To be held on Saturday 2nd February 2013;
Students of class 5 – 12 can participate
Prizes worth Rs 1 lakh to be won

Coimbatore, 10 January 2013: The “Murugappa Kovai Quotient Quiz” will be held in Coimbatore on Saturday 2 February 2013. Organised by the Murugappa Group, this will be the first edition of this Quiz in this part of Tamil Nadu, after two successful editions named Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz in Chennai in 2011 and 2012. This will be anchored by the renowned quizmaster Dr Navin Jayakumar, and will be conducted at Venkatalakshmi Kalyana Mantapam in Singanallur, Coimbatore.

Focussing on the history, culture & lifestyle of Kovai, this Quiz is open to students of class 5 to 12 studying in schools in and around Coimbatore, Nilgiris and Tiruppur districts. This quiz will have a written preliminary round followed by a grand finale, with prizes worth more than Rs. 1 lakh to be won. Each team will comprise 3 members from the same school. In case of schools with different branches, each branch will be treated as a separate school. There will also be audience rounds for the general public to participate and win prizes. Participating teams must report at the venue at 1pm on 2 February 2012. Click here to view the registration details of this event

About Murugappa Group

Founded in 1900, the Rs. 22314 Crores (USD 4.4 billion) Murugappa Group is one of India’s leading business conglomerates. The Group has 28 businesses including eight listed Companies actively traded in NSE & BSE. Headquartered in Chennai, the major Companies of the Group include Carborundum Universal Ltd., Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Ltd., Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd., Coromandel International Ltd., Coromandel Engineering Company Ltd., E.I.D. Parry (India) Ltd., Parry Agro Industries Ltd., Tube Investments of India Ltd., and Wendt (India) Ltd.

Market leaders in served segments including Abrasives, Auto Components, Cycles, Sugar, Farm Inputs, Fertilizers, Plantations, Bio-products and Nutraceuticals, the Group has forged strong alliances with leading international companies like Groupe Chimique Tunisien, Foskor, Cargill, Mitsui Sumitomo, Morgan Crucible and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM). The Group has a wide geographical presence spanning 13 states in India and 5 continents.

Renowned brands like BSA, Hercules, Ballmaster, Ajax, Parry’s, Chola, Gromor and Paramfos are from the Murugappa stable. The organization fosters an environment of professionalism and has a workforce of over 32,000 employees.