TALAASH is a technical event organized at KLE Institute of Technology by LEADERS of LEAD program of Deshpande Foundation was successfully completed on 7th May.
The aim of TALAASH is to convert students as Entrepreneurs with their own TECHNICAL IDEAS by providing them a seed fund of Rs. 3, 00,000 and Incubation support.
This event TALAASH was supported by LEAD and SANDBOX STARTUPS of Deshpande Foundation along with KLEIT and NANOPIX of Hubli.
Talaash received 200 applications/ideas from 23 different cities and 32 different colleges’ across Karnataka. We received applications also from Chhattisgarh, Greater Noida, Delhi, Maharashtra, and Telangana). Top 85 ideas were shortlisted among 200 for the second round, those students were asked to present their idea in the nearest TALAASH screening locations.(viz., Hubli, Belgaum, Davangere, Bijapur, Gulbarga) . TOP 30 TEAMS/IDEAS were further selected to showcase their completed PROTOTYPE of their idea in final event on 7th May at KLEIT.
The judges of TALAASH were Mr. DEEPAK DHADOTI (Founder, servo controls, India), Mr. NAVEEN JHA (CEO, Deshpande Foundation), Mr. SASI SEKAR KRISH (CEO, nanoPix), Dr. BASAVARAJ S ANAMI (Principal, KLEIT).
Top 3 IDEAS got selected and were awarded with a seed fund of Rs. 1, 00,000 each from nanoPix Company and incubation support from Deshpande Foundation’s Sandbox Startups.
Here are the details of the Prize Winners
1st Prize: Rs. 1, 00,000 (Mr. SHARAD PATIL, KLECET Belgaum for Mobile Dry seeder)
2nd Prize: Rs. 1, 00,000 (Mr. Niranjan Karagi, Angadi Institute of technology, Belgaum for Hydrogen Kit for Vehicle).