CII Young Indians Guwahati flags off Amazing Race 3.0 Promoting Road Safety practices amongst city folks on 400th birth anniversary of legendary Ahom Army General Lachit Borphukan
Azir khobor,Guwahati, 20 November 2022: The third edition of the ‘Yi Amazing Race’ organized by Young Indians Guwahati Chapter powered by Star Cement was flagged-off today from The Residency Tourist Resort at Dispur, Guwahati. Amazing Race is a flagship road safety initiative by Yi Guwahati Chapter the youth wing of CII. The race was flagged off by members of Young Indians and Star Cement. Yi Amazing Race has been promoting the cause of Road Safety since its inception in 2019. This year we are commemorating the heroism and bravery of legendary Ahom Army General Lachit Borphukan on his 400th birth anniversary through Yi Amazing Race 3.0 .
Amrit Deorah, Chair, Young Indians, Guwahati Chapter said, “This is the Third edition of the Yi Amazing Race. The core objective of this fun treasure hunt activity is creation of awareness of road safety measures where in turn they get an opportunity to know their city better solving the clues and hurdles. Participating teams were briefed about road safety rules and they too made people aware about safety while on road”.
75 teams from across North Eastern states took part in the race, in keeping with the spirit of India @75 where they had 150 minutes to solve puzzles, find clues, use logic, and prove the power of teamwork to perform tasks to pave their path to victory whilst following and promoting road safety rules all the way.
Team 33, Arvind Agarwal and his team members emerged the winner of Amazing Race 3.0.
Nitesh Todi, Co Chair Yi Guwahati Chapter said “Yi Amazing Race has always been a thrilling experience and it embodies the very spirit of young Guwahatians. Through this Flagship event Young Indians Guwahati Chapter aims to encourage road safety practices starting from the very basic and simple act such as putting on a seatbelt”. This year we also tried to spread awareness
About Yi Amazing Race
A flagship road safety initiative under Young Indians Guwahati Chapter, it is a fun and thrilling event designed to get maximum engagement of Guwahati youngsters. The core purpose of the event is promoting road safety practices among the masses of the city.
Young Indians (Yi) is a movement for Indian Youth to converge, lead, co-create and influence India’s future. As an integral part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), a non-government, not-for-profit, industry led and industry managed organisation playing a proactive role in India’s development process.
Formed in the year 2002, Yi has created a platform for young Indians to work towards realizing a dream of a developed nation. It has a growing, inclusive membership across all geographies and demographics with over 4900 + direct members in 57 chapters,30000 students YUVA member from colleges. The Yi membership includes young progressive Indians between the age group of 21-45 years and comprises of entrepreneurs, professionals and achievers from different walks of life
Through thousands of impactful projects and activities divided primarily into three areas; “Youth Leadership”, “Nation Building” and “Thought Leadership”, Yi hopes to emerge as the premier Indian youth organization having a voice on relevant platforms that work on solving India’s problems. Yi grooms its members for offices of significance and also enables Indian youth to converge, collaborate and co-create using an expanding digitally enabled network.
Yi is one of the proud founders of the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance (G20 YEA) & Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs – Asia (CAYE- Asia ) & engages the youth through international missions to many countries around the world to understand and learn from the best practices and cultures. Yi’s student wing ‘Yuva’ engages over 30000 young dynamic students from various educational streams through 130 Yuva Institutions.
With Twenty years of glorious past and decades ahead that promise nothing short, Yi intends to become a larger movement of young people with a conviction in “We Can, We Will”.