“Saksham Cyclothon” Bhubaneswar: Union Min Dharmendra to flag off on Feb 4

KalingaTV News Network

 Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will flag off a first of its kind premier Cyclothon event under the banner of “Saksham Cyclothon” Bhubaneswar on 4th February. Pradhan will flag off the Cyclothon at Kalinga Stadium.

The “Saksham Cyclothon” Bhubaneswar event will be held in three categories – 33 km Elite race (men category), 22 km Elite race (women category) and 11 km rally i.e. Green Ride (general category).

There will be free entries for all categories. All the participants have to carry their own cycle to participate in the Cyclothon.

The participants will get free kit carrying T-shirt, Helmet, wristband and backpack. The route for the Cyclothon event is Kalinga Stadium-Ram Mandir-Sishu Bhawan Chowk-Kalinga Stadium.

A lucky draw contest among the registered participants will also be held wherein 50 participants will be awarded with one cycle each.

In the 33 km Elite men category, Rs. 1,25,000, Rs. 75,000 and Rs. 50,000 cash prize will be given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd winners respectively.

Similarly, in the Elite women category the first prize is Rs. 1,00,000 second prize is Rs. 50,000 and third prize is Rs. 40,000.

Registration will be done both online and offline. While the online registration can be done through bookmyshow, the offline registration is through the help desk arranged at nine petrol pumps.

The petrol pumps are – 1 COCO BPCL, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar, 2. Rajdhani Service Station, BPCL, Market Building, 3.IOCL COCO Rajbhawan, 4. Joy Auto, BPCL, Kalpana Square, Bhubaneswar, 5.Trupti Service Station, IOCL, Vanivihar, 6. Kalsi Service Station, HPCL, Ram Mandir, 7. Highway Service Centre, HPCL Baramunda, 8. Lingarag IOC, Nuagaon and 9. Trishna,HPCL, Patia, Opp Bigbazar.

It may be noted here that, “SAKSHAM” is a significant annual event which is organized jointly by Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) and Oil Industry with sole purpose of bringing awareness among the people on need of Oil & Gas conservation. During this period various activities are carried out in sectors like Transport, Industrial, Agriculture and Household to spread the message on Fuel Conservation.

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