Bhubaneswar:19/9/17; National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) emerged as the winner of the Bhubaneswar regional round of Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2017.
The quiz, which will traverse 25 cities in India, is giving quizzing enthusiasts within corporate India a chance to lift the coveted trophy. Around 50 teams from prominent corporates across Bhubaneswar participated in the event.
Mr. Suresh G. Menon VP & GM – Eastern Region Tata Consultancy Services Limited Kolkata felicitated the winners, who were awarded Rs 75,000/*, while the runners-up took home a prize money of Rs 35,000/. In addition to the winners and runners-up, the other four teams that qualified in the top six were Abhikshit Das and Sudhamay Singh from TCS, PabonPius and Soumya Ranjan from Indian Railway, Subhasis Ray and MN Tripathy from XIMB, Dhiren Kumar and Arun Kumar from IFFCO.
The Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2017 format is based on the concept of ‘Real Time Strategy’ with an aim to create a simulation of the fast-paced environment, we all operate in. The format will revolve around contemporary gaming concepts and an invigorating set of rounds with decision making and strategy being the key to win the coveted title. As always, the renowned quizmaster Mr. Giri Balasubramaniam, popularly known as ‘Pickbrain’ hosted the competition in his unique and quirky style of quizzing. Bhubaneswarbrought together young enthusiastic players who displayed outstanding levels of quizzing. The energy levels of the participants were very high leading to a fun filled and engaging final.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Suresh G. Menon said, “The energy level witnessed during the competition has been amazing. The level of knowledge which is being exchanged is just phenomenal. Great to see participation of corporates in a quiz competition. I look forward to seeing even more participation in the coming years”
The city regional rounds will be followed by zonal finals, which’ will be organized in New Delhi (Zone 1), Kolkata (Zone 2), Mumbai (Zone 3) and Hyderabad (Zone 4). The top two teams from each zone will face each other to clinch the Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2017 title at the National Finals to be held in Mumbai in October.
The National winners will receive a prize money of Rs 5 lakhs along with the Tata Crucible Trophy. The prizes for this year’s quiz are supported by Tata Motors and the Jaago Re campaign by Tata Global Beverages.