From NHSRCL signing a contract for electrification work on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project, to AMC shifting towards paid parking solutions, to the Second Race of Indian Supercross Racing League at Kankaria and more. Check out the latest news of the city in this Ahmedabad News Roundup.
In response to the issue of clustered and disorganized parking contributing to traffic congestion, the AMC is taking steps to add more paid parking spaces and optimize available spaces. To achieve this, the municipality is seeking tenders from private agencies to develop a strategic plan for the implementation of a revised parking policy in the city.
The envisioned plan includes establishing fixed parking charges, determined by the land value in each specific area.
Marking a significant leap forward in the progress of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project, the National High-Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) has officially signed a contract with M/s Sojitz & L&T Consortium.
According to an official statement, this collaborative venture is poised to undertake electrical works within the framework of the EW-1 package, laying the groundwork for the electrification of the high-speed rail corridor.
The second race of Season One of the Indian Supercross Racing League is set to kick off at Kankaria's EKA Arena this Sunday. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel will inaugurate the event, which is anticipated to bolster motorsports in Gujarat and nationwide.
To provide healthcare aid in slum areas, the Impact Guru Foundation, in collaboration with Kotak Mahindra, has launched six Care on Wheels (COW) units. These mobile clinics will serve 56 slum areas in Ahmedabad city, with each COW visiting two areas daily.
The vehicles, equipped with a doctor, pharmacist, and driver, aim to provide primary healthcare services. If additional treatment is required, patients will be referred to the corporation-run hospital.
The Ambika Flyover will be closed for 10 days to initiate piloting and segment work for the Bullet Train pilot project on the Vatva-Narol Ambika Flyover`. Commuters are advised to use alternative routes, such as the GIDC crossing from Durganagar to Punitnagar railway crossing. Vinzol railway crossing can be used to reach Vinzol village from Sadbhavana Cross Road.
The Sahyog Centre, a joint effort of the Self-Employed Women’s Association and Ahmedabad University, is dedicated to connecting with and raising awareness among the underprivileged about healthcare.
Launched in January, the initiative seeks to empower individuals and communities to prioritize their health, fostering research and training in the healthcare sector.