Guwahati, Aug 17: Nayanjyoti Medhi and Jyotish Kalita from Government of Assam defeated their opponents in a closely fought finals to emerge as the winners of the Guwahati edition of the Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2018.
31 teams battled it out in the city level finale for the top honours, held at the Vivanta by Taj in Guwahati on Friday. Nayanjyoti Medhi and Jyotish Kalita took home a cash prize of Rs. 75,000 and will compete in the zonal round to qualify for the national finale. Biswajyoti Saikia and Syed Burhanur Rahman from Pioneers & Partners were declared runners-up, winning a cash prize of Rs. 35,000. Ashwani Anand, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj, Guwahati was the chief guest at the finale.
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Tata Group, the theme of the quiz this year is 150 Years of Business. Known for its exciting and novel formats, the quiz is open for participants from both Tata and non-Tata corporates and start-ups.
The quiz is being conducted by renowned quizmaster Giri Balasubramaniam, also known as ‘Pickbrain’, who has been conducting the quiz since its inception in 2004.
The 15th edition of India’s biggest corporate quiz will run for a little over two months, traversing 25 cities, with four zonal rounds leading to the national finale to be held in Mumbai. The national winners will receive a Grand Prize of Rs. 5,00,000/- along with the coveted Tata Crucible trophy.
The prizes for this edition of Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz are being supported by Tata Nexon.