V-Guard: Big Idea Design and Tech Contest 2019
V-Guard Big Idea Design and Tech Contest 2019
Chennai, June 12, 2019: Allu Sidhardha and Adithyaa DK of Ramaiah Institute of Technology won Rs. 1 lakh as prize money after winning “V-Guard Big Idea Design and Tech Contest 2019”. Engineering students across India took part in the contest whose theme was: ‘How can V-Guard delight its consumers with thoughtful appliances that enable cooking to become an enjoyable chore, bringing home a better tomorrow.’ The contest challenged the participants to develop ideas on smart and intelligent products that define modern kitchen spaces
V-Guard’s Big Idea Contest was conceptualized with an objective of Innovation being the driving force in anyth ing and everything the brand sets out to do. The contest witnessed entries from engineering colleges all over In dia with amazing ideas pouring in, supported by protypes and great design diagrams. Participants were invited to breathe life into the theme with insightful ideas, fitting the strategy of V-Guard. And after a rigorous selection process, 13 teams have been shortlisted for the recommendation of a creative and comprehensive design and te chnology idea for the growth of V-Guard Industries.
A jury comprising of eminent professionals selected the winners after final presentation on 10th of June 2019. The five-member Jur y Committee headed by Dr. George Sleeba (Executive Direct or- Kochouseph Chittilappilly Foundation) and comprise of Mr. Narender Singh Negi, Vice President – R&D (Electronics); Mr. Moha mmed Tan veer, Sr. GM -New Product Development; Mr. James M Varghese, GM – R&D (Industrial Design); and Mr. Prasad Teni, Sr.GM – Home Appliances. The ideas put forth were judged on parameters such as ingenuity, practicality of application, feasibili ty, simplicity and the positive impact it can have on V-Guard’s business, its consumers and the world in genera l.Shri. Mithun Chittilappilly, MD, V-Guard Industries was the chief guest for the valedictory ceremony and Shr. V Ramachandran presided over the function. Winners were awarded cash prizes worth Rs. 1 lakh, Rs. 50 ,000, Rs. 25,000 for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions respectively along with trophies and certificates of appreciation.
About V- Guard
V-Guard Industries Limited is one of India’s leading consumer electrical and Electronics Company. Incepted in 1977 by Mr. Kochouseph Chittilappilly to manufacture and market Voltage stabilizers, V-Guard is now a force to reckon with in the Indian electrical and electronics goods panorama. The company has established a strong bran d name and aggressively diversified to become a multi-product company catering to the Light Electricals sector manufacturing Voltage stabilizers, Inverters, Pumps, House wiring cables, Electric water heaters, Fans, Solar wat er heaters, Kitchen Appliances and has also recently forayed into Air Cooler & Modular Switches. In an endeavor to reach every nook and corner of the country, V-Guard is armed with an expansive network of over 500 distribu tors, 200 service centers, 5500 direct dealers and 20,000 retailers and a committed after sales team. Under the leadership of Mr. Mithun Chittilappilly, Managing Director, V-Guard will continue to create thoughtfully enginee red products in its endeavor to enrich consumer lives.