Schools from 143 cities enrolled for IntelliGem, the only National level contest structured to help young learners develop 21st-century skills by actively engaging in developing ideas for a better future TCS iON
MUMBAI, January 27, 2022: TCS iON™, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), announced the winners of the fourth edition of the TCS iON IntelliGem contest.
TCS iON IntelliGem is a contest that helps students gain 21st century skills across Universal Values, Global Citizenship, Communication Skills, Creativity and Innovation, and Financial Literacy. It supports the holistic development of children, aligned to NEP 2020.
The fourth edition of TCS iON IntelliGem saw students of Grades 5 to 9 participating in three stages – qualifiers, pre-finals and a national-level Grand Finale. To ensure student safety, the contest was conducted virtually and witnessed participation from schools across over 143 cities from 25 states of India.
Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON, said, “Our efforts to put the spotlight on children, who display extraordinary 21st-century skills, continues. We are delighted to see the focus and encouragement given to children by a large number of schools participating in this contest. We believe the parents and teachers of these participants are playing a pivotal role in shaping the children for the future. It is heartening to see so many young minds bring their unconventional ideas to solve real-world problems. We stand committed to bringing even more innovations and excitement to TCS iON IntelliGem 2023.”
Of the 50 students who made it to the Grand Finale, 11 emerged winners. The winners and finalists were awarded cash prizes, new age gifts, trophies and certificates, books, and digital subscriptions to learning products. RYAN International Group of Schools, PSBB Group of Schools, Presidency Group of Institutions, Sri Kumaran Children’s Home and Samsidh Group of Schools were given the National Group School Excellence Award, recognizing the superior all-around performance of their students.
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Category-wise winners are mentioned below:
|Name||Grade||Topic||Category||School Name (with City)||Board|
|Sakshin Ghosh||Grade 5||Communication Skills||Junior||Delhi Public School, Sector 45 (Gurgaon)||CBSE|
|Reema Shyam||Grade 7||Communication Skills||Senior||Sishu Griha Junior and Senior School (Bangalore)||ICSE|
|Keerthan Kumar Varma Madiraju||Grade 6||Creativity & Innovation||Junior||Manchester International School (Coimbatore)||IB|
|Dhruva Seshadri Anand||Grade 8||Creativity & Innovation (Joint Winner)||Senior||Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Sr. Sec. School, T. Nagar (Chennai)||CBSE|
|Siddharth Kumar Gopal||Grade 8||Creativity & Innovation (Joint Winner)||Senior||St. Thomas Residential School (Thiruvananthapuram)||ICSE|
|Mehul Jain||Grade 5||Financial Literacy||Junior||Delhi Public School, Sector 45 (Gurgaon)||CBSE|
|Pradnya Ambatipudi||Grade 8||Financial Literacy||Senior||Vikas – The Concept School (Hyderabad)||CBSE|
|Sakshin Ghosh||Grade 5||Global Citizenship||Junior||Delhi Public School, Sector 45 (Gurgaon)||CBSE|
|Vasundara Periasamy||Grade 9||Global Citizenship||Senior||D.A.V. Public School (Chennai)||CBSE|
|Anasuya Parashar||Grade 6||Universal Values||Junior||Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Sr. Sec. School, T. Nagar (Chennai)||CBSE|
|Aditi Sathyanarayana||Grade 7||Universal Values||Senior||National Hill View Public School, R. R. Nagar (Bangalore)||CBSE|
Sanjay Ghodawat International School, Kolhapur; Vikas – The Concept School, Hyderabad; Pushpalata Vidya Mandi, Tirunelveli; Delhi Public School, Sector 45, Gurgaon; Kennedy High – The Global School, Hyderabad; D.A.V. Public School, Chennai; and Abhyas – The Global School, West Godavari won the School Excellence Award in the individual school category.
About TCS iON IntelliGem
TCS iON IntelliGem is a first-of-its-kind national-level talent platform, currently for students of Grades 5 to 9, to help them gain an understanding and appreciation of the much-acclaimed ‘21st Century Skills’, providing exposure to topics such as Financial Literacy, Communication Skills, Global Citizenship, Creativity & Innovation, and Universal Values.
About TCS iON
TCS iON is a strategic business unit of Tata Consultancy Services focused on enabling institutions, government departments and organizations from multiple industry sectors to be efficient in their recruitment/admissions process, learning and skilling and overall business operations with the use of ‘Phygital’ platforms. These are platforms that overlay digital technologies over physical assets. TCS iON delivers this with a unique IT-as-a-Service model that provides easy-to-use, secured, integrated, and hosted solutions in a build-as-you-grow and pay-as-you-use business model. Serving clients with the help of best practices gained through TCS’ global experience, deep domestic market exposure along with industry-leading technology expertise.
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Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for over 50 years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive-powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology and engineering services and solutions. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent Agile™ delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.
About Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
A part of the Tata group, India’s largest multinational business group, TCS has over 556,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $22.2 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021 and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS’ proactive stance on climate change and award-winning work with communities across the world have earned it a place in leading sustainability indices such as the MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index.
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