World’s biggest cyclothon Swasth ‘Bharat Yatra’

  • The world’s biggest cyclothon to push people to eat right, ‘The Swasth  Bharat Yatra’ culminated in New Delhi on January 28, 2019.
  • The cyclothon was flagged-off on  October 16, 2019 on the occasion of World Food Day.
  • The yatra began from six different locations – Leh, Panaji, Thiruvananthapuram, Puducherry, Kolkata and Agartala on six different tracks in which more than ten thousand volunteer cyclists covered over twenty thousand kilometres spreading the message of ‘Eat Safe, Eat Healthy and Eat Fortified. 
  • This yatra was a part of the Eat Right India movement, a pan India public health revolution to create a sustainable culture and habit of safe and healthy diets by promoting individual  awareness, collective action, strengthening institutional system and fostering partnerships. Food Safety Standards Authority of India, FSSAI, led the movement. 
  • The Swasth Bharat yatra witnessed an enthusiastic participation from all state and union territories.  

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