The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu flagged-off a Bicycle Rally and inaugurated Smart Cycle Station for Public Bike Sharing in New Delhi on 3rd June 2018. While addressing the gathering of cycling enthusiasts and environmentalists, Shri Naidu advocated that cycling is the best and cheapest form of exercise to keep ourselves healthy and people must be encouraged to adopt such environment friendly mode of transport. Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Statistics & Programme Implementation Shri Vijay Goel were among the other dignitaries who were present during this event and who supported the opinion of the Hon'ble Vice President. The Vice President further added that the campaign to promote the use of bicycle...
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 40 (starting October 3), 2011. 1. Save the environment, say students of Indraprastha Intl. School, Dwarka More than 200 students accompanied by 20 teachers and the Delhi Traffic Police spread the universal message of the three R's — reduce, reuse and recycle. (Dr.) B.C. Sabata, Senior Scientific Officer, Department of Environment, office of Chief Minister of Delhi was the guest of honour. 2. Ganga Ram study finds high levels of superbug NDM1 India might have vehemently opposed an antibiotic-resistant superbug being named New Delhi Metallo-beta-lactamase 1 (NDM1), but a study in a leading city hospital has found a worryingly high prevalence of the deadly gene. 3. Jindal Group's upcoming waste-to-e
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.