ABOUT

We are a Civil Society Organisation  working towards making Cycling  as a mode of transport safe, accessible, aspirational and inclusive for all. We also believe that pedestrian facilities in Guwahati need to be better and safer.

 

Among our members we have Educators, Media personalities, Government and Corporate employees, Doctors, Engineers, Entrepreneurs, Urban and Transport planners, Students as well as Environmental and Sustainable development professionals and advocates.

We engage with various governmental and private stakeholders in furtherance of our vision of making Guwahati the most Cycling and Walking friendly city in India by 2030.

BACKGROUND

Walking and cycling are two of the most preferred active mobility options to prevent cardiovascular and lifestyle related diseases that are on the rise

 

These are sustainable transportation options in reducing carbon footprint, traffic congestion and countering the effects of climate change.

 

Prioritising these will help achieve 11 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

 

These also have the potential to reduce the growing number of traffic accidents and resultant fatalities.

VISION

Make Guwahati the most cycling and walking friendly city in India by 2030

OBJECTIVES

  • Making cycling as a mode of transport Safe, Accessible, Aspirational

  • Making the city walking /pedestrian friendly

WE WILL ORGANISE

  • Open Streets

  • Cycle Rides and Races

  • Road Safety campaigns

  • Online Campaigns

  • Activities

  • Workshops

WE ENGAGE WITH THE FOLLOWING STAKEHOLDERS

  • Government Departments / Organisations / Agencies

  • Educational Institutes

  • Commercial Establishments / Malls

  • Residential Apartments

  • Hotels, Restaurants & Hospitals

  • Concerned people

WE WILL ACT AS

  • Interest Group

  • Pressure Group

  • Active Citizens Group

  • Civil Society Organisation

OUR ADVISORS

Mr. Sankar Hazarika

Retired Govt. Employee (NABARD)

Mr. Kumud Goswami

Self Employed Professional

Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Maurya

Professor (IIT, Guwahati)

Ms. Urmi Buragohain

Urban Planner & Architect

Mr. Karma Paljor

Founder & Chief Editor – East Mojo

Mr. Pratibhu Dutta

Teacher, Writer & Social Media influencer

Dr. Simanta Kalita

Env., Edu. & Sustainable Development professional

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Handique

Director of Radiology GNRC Hospitals

Mr. Pranay Bordoloi

Senior Journalist and Adventurer

OUR MENTORS

Mr. Iftekhar Hussain

Entrepreneur

Mr. Gautam Goswami

Self Employed Professional

Dr. Himadri Barman

Asst. Professor (Dibrugarh University)

Mr. Ankuran Pathak

Asst. Engineer (Pollution Control Board)

Mr. Manabendra Baruah

Entrepreneur

Mr. Shirshendu Sekhar Das

Social Activist

Ms. Ajanta Boro

Entrepreneur

Mr. Bikash Doley

Entrepreneur

Mr. Suresh Ranjan Goduka

Researcher at IIT and Consultant with UNDP

The Bicycle Councillors and Bicycle Ambassadors of Guwahati are also members.
Their detail can be found here

The Bicycle Mayor of Guwahati is one of the founder member

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