Ahmedabad News Roundup | Bridge next to Chimanbhai bridge planned, e-Challan App launched & more

Ahmedabad News Roundup | Bridge next to Chimanbhai bridge planned, e-Challan App launched & more

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From the construction of a new bridge parallel to Chimanbhai Patel Bridge, the state's introduction of a Mobile e-Challan App to persistent flight delays caused by heavy smog in various states, and much more. Stay updated with what's happening in the city with this Ahmedabad News Roundup.

New bridge planned parallel to Chimanbhai Patel Bridge

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and the Urban Development Department have will construct a new bridge parallel to the existing Chimanbhai Patel Bridge.

This new infrastructure will connect the RTO circle to the upcoming Sabarmati bullet train depot, as the station nears completion, anticipating an increase in traffic in the area.

Mobile e-Challan App introduced in Gujarat

Gujarat has launched the Mobile e-Challan App across major cities, including Ahmedabad, as part of the One Nation One Challan project. Traffic police will utilize the app to issue e-challans for various violations, offering a convenient platform for violators to pay fines immediately.

This centralized app will enhance the enforcement of traffic norms, covering both local and out-of-state offenders.

Flight delays due to heavy smog persist in several states

Heavy smog continues to disrupt air travel in various states, including Delhi, with flights facing delays and cancellations for the past ten days. This challenging situation is expected to persist until January 20.

On Tuesday, 35 flights departing from Ahmedabad experienced delays of one to four hours, causing distress among passengers. Notably, an IndiGo flight from Ahmedabad to Hyderabad had to divert from the runway.

GIFT City explores hosting India’s second Formula 1 race

GIFT City near Ahmedabad is actively considering hosting India's second Formula 1 circuit. Authorities have initiated a survey and feasibility study for this endeavor.

Unlike the first Formula 1 circuit in Uttar Pradesh, this one in GIFT City will have a non-taxable character, exempting imported cars and machinery from levied taxes.

Ahmedabad and Surat face high malware incidences

Ahmedabad and Surat rank among the top cities in India with the highest recorded cases of malware attacks on devices such as laptops, mobile phones, desktops, servers, and fax machines. Gujarat, particularly its emerging IT hubs, experienced 51.99 million malware attack detections in 2023.

L&T secures mega order for Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) construction arm has secured a 'mega order' to construct 508 route km of the high-speed electrification system for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project. The order has been received from an authorized Japanese agency, marking a significant development in the ambitious bullet train project.

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