Mayor K. Sreekumar riding a cycle to his office on Wednesday.
The city Corporation will build dedicated cycle tracks at three locations for safe cycling, Mayor K.Sreekumar has said. To mark World Cycle Day, the Mayor cycled from his home to the city Corporation on Wednesday. He said that the local body is implementing a project to distribute free cycles to girl students in high school classes. Meanwhile, Aparna Prabhakar was selected junior bicycle mayor of the city on Wednesday. She is a Plus Two student of Government Higher Secondary School for Girls, Cotton Hill. Jehat G. Mathai, a Plus Two student of St. Shantal School, was selected captain of bicycle ambassadors.
Twenty-three students were nominated by their schools for the junior bicycle mayor.
The junior bicycle mayor will get opportunities to represent the city in national-level cycling promotion events, speak about cycling and its benefits at various platforms, take part in activities to make the city safer for children on bicycles.
Not convinced? Know why you should pay for news.
*Our Digital Subscription plans do not currently include the e-paper ,crossword, iPhone, iPad mobile applications and print. Our plans enhance your reading experience.
We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda.