TVS Motor Company has flagged off the ‘Ride of Honour’ motorcycle expedition in association with the Indian Army. Starting from Bhopal, six women Army officers will be traversing 1720 km in 10 days covering six cities and will be riding TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi 4V Race Edition 2.0 motorcycles. The expedition celebrates the contribution of women in the Indian Army and also aims 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. Riders include Lieutenant Colonel Manmeet Kaur, Major R K Nirban, Major Gazelle Sareen, Major Deepti Bhat, Lieutenant K U 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 of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers of Indian Army.
The team will traverse across the length of the country from Bhopal to Secunderabad and cover cities such as Indore, Vadodara, Mumbai, Pune, Sholapur and Secunderabad astride the TVS Apache RTR 200 Fi 4V Race Edition 2.0 motorcycles. The ‘Ride of Honour’ expedition will conclude on December 7, 2018, at Secunderabad.