India’s first solar roof cycling track, named “Healthway,” was inaugurated in Hyderabad on October 2, 2023. The 23-km long cycling track is located on the Outer Ring Road (ORR) in Hyderabad, situated between the main carriageway and the service road.
- The cycling track will be open 24×7, aiming to support and promote the bicycling community in the city.
- Track Specifications: The cycling track spans 23 kilometers and includes two stretches – a pink line of 8.5 kilometers and a blue line of 14.5 kilometers, with five different access points. It is a three-lane track, 4.5 meters wide, with one meter of green space on either side.
- Facilities: The track offers various amenities such as ample parking space, surveillance cameras, food courts, drinking water facilities, first aid stations, and restrooms.
- Solar Panels: A total of 16,000 solar panels were installed on the track to generate 16 megawatts (MW) of power. This power is used to illuminate the track at night and provide protection to cyclists from the sun, rain, and other weather conditions.
Q.: What is the name of India’s first solar roof cycling track inaugurated in Hyderabad?
Correct Answer: d) Healthway