LAVA announces Design in India Challenge

Indian mobile handset brand, Lava International Limited, announced the launch of its ‘Design in India’ contest. Through this unique contest, Lava is inviting entries for designing the next Indian smartphone. Lava’s Design in India contest is open for B.Tech/B.E/B. Des/M.Des students/professionals. Students and professionals from Engineering (ECE/IT/CS/Mech/Industrial Design) departments can participate in this contest in groups of 1-3 members and win a chance to work for Lava’s Design-in-India team.

Speaking about the contest, Tejinder Singh, Head- Product, Lava International said, “Our country stands at a very important juncture right now. We envision India to be the next global manufacturing hub. We have the potential to be self-reliant too. Through this unique initiative, we want to give the youth of our country a platform to play their part in this nation building process. We invite them to use their creative skills and bring fresh perspectives to our design methods.”

Lava’s Design in India contest will be conducted in three parts- Ideation, creating a prototype & presentation to the jury. Lava’s Design team will mentor the contestants throughout the competition. Contestants will be judged on three parameters- Creativity, functionality & uniqueness. The judging panel will be led by Sanjeev Agarwal, Chief Manufacturing Officer, Lava International.

At the end of the competition, top three winning teams will get a pre-placement interview opportunity at Lava. They will additionally receive a cash prize of Rs. 50000, Rs. 25000 and Rs. 15000 respectively.

Sanjeev Agarwal, Chief Manufacturing Officer, Lava International said, “Designing in India has been a very big strength for our brand over the last few years. It not only helped us translate customer insights into products but also let us build unique propositions for our customers. Being mentored by the Lava Design team can be a very meaningful opportunity for the young talent of our country.”

Lava has always been at the forefront of Govt. of India’s ‘Make in India’ initiative. Lava was the first mobile brand to take a lead in support of this important nation building program and had set up a design team in India, becoming the first brand to design phones in the country. With this ‘Design in India’ initiative Lava is now the only Mobile handset company that makes truly ‘Made In India’ phones with complete control on design and manufacturing within the country.

The registration process for this contest will be open from 2nd July- 9th July 2020.

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3 thoughts on “LAVA announces Design in India Challenge

  • July 2, 2020 at 7:11 pm

    1.Slow motion videos with background song or music
    2.Health information
    3.Mainly camera is important in offline markets
    4.punch hole display

  • July 2, 2020 at 7:15 pm

    The phone should have snapdragon processor with low cost for gaming
    Best camera for photos
    Long battery duration
    Quick sensors
    Additional features like. Editing, security, game booster, side finger print, themes, out look
    Resolution of a display
    Take a good design like notch etc
    Clock speed should be high
    Fonts, keyboard.,stickers, emoji, fast charging
    Like of a MI theme to attract
    Light weight
    Multi pins
    Cooling system
    The phone works at low power consumption

  • July 2, 2020 at 8:52 pm

    Step1: New look and Reasonable price(upto 15k to 30k)
    Step2: processor’s, camera quality
    Step3: All people will choice a (all in one , like gameing, performance, Battery, fast charging Display, security purposes)mobile must built a quality .
    Step4: Design a valuable mobile and Design a new look one after one mobiles and increasing performance
    Step5: popularity more important
    Step6: invite a new prototype
    All the best


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