India's First Solar Roof Cycling Track Inaugurated in Hyderabad

  • 04 Oct 2023

On 1st Oct, Hyderabad celebrated the inauguration of India's inaugural solar roof cycling track, Healthway, situated on the Outer Ring Road (ORR).

Key Points:

  • Global Innovation: Healthway is the world's second solar roof cycling track of its kind, showcasing India's commitment to sustainable and innovative infrastructure.
  • It serves as a 23-km path with two stretches: an 8.5 km pink line from Nanakramguda to Telangana State Police Academy and a 14.5 km blue line from Kollur to Narsingi, offering five access points.
  • Track Features: The cycling track consists of three lanes, spanning 4.5 meters in width, with one meter of green space on each side.
  • This initiative aims to make Hyderabad the active mobility capital of India.
  • Visitor-Friendly Amenities: Healthway is designed to be a prime hangout destination with various amenities, including ample parking, surveillance cameras, food courts, drinking water facilities, first aid, and restrooms.
  • Visitors will also benefit from bicycle repair shops, cycle docking and rental stations, and other essential services.
  • Solar-Powered Illumination and Protection: To ensure the track's usability during the night and provide protection from sun, rain, and other weather conditions, 16,000 solar panels generating 16 megawatts of power were installed.