Tata Consultancy Services’ Contest that is Structured as a Test, Helps Young Learners Develop 21st Century Skills
Mumbai, January 27, 2021: TCS iON™, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced the winners of the Grand Finale of the 3rd edition of the TCS iON IntelliGem contest.
TCS iON IntelliGem helps students gain 21st century skills through a contest format. It was conducted for students of Grades 5 to 9 in three stages – qualifiers, pre-finals and a national-level Grand Finale. To ensure student safety, TCS iON IntelliGem went fully online this year and witnessed participation from schools across over 180 cities from 27 states of India.
Of the 50 students who made it to the Grand Finale, 10 emerged winners. The winners and finalists were awarded exciting cash prizes, new age toys, trophies, certificates, books and subscriptions. PSBB Group of Schools and RYAN Group of Schools were given the Group School Excellence Award, recognizing the superior performance of their students. Category winners are mentioned below:
Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON, said, “At TCS iON, our objective is to enable educational institutions to integrate the necessary life skills in their curriculum and drive focus on 21st century readiness. Watching these young, bright minds showcasing their preparedness at a national platform assures us that our initiative has laid the foundation for future leaders, in its true sense. We believe these young gems have the potential to go on to become impactful nation builders in an exciting and challenging world.”
Registrations for the 4th edition (2021-22) of the contest are open from today. Schools across the country can register for the contest on intelligem.tcsion.com
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.
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 AgileTM delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.
A part of the Tata group, India's largest multinational business group, TCS has over 469,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $22 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, 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 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.
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