Pune, 08 April 2022: Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the CSR arm of Hyundai Motor India Limited, announced the finalists and winners of globally renowned ‘H-Social Creator’ 2021. Rudresh Vijay Kurhe from Symbiosis Institute of Technology, Pune was amongst the top 10 finalists of  Hyundai Social Creator Awards 2021. His idea in the Road safety category on Light weight smart helmets was very well appreciated from the jury members and other distinguished guests present.


Inspired by Hyundai’s global vision ‘Progress for Humanity’, H-Social Creator program brings together some of the most innovative minds in the country for generating ideas that trigger meaningful change for people and communities. For the 3rd consecutive year, HMIF brought young talent to the forefront, which is geared towards fostering innovation, centred around Road Safety, Environment, Clean India, and Healthcare. HSC 2021 saw students participating from over 150 recognised institutions and 10 finalists were shortlisted for the grand finale. The H-Social Creator 2021 Grand Finale was held in Chennai on March 26th and 27th, 2022. All 10 finalists were provided expert guidance by mentors from various fields.

Commenting on the initiative, Mr. Puneet Anand, AVP & Group Head, Corporate Affairs, HMIL, said, “H-Social Creator is a distinguished programme of Hyundai Motor India Foundation that aims to empower youth in the direction of positive social transformation by deploying the right kind of resources, mentorship, and platform. Through this initiative, we honour the engagement of the bright minds who participated in H-Social Creator 2021. Mr. Rudresh Vijay Kurhe demonstrated exceptional thought on the lines of road safety and his idea of lightweight smart helmets was welcomed by the jury members. ”

The most meaningful and pragmatic ideas (Wearable Prenatal Monitoring Device by Mr. Manobala S & Mr. Manoj M – Sethu Institute of Technology, Madurai, and Anti- Road intrusion system by Mr. Ayush Kale, IIT Bombay) were felicitated with a total seed capital of Rs. 15 Lakhs for development of the projects.

The H-Social Creator’ has witnessed immense growth over the last three years. It has become a catalyst for social transformation and will continue to serve as a platform to fulfil the vision of ‘Progress for Humanity’. HMIF through this initiative, has provided a consolidated platform to more than 3 lakh students across the country, encouraging them to deliver next-generation solutions for human welfare. The 10 best finalists entries across two zones (Zone 1-North & East and Zone 2 – West & South) ideated proposals to enable social inclusion, community upliftment, and improve human conditions at large. Thus, inculcating capabilities in our future generations, to overcome uncertainties and devise solutions for a better tomorrow.

H-Social Creator 2021  – List of finalists

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Team Yuganchan Kant/Saksham Gupta VG SOM, IIT Kharagpur


Carbon offsetting as a sustainable solution to reduce Co2 global emissions.


Team Manobala S/Manoj M Sethu Institute of Technology, Madurai

Health Care

Wearable Prenatal Monitoring Device


Team Rudresh Vijay Kurhe Symbiosis Institute of Technology, Pune

Road Safety

Light Weight Smart Helmet


Team Tejopavan Karicharla/Doppalapudi Sriharshavardhan VG SOM, IIT Kharagpur


It proposes to use solar pond technology  for power generation and desalination.


Team Suryansham T/Sonali Rastogi National Institute of Technology, Agartala

Health Care

Smart Neuromuscular Movement Simulator


Individual K P Arun IITDM, Chennai

Clean India

Solar Panel Cleaner


Team BinduMeghana Gullipalli/Nikhil Kumar Pathak VG SOM, IIT Kharagpur


Green House Gas Emissions in Housing Sector


Team Vignesh D/Seshadhri S Sairam College & Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai


Solar Prism with Total Internal Reflection


Team Ashish Saha/Puja Kumari NIT Durgapur Health Care Sahayak- An assistive mouse for physically challenged


Individual Ayush Kale IIT Bombay Road Safety Anti-road intrusion system