Ahmedabad News Roundup| 4 city players in Mini Football World cup, SP Ring road micro tunnel & more

Ahmedabad News Roundup| 4 city players in Mini Football World cup, SP Ring road micro tunnel & more

Catch up with the latest news and updates of Ahmedabad.

From Ahmedabad players in Mini Football World Cup to AMC’s plan to install Micro tunneling line near SP Ring road to the latest announcement regarding New India Vibrant Hackathon 2023 and more, check out the latest updates of the city in this Ahmedabad News Roundup.

Ahmedabad's four players in Mini Football World Cup

The excitement of the Mini Football World Cup in the UAE has gripped the nation, and Ahmedabad has made its mark on this international sporting event. Notably, five players from Gujarat, including four from Ahmedabad, have been selected as part of India's 15-member team. In an even more remarkable turn of events, the Indian team's coach hails from Ahmedabad as well.

Among the proud Gujarati athletes chosen to represent India are Shubh Shah, Sarfaraj Pathan, Jaywal Dubey, and Arya Patel, all of whom call Ahmedabad their home. These talented players are set to showcase their skills and represent India on the international stage.

Micro Tunneling project to enhance SP Ring Road area

The burgeoning residential and commercial activities near the SP Ring Road have brought a new set of challenges, particularly concerning drainage overflow. To address this issue and bolster the area's infrastructure, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation's (AMC) drainage department is planning to implement a micro tunneling line.

This innovative project will see the construction of a 4 km-long micro tunneling line, extending from Shantipura Circle to the Sanathal overbridge at the southern end of the SP Ring Road. The installation of this micro tunneling line promises to resolve the drainage-related challenges and contribute to the overall development of the area.

Going digital: GSRTC buses embrace UPI payments

In a significant move towards modernizing public transportation, the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) has introduced UPI (Unified Payments Interface) digital payment services for purchasing bus tickets. This development is a welcome step forward in the digital age, making it more convenient for passengers to pay for their tickets.

On October 25th, state government officials officially announced the inauguration of UPI machines within GSRTC buses. This initiative is expected to simplify the ticketing process and offer commuters a convenient, cashless mode of payment for their bus fares.

Empowering youth and addressing real-world challenges: New India Vibrant Hackathon 2023

The New India Vibrant Hackathon 2023 promises to be a groundbreaking event that brings together school and college students to tackle real-world problems faced by various government departments. This innovative competition serves a dual purpose by providing students with a unique learning opportunity while offering practical solutions to unresolved issues within government departments.

Participants will grapple with challenges such as developing a Wi-Fi-based classroom attendance system and creating a smart mechanism to detect gas leakage in underground metallic pipelines. By nurturing innovation and problem-solving skills, the hackathon aims to foster a collaborative spirit and drive positive change in the community.

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