Open Challenges

Have a solution that can make life easier for us? Go through the list of challenges we face at the workplace and submit your ideas to solve the problems. If your solution is good enough, you could win exciting prizes.

Say no to underground crackers: To eliminate use of explosives in mining

Explosives are a significant part of many mining processes. The ability to break up the hard rock makes the task of digging and transporting it vitally easier.


The Heat Energy Recycling: How to utilize heat energy wasted in industries

For years, the industrial revolution has been viewed with a dual perspective – one that hails it as the movement that uplifted mankind in an unprecedented pace, and the other that believes it affects


The Third Wheel of Safety: To establish unique safety measures for two wheelers

Safety is the right, and responsibility, of every vehicle owner, irrespective of the number of wheels that help him drive to his dreams. And yet, In India, the two-wheeler riders account for 25%* of


The Intoxication Detection: Develop a completely automated way to detect alcohol

Alcohol and driving is a lethal combination which is best avoided. Yet, we find people neglecting this simple road safety rule and risking their own lives and the lives of others, by driving under the



The most viable solution will be awarded cash prize up to Rs. 50,000*

* Prizes will be distributed on the basis of the quality of the entries, and at the full discretion of the Judges and the Organizers. Participants are cautioned against anyone claiming to represent as Organizers making any such assurance. Prizes will be subject to tax deductions applicable at source.

Important Dates

  • Challenge open date: 7th Sep 2017
  • Challenge close date: 20th Sep 2017
  • Hyderabad : South Zone : 24th Sep 2017
  • Challenge close date for East, North, West zones: 30th Sep 2017
  • Kolkata : East Zone :7th Oct 2017
  • Delhi : North Zone : 8th Oct 2017
  • Mumbai : West Zone : 14th Oct 2017

Contact US

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