KVL Innovation- A start-up by my friend

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It is true that a start-up needs much support to become a successful start-up. This support can be financial support, family and friends support or expert support but most important is the need of your start-up, product or services you are going to provide in market. And above all are your idea, courage and belief on your talent and hard work makes the start-up a successful start-up.

One of my very good college friend and classmate K.Mohan started his start-up in the year 2011. The name of his start-up is “KVL Innovation”. He is the founder of KVL Innovation and presently he is pursuing his B.Tech degree in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering from SRM University, Chennai. He is such an excellent technically sound student that he always trying to innovate something good and new. There are always some ideas going on in his mind. He does his innovative work apart from his regular college study. He innovated a number of products.

The journey of his innovation started from the time when he was doing his polytechnic from the Kongu Engineering College. As he has keen interest in technical field and technical products, he started thinking technically and thought to solve the problem and difficulties in and around our society technically. He thought of making some products which helps people to save time and to do the work easily with less effort. In the three years of his polytechnic he got strong ideas and started working on his projects to make some user friendly product. His work is very much appreciated by the college administration. He started taking part in the technical competition like Project design competition, mini project competition. His hard work, will and interest in technology brought many successes for him. After completing his polytechnic he joined SRM University in the year 2010. He continued his passion about technology and to design and bring something new.

After his great hard work in the year 2010 he successfully completed his project on “Mobile Tracking Device”. He made the “Mobile Tracking Device” and for this product he won National Level Award. After some days he got a call from Chennai DGP office. DGP of Chennai called him in a meeting and asked him to come up with his product (Mobile Tracking Device). After meeting and seeing the efficiency and advantage of the product the DGP decided to place this tracking device into the jail area so that they can track the illegal mobile being used in the jail. It’s a moment of great pride for Mohan that after winning National level award for his product now his device is going to be used in the jail for the security reason of the jail. In the same year he comes up with an idea of making a “Dosa Machine” by the end of year he successfully made his “Dosa Machine” which can make 30 Dosa in a minute the machine has a box in which the material (by which dosa is prepared) to be fed into the machine and after pressing the switch it can produce 30 Dosa in a minute. For this he won “Villgrow best Idea Presentation Award” in 2010 and also reached up to final round in the TATA DOT best start-up Award. Now he is known as the “student innovator” of SRM University. The university offers him every facility (study, accommodation, food etc.) free of cost and in October 2011 he started his own company “KVL Innovation”. This is the journey of his start-up.

His star-up is supported by SRM University and the office is in University Campus. With the small investment he started the company and going to launch his every innovation in the name of “KVL Innovation”. As he is founder and innovator his main expanse goes on to buying the materials required to make the product/project.

The area of working is innovation and making technical products. Presently he is working on a project named “Handly Recharge Machine” going to be launch in a month. This is named as Handly Recharge Machine because we can recharge our prepaid mobile by our own no need to go to the recharge shop. With the help of this machine we can recharge our phones by entering the mobile number, amount and swapping the credit/debit card in the machine. The purpose behind this product is that people have to go to recharge shop, write their number sometimes it’s not confidential specially for girls and moreover sometimes due to the mistake of recharge shopkeeper the recharge goes to some other number. But in this machine there is no such problem is there. It’s a user friendly machine the transaction is confidential and secure as the transaction part is handled by the mobile network provider.

For the marketing of this product he spoke to various mobile network companies he met with managers of TATA DOCOMO, Vodafone, Aircel and Videocon. After seeing his presentation, machine and benefit from it they agreed to take this machine. The business model or the marketing plan of this machine is such that the companies also get more and direct profit than what they are getting from the retailer system at present. In the present system there are various dealers under each dealer there are many sub-dealer are working and everyone has their commission, say for example in the recharge of Rs 10 the customer gets talk value of Rs 6 rest Rs 4 is the service charge in that Rs 4 the network company is getting less than 50% because here the dealer, sub-dealer, retailer everyone has some commission. But in this “Handly Recharge Machine” there is no chain of dealer and sub-dealer there is 50%-50% partnership between Network Company and the owner of machine. As a example on recharge of Rs 10 the service charge is Rs 4 so the machine owner will get Rs 2 and Network Company will get Rs 2. So company will get more benefit by this machine. This machine is successfully tested and it will be soon launch in the market.

His various products won 2 National and 6 State Level Awards as of now. He also won many college level awards and prizes of his projects. His “Mobile Tracking Device” won National Award and SRM Innominds Award in 2010. His “Dosa Making Machine” won Villgrow best Idea Presentation Award and CII Award in 2011. He is the guest speaker in TEDxVellammal.

His future plan is to open his company’s office in Chennai city also and continue his innovation in the field of Technology to make life better and easier.

Author:

Priyadarshi Pritam
SRM University, 2013
About me: I am a enthusiastic, responsible and well networked person. I belief in hard work and dedication towards the goal. Apart from my regular studies I am actively participating and looking to participate in extra-curricular activities and campus program because these kind of activities bring many qualities in a student which is very necessary nowadays.

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67 Comments

  1. Puspa Devi says:

    Congrats!!!! All the best in your future endeavors.

  2. Kirti Sharma says:

    Nice..

  3. karthik says:

    Excellent one…….All d best

  4. Roshan says:

    Gud bro…..keep it up….

  5. Rajitha says:

    really inspiring article….:) 

  6. Anmol Garg says:

     Great work buddyKeep rocking:)

  7. Stephen says:

    Awesome work pritam. Really inovative work mohan. Best wishes.

  8. door singh says:

    superb work  dude..

  9. Nice description about the initiatives made by your friend. Keep up the good work. All the best.

  10. ramya says:

    superb yar……congrats n all the best fr ur future….

  11. wajid says:

    GOOD WORK DEAR KEEP IT GOD BLESS U .IM ALWAYS WITH U .

  12. ranavir says:

    lagai raho munn bahi…..

  13. Aakash Jalan says:

    Interesting…

  14. M.Mohan says:

    Nice article… all the best to your achievement.

  15. prem kumar says:

    this article is really inspiring pritam,all the  best of luck for ur future.

  16. Salil Naik says:

    The K V L Innovation – seems to be quite interesting to know the advatanges. Our Best Wishes for his future and looking forward for such more new user friendly products.

  17. nithi says:

    superb support for our frnd machi…..tis wil really help him achieve a lot pritam….. 

  18. deepika says:

    Nice article.

  19. vaibhav says:

    nice ,..good work….

  20. Uday says:

    Nicelly written, thanks.

  21. M. Ramesh says:

    good work…..keep it up dude

  22. rajesh says:

    Inspire one,inspire all. well written content and presentation is good. all the best!

  23. Waseem Aslam says:

    nice article…..best of luck.

  24. Izhar says:

    Or else do one thing provide me your contact no, i will contact you and explain you everything. looking forward to hear from you. All the best.

  25. Izhar says:

    Hello Priyadarshi Pritam i have an writing opportunity for you, please contact me soon on the id i have inboxed you.

  26. Vicky Raja says:

    Excellent Article its informative, i would like to visit KVL Innovations this summer vaccasion, i am from chennai only so i will meet you there in your college, anyway ince contribution.

    god bless you.

  27. Pradeep says:

    Nice article.. inspiring

  28. Kongkona says:

    congrats 🙂 

  29. Sudhansu Singh says:

    Great effort, Congratulations!!!

  30. Shanti Narayan says:

    Very nice article……nicely presented. All the best yaar.

  31. mani mohan says:

    Interesting article as well as start up, Keep going dude.

  32. priyanka deka says:

    ol d bst..hope u win!!!

  33. siddharth trivedi says:

    nyc work …it seems quiet intrstng!!!……. 

  34. ramanjha says:

    awesome bro

  35. ramanjha says:

    awesome bro… 

  36. Y. Ravi says:

    Nice information shared with us thanks for that Priyadarshi.And its a great creativity Mohan. You are doing very good innovations. Such type of thing needed now a days most. As a student of Engineering you are doing awesome work. Keep going god is with you.

  37. GANESH. V says:

    Excellent one….God bless You.

  38. Kishore says:

    Awesome article……..Good Luck:))

  39. siva says:

    nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!! dude

  40. Vijay says:

    Bro its excellent one, you maintain the flow very good thts why its very interesting while reading. All the very best.

  41. shubhendu says:

    Good work..:)

  42. riya biswas says:

    great…a big contribution to the society indeed:)

  43. nishank says:

    nice one…..:):D

  44. rishikesh kumar says:

    nice one…good luck!!

  45. sandeep says:

    Fantastic article….excellent start-up…All the very best!!!

  46. irshad says:

    excellent dude

  47. Jose says:

    Awsome work dude

  48. Aashish Birgi says:

    Great work! Keep it up 🙂

  49. Hey… Interesting Article…! 🙂 Kudos Pal B-)

  50. Priyadarshi Pritam says:

    Thank You so much to all for your appreciation and support.
    Thnks Nishank, Sandeep, Rishikesh and all other for your appreciation and well wishes…
    Thank you… Izhar and Riya Biswas…I will keep writing the good articles.
    Thank You…Shubhendu, Vijay and Siva…Thanks a lot guys.
    Thank you Ravi Sir for your valuable comment, Thank you so much.
    Thank you Kishor, ravi, Raman jha, Siddharth, Priyanka thanks for the support guys.
    Thank u Mani Mohan, Shanti narayan, shudhansu singh, kongkona and pradeep…Thanks a lot guys for the well wishes.
    Izhar sir, i didn’t received your mail. Here i am giving you my contact no 9840461827 please contact me whenever you are free.Thank you sir i wish i will get that opportunity.
    Thank u washeem…
    Thank u Rajesh…thanks a lot for your valuable comment brother.
    Thanks Ramesh and uday…thank u so much guys…
    Thank u so much Nithi, Salil, Prem and Mohan Sir for your appreciation….thanks a lot.

  51. Lalitendra says:

    Dear K. Mohan, Its great to know about you by my younger brother pritam. Whatever u did its wonderful achievement not for you but for the Nation. Congratulation … Have wonderful innovation in your Life and make India Proud. god bless you Many Many congratulation to pritam also. Thanks

  52. Vikash Chauhan says:

    Excellent write-up…..Wish you all the best…Hope you will grab the first position.

  53. rajagopalan says:

    WHEN I RETURN TO INDIA I WILL BE ABLE TO DO SOMETHING

  54. mrinal mahajan says:

    interesting//……

  55. Santosh Kumar says:

    very interesting…

  56. Sanjeev Kumar says:

    Great work….

  57. mohan.k says:

    Dear pritam,thanks a lot dude, i was so proud to hear from u, and u make me proud too,i will be always greatfull to u.ppl if u want to be in touch with mein fb: mohan kvl.regards,m.k

  58. k.mohan says:

    Dear friends,i am k.mohan , thanks a lot,its a great surprise to me  to saw this story really i dono about this before write up befor i was so shocked, thanks to pritam really u r great man. u r genius, ppl if u want to contact me or wish mejoin with me in facebook :mohan kvl thanks,regards,m.k 

  59. Vishal lakhmani says:

    congrtz buddy…nice work!!

  60. Good work and keep it up…. hope this inspires more engineers…..

  61. Ravi says:

    Nice dude. All in 1

  62. Sai S Rodrigues says:

    Its Awesome

  63. Shiva says:

    Interesting dude….

  64. shobhit says:

    I would like to thank you for bringing this out. It will certainly act as an inspiration for others. K.Monan, all the very best in your future endeavors.

  65. prabhakar reddy says:

    awesome work………………………..

  66. Hasmeet says:

    Good work…@

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