The CEO of Silvassa Smart City limited Dr Apurva Sharma said “We vision Silvassa to be sustainable in every aspect, this is part of the sustainable mobility and Green City culture that we wish to nurture in this beautiful city“. The enthusiastic Silvassians are performing all the tasks with great vigour and are inspiring the others. With 115 participants, the teams have started working on the challenges of this campaign. Cumulatively the participants have pedalled 2000+ kms in just 6 days. As part of the challenge the participants also planted 34 trees at various locations for greener Silvassa.
One of the challenge is to create Cycle friendly business where Shop owners would give discounts to people coming on cycle. Participants were successful in converting 4 establishments into cycle friendly business.
Pramukh medical and general stores, Khodiyar Mobile and Electronics, S9 Beauty Salon are now offering discounts to people who come on cycle for shopping.
One of the participants who takes tuition has decided to give a discount in tuition fees to children who come on cycle.
The bicycle Mayor of Silvassa Swarupa Shah said, "We are receiving Great response from Eco Riders....They are enthusiastically participating in all activities...This campaign will surely make our Silvassa clean & green & also cycle friendly."
Silvassa Smart City limited is hoping to see just the same with this challenge and this is just the beginning.
The Campaign is open for all and is still accepting registrations.