Ahmedabad News Roundup| Amdavadis get relief as temp dips, E-rickshaws for garbage collection & more

Ahmedabad News Roundup| Amdavadis get relief as temp dips, E-rickshaws for garbage collection & more

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Ahmedabad residents find relief as maximum temperatures dip, NHAI launches safety measures on Ahmedabad-Vadodara Expressway, Municipality to procure E-rickshaws for garbage collection, and more updates in this Ahmedabad News Roundup.

Relief for Amdavadis as maximum temperature dips

Amdavadis experienced relief from the scorching temperatures as the maximum temperature dipped below 40 degrees Celsius on Sunday. According to IMD forecasts, similar weather conditions are expected over the next four days. Ahmedabad recorded a maximum temperature of 37.6 degrees Celsius, which was 2.6 degrees Celsius below the average. Today's forecast predicts cloudy weather.

NHAI initiates safety measures on Ahmedabad Vadodara Expressway

Following a tragic accident on the Ahmedabad Vadodara Expressway (NE-1), NHAI plans to install rumble strips along the parking lane of the entire expressway. This safety measure aims to prevent speeding vehicles from overtaking in the parking lane and discourage speeding in prohibited lanes.

Municipality to procures E-rickshaws for garbage collection

Due to the inability of large vehicles to navigate narrow lanes and pols for garbage collection, the municipality has initiated a tender to acquire 150 small e-rickshaws.

Each e-rickshaw can carry up to 300 kg of garbage at once and must adhere to a speed limit of 30 km/h. The tender specifies that the e-rickshaws should be delivered within two months of placing the work order.

Need for improved connectivity at Maninagar Railway Station 

Maninagar Station, a key transit point in Ahmedabad, faces scrutiny due to its limited train connectivity. While 160 trains connect Ahmedabad to Vadodara, Surat, and Mumbai daily, around 100, including popular ones like Double Decker, Tejas, and Shatabdi Express, bypass Maninagar. This forces commuters to use Kalupur Railway Station instead. The situation highlights the need for improved connectivity at Maninagar to enhance commuter convenience and maximize the station's potential as a transportation hub.

World Earth Day Walk: Advocating Environmental Conservation

On World Earth Day, a walk was organized from Bawla Income Tax to Gandhi Ashram to promote environmental conservation. Participants pledged to safeguard India's water, forests, mountains, Ladakh, and the Himalayan region during the walk, emphasizing the importance of protecting the environment.

Air connectivity enhancement between Ahmedabad and Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia Airlines has been operating flights between Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad and Kuala Lumpur four times a week. Now, Air Asia will also operate four weekly direct flights, departing from Ahmedabad on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11:15 PM, arriving in Kuala Lumpur at 7:15 AM Malaysia Time after a 5-hour 30-minute flight.

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