Saksham Cyclothon is India’s Premier Cyclothon, which aims to propagate the importance of fuel conservation and efficient energy utilization, amongst the citizens of our Nation.
In an effort to instill socio-environmental consciousness, Saksham Cyclothon is an initiative by Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA), a non-profit organization set up in 1978 under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India, engaged in promoting energy efficiency in various sections of the economy.
On this, Petroleum Conservation Research Association along with Oil Companies viz. IOCL, BPCL, HPCL, ONGC, GAIL, OIL, MRPL, CPCL, and NRL has taken a number of citizen-centric initiatives to promote awareness about the need & ways to conserve petroleum products. The Cyclothon aims to create awareness among the people about the fuel conservation, environment protection and promote the use of cycle for short distances, which will not only save fuel but also help in creating a greener environment and better health conditions.