The TVS Motor Company has flagged off the ‘Ride of Honour’ motorcycle expedition in association with the Indian Army. The team consists of six women Army officers, and the expedition celebrates the contribution of women to the Indian Army and also aims to reach out to more women and encourage them to join the armed forces.
The team began its journey in Bhopal and will be traversing 1,720km and cover six cities in 10 days whilst riding TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi 4V Race Edition 2.0 motorcycles.
The riders are from the Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (EME) Corps, in charge of the design, development, trial, inspection and refit of weapon systems and equipment. They also provide technical advice to units and conduct recovery operations in times of peace and war, alike. The riders include Lieutenant Colonel Manmeet Kaur, Major RK Nirban, Major Gazelle Sareen, Major Deepti Bhat, Lieutenant KU Roji and Lieutenant Priya Kashyap.
During the ‘Ride of Honour’ expedition, the officers will be interacting with students from various educational institutions and training institutes for Indian Army EMEs. This is to help students know more about life in the Indian Army and encourage them to be a part of the country’s armed forces.
The ‘Ride of Honour’ expedition will conclude on December 7, 2018, at Secunderabad, after covering cities such as Indore, Vadodara, Mumbai, Pune, and Sholapur.
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