Ride of Honour – 10 days, 1,700km through 6 cities
TVS Motor Company along with the Indian Army has flagged off the ‘Ride of Honour’ which is a 10 day expedition, in which six women Army officers will cover 1700km to inspire women to join the armed forces. The seven women team will be riding TVS Apache RTR 200 FI 4V Race Edition 2.0 motorcycles.
The ride will commence from Bhopal and culminate in Secunderabad. The women Army officers will be traversing 1720 km covering six cities such as Indore, Vadodara, Mumbai, Pune, Sholapur and Secunderabad in a span of 10 days. The expedition celebrates the contribution of women in the Indian Armed Forces while also encouraging more women to join the armed forces. During the 10 day expedition the officers will be interacting with students from various educational institutions and training institutes of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers of Indian Army.
The women riders are Lieutenants and Major rank officials from the Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (EME) which is a Arms and Service branch of the Indian Army. This wing provides technical advice to other units and conduct recovery operations in peace and war.
Women Rider include:
- Lieutenant Colonel Manmeet Kaur
- Major R K Nirban
- Major Gazelle Sareen
- Major Deepti Bhat
- Lieutenant K U Roji
- Lieutanant Priya Kashyap.