Col. Arvind Varma, Postmaster General, Bangalore HQ region and Dr Keshab Panda, CEO and MD, LTTS launch the TECHgium stamp to mark the successful conclusion of its 3rd season, on April 26 2019
L&T announces winners of its industry-academia initiative TECHgium

Bangalore, April 27, 201: Leading global pure-play engineering services company, L&T Technology Services has announced the winners of the third edition of its national futuristic technology-based innovation competition TECHgium.
Starting in January, the event received 19,000 applications from over 270 reputed colleges & universities across India clocking a 200% increase in participants from its inception year 2016.
The team from Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, is the winner of TECHgium 2019 for their Proof  of Concept on Worker Activity Assessment Wearable. Students from Veer Surendra Sai University, Sambhalpur, are the First Runner-Up for work done on Bot-based Corrosion Detection System. The team from VIT University, Vellore is the Second Runner-Up for their work on Modular Wind Turbine Blade Design
On this occasion, the Postmaster General of Bangalore HQ Region, Col. Arvind Varma, launched  a stamp to mark the successful conclusion of the 3rd season of TECHgium.
The winning teams  receive awards worth over Rs 1 million  with additional benefits such as continuation of work on the PoCs of interest as a paid project, pre-placement offer and
|“LTTS has always been a big proponent of the student-scientist culture to enable engineering students rise above curriculum and stand out. In my discussion with our global customers, the requirement for industry-ready talent with high digital & innovation acumen is a top priority. The continued overwhelming response to TECHgium’s third season is a testament to the fact the students are willing to go the extra mile to differentiate themselves,” said Dr. Keshab Panda, CEO & Managing Director, L&T Technology Services,  “TECHgium is dedicated to bringing the brightest minds together and innovate the next-gen solutions that can make a real difference to how organizations operate in the age of Industry 4.0. I wish heartiest congratulations to the winners and hope that TECHgium continues its legacy of excellence.”
TECHgium’s third season saw 68 innovative PoCs on real life technical challenges pertaining to emerging technologies such as AI, Machine Learning & Deep Learning, 5G, Wearables Devices, Solar Technology, Video Analytics, Blockchain and Face Detection among others.
More about TECHgium  here