Ahmedabad News Roundup| World Cup spurs homestay demand, poor state of Kharicut Canal bridge & more

Ahmedabad News Roundup| World Cup spurs homestay demand, poor state of Kharicut Canal bridge & more

Catch up on the latest news and updates of Ahmedabad.

From a surge in city homestays during the World Cup matches to growing concerns over the deteriorating condition of the bridge above Kharicut Canal to significant changes in the SG Road widening and upgradation project, and more, stay updated on what's happening in your city at this September 14 Ahmedabad News Roundup.

Rising demand for Ahmedabad homestays during ICC World Cup

Cricket enthusiasts are increasingly turning to homestays and heritage homes in Ahmedabad for the upcoming ICC World Cup matches. To cater to this demand, locals and property owners have begun listing their properties on the state government's website and various online platforms.

Concerns arise over deteriorating Kharicut Canal bridge

In the eastern part of the city, the bridge spanning the Kharicut Canal in Vatva-GIDC Machhunagar is in a deteriorating state, raising alarm among residents. The bridge is a crucial transportation route, and its worsening condition poses potential dangers to commuters. Concerned citizens have called upon AMC to take swift action, urging the AMC Chief to address this pressing issue.

However, the AMC seems to be delaying any action, hoping that the GIDC Association will assume responsibility.

Major changes in SG Road widening and upgradation projec

Recent meetings held by the state's Roads and Building (R&B) department have resulted in a significant shift in the SG Road widening and upgradation project. Their proposal recommends utilizing 10 to 15 meters of the service lane and green strip within the jurisdiction of the AMC for road realignment.

Garbage continues to pile up in public spaces in Maninagar and Saraspur areas

Several areas in the eastern region of Ahmedabad are grappling with the issue of unattended garbage piles due to irregular cleaning efforts. Locations including Ghodasar, Khanpur, Isanpur, Maninagar, Saraspur, and Vatwa have witnessed an accumulation of waste in and around public roads, highlighting the need for more consistent sanitation practices.

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