Department of Management Studies GLBajaj organized a Nationwide Cyclothon ‘DISHA – Safar Ek Nirbhay Samaj Ka’
In commemoration of the Nirbhaya case of 16 dec 2011, MBA GLBajaj in association with JWALA, NGO organised a Nationwide Cyclothon ‘DISHA – Safar Ek Nirbhay Samaj Ka’ in more than 22 cities including Indore,Bhopal,Pune,Ranchi, Agartala,Bangalore, Delhi,Greater Noida etc..
As a part of CSR, the ride aimed to make awareness about the women safety, empowerment & Self Defence.
The ride took place across the country simultaneously in association with the respective cycling clubs.
Ms Laxmi Agarwal, an international Woman of courage awardee from Michelle Obama in 2014, an Indian campaigner of Stop Acid Attacks and a TV host was the brand ambassador for the ride in Greater Noida. She is an acid attack survivor and speaks for the rights of acid attack victims. #HunnyKapoor, A Synovial Sarcoma Survivor and #Himanshu an Amputee were also inspiring guests in the event. Dr.Gupta, President Jwala flags off the ride at 0700 h on 16 Dec 2018 at City Park, Greater Noida. Around 300 riders covers a distance of 20 Kms across the city and finishes the ride at Wegman Business Park behind Decathlon, Greater Noida. At the end of the ride all the male members took a pledge “Mai Rakshak – I am the Defender”.