Second edition of “Travel to my Elephant “ concluded successfully in Jaipur.
• Targeted to save 101 corridor
• Raised Over 10crores
Jaipur, 4th November, 2017: Most Exciting and adventurous event of the time “Travel to my Elephant “concluded in Jaipur at the Albert Hall museum with Prize Ceremony and big finish. This “insane and crazy “event which started on 31st October with grand opening ceremony created much more excitement and adventure from the previous episode. The race received an overwhelming response not only from the participants but also from localities and also from the Rajasthan Government and members of the Royal Family
“ Travel to my Elephant “ is a brainchild of Puneet and Poonam Gupta a couple, who owns an international award winning company PG Papers. Once again they created a wonderful moment by organising this exciting race as part of a fleet of 50 Gujarati 3 wheeler Chagdas and Royal Enfields with side cars. This race covered 800km across Rajasthan with a message to save most adorable wild animal Elephant.
This year race was more difficult and challenging as Weather was hot during day which made it hard. But both journeys were exhilarating. Seeing country side and mixing with local people was an amazing experience for the participants. Response from the locals, royal families everywhere was brilliant . Royal families played brilliant host to the participants. Support from the Rajasthan Govt was also commendable.
Aim of “Travel to my Elephant “is to save 101 corridors and to raise an astonishing £1 million from this event. At the conclusion of this astonishing event the organizers expressed gratitude as the event created humongous awareness about the cause and also raised over 10 crore for this cause.
On this occasion Poonam Gupta, XXX PG papers said that “Puneet and I were particularly excited about taking part for the second time in “Travels to my Elephant” this year and to help highlight and gain more support than the previous year for this extremely worthwhile cause. We found the trip in 2015 truly humbling from start to finish and I know that every penny raised will make such a difference in helping the Elephant Family Charity and the many million people affected, so this year our aim was to raise more amount from the last trip and fortunately we crossed this mile stone.
She also said "This cause is really close to my heart. And there is a larger reason attached to it. As a responsible human beings we need to preserve our earth and help other creatures with whom we share this place. Elephants well being is essential to the balance of the nature and I am so delighted to be the part of this race.