Ahmedabad News Roundup | 9th Divyang Patang Mohotsav, latest advisory from Airport authority & more

Ahmedabad News Roundup | 9th Divyang Patang Mohotsav, latest advisory from Airport authority & more

Catch up with the latest news and updates of Ahmedabad.

From the 9th Divyang Patang Mohotsav to the illuminated iconic road extending from Airport Circle to Indira Bridge Circle to the advisories from the Ahmedabad Airport Authority ahead of the Virant Summit and more, stay updated on the latest events in the city with this Ahmedabad News Roundup.

Divyang Patang Mohotsav

The 9th Divyang Patang Mohotsav, organized by the Omkar Foundation Trust (NGO) in Ahmedabad, saw the enthusiastic participation of more than 500 disabled children. Held at Annapurna Party Plot in Paldi, Amit Shah, MLA from Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad, graced the event with his presence.

The "Divyang Patang Mohotsav" aimed to provide a platform for disabled children to celebrate and enjoy.

City's iconic road stretching from Airport Circle to Indira Bridge Circle

Ahmedabad's premier road, stretching from Airport Circle to Indira Bridge Circle, has undergone a transformative development as the iconic road project. Spanning 1.07 km, the construction cost amounted to Rs 35 to 40 crores.

This iconic road was completed within an impressive 45-day timeframe. Adorned with over 3000 plants and flowers, including an appealing central verge, light poles, gardening, and hanging lights, the road showcases meticulous planning. While the majority of the work is finished, there are some minor tasks yet to be completed on this remarkable thoroughfare.

Advisory from Ahmedabad Airport Authority: Reach the airport 3 hours before your flight 

The 10th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit is set to take place from January 10 to 12 at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. On January 9, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Ahmedabad, followed by a road show from the Airport to Gandhi Ashram.

To accommodate VIPs during these four days, an advisory from Ahmedabad Airport Authority urges passengers to plan ahead, reach the airport three hours before the flight, and make early arrangements due to anticipated traffic.

Update on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

The National High-Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL) successfully acquired 100 percent of the required 1389 hectares of land for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail corridor. Of this, 951.14 hectares are in Gujarat, 430.45 hectares in Maharashtra, and 7.9 hectares in Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

The 508 km corridor begins at BKC in Maharashtra, going underground for 21 km, including a 7 km stretch below the sea, before continuing above ground to its terminus station in Sabarmati, Gujarat.

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