Jamshedpur, Oct 18: Anand Raj from Bokaro Steel City, emerged as winner in the Cluster 9 Finals of Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2021, the 18th edition of India’s largest and highest rated business quiz.
The Cluster 9 Finals representing Orissa, Jharkhand, Bihar, Chhattisgarh witnessed some powerful quizzing action. Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President (Corporate Services), Tata Steel, Jamshedpur was the Chief Guest at the event and gave away the prizes in a virtual prize distribution ceremony. The winner took home a cash prize of Rs.35, 000 and will now compete in the semi-final round to qualify for the National Finals. Alankar Devta, from BAVS Engineering Consultancy Private Limited, was declared runner-up, winning a cash prize of Rs.18, 000.
Adapting to the challenges of the new normal, Tata Crucible was held in a virtual online format last year. Continuing the online format in this edition too, the country has been divided into 12 clusters. After two levels of online prelims, top 12 finalists from each of the 12 clusters have been shortlisted for wild card finals out of which top 6 finalists will compete in the 12 online cluster finals. The winner from each of the 12 cluster finals will compete in the semi-finals and finally six winners will qualify for the national final event scheduled to be held in October 2021. The winner of the National Final will receive a grand prize of Rs. 2.5 lakhs along with the coveted Tata Crucible Trophy. The prizes for this edition are being supported by Tata CLiQ. All finals are being streamed on a deferred basis on Tata Crucible Facebook, Twitter and You Tube channels.
Noted quizmaster ‘Pickbrain’ Giri Balasubramaniam hosted the quiz in his unique and witty style.