September 2 News Roundup | AMC’s plan for box cricket, contract of second phase of metro & more

September 2 News Roundup | AMC’s plan for box cricket, contract of second phase of metro & more

Catch up on the latest news and updates trending in Ahmedabad.

From AMC's plan to lease plots for box cricket to Titagarh Rail Systems Ltd securing the contract for the city's second phase of the metro project, along with reports of flight delays at the city airport and growing concerns over rising hostel fees, here's what's making headlines in September 2 News Roundup in Ahmedabad.

AMC's plan to lease plots for box cricket facilities

In response to the growing popularity of box cricket, AMC is devising a new policy to promote the sport and seize the opportunity. Currently, authorities are conducting a feasibility study, and subsequent policies will outline the rules for leasing land to private firms, revenue-sharing agreements, and other essential provisions.

GMDC contracts Titagarh Rail Systems Ltd for city metro's second phase

The Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) has inked a contract worth Rs 350 crore with Titagarh Rail Systems Ltd for the second phase of the Ahmedabad metro project. This contract encompasses the design, manufacture, supply, testing, commissioning, and training for 30 standard gauge metro cars, expanding the city's metro network by 28.2 km.

Ahmedabad woman stalked using Apple AirTag

In a first-of-its-kind incident, an Ahmedabad woman fell victim to stalking through Apple's AirTag, a device originally intended to help locate valuables and gadgets. The Ahmedabad cyber cell has filed an FIR against the individual responsible, and appropriate actions will be taken.

Report of 14% flight delaying at SVPI Airport

Airport sources with insight into the matter have reported that 14% of flights departing from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport experienced delays in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2023-24. These delays often disrupt passengers' plans and lead to various inconveniences.

Concerns over rising hostel fees in city

In addition to the already high tuition fees, students in Ahmedabad are grappling with exorbitant hostel fees. The city, known as an educational hub in Gujarat, witnesses an influx of students each year. This situation has sparked concerns as rising hostel fees compel students to seek alternative accommodation options.

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