Second Edition of Castrol Super Mechanic programme launched
Bangalore, April 9, 2018 – Castrol, India’s leading lubricant company, kicked off the second edition of one of the country’s biggest mechanic skilling and testing initiatives - Castrol Super Mechanic programme. Introduced by Castrol in 2017, Castrol Super Mechanic initiative is a skill imparting and evaluation programme aimed at honing mechanics’ skills and recognizing them by showcasing their knowledge and talent on a public platform.
Announcingthe launch of the programme, Kedar Apte, VP Marketing, Castrol India,said: “The Castrol Super Mechanic programmehas two elements – one is providing technical information and skills to themechanics and the second is about testing their skills, with the winning teamof mechanics emerging as the Castrol Super Mechanics of the Year. Last year we connected with over 50,000 mechanics and with this edition we aimto improve the technical skills of even more mechanics which will help improvebike maintenance standards in India”
The 2018edition of the Castrol Super Mechanic programme commences pan–India withregistration phase. Mechanics can call in on 18001201401 and participatein a preliminary round which includes IVR (Interactive Voice Response) basedquestions. This will be followed by on -ground events which will be held in 8cities across the country. The top three mechanics from each of the regionalrounds will then join hands to form a regional team which will participate inthe All India Castrol Super Mechanic final whichwill be held in October. The winners of the national final willrepresent Castrol India at the Castrol Asia Pacific Mechanic Contest whichwill be held in Bangkok later this year and will include participants fromseveral Asian countries.
ZakirHussain, winnerof Castrol Super Mechanic contest 2017 (India leg) had this to say about theprogramme: “Being a part of the Castrol Super Mechanic initiativetransformed my life. It was a great opportunity to compete with the bestmechanics from India and other Asian countries and be recognized publicly formy talent and skill. My victory has had a positive impact on my businessand I am inspired to upgrade my skills even further.”