Record participation in Saksham Cyclothon at Indore

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By Sarkaritel January 21, 2018 19:39


Indore 21.01.2018:  Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India, inaugurated the Saksham Cyclothon event at Indore in the presence of Shri Kailash Vijayvargiya, President, Indore Cycling Association, Shri Ramesh Mendola, local MLA and other dignitaries here today.

This largest cycling event witnessed in the country was held at Sayaji Square, Indore, to create mass awareness on fuel conservation and popularise cycling as an environment-friendly alternative means of transport, in order to make the country greener, people healthier and economise fuel. The highlight of the event was the participation of Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Shri Kailash Vijayvargia, Shri Ramesh Mendola and other dignitaries in the 13-km green ride.

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, in his address, touched upon the benefits of cycling. He said that cycling improves one’s health and also helps the nation in fuel conservation. He praised the people of Indore for participating in large numbers in this endeavour, responding to the call of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi towards conserving fuel. He added that a milestone has been set in Indore by creating the largest cycling event till date.

Shri Vijayvargiya praised the initiative by PCRA and the Oil Industry and said that such rallies will help spread the message of conservation of petroleum products, besides being beneficial for the environment.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel January 21, 2018 19:39