"In city planning, there is a need to focus on cyclists. We must have special lanes for bicycles and pedestrian," he said.
"It will also help in reducing emission of green house gases and help controlling air pollution, which is a major problem in Delhi," he added.
Prabhu also said that the ministry has set up a council for promoting manufacturing and exports of bicycles.
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