Kochi to Manali - A journey through remonitised India - Talismanian

Kochi to Manali – A journey through “remonitised” India 

Talismanian was the official online partner of International Fashion Week, Goa, 2017. After receiving much complements from the organizers of IFW, Goa, we are NOW set to cover an all India Road trip.

Road Trip through the “Remonitised” India by 4 Asst. Professors from Kochi

Kochi - Manali Trip
The trip is planned by a group of 4 young Asst. Professors from Kochi . The journey that covers 11 states of India in 2 cars is planned to be completed in 20 days. The journey is estimated to cover 8500KM in 450 Hours at a cost of 1.5 Lakhs.

Kochi - Manali Trip
The cars used
The two cars that are being used for the journey are Ford Figo1.4 TDCI 2010 and Honda City 1.5 I-DTEC 2014

Car – I
Anand Rajagopal, Assistant Professor at the department of Mechanical Engineering, Muthoot Institute of Technology and Science and an expert driver for years with passion for the wheels would be chief Driver of the trip with Chethan Roy, Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, mar Baselious Institute of Technology and Science as the second driver and the navigator.

Anand Rajagopal
Anand Rajagopal
Chethan Roy
Chethan Roy

Car II

Anumod Sekhar, Assistant Professor of Department of Civill Engineering at Illahia College of Engineering and Technology is supposed to handle the steer ring primarily while Vipin V Pavanan, Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Valia Koonambaikulathamma College of Engineering and Technology being the second Driver.

Anumod Sekhar
Anumod Sekhar
Vipin V Pavanan
Vipin V Pavanan


kochi manali trip


The journey that flags off from Muvattupuzha in Kochi is planned to cover Bangalore, Hampi, Pune, Lavasa, Ahmedabad, Jaisalmer, Jaipur and Chandigarh before reaching the final destination of Manali.
The return from Manali will have the places Shimla, Agra, Nagpur, Kurnool and Pondichery in the loop.


Kochi manali trip

The Cause
The assistant professors who are active participants of Social welfare in their respective home towns are in a motto to know more on India, its in and outs and to establish a serious course of study that can feed their future social interference. The journey, as per Ananad, the driver of the first car is supposed to change his outlook on the society as a whole that can help his future social works. Anand has also directed several well acclaimed, award winning short films which are paradigm of  his Societal involvement.

The journey kick started today, 22nd May, 2017 at 7.30 am.


Continued in : Discovering India, Discovering Hampi – by Road

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