Part of the “Gift-a-bicycle” theme under the “Cyclegiri” event on Friday with an aim to popularize cycling across the Temple City, the Smart City gifted the cycles to Peer Leaders (Pragati Sathis) of the Socially Smart Bhubaneswar Project for their dedicated service to people for various COVID-19 related awareness activities with the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).
Similarly, the five cycles for the needy slum children were given as part of the weekly “Cyclegiri” event to popularize cycles among the needy, who want to cycle passionately, but are unable to arrange due to financial difficulties. It would also come as a surprise gift for the kids and Diwali this year, is also falling on Children’s Day.
It can be mentioned here that the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited is organizing “Cyclegiri” every week on Friday. The weekly event started following a cyclathon on October 9 as part of the campaign.
Today’s event organized by Bhubaneswar Smart City in association with BMC at Smart Park Saheed Magar was attended by senior officials of BSCL and BMC. General Manager (Special Projects) Diptirani Sahoo and General Manager (Administration) Kamaljit Das distributed cycles to the Peer Leaders and slum children.