Bengaluru, Dec 20, 2023: Happiest Minds Technologies Limited (NSE: HAPPSTMNDS), a ‘Born Digital . Born Agile’, Mindful IT Company, organized the fourth edition of the Happiest Minds Run at the HSR BBMP Ground (Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium), Bengaluru, on Sunday, 17th Dec 2023. The Run was simultaneously held at Noida, Pune and Bhubaneshwar as well. A total of 1300 participants came together to make the run a success. An amount of ₹10 lacs raised by the Happiest Minds run, was donated to the Idhayangal Charitable Trust, which provides medical assistance to children with Type-1 diabetes.

The event commenced with an invigorating Zumba session by Happiest Health, setting an energetic tone for the day. Vinay Menon, the internal sponsor of the run, welcomed the audience enthusiastically and created an electric atmosphere.

Joseph Anantharaju, Executive Vice Chairman, Happiest Minds, emphasizing the pivotal role of fitness in his life, said, “I am glad to be here for the Happiest Minds Run, an event showcasing harmony between corporate excellence and dedication to health. Ours is a culture of happiness, and this run aims to promote health and mental wellness. We were able to achieve two important objectives – focusing on an active lifestyle and highlighting the importance of detecting and treating juvenile diabetes. We are thankful to all the people who participated and are proud of what we achieved together.”

Venkatraman Narayanan, MD & CFO, Happiest Minds, said, “The Happiest Minds Run this year was bigger and better in every possible way. We are happy that we saw participation from a large and diverse group who came together to support a united cause. From the proceeds of the run, we will support 100 underprivileged children, 20 of whom were present with us. The treatment will be facilitated by the Karnataka Institute of Endocrinology and the Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health.”  

The run committee, comprising Sachin Khurana, Vinay Menon, Kiran Veigas, Paul Jacob, Hemantha Lenka, Mathew Gomes, Smita G, Anchal Shetty, and Prity Chowdhury, added a colourful touch to the event by releasing vibrant balloons that symbolized the commencement of the run. Venkat and Joseph officially flagged off the run, initiating the much-anticipated event. Over 1000 participants enthusiastically began their run, contributing to the event’s resounding success. The organizers expressed gratitude to the volunteers, Mello Events, sponsors, and behind-the-scenes contributors who worked tirelessly to ensure the seamless execution of the run.

The event’s climax featured the acknowledgment of participants’ achievements in the 3 miles and 6 miles categories. Pratham and Shriraksha secured the first prizes in the 3 Miles category, and Chandrashekhar and Seema emerged as runners-up. In the 6 Miles category, Shivaji and Basava Lingama claimed the first prizes, while Ganapati and Puneeth secured the runner-up positions.

RBL Bank, Global Insurance, ICICI Bank, and Classic Technologies were the proud sponsors of the run. Fitness Partner – Gold’s Gym, Corporate Gifting Partner – Offineeds, FM Partner – Fever 104 FM, Beverage partner- Milky Mist, and Wellness Partner – Sakra Hospital also contributed to the event’s success. Happiest Minds Run 2023 emerged as a testament to the organization’s culture, where wellness isn’t just encouraged; it’s celebrated.

About Happiest Minds Technologies 

Happiest Minds Technologies Limited  (NSE: HAPPSTMNDS), a Mindful IT Company, enables digital transformation for enterprises and technology providers by delivering seamless customer experiences, business efficiency and actionable insights. We do this by leveraging a spectrum of disruptive technologies such as: artificial intelligence, blockchain, cloud, digital process automation, internet of things, robotics/drones, security, virtual/ augmented reality, etc. Positioned as ‘Born Digital . Born Agile’, our capabilities span Product & Digital Engineering Services (PDES), Generative AI Business Services (GBS) and Infrastructure Management & Security Services (IMSS). We deliver these services across industry sectors such as automotive, BFSI, consumer packaged goods, e-commerce, EdTech, engineering R&D, healthcare, hi-tech, manufacturing, retail, and travel/transportation/hospitality. The company has been recognized for its excellence in Corporate Governance practices by Golden Peacock and ICSI. A Great Place to Work Certified™ company, Happiest Minds is headquartered in Bangalore, India, with operations in the U.S., UK, Canada, Australia, and the Middle East.

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