2014 Lavasa Women’s Drive briefing with Neil Nitin Mukesh
Mumbai women gear up for the 6th edition of Lavasa Womenâs Drive, and Bollywood Actor, Neil Nitin Mukesh says HATâs OFF to the women and their spirit at the pre drive briefing session
Bollywood Actor, Neil Nitin Mukesh cheered up the 800 women participants who attended the pre drive briefing session held at Rangsharda auditorium in Mumbai today. The 6th edition of Lavasa Women’s Drive will be flagged of from Mumbai and Pune on Saturday, February 22, 2014.
Bollywood star, Neil Nitin Mukesh saluted the women for participating in the drive and helping spread awareness about cancer. He also launched the HATâs OFF Contest, specially designed for the participants of the Lavasa Womenâs Drive 2014.
Speaking on the occasion, Anuradha Paraskar, Senior Vice President-Marketing & Sales, Lavasa Corporation Limited said, âResponse to Lavasa Womenâs Drive has been phenomenal. This year 7000 women collectively garnered more than 32 lakh votes from friends and acquaintancesâ from over 100 countries to enable their selection. Lavasa Womenâs Drive has already been recognized as the biggest all womenâs car drive in the country. With the 6th edition of the drive we are gearing up to make a mark on the world stage. We are attempting to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest number of women participants in a motor sports event.â
The women participants from Mumbai were briefed on rules and regulations of the drive by the Indian Automotive Racing Club (IARC). IARC members made them aware of the fact that LWD runs on Time, Distance & Speed format and the focus is on safety and security. They were also taught how to read the directional Tulip Chart. The drive will be flagged off from Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel in Mumbai at 7.00 am.
Lavasa Womenâs Drive has actively supported the cause of Women’s Cancer prevention through early detection since 2009. A large part of money collected through registration, is donated to Women’s Cancer Initiative – Tata Memorial Hospital.
Speaking about association with Lavasa Womenâs Drive, Deveika Bhojwani, Vice- President, Womenâs Cancer Initiative -Tata Memorial Hospital, âLavasa Womenâs Drive has led to more women today being aware about cancers affecting women. Due to the initiative, Tata Memorial Hospital has been able to spread cancer awareness across Maharashtra benefitting many women from remote villages.â