Aegis Graham Bell Awards in association with India Mobile Congress felicitated companies in the telecom and mobile domain on October 26 at New Delhi. Accenture, Aayuv Technologies, Mahindra Comviva were announced as winners for the ‘Telecom and Mobile Categories’. The award is a joint initiative of Aegis School of Business and India Mobile Congress to recognize innovators and their innovations in Telecom and Mobile industry.
Chief Guest for the award ceremony was Shri Manoj Sinha, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Communications and Minister of State for Railways, Government of India.
Accenture secured the award in ‘Bringing Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid’ for their innovation ‘Grameen’. Aayuv Technologies bagged the award in ‘Innovative Mobile App for Enterprise’ for their innovation ‘eKincare’. Mahindra Comviva won an award in ‘Innovative Telecom Solution’ category for their innovation ‘Comviva’s IRIS Solution’.
- Accenture’s Grameen Guru – a smart phone-based multi-lingual chatbot that leverages AR technology to help clients who can’t read and understand written materials.
- Aayuv Technologies’ eKincare is India’s first personal health assistant, (patented) that leverages deep learning algorithms to read medical data from health records and various healthcare interventions. It can predict future health risks and provide timely personalized recommendations to beat those risks.
- Mahindra Comviva’s MobiLytix is a real time marketing platform that aims at mitigating real time challenges that are faced by telecom operators. Mahindra Comviva IRIS is a module of MobiLytix which stands for Incremental Revenue through Incremental Sales, and as the name suggests it is responsible for increasing profitability for the operators.
Mr. Bhupesh Daheria, Founder Aegis Graham Bell Awards, CEO Aegis School of Data Science, said, “I congratulate all the winners for their out-of-the-box innovative products/solutions. The winners were selected by the best of the jury members who are the veterans from the industry. This achievement by the innovators gives us more responsibility to inspire the industry to follow their dream of making a constructive change in the society. Going forward, we welcome more innovations who will contribute to our mission to make India a nucleus of innovations.”
Sharing his views on the award ceremony and the contribution by the winners, Mr. Rajan S Mathews, Director General, COAI, said, “We must say that the participants and the awardees play a vital role in introducing new technology and the much needed change. There is a dire need to encourage innovations and disruption in ICT industry to make the technology work for good. It becomes the responsibility of the entire industry to acknowledge the contribution by these individual, companies and institutions towards the development of the technology.”
The giga event was held jointly by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and Cellular Operators Association of India(COAI) and is supported by Government departments such as Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) and Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
IMC-Aegis Graham Bell Awards aims to promote innovators in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and to recognize their outstanding innovations with a vision to make India an innovative hub for rising brilliance and virtuosity. This platform shares a common knowledge partner KPMG, who takes care of the entire certification process. The decision matrix for the award is prepared by KPMG.
About Aegis Graham Bell Awards:
Aegis School of Data Science, Cyber Security & Telecom, key innovators and veterans of the industries realized that it is important to recognize the Indian innovators and their innovations that are changing the lives of millions. In the year 2010, Aegis Graham Bell Award was initiated to promote innovators and innovations in Information & Communication Technology (ICT) domain and as a tribute to the father of telephony, Alexander Graham Bell. The Award is organized with support of the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), and Telecom Centres of Excellence (TCOE) and Convergence India. For further information, please visit: http://www.bellaward.com
About Aegis School of Business Data Science, Cyber Security and Telecom:
Aegis School of Business, Data Science, Cyber Security and Telecom was founded in the year 2002 with support from Bharti Airtel to develop cross functional technology leaders. In 2015, Aegis and IBM collaborated to launch, India’s first Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Data Science, Business Analytics and Big Data and later in 2017 PGP in Cyber Security. These programs are jointly certified and delivered by Aegis School of Business in association with IBM. IBM has set up high-end Business Analytics and Cloud Computing Lab at Campus. Also, Aegis and NVIDIA partnered for Deep Learning and applied AI courses. Aegis is the no. 1 School of Data Science and among the top 5 in Business Analytics. Aegis takes up various industry projects, research and consulting assignments in the field of data science under its initiative ‘Data Science Delivered’ and ‘Data Science for social good’, and helping organizations for devolving skills on data science, ML, DL, Big Data, Analytics etc. For further information, please visit: http://www.aegis.edu.in