Srinivasa N D employee, of Toyota Kirloskar Motor, has been crowned the inaugural ‘Forklift Operator of the Year – India 2015’ following a tough competition, which culminated in six live challenges at the Grand Finale on 19th November 2015.
As well as the esteemed title of ‘Forklift Operator of the Year- India’, Srinivasa was presented with a trophy and will receive an all expenses paid trip to the UK to participate in the RTITB 2016 International Operator of the Year competition at the IMHX, in Birmingham.
“One of the main reasons to run this competition was to showcase the contribution that operators make to logistics. These people are professionals and the best ones have a high level of skill. ThinkLink and RTITB are celebrating these professionals, their skills and the need for skilling through this competition,” says Saurabh Goyal, Managing Director, ThinkLink Learning.
All eight grand finalists will also receive free RTITB training from ThinkLink Learning at its state of the art training centre in Haryana, North India.
Launched in July to find India’s most efficient and safe forklift operator, the competition was organised by ThinkLink Learning in partnership with RTITB, which has been running the tri-annual Operator of the Year Competition in the UK since 2008. The Grand Finale of the India competition took place at ThinkLink’s Pragua Centre in Dharuhera, Haryana, North India.
Hundreds of forklift operators from over 60 companies entered the competition for a chance to win the title of ‘Forklift Operator of the Year – India’.