Jamshedpur, Oct 3: The Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz concluded its Jamshedpur regional round on Friday. The quiz witnessed participation from 60+ teams, battling it out for their place in the Zone 2 finals that will be held in Kolkata in October 2015.
Mrs Loveleen Mishra and Mr Bismoy Pati from Tata Motors emerged victorious after defeating some of the smartest teams from the city. Giving the winners tough competition was Mr Sharath and Ms. Lekshmy from Tata Steel who was declared as the runners-up of the quiz.
TV Narendran, MD Tata Steel India & SEA awarded the prize money of Rs.75,000/- to the winning team and Rs.35,000/- to the runners-up. The winners of the national final will receive a grand prize of Rs.500,000/- along with the coveted Tata Crucible Trophy. As a special prize this year, the national winners will also receive a brand new Tata Bolt from Tata Motors.
Besides the winners and runners-up, the other four teams that qualified in the top 6 included Mr Faizan & Mr Vinod Kumar from Tata Steel; Mr Deepak Kamath & Mr Aniket Ghosh from Jusco ; Mr Mohit Bhatt & Mr E G Khan from Tata Steel and Mr Arnav Pandey & Mr N V James from Tata Hitachi. The quiz was hosted by ace quizmaster Giri Balasubramaniam a.k.a. Pickbrain.
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 Bengaluru (Zone 4). The top two teams from each zone will battle it out for the Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2015 title at the National Finals to be held in Mumbai in October.