GUWAHATI: Oil India Limited (OIL) announced Saksham Cycle Day Guwahati, 2019 on January 20. The event will be held from 7 am and it is being organized to make citizens of Guwahati aware of the conservation and effective utilization of petroleum products and inspire Guwahatians to lead a healthier lifestyle.
Saksham Cycle day is India’s premium cycling event, which aims to propagate the importance of fuel conservation and efficient energy utilization, amongst the citizens of our nation.
OIL has organized Saksham Cycle day with NGO Earthful Foundation and Cycling clubs of Guwahati like Guwahati Cyclothon, Spokehub and BYCS. Besides drawing mass attention and sensitizing various groups of society on needs and benefits of petroleum products conservation, OIL is making sure that other ways to protect the environment are also practised at the event and the water will be provided in cups instead.
For the first time at an event like this, the waste will be segregated at source. From the food packets, juice boxes, paper cups and leftover food. The recyclable ones will be separated from organic food waste from source and made of use, a press release stated.
OIL Chief General Manager, Samir Das says, “This is a cycling experience with an emphasis on building a community that is aware of its fuel conservation responsibilities and holistically getting to more environmentally friendly habits. The popularity of cycling is growing in our city and it provides us with a great opportunity to achieve environmental consciousness amongst people. Our endeavour as organizers of Saksham Guwahati will be to provide an enriching experience to the cyclists and attendees awareness towards fuel conservation and environment-friendly ways.”
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