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National Technician Grand Prix starts today

Posted on Dec 06, 07:07PM | IBNS

India Yamaha Motor, the world's leading two wheeler manufacturer, is organizing the third edition of the National Technician Grand Prix (NTGP) 2012 at its Surajpur plant in Greater Noida.

The contest which commenced on Thursday will be a three-day competition (Dec 6-8) wherein 25 participants from across India will compete for the title of "No.1 Yamaha Technician" in India for 2012.

In this nationwide contest which aims at strengthening the role of Customer Service Engagement, 850 contestants from all over India competed for the title and an opportunity to represent India Yamaha Motor in the World Technician Grand Prix 2014 in Japan.

This year witnessed a 30pc increase in participation from last year. From the Regional round, 100 winners were selected for the 5 Zonal rounds. From the Zonal rounds 25 winners (5 from each zone) were selected to compete in the final round starting today.

Speaking on the occasion, Jun Nakata, Director- Sales and Marketing, India Yamaha Motor, said, "This contest seeks to raise the service mechanic's consciousness of their importance in the Yamaha business, stimulate the desire for improvement and strengthen the Yamaha Service."

National Technician Grand Prix (NTGP) was first held in India in 2010. It is a contest which is a part of the Yamaha Technical Academy (YTA) program promoted by Yamaha Motor Co., Japan.