Cyclothon Adds Energy to the Fuel Awareness Campaign



Cyclothon Adds Energy to the Fuel Awareness Campaign

Organized in support of the initiative of Petroleum Conservation Research Association under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG)

Chennai campaign is one of the 20 big cities where mega event is to be organized

Shri S.N. Pandey, MD, CPCL will inaugurate the Cycle Rally

Shri Rajeev Ailawadi, Director (Finance), Shri S. Krishnan, Director (Operations), Shri H. Shankar, Director (Technical), Shri J.T. Venkateswarly, CVO and senior officials and employees of CPCL participated

Actor Ganesh Venkatraman, Celebrities of small screen fame Actor Srithika,

Actor Divya Ganesh plus sports personality Suresh Sathya lead the rally


Chennai, 31st Jan 2021


In the ambitious journey to achieve 5 Trillion- dollar economy, the energy requirements and fuel consumption are likely to increase rapidly. The consumption of fossil fuels also shows a steady growth and therefore, it is imperative that adequate emphasis is laid on switching to cleaner form of energy and subsequently work on measure to enhance energy efficiency” said Shri. Dharmenda Pradhan, Minister Petroleum & Natural gas.


Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL) took active step towards fuel conservation. Saksham Cycle day was organized at Manali, near Chennai on 31.01.2021 as one of the mega events of the one-month long fuel awareness campaign. Shri S.N. Pandey, Managing Director, Shri Rajeev Ailawadi, Director – Finance, Shri Krishnan S, Director – Operations, Shri Shankar H, Director – Technical, Shri Venkateswaralu J.T., Chief Vigilance Officer participated in the event.


People from all walks of life participated in the Saksham Cycle Rally at Manali. Necessary social distancing related protocols were organized throughout the rally.


The CPCL grounds were filled with men, women, children wearing caps and T-shirts with the companys logo printed on them. The 7.7 km long rally started and ended at CPCL polytechnic college. The chief guests along with the top officials of CPCL flagged off the event where more than 500 people participated in batches. Cycling helps us not only in conserving fuel, but it also helps us to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle. The cycle rally was conducted to emphasize on the savings of fuel for the betterment of upcoming generations thereby enhancing sufficient amount of resources be available. Saving fuel not only helps to save resources, but it also helps in controlling pollution. It was really overwhelming to see people step out and support such initiative even during a pandemic crisis.

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