TVS Motor Company flagged off the ‘Ride of Honour’ earlier today. This ride is in Association with the Indian Army. Seven women Army officers will cover a total distance of 1720km in 10 days. They will be astride the TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi 4V Race Edition 2.0. The team will traverse 6 cities starting from Bhopal.
This expedition is to appreciate the contribution of women in the Indian Army and also to reach out to more women to encourage them to join the armed forces. The women riders are Lieutenants and Major rank officials from the Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (EME). This is an Arms and Service branch of the Indian Army. They provide technical advice to other units and also conduct recovery operations in peace and war.
Taking part in the ride are Lieutenant Colonel Manmeet Kaur, Major R K Nirban, Major Gazelle Sareen, Major Deepti Bhat, Lieutenant K U Roji, Lieutenant Sonal Goyal (RES) and also Lieutenant Priya Kashyap.
The officers will interact with students from various educational institutions and training institutes of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers of Indian Army during the ride. This is in hopes that students will learn more about life in the Indian Army.
The ‘Ride of Honour’ starts from the city of Bhopal and ends in Secunderabad. They will travel through various cities like Indore, Vadodara, Mumbai, Pune, and also Sholapur. The ride will conclude on 7th December 2018 in Secunderabad after 10 days on the road.
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