Service & Maintenance

NTGP 2016

7th edition of National Technician Grand Prix (NTGP) 2016 organized by Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt. Ltd, concluded with the announcement of winners at Surajpur in Greater Noida on 2nd Dec.

In this 3 days contest (30th November - 2nd December, 2016), 20 finalists across India competed for the coveted title of "No.1 Yamaha Technician" in India for 2016.

Winners of this contest are:-

1st Position: Mr. Santanu Sarkar,
S.N.C. Yamaha Motors, Kolkata West Bengal
Year of experience: 12 Yrs.
2nd Position: Mr. Saurabh Kushwaha,
Natraj Agencies, Kanpur, U.P.
Year of experience: 7 Yrs.
3rd Position: Mr. Gautham R,
M S P Motoworld, Bangalore, Karnataka
Year of experience: 8 Yrs.

The contest was designed to judge the contestants' skill in the areas of "proper service knowledge", providing service that "communicates the image of the Yamaha Brand" and providing amiable customer service. To judge the level of their skills, the contestants were tested in Troubleshooting with YDT Version 3.0, Vehicle Delivery, Engine Noise Diagnosis, and Measurement & Theory. The winners were decided based on cumulative points earned in these test areas.

The exciting and unique nationwide contest which aims at strengthening the role of Customer Service Engagement, contestants from all over India competed for the coveted title and an opportunity to represent Yamaha Motor India Sales in the World Technician Grand Prix 2018 in Japan.

Historical success in WTGP 2016 inspires Indian technicians vastly, and it made the 7th NTGP more significant, since each participant tried to win this national contest while keeping an eye on WTGP 2018. All the participants put their best foot forward with one single goal to become no.1 Indian technician and then definitely the world's best technician.

In this nationwide contest, 1877 contestants from all over India competed for the prestigious title.

In 2016 WTGP, Mr. Jignesh Rana from Planet Auto (Ahmedabad) shown world class performance and created history by winning prestigious title second time in a row which no other distributor has done before and our Mr. Divyanshu Shukla from Shiva Motors (Delhi) has secured fourth position in a tough competition. For us both are winners.