ChinniKrishnan Innovation Awards 2012 has been given to A. Mohammed Ibrahim of Brainz Infotech, R K Saran Raj of Japeva Engineering, and Rangarajan Nadhamuni.
The three winners were honoured by Governor K.Rosaiah in a grand ceremony held at Kamaraj Arangam, Teynampet, on September 12.
C K Ranganathan, CMD, CavinKare, said: “We don’t want to stop simply by giving an award, we want to go beyond and that’s when we came with the idea of, how do we mentor them and handhold them in this journey.”
CavinKare will help the winners in patenting their innovative product / services, carry out trademark, packaging and design registration, tie up with banks & financial institutions, support marketing their products / services and business and HR skills to scale up.
With its successful initiation last year, the awards committee this time received 118 applications from Tamil Nadu.
The Chinnikrishnan Innovation Awards team shortlisted 10 best applications, based on Innovativeness, Uniqueness and Scalability.
These applications / applicants were videographed in their office premises based on a set of questions put together by the team to gather information about their business, employees and customers to present to the Jury.
CavinKare’s Chinnikrishnan Innovation Awards was initiated in memory of R Chinnikrishnan, father of Mr. C K Ranganathan, Chairman & Managing Director, CavinKare Private Limited, to felicitate small and tiny entrepreneurs.