MoS Kiren Rijiju & Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog on Sunday flagged off MOVE Cyclathon, a cycle rally to promote cleaner, accessible modes of transport. The cyclathon was held in the run up to the MOVE: Global Mobility Summit on September 7, 8 in New Delhi, and saw a participation of over 500 enthusiastic cyclists.
Speaking at the event, Kiren Rijiju emphasised that Indian cities must be developed for cycling. “The Movelo Cyclathon, organized by NITI Aayog is spreading the message of clean mobility to the Indian public”, said the Minister.
“We need to move people, not cars. Cycling is the way to go for a healthier life & a less polluting city”, the CEO emphasized as he exhorted the young people of India to spread the message of a shared, connected, and zero-emission mobility in the country.
About ‘Mobility Week’
‘Mobility Week’ will see 17 events in 7 days—from 31 August to 6 September 2018. These events will facilitate interactions with various stakeholders across the mobility domain.
Participants include global and Indian leaders from across the mobility sector such as OEMs, battery manufacturers, charging infrastructure providers, technology solution providers, representatives from the Indian government as well as foreign governments, various inter-governmental organizations, academia, and policy think tanks.