Ahmedabad News Roundup| AMC MET websites hacked, Adani's land win in A'bad for CBG plant & more
Get the latest updates of Ahmedabad and Gujarat in this Ahmedabad News Roundup. From AMC MET websites hacked to land allocation for Adani Total CBG plant to Mumbai-Ahmedabad train services resuming and more, here's what's making headlines in and around the city.
Websites under AMC MET hacked with ransomware
Websites linked to the AMC Medical Education Trust at NHL Medical College were hacked and faced a ransomware attack, causing a temporary disruption. City police deployed a team of cyber experts to address the issue, successfully restoring the websites to normalcy.
Mumbai-Ahmedabad train services resume after 12 hours
Train services between Mumbai and Ahmedabad experienced a temporary halt due to rising water levels in the Narmada River. Fortunately, services gradually resumed approximately 12 hours after the water levels subsided below the danger threshold.
AMC's Contribution to Adani Total's CBG Plant
The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) will provide land for the establishment of a 500 TPD Capacity Bio-CNG (CBG) Plant under a PPP model at Pirana/Gyaspur, Ahmedabad. Adani Total Gas will oversee the project, which is estimated to cost between Rs 130-150 crore, for a period of 20 years.
University of Wollongong's entry into GIFT City
GIFT City added the University of Wollongong (UoW) from Australia, offering Master's and Graduate Certificate courses in Computing starting from 2024. This addition aims to foster a finance and business school ecosystem, with faculty members from India and a curriculum matching the university's global standards.
Narmada River records historic levels
The Narmada River reached an unprecedented height of 41.85 feet at the Golden Bridge in Bharuch, breaking a 53-year-old record. Heavy rainfall in 126 talukas across the state, coupled with water releases from the Sardar Sarovar Dam, resulted in flooding in low-lying areas of cities like Ankleshwar and Bharuch.