivery Unit Heads & Business Head of LTTS apart from select clients and representative of LTTS from Japan .
The team that won the award comprised of P. Anish , S. Gokul, Charles Martin Loyola & M.Gokul Ram – 3rd year students of Mechanical Engineering , mentored by Asst Professor N.R. Karthik . The award was given away by Dr KeshabPanda , CEO of LTTS.