SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
GM INAUGURATESFIT INDIA CYCLOTHON
Kolkata, 13thDecember, 2020:
"FIT INDIA THEMATIC CAMPAIGN" on the theme - "Fitness ka Dose -Aadha Ghanta Roz" under the aegis of Fit India Movement is being conducted across the country from 1st to 31st December, 2020 as per the advisory issued by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India. The main objective of this campaign is to inculcate a sense of physical fitness through different physical activities amongst the people in their daily lives.
As a part of the campaign, an event of 'CYCLOTHON' under the auspices of South Eastern Railway Sports Association has been organized at the South Eastern Railway headquarters, Garden Reach this morning (13th December, 2020). Shri Sanjay Kumar Mohanty, General Manager, South Eastern Railway and Chief Patron, SERSA (South Eastern Railway Sports Association) inaugurated the event in presence of Shri Anupam Sharma, Addl. General Manager, South Eastern Railway and a host of senior Railway Officers, staff and their family members. Altogether more than 100 cyclists took part in the CYCLOTHON event along with nationally and internationally reputed sports persons of SERSA. The Cycle rally starting from BNR Officers’ Club moved 4 times around the large campus of SER Headquarters covering about 5 kilometres. Participants wearing face masks maintained physical distancing during action in the event.
General Manager, while leading the Cyclothon explained elaborately the significance of organizing such a unique event which carries a message of physical fitness with a view to motivate the people in various physical activities for keeping themselves aside from the monotonous job. Today, in Digital India, this will certainly promote a spiritual attitude as well as encourage the people about their health consciousness.