This campaign was launched by RMC for the overall growth of the citizens of Raipur. Be in the terms of fitness, be it in the terms of social awareness, be it in the terms of ethics and behavior, or their responsibilities towards the city, Rising Raipur emphasizes on the rise of the Raipurians as better citizens. MC has initiated various events under #RisingRaipur which has received great participation of the citizens of Raipur. This is essentially the youth’s campaign, but it has been attracting people from all ages. Fitness plays a significant role in an individual’s success. And Nagar Nigam is doing its best to ensure that the maximum number of people are getting healthy habits.
Matargashti is the most popular event organized under Rising Raipur. Every Sunday at 6 am, the transport at Marine Drive, Telibandha is blocked. People come forward in crowds of thousands to participate in Matargashti. Various entertainment cum fitness activities are organized such as – Zumba Dance, Cycling, Aerobics, etc.The other fitness activities include Yoga, Karate, Skipping Ropes, Badminton, Gym, Football, etc. Another popular plan under Rising Raipur is the Open Gym Facility. Mayor Promod Dubey, along with Nagar Nigam officials has proposed this plan to enrich the fitness level amongst the Raipurians. These gyms will be installed in all popular locations of Raipur. This will help people of Raipur to improve their health and fitness by availing these free open gyms.