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Mahindra Adventure opens 2nd ‘Off-Road Training Academy’

Our Bureau Mangaluru | Updated on November 16, 2018 Published on November 16, 2018

 

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd inaugurated its second ‘Off-Road Training Academy’ in the country under the Mahindra Adventure brand in Mangaluru on Friday. The first ‘Off-Road Training Academy’ is located at Igatpuri in Maharashtra.

Speaking at the launch of the academy, Bijoy Kumar Y, Chief of Adventure Initiatives, M&M Ltd, said that this new training academy in Mangaluru is spread over 150 acres of area and offers facilities and equipment that include wireless-equipped ‘Mahindra Thar 4x4 CRDe’ training vehicles.Mahindra Adventure has entered South with the opening of Mangaluru academy. The five-year-old Igatpuri academy has trained over 1,600 drivers so far from across the country. Plans are there to open such training academies in northern and eastern parts of India also. The aim is to have four full-fledged such academies in the country by 2020, he said.

The Mangaluru Academy will run two courses: ‘Getting Dirty’ (basic level) and ‘Trail Survivor’ (intermediate level). The advanced course — ‘Global Explorer’ — will continue to be held at the off-road academy headquarters in Igatpuri, he said.

These courses will be held on weekends.

Published on November 16, 2018
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