Ahmedabad News Roundup | AMC's draft budget, new cultural center at Sabarmati Riverfront & more
From AMC's draft budget focusing on creating more unified public spaces and a new cultural center planned at the Sabarmati Riverfront, catch up with the latest news of the city through this Ahmedabad News Roundup.
Recycled old clothes take center stage at Gujarat's cotton spinning mills
The cotton spinning mills in Gujarat have amped up on sustainability by using recycled old clothes on the recycling yarn. In fact, a total of 5 mills across Gujarat have already adopted this practice. It is noteworthy that big brands across the globe now also actively promote clothes made from recycled yarn.
AMC's draft budget renews focus on creating public spaces
The new draft budget of ₹10,801 crore by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) was tabled on Wednesday, January 31. The budget took into consideration up to 1,246 suggestions taken from the people and was focused on creating public spaces for a 'livable and happy city'. These included a ₹125 crore city square on the Sindhu Bhawan Road and a ₹25 crore peace-themed structure on the Sabarmati Riverfront.
Bharti Airtel expands in Ahmedabad with 7 new stores
A total of seven new company-owned Bharti Airtel stores have been launched in Ahmedabad, according to an announcement by the company. The next-gen stores have come up in Navrangpura, Anand Nagar Road, New Vasna, Nirnay Nagar, Nana Chiloda, Chandkheda, Sargasan, and Khokhra. With these new stores, the total number of Airtel stores in the city has now reached 24.
Minimum temperature in Ahmedabad rises steadily
The minimum temperature in Ahmedabad has registered a steady increase, reaching 14.7°C on Tuesday, which was 1.8°C above normal temperature. Furthermore, IMD has forecasted that no major fluctuations are likely in the minimum temperature during the next five days.
23-day budget session kicks off in Gujarat today
The budget session in the Gujarat assembly kicks off today and will last for 23 days. The budget will be presented in the assembly on February 2 by the Finance Minister of Gujarat, Kanu Desai. The new budget will not only focus on the next year but will be a development roadmap for the state for the next 25 years.
Ahmedabad to get a new cultural center in Sabarmati Riverfront
Ahmedabad's Sabarmati Riverfront is all set to get a new cultural center cum business convention center. This project will be undertaken as part of Phase 3 of the Riverfront Development Project. The massive cultural center will come up near Tagore Hall, along with a new event center, as well.