Ahmedabad News Roundup | AMC's plan for a jungle safari park, textile industry boom & more
In this September 5 Ahmedabad News Roundup, read about the city's latest updates, from AMC's actions against city units violating solid waste management norms to the exciting announcement of a jungle safari park in Ahmedabad to thriving textile industry and more.
AMC unveils ambitious plan for a jungle safari park
AMC has unveiled an ambitious plan to establish an expansive jungle safari park and biodiversity park in Ahmedabad. Spanning across 500 acres of land in Gyaspur, this project will extend from the Kamla Nehru Zoological Park in Kankaria. With an estimated budget of Rs 200 to 250 crore, this endeavor aims to provide residents with a unique blend of entertainment, education, and environmental awareness.
Notice issued to five Ahmedabad units for solid waste violations
The Solid Waste Management Department of AMC's North West Zone has issued notices to five city units for disregarding solid waste management regulations. Notably, three of these units have also been fined Rs 25,000 each under the Gujarat Provincial Municipal Corporation (GPMC) Act and Public Health bylaws. The penalized units include MayFlower Women Hospital and SunFlower Women Hospital in Memnagar, along with the Sahdev Capital Construction site on Helmet to Thaltej Road.
Ahmedabad's textile industry thrives during festive season
With the festive season in full swing, Ahmedabad's textile industry is experiencing a robust revival. Textile market associations report a significant surge in demand, with August witnessing a substantial increase of over 35% compared to July.
Non-functional traffic lights leading to chaos and jams
Ahmedabad frequently grapples with traffic congestion, especially during peak hours when major roads and intersections become clogged with vehicles. Adding to the problem, several traffic lights in the city are non-operational, exacerbating traffic chaos. Notably, SP Ring Road, Raipur, and Sarangpur Junction are among the locations where non-functional traffic signals contribute to the issue.