The Grand Prize Contest invites innovative ideas on the theme, 'Towards Better Mobility and Energy’
Engineering students from more than 300 colleges and universities across India to participate Opportunity to win cash prizes worth INR 20,00,000/- and nationwide recognition
Pune, September 10th, 2014: KPIT (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a global technology company specializing in product engineering and IT consulting today kicked off "Sparkle 2015" - a design and development innovation contest, in association with College of Engineering, Pune. Through this contest, KPIT seeks to foster a culture of innovation among engineering students by inviting their ideas and viable business plans around the theme "Towards Better Mobility and Energy".
The contest is open to all engineering students where the participants, through individual or team projects, will submit their innovative solutions for real world problems, and compete to win prizes worth INR 20,00,000/- and nationwide recognition.
Ravi PanditCo-founder, Chairman & Group CEO, KPIT said, "Engineering students in India are bustling with new ideas to solve problems with widespread implications. We want these students to invest their time and efforts to design and develop solutions that can deliver bigger impact, at significantly lower costs to impact large number of lives. Two areas that influence most number of people globally are mobility and energy. Therefore, Sparkle 2015 will focus on these two areas and winners will be selected from the entries that endeavor to provide game-changing solutions to problems in these areas". He further added, "Innovation is a way of life at KPIT and we would like to contribute toward building an innovative society by building scientific and technology acumen among students and young professionals".
Dr. Anil SahasrabudheDirector, College of Engineering, Pune said, "It is a pleasure for us to collaborate with KPIT for Sparkle 2015, a contest in which thousands of engineering students are given the chance to make an impact with practical solutions that can address real world problems, and share their ideas with a panel of judges who are experts in the field of mobility and energy."
The last date of submission for the prequalification round is October 13, 2014. 
About KPIT Technologies Ltd.
KPIT is a fast growing Product Engineering and IT consulting partner to Automotive, Manufacturing and Energy & Utilities companies. A leader in technology solutions and services, KPIT currently partners with 200+ global corporations including Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier 1 companies, enabling them to become more efficient, integrated and innovative enterprises.
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