The Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas calls for entries for a Short Film-making competition on the Benefits of Cycling. The objective of the competition is to create awareness on the relevance of fuel conservation. The underlying message of the film should be able to highlight and focus on various benefits of cycling for the people. The role that cycling can play in protecting the environment for future generations may also be showcased. The short-film should highlight and promote the benefits of cycling such as fuel conservation and environment protection, etc. About the Competition The Short Film-making Competition is open only for Indian Citizens. The theme of the Short Film-making competition is “Cycle Ki Kahani Aap
The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan (centre) releasing a study report entitled 'Peddling towards a Greener India: A Report on Promoting Cycling in the Country', prepared by the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). Also seen (left) is DG - TERI, Dr. R. K. Pachauri.
India Cyclothon 2010 is a mass participation cycling event for professional, amateur and casual bikers. The event intends to promote the cause of cycling and its various benefits, namely heightened environment consciousness and health. BSA Hercules India Cyclothon is the only excuse you need to get up and go have fun on your bike! Whether it's traffic-free mass participation rides through our cities or cycling as a competitive sport to encourage excellence among the best in the country, Sport18’s India Cyclothon presents opportunities for elite and amateur cyclists, for beginners, children, families and even institutions to express their solidarity for a cause by saddling up and cycling in traffic-free mass participation rides in urban areas. Date: Sunday, 29th August 2010 Ven
File photo of the previous Delhi Climate Bicycle Ride In its dedicated attempt at raising awareness about climate change, rising vehicular pollution and promoting Cycling, walking and public transport as the most healthy and environment-friendly way of commuting, the Delhi Cycling Club calls for the third Climate Bicycle Ride in the city. Date: 21st March, 2010 (Sunday) Time: 08.30 am Venue: Ambedkar Nagar T-point–Chirag Delhi–Moolchand–Ambedkar Nagar (11 km) The previous two Climate Bicycle Rides were held in Jun’09 (12-km) and Dec’09 (11-km), where more than 250 people cycled and signed pledge to promote the cause of environment and alternative transportation. A large voluntary pledge board will be installed at this third event as well, where participants will be aske
On the eve of UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen, a ‘Climate Bicycle Ride’ is being organised in Delhi on Sunday, 6th December at Ambedkar Nagar Terminal on BRT corridor; by the Delhi Cycling Club with support from Delhi Integrated Mass Transit System (DIMTS)'s NMT Cell and ‘The Open Planning Project’ (TOPP). The event is open to people from different walks of life, age group and professions from Delhi & NCR and foreign nationals. Key objectives of the event are to: Raise awareness about climate change and greenhouse gas emissions; Promote Cycling, Walking and Public Transportation as the most environmental-friendly way of commuting and as part of the solution to Delhi’s growing traffic woes; and Experience the joy of cycling on dedicated bicycle tracks and have fun.
Critical Mass is an event held in almost all major cities of the world, usually on the last Friday of every month, wherein a mass of cyclists ride through the streets of the city. The peak hour bicycle ride gives the subtle message to the motor-drivers, that cyclists exist too! The event is open to all the cycling enthusiasts and people who are concerned about environment, climate change, road accidents, health & fitness etc. NEXT Delhi CRITICAL MASS: Friday, the 28th of November, 2008! Starting from Vijay Chowk, 6.00 pm onwards The idea is also to celebrate cycling! Fore more information, visit: http://delhicriticalmass.in/ or write to firstname.lastname@example.org