“CyberPeace Foundation, Canara Bank in collaboration with Bicycle Mayor of Ranchi organised CyberPeace Ranchi Cyclothon 2024 “

“CyberPeace Foundation, Canara Bank in collaboration with Bicycle Mayor of Ranchi organised CyberPeace Ranchi Cyclothon 2024 “

February 29th, India: The bustling city of Ranchi witnessed a remarkable event on Sunday, February 25th, 2024, as CyberPeace Foundation, in collaboration with the Bicycle Mayor of Ranchi and with the generous support of title sponsor Canara Bank, successfully organized the “CyberPeace Ranchi Cyclothon 2024.” This annual cycling extravaganza aimed to raise awareness against the perils of misinformation while promoting a healthier lifestyle through cycling.

Cyclothon 2024

The event, which commenced at the break of dawn, saw enthusiastic participation from cycling enthusiasts across the city, all joining hands in the fight against misinformation. Founder of CyberPeace Foundation, Vineet Kumar, expressed his delight at the overwhelming response and the impactful message conveyed through the Cyclothon. He remarked, “In today’s digital age, misinformation spreads like wildfire, posing a significant threat to society. Through events like the CyberPeace Ranchi Cyclothon, we aim to not only raise awareness but also empower individuals to discern fact from fiction, thereby fostering a more informed and truth-driven community.”

The Cyclothon, graced by the presence of esteemed dignitaries, saw Mr. Sanjay Seth, Member of Parliament for Ranchi, Jharkhand, as the chief guest. Mr. Seth lauded the initiative, emphasizing the importance of collaborative efforts in combating misinformation. He stated, “Misinformation not only erodes trust but also undermines the fabric of our society. It is heartening to see organizations like CyberPeace Foundation taking proactive steps to address this issue. The Cyclothon serves as a beacon of hope, inspiring individuals to not only adopt a healthier lifestyle through cycling but also become vigilant against the spread of misinformation in our digital ecosystem.”

The Cyclothon featured three categories catering to participants of varying skill levels, with winners awarded trophies and every participant receiving a finisher’s medal and certificate. The event not only promoted physical activity and community engagement but also encouraged individuals to become proactive agents in the fight against online misinformation.

On the occasion Mr. Kanishka Poddar, Bicycle Mayor of Ranchi said “Our primary goal with this event is to promote cycling as a lifestyle choice, emphasizing its benefits for both physical and mental fitness, which are particularly crucial in today’s context. This marks the fifth edition of our event, and our central aim remains fostering a strong connection between cycling and individuals, encouraging them to embrace cycling as an integral part of their lives.”

The event was also co-sponsored by customised sportswear brand HYVE and PRM, Radio Partner 92.7 Big FM, Medical Partner Medanta and Hospitality partner The Ruin House.

CyberPeace Foundation extends its heartfelt gratitude to all participants, sponsors, and supporters for making the “CyberPeace Ranchi Cyclothon 2024” a resounding success. Together, let us continue pedaling towards a healthier, fitter, and misinformation-free society.