Wednesday, May 13, 2015

OPL goes to school in Chennai

The Outperformers League has been constantly evolving its format to meet changing & different needs of the various stakeholders. This OPL edition witnessed seminars on the 18th of March at Hotel Green Park in Chennai. The topic of the OPL was sharply focused to improve connect with the School Fraternity. 107 representatives comprising of School Trustees, Regulatory Bodies, Officials, Transport Managers and School Bus Financiers attended this edition.

Mr. Rakesh Maru, Sr. General Manager (Sales) – LCV and Buses, kick started the OPL with an introductory presentation on Mahindra Truck and Bus Division and School bus segment. Mr. Karthikeyan, Area Business Manager, Chennai – Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. - Truck and Bus Division followed up with a detailed presentation introducing the audience to the concept of an OPL. The presentation spoke about the impact that the seminar had on its participants, both on the professional and personal front.

As the day progressed, a presentation on Importance of School Bus Road Safety was introduced to the audience by Safety Expert, Mr. Jose Patris – Deputy Director, Indian Road Institute. He drew the attention of the audience to a grave issue, of that of school bus fatalities in Tamil Nadu and the norms formulated by the government to prevent them. He concluded by throwing some light on the various features of a safe and comfortable school bus.

After the session which touched the nodes of sensibility, came the opportunity to touch the chords of sensitivity. Motivational Speaker, Mr. Vijay Batra spoke about looking within for inspiration, making oneself the epicenter for Outperformance.

Mr. Raja Gopalan– GM, Rajalakshmi Automobiles concluded the seminar with a vote of thanks, as he used the opportunity to also welcome new customers to the Mahindra family. Keys of brand new buses were handed over to officials from Everwin School, Bengaluru at the seminar. The participants also got to have a look at the elegant COSMO 17 seater BS4, COSMO 25 seater BS4, COSMO 32 seater BS4, COSMO 40 seater BS4, which were on display.
The session addressed some critical issues, both in business and personal contexts. While the session around school bus safety focused on the importance and the moral obligation of the stakeholders to provide safe transport to school kids, the preview of the larger picture gave the stakeholders the ability to chart an evolved future course of action.

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