The season 3 of the Think Big Challenge, an initiative by Maruti WagonR, has completed their zonal round for the Northern India for the Young Turks category. The round was held on 14th of this month at the Institute of Marketing & Management in New Delhi. The laurels for the winner for the Northern Zone was taken a by Maneesh Kumar Meena who is a student at the Rajasthan University, Jaipur. His idea of “Craft Mandi” under which online as well as physical stores can be established which would source handicrafts from local artisans and help those reach the markets, brought him one step closer to the title of “Young Turk”.
Soon he would be competing with finalists from the East, West and South zone. This innovative platform brings together budding entrepreneurs from all over India and encourage young mind to be innovative and futuristic. These newbies are judged by capitalists who evaluate their ideas on commercial viability and possible funding. Speaking about the WagonR Think Big Challenge, Manohar Bhatt, Chief General Manager- Marketing, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, said that this initiative will help young minds in the country and encourage them to think ahead of their times and also give them an opportunity to get support for their ideas and realize their dream of entrepreneurship.