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Cycling for Sakala Mission

Hundreds of enthusiasts cycled across Bengaluru’s streets to raise awareness on the Sakala Mission, the state government programme ensure time-bound delivery of government services.

Published: 25th September 2017 02:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th September 2017 08:33 AM   |  A+A-

Senior KAS officer K Mathai during the cycle rally in Bengaluru on Sunday | Pushkar V

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: Hundreds of enthusiasts cycled across Bengaluru’s streets on Sunday to raise awareness on the Sakala Mission, the state government programme launched in 2012 to ensure time-bound delivery of government services.

They were part of a cyclathon organised by the  Department of Personal and Administrative Reforms.
Participants pedalled from Kanteerava Stadium via Kasturba Road and then headed back to Kanteerava Stadium. Speaking  after the event, K Mathai, administrator, Sakala Mission, said that the event was organised  in association with cycling groups in the city. “Corruption is rampant in many government offices. Under Sakala, 765 services  offered by 63 government departments across the state are covered. We  want more people using it to avail it and hence the event,” he added.Mathai said that this comes after several reforms took place within the department itself.

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