Chennai, 05 August 2015 : To celebrate Madras Week, the Murugappa Group has announced an interesting line up of contests. The Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz for school children, the Madras Quiz – an open quiz for all quizzers, the Madras Song – Sing it to win it Cover Contest for music enthusiasts and Baking MADras – The Baking Contest with a Twist, for foodies are all scheduled for this month. An array of prizes ranging from cash prize of rupees one lakh to gift vouchers and customized hampers are waiting to be won.
The contests also have unique award categories sponsored by the various businesses of the Group. The line-up for the Madras Song – Cover contest include; ‘Voice worth Insuring’ award from Chola MS General Insurance, ‘Voice with an edge’ award from CUMI Abrasives, ‘The Voice that will go places’ award from Parry Travels, ‘The Super Band Award’ from TI Cycles, ‘The most refreshing cover version’ award from Parry’s fresh tea’, and ‘The sweetest voice’ award from Parry’s Sugar.
Announcing this today, Ramesh KB Menon, the Director-HR of the Murugappa Group said “With the Murugappa Group’s long association with Madras, it is only befitting that we celebrate this wonderful city. This year’s contests are being organized as a celebration of the city’s love for music, food and knowledge. And this being the closure of the 375th year makes it even more special”.
Details of the contests
Murugappa Madras Quotient Quiz 2015
The Madras Quiz
The Murugappa Madras Song – Sing it to Win it Cover Contest
Baking MADras – The baking contest with a Twist
About Murugappa Group
Founded in 1900, the INR 269Billion Murugappa Group is one of India’s leading business conglomerates. The Group has 28 businesses including nine listed Companies 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.,Shanthi Gears 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, 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 6 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.