Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will start cycle related enforcement activities in the city from tomorrow, informed the civic body’s Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary today.
Chaudhary said that enforcement activities like freeing cycle tracks and cycle stands from encroachers, illegal parking etc.
The BMC Commissioner pointed out that during the launch of ‘Cyclegiri’ last Friday it was decided to undertake some enforcement activities related to cycling every Friday.
Bhubaneswar is one of the 95 cities to have registered for the India Cycles4Change Challenge, which is an initiative of Smart Cities Mission of the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry.
Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) in association with the BMC wants to make Bhubaneswar one of the most prominent bicycle-friendly cities of India by encouraging the citizens to cycle – be it to their workplace or for rejuvenation purposes, and promote the culture of cycling in the city.
The challenge aims to help the City Administration to connect with the citizens, cycle enthusiasts as well as experts to develop a unified vision and initiatives to promote cycling as a mode of transport among one and all.