Why Konark International Cyclthon
Konark International Cyclothon (KIC) is an initiative of Roots of Odisha Foundation for the promotion of cycling for good health and a cleaner environment. Cycling is the best possible way to attain fitness and a better health. Using cycles saves a lot of fuel which means lesser amount of fossil fuels are burnt for fuel production. So on a long term, it also helps in prevention of environmental problems like global warming. People who use cycle are comparatively more active physically than those who don’t. The message that this event actually conveys is the benefits of using cycles for daily tasks.
Country needs cycle to cope up with heavy traffic and pollution. cycle to work, cycle for health, cycle for greener tomorrow
Why Odisha, Why Puri-Konark?
Odisha is a unique place not in India but across the Globe.The Land of Jagannath, the Lord of the Universe, the almighty of spirituality and secularity. The God of all religion, faith.Konark is a world heritage sight symbolises the art, craft and architecture even a wonder for modern technology today.Odisha , the land of spirituality, compassion, and forgiveness that transformed Ashoka, the King to a saint.The Land that manifested and transformed Buddhism from India to the WorldLake Chilika is the largest Salt lake and home to highest number of migratory birds.Odisha carries the largest pool of mineral resources.The habitat for highest olive ridleyThe habitat for highest crocodileThe habitat for highest white tigers