The Fact News Service
Patiala, September 6
To promote environmental consciousness and a healthier lifestyle, Nabha Power Limited (NPL), which operates the 2x700MW supercritical thermal power plant at Rajpura, organized a Go Green Cycle Marathon in six villages of the Rajpura block in which more than 70 cycle enthusiasts participated.
The cycle enthusiasts crisscrossed through the six villages covering a total distance of 11km, amidst loud cheers from the residents, who had gathered in great numbers to witness the Cycle Marathon.
They raised encouraging slogans all along the route, holding colourful flags in their hands.
Commenting on the initiative, SK Narang, the Chief Executive of Nabha Power said, “To raise awareness about the current environmental issues and to promote the message of healthier and greener lifestyles, events like this should be conducted more often.”
He said, “Besides cycling, Nabha Power was encouraging sports in the villages around the plant by organizing sports tournaments and engaging trained coaches to help the local youth realize their sporting dreams.”
In the end, the registered participants were awarded medals and mementos in appreciation of their zeal to promote environmental causes.
Senior management of Nabha Power later thanked the district civil as well as police administrations for providing the needed support to make the event impactful and successful.