Hyderabad Metro urges corporates to encourage cycling for commuting

Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on January 24, 2018 Published on June 20, 2015

Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited has called upon corporate houses to encourage cycling and facilitate in setting up cycle stations.

At a meeting here today where about 150 top executives including Chief Executive Officers of several Indian and multinational companies participated, they all resolved to encourage use of bicycles.

They assembled at 6.30 a.m. on Saturday at Raheja Mindspace IT Park in Cyberabad to be a part of ‘Chiefs on a Roll’ CEOs’ cycling event.

Organised by CyKul, a cycling promotion company, those present at the meeting cycled for 10 km in the Cyberabad area to promote an active life style, reduce pollution levels and to promote Hyderabad as a major cycling destination.

Inaugurating the event along with Telangana Government’s IT Secretary Jayesh Ranjan, Rohit Tandon, Business Head of Vodafone India, which sponsored the event, reiterated Vodafone’s commitment to promote health, safety and well being of the people.

NVS Reddy, MD of Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited, requested the corporate chiefs present to join hands with HMR in establishing bike stations at all the metro stations and nearby residential and business areas to provide the last mile connectivity between metro rail stations and work areas.

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Published on June 20, 2015
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