Ahmedabad News Roundup | Security upgrades at Airport, AMC's drive to curb public spitting & more

Ahmedabad News Roundup | Security upgrades at Airport, AMC's drive to curb public spitting & more

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From infrastructural upgrades at SVPI Airport to AMC's ongoing drive to curb public spitting to the completion of the bridge connecting Sabarmati Railway Station to Bullet Train Station and more, find out what's happening in the city with this Ahmedabad News Roundup.

SVPI Airport undergoes upgrades for increased footfall

Ahmedabad's Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is set to welcome more air commuters, prompting authorities to enhance security measures. The airport has expanded security checkpoints, upgraded check-in counters, and doubled the number of baggage x-ray machines at security units in Terminal 2.

Additionally, three new door frame metal detectors have been installed, and the immigration area in the arrivals section has been expanded to accommodate higher passenger traffic. Various other infrastructure and security upgrades have also been implemented.

AMC launches campaign to curb public spitting, issues fines 

AMC has initiated a drive to curb the issue of public spitting and littering on city roads. On Monday, the Solid Waste Management Department caught 198 people from various areas across the city for spitting in public, imposing fines ranging from Rs. 50 to Rs. 500.

Completion of bridge connecting Sabarmati Railway Station to Bullet Train Station

With the rapid progress of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train corridor, the bridge connecting Sabarmati Railway Station to the modern bullet train station in Ahmedabad has been completed. This development aims to facilitate easier access for passengers traveling between the two stations.

IIM-A introduces hybrid MBA Programme for working professionals

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has launched a unique two-year hybrid MBA program, catering specifically to working professionals and entrepreneurs. With fees of Rs. 20 lakh for 900 hours of learning, the course combines synchronous online learning with five on-campus modules.

Eligibility criteria include a minimum of three years of full-time job experience and a bachelor's degree or equivalent. The admissions process comprises an admissions test (IIMA Admission Test (IAT)/CAT/GMAT/GRE) and a personal interview.

Flight cancellations from Ahmedabad to Srinagar due to heavy snowfall

Persistent heavy snowfall in Kashmir has disrupted air travel for the past three days, leading to delayed and canceled flights. Airport runways in Srinagar and Leh were closed due to the extreme weather conditions.

As a result, four flights from Srinagar to other cities and two from Leh to other cities were canceled. Today, further cancellations occurred, including an Indigo Airlines flight from Ahmedabad to Srinagar.

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