Flags off ‘Pedal for Dal’ Cyclothon as run-up to I-Day celebrations
Srinagar, Aug 07: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha Saturday flagged off Cyclothon occasion ‘Pedal for Dal’ from the shores of the Dal Lake within the run-up to the Independence Day celebrations.
The cyclothon witnessed the enthusiastic participation of greater than 200 girls and boys from completely different age teams, together with skilled cyclists.
Talking on the event, the Lt Governor noticed that the younger technology has an enormous duty to make sure peace, prosperity and unity of the nation.
A lot of youth collaborating within the occasions commemorating the historic event of the seventy fifth Anniversary of Indian Independence will ship a message the world over that J&Okay has ushered into the period of sustained peace and progress, he added.
Actions like ‘Pedal for Dal’ mark the celebrations of ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’ and likewise offers hope to your entire humanity, a hope of a affluent future whereas instilling the spirit of our cultural and patriotic ethos among the many residents, the Lt Governor mentioned.
The Lt Governor known as upon the youth to acknowledge the contributions of the nice personalities who’ve performed a serious function in constructing a peaceable and affluent Jammu & Kashmir and strengthen their resolve to construct a New India.
On the event, the Lt Governor directed the officers to make sure strict adherence to Covid protocol and SoPs whereas organizing such occasions.
The occasion is part of the sequence of programmes below Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav being organized by the Division of Youth, Companies and Sports activities.
Earlier, the Lt Governor flagged off “Run for Polythene-Free Srinagar” from iconic Ghanta Ghar, Lal Chowk.
In his handle, the Lt Governor noticed that the path-breaking initiative is aimed toward making cleaner streets, lakes, and communities to carry higher environmental sustainability within the UT.
The Lt Governor laid particular emphasis on encouraging the individuals for adopting eco-friendly practices, in addition to taking strict measures to curb using polythene.
Pertinently, the Lt Governor had already directed the JMC to conduct a 15-day lengthy marketing campaign ‘Plastic Free Jammu; Say No to Plastic’ to curb using single-use plastic.
The rally of 600 members together with college students, sportspersons, and other people from completely different walks of life handed by means of numerous areas of town to generate consciousness towards using polythene with a chief goal to make Srinagar a polythene-free zone.
Dheeraj Gupta, Principal Secretary to the Authorities, H&UDD; Pandurang Okay. Pole, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir; Mohammad Aijaz, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar; Athar Aamir Khan, Commissioner, Srinagar Municipal Company; in addition to Er Aijaz Hussain, DDC member; senior officers of Civil & Police Administration and enormous variety of outstanding residents have been current on the events.