EME of the Indian Army on way to Guinness World Record
Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers of the Indian Army has undertaken a unique Ultra Cycling Expedition as part of its Platinum Jubilee celebrations. The Expedition was flagged off on 15 Aug 2018 from Secunderabad and will cover a distance of 25,000 kilometres across the country passing through all states, attempting at creating the Guinness World Record of most extended distance cycling through the country.
The expedition has covered 18,350 kilometres till date. The team started its next phase by aiming to cycle around the ‘Golden Quadrilateral’- a total distance of 5,918 kilometres.
The Expedition was flagged off on August 15, 2018 by Lieutenant General Paramjit Singh, Commandant MCEME, Colonel Commandant from Secunderabad and will be completing the Golden Quadrilateral of India from Secunderabad to Leh and Leh to Kanyakumari in Phase-1, Kanyakumari to Tezu and Tezu to Koteshwar in Phase-2 and in Phase III from Koteshwar to Delhi.
The team was flagged off from New Delhi by Lt Gen KK Aggarwal, DG EME on 15 Nov 2018 at 8 AM from Rajpath.
Chief of Staff, Fire and Fury Corps complimented the team for undertaking this extremely challenging mission which symbolizes adventure, courage and fortitude of Armed Forces with indomitable spirit.