IIMT - Oxford Brookes Innovation Challenge 2013 Witnesses Technology Triumph

Technology, with the topic 'Deploying Technology to Combat Urgent Global Issues', emerged victorious at the grand finale of the IIMT - Oxford Brookes Innovation Challenge 2013 held at the Hotel Radisson Blu, New Delhi.

Online PR News – 01-April-2013 – Gurgaon, Haryana – Over 120 schools from across the country participated in the competition which is running successfully in its third year. The top 17 teams were selected by a panel of experienced academicians and practitioners for the grand finale presentation. The competition was conceptualized to create a platform for expression of innovative ideas of young undergraduates in India. The idea of the efforts is to bring out a change at the grass root levels and bring in these ideas to organizations which could adopt them and usher in a change.

Mayank Singh and Kishore Kumar, the dashing duo representing the Pentacostal Assembly School, Bokaro presented their topic on technology with flair and won the first prize, an all inclusive 7days trip to Oxford Brookes University at Oxford and London & winner’s Trophy. Dr. Ramesh Kapur, Promoter Radisson Delhi and Varanasi and Chairman IIMT awarded the trophies to the winners. Certificate of appreciation were handed out to each of the top 17 finalist teams.

The grand finale saw a host of eminent judges taking their positions at the panel for the competition. The panel included Mr. Ashish Khera – Director, Finance, CSC India, Prof Mona Khare – Professor Dep’t of Educational Planning, National University of Educational Planning and Administration, Mr. Davinder pal Singh – Founder Partner, Legal Audit Inc, Mr. Kapil Chandok – Head of Marketing for South Asia, Middle & Far East for Johnson & Wales University, U.S.A, Dr Durgamohan – Programme Director, BBA at IIMT, Gurgaon and Prof Sandeep Munjal – Associate Dean & Head of School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, IIMT, Gurgaon. The judges selected the top 5 teams based on novelty of idea, commercial application, execution details and quality of presentation.

The competition was a resounding success amongst the student community as it provided them a platform for issues that they feel for deeply.

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