South Goa District Hospital to be upgraded into a state-of-the-art COVID-19 facility soon!

The work of requisitioning all required equipment for the new hospital is currently underway.

The new South Goa district hospital will soon be upgraded into state-of-the-art COVID health facility, that will have modern medical facilities and tools along with ICUs and OTs. With excellent patient reviews about treatment facilities, doctors, attending staff, hygiene maintenance alike, the state is all set to boost the strengths of the hospital to shoulder the caseload with prime defence.

South Goa District Hospital gears to be the top COVID-19 hospital in Goa

Goa's newest COVID-19 facility in the South District will soon be elevated to the status of top treatment and healthcare centre in the state. Senior Health Officials have pointed out that the work of requisitioning updated equipment is currently in the pipeline. The Health Officials have estimated a period of 2-3 months to receive all the state permissions, besides the procurement and installation of the required equipment. Until then, the ESI-Covid hospital will stand as the acting facility in Goa, while the South Goa District hospital will treat patients with mild to moderate infection of coronavirus. Post the complete up-gradation process, the hospitals will witness a role-reversal, where the new facility will treat critical patients and the ESI will host milder cases. However, no decision to transfer the Hospicio hospital to the new district hospital has been taken yet.

Tourist surge intensifies threats of COVID surge

Goa is witnessing a sharp rise in the tourist influx, despite multiple protocols at entry points. Though the state was ables to arrest infection spike post the festival of Diwali, medical expertise in Goa have recognised a sense of urgent caution ahead of tourists rise in wintertime and Christmas celebrations. Any laxity at this point can result in a spiral escalation of infection, leading to a possible second wave of coronavirus.

Though, the Health officials have highlighted Goa's improved preparedness in terms of both, state of mind and treatment infrastructure, they have also advised the people to not give into the pandemic-fatigue and keep their guards up to prevent the virus attack from any lose front.

Lovers of archaeology & architecture in Jaipur, Chand Baori is calling you right away!

Situated in Abhaneri village, this place is not very easy to find and that's what makes it one of the hidden gems of Rajasthan.

If you are wondering about time-travelling to some spot in history, we know a place that will surely have you thrilled! Located at a distance of 93 Km from Jaipur, Chand Baori is the perfect excursion spot for all lovers of archaeology & architecture alike. Chand Baori is an ancient stepwell that has been a witness to multiple dynasties. Situated in Abhaneri village, this landmark cannot be found easily which makes it one of the hidden gems of Rajasthan.

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Automatic metro to ply in Kanpur soon; carriages to arrive in the city by June

As per reports, the Kanpur Metro will be operational starting November 30, this year.

The Kanpur Metro has decided to commission automatic metro carriages soon, bringing the upgraded technology to the city. These trains are capable of regulating speed, stopping at stations and even opening doors, however, as per reports, these automatic carriages will be manned by a driver to shut the carriage doors at the closing hours. As per reports, the metro will make its maiden run in Kanpur along the IIT-K to Moti Jheel priority corridor, November 30 onwards.

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Aerial inspection of New Delhi-Lucknow-Varanasi bullet train's elevated tracks underway

The high speed 320km/hour bullet train will cover a distance of 800 km, connecting New Delhi to major cities in Uttar Pradesh.

As part of high-tech development, a rapid speed bullet train will soon ply through New Delhi to Varanasi via Lucknow and Prayagraj. Covering an 800 km long route, the high-speed carriage will run at a speed of 320 km/hour and will connect the National Capital to several major cities in UP including capital Lucknow, Agra, Ayodhya, Rae Bareli and Prayagraj. The aerial inspection of its elevated tracks for the project is already in motion.

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Soaring to new heights: In a first, Uttar Pradesh Defence corridor to be a part Aero India 2021

The 13th edition of Aero India will take place in Bengaluru from February 3 to February 5.

Aero India 2021 in Bengaluru will be marked by the maiden presence of the Uttar Pradesh Defence Corridor. Last year also, UP attracted defence companies to Lucknow's defence expo and will now be part of one of the largest aerospace and defence exhibition in India.

Aero India is organised every alternate year in India which is also regarded as one of the major exhibitions for aerospace and defence industries with a public air show. Attended by defence aviation, civil aviation and well-known private companies, it enables industry professionals to gain market insights and announce new developments. Aero India offers a unique platform to the international aviation sector to bolster business.

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Goa's Fire Dept launches new apps that'll train citizens for quick response in case emergencies

Virtual reality simulator & interactive technology will provide tips to Goa citizens to tackle unforseen scenarios.

The Goa Directorate of fire and emergency services has crafted a set of apps which will employ interactive and upgrade user-friendly provision to prepare citizens to tackle real-life incidents borne out of fire, natural calamities and other such emergencies. Besides this, the department has also launched a Fire Safety Virtual Reality Simulator which umbrellas earthquake, floods etc. As per reports, the simulator activities are motion-sensitive to enable provisions of self-guiding programming, in addition to an efficient tablet control system.

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