They proved how fast they could replace vehicle tyres, and bagged the first prize in a Tata Motors’ competition

It was a proud moment for Mr S. Viji and Mr P. Suryaprakash, students undergoing training in automotive mechanics at The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s vocational training centre (VTC) in Vadathorasalur, Tamil Nadu. The reason? They bagged the first prize in Pit Stop competition – a competition for dismantling and fixing the four tyres of a vehicle in record time, in the 3rd National Auto-Tech Fest – called Auto Throttle 2019 – conducted by Tata Motors Ltd, in Goa, from March 28-29.