Air Marshal SK Ghotia PVSM VSM, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of South Western Air Command, Gandhinagar flagged in the cycling team completing their expedition. South Western Air Command (SWAC) of Indian Air Force had organized ‘Dandi Cycle Expedition’ from 22 to 26 Jan 2020 to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and to promote the ‘Fit India Movement’ along with ‘Swachchh Bharat Abhiyan’.
The expedition consisting of twenty five air warriors including one lady was flagged off by Air Marshal Sreekumar Prabhakaran VM, Senior Air Staff Officer, SWAC on 22 Jan 20.
The expedition led by Air Vice Marshal AP Singh AVSM, pedaled down reverse of the famous route undertaken by Mahatma Gandhi. The team enroute from Salt Satyagrah Memorial, Dandi to Gandhinagar interacted with school children and general public in Navasari, Ankaleshwar, Anand and Vadsar to spread the message of ‘Swachchh Bharat, Swasth Bharat’.
Air Marshal SK Ghotia PVSM VSM, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of South Western Air Command, Gandhinagar flagged in the cycling team at HQ SWAC, Vayushakti Nagar on 26 Jan 2020 71st Republic Day.
Speaking on the occasion Air Marshal SK Ghotia motivated all air warriors to utilize the bicycle as an alternate means of transport to save non renewable source of energy and to promote health & fitness. He also appreciated and lauded the efforts of the expedition team.