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Now ride bicycle in sharing in different parts of Jammu

Last Updated on May 3, 2022 at 10:40 am

In an attempt to create a eco-friendly environment Jammu and Kashmir administration has come up with an amazing idea. Under the mission of smart city, Jammu Smart City Limited (JSCL) has taken another initiative. In different parts of Jammu one can ride bicycle in sharing.

Under smart city mission, public bicycle sharing system has been started in Jammu. An official informed that under this system users have to rent out a bicycle from designated automatic docking stations and deposit it at another docking station located close to the destination. JSCL has developed 60 automatic docking stations across the city and each one has 10 slots to park and lock bicycles and many other docking stations are in progress. Citizens have to pay a very minimal rent for the same. Officials informed that a user can rent a bicycle by downloading and registering in the mobile app ‘Yaana Bikes’ with a mobile number. The app is available on both android and iOS platforms.

Official informed that in the places such as Jammu Bus Stand, Indira Chowk, Government Medical College exit gate, Super Speciality Hospital, Parade Chowk, Jammu Airport entrance gate and Ragunath Temple, docking stations have been installed.

JSCL Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Avny Lavasa said that 720 mechanical bicycles, 80 electric bicycles (pedal-assisted), 120 docking stations, a mobile application, bicycle redistribution vehicle are the components of the project.