Cycle tracks will be developed in the state, Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary (Industrial Development) Sanjiv Saran said.
    
Cycling is pollution free, it improves health and is also a less expensive mode of transportation and so there is a need to motivate people to resort to it, he said.
    
Developed nations have included cycling tracks in their road engineering and experienced a jam-free traffic movement.
    
The state government has decided to incorporate cycling tracks in future planning of new towns, he said.
    
Saran addressed the chiefs of Noida, Greater Noida, Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authorities and Agra Development Authority.
    
Chief engineers and senior officials of these authorities were also present at meeting held at Gautam Buddha University.     

He said in existing Noida, Greater Noida and Lucknow city, cycle tracks will be developed along the existing roads as per the availability of space.
    
A delegation led by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav had visited Netherland and studied the transport and infrastructure related to dairy and flower production, he said, adding that cycling tourism was also discussed.
    
A Netherland team will visit Uttar Pradesh and participate in state development, he said.
    
Chairman Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway Authorities Rama Raman informed the Principal Secretary that authorities have started incorporating cycle tracks in future planning.
    
He said that it will be launched from Gautam Buddha University. Cycling tracks are being built inside the campus.
    
Vehicles will be banned inside campus and only cycles will be allowed, he said.
    
Raman said that cycle tracks are planned to be developed in Noida Industrial sectors from Labour Chowk and at Commercial Complex, Sector 18.

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