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Cable cars will be integrated with Indore Metro for a robust multi-modal transport system

The move is set to bolster the last mile connectivity of the metro corridor, enhancing the overall travelling experience

Cable care will now be linked to the Indore metro plan, upgrading the project with multi-modal integration systems. The decision was reportedly finalised in a district progress review meeting of the Metro Rail project, chaired by collector Manish Singh on Wednesday. The move is set to bolster the last mile connectivity of the metro corridor, enhancing the overall travelling experience


Metro to develop as a nexus of multiple transport systems

District Collector has ordained concerned officials to give special attention to developing the Indore metro project as a nexus of public transport. Besides the integration of the cable cars with the metro rakes, plans are underway to link the project ISBT and Indore railway station, bolstering overall connectivity here.

The new collated network will account for the unhindered flow of passengers from one mode of transport to another, seamlessly. The meeting panel further discussed the status and progress of land acquisition for the metro and other related hurdles before project completion.

The AGM of Metro Rail Project, Anil Joshi informed that the department has employed a dedicated team to keep the district authorities in the progress loop. Formulated on the orders of the collector, this committee has to now update the administration regarding the work conducted for cable car integration as well.

Land acquisition of metro depot & power substation

The operational right of the Indore Metro line will stretch from Gandhinagar to MR-10. All work on this route is being conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited. As per reports, the Indore Development Authority is the official supervising unit.

On the other hand, the administration is presently engaged in the demarcation of land in Gandhinagar to constrict the Metro Rail depot in Nainod. As per reports, a resolution has been passed by the Gandhi Nagar Housing Society to transfer the authority of 2.618 hectares of space here to the governance for the depot construction. Physical possession of the land will be awarded soon, facilitating hand over to MP Metro Rail Project, added Additional Collector Ajay Bedekar.

Besides the three plots marked by the administration, all the land in the society will be handed over to the metro project. Additionally, about 2500 square meters of land owned by the IMC will also be transferred to the metro project to install a power substation.

SGPGI in Lucknow to get a helipad; Air-ambulance service to begin soon!

As per the officials of Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute, this facility is aimed to boost organ transplant across Uttar Pradesh.

Augmenting the existing medical infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow's Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute (SGPGI) is all set to start air ambulance services soon. As per the official report, the administration has given a go ahead for this new facility and the construction of helipad is about to begin by 2022 January. Notably, the PGI administration has already filed a detailed project report for this upcoming facility.

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Eternal Hospital in Jaipur performs more than 3000 TAVI/TAVR procedures!

Notably, this path-breaking procedure was performed for the first time in Rajasthan in 2016, at Eternal Hospital.

Adding yet another feather to its cap, Eternal Hospital (EHCC) in Jaipur has managed to perform the highest number of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation(TAVI) and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedures in Rajasthan. As per the officials, the hospital has performed this ground-breaking procedure more than 3200 times as of now. Notably, EHCC was also the first hospital in Rajasthan to perform this rare medical feat in the year 2016.

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Goa issues fresh guidelines for travellers in wake of Omicron rise

The new guidelines cover both Domestic and International passengers.

The Goa government has laid down new rules for domestic and international travellers. The tightened security is a result of the rise in cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, across the country. Previously, the government had issues guidelines that specifically applied to international passengers from the 12 'high-risk' countries.

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Traffic to remain affected for 3 days in Lucknow on account of 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' Event

Here's a list of route diversions in Lucknow due to the upcoming 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh Event'

Lucknow's traffic management system has been altered on account of the 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh Event', commemorating the golden Jubilee (50-years) of India's stellar victory during the 1971 Bangladeshi Liberation War. Set to be held at Vidhan Sabha on Thursday, this mega celebration will result in intense roadblocks in the heart of the city. As such, the Lucknow administration has devised two action plans, namely A and B, to avert any traffic inconvenience and regulate vehicular movements with ease. Check all route diversions here:

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Omicron in Rajasthan: 9 people in Jaipur test positive for the new COVID variant!

With 9 cases in Jaipur, Omicron variant of COVID enters Rajasthan!

On Sunday, nine people in Jaipur tested positive for the Omicron variant of COVID19. As per the reports, these residents of the Adarsh Nagar were found positive for the new strain of the novel coronavirus during the genome sequencing of the samples at the Sawai Man Singh Hospital. With these additions in Rajasthan, the cumulative count of this 'variant of concern' in India has reached 21 now.

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Indian Navy unfurls World's Largest National Flag in Mumbai

The exhibit coincides with Navy Day Celebrations

On Saturday, the Western Naval Command exhibited the world's largest national flag at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. The flag overlooks the Gateway of India. This move is a part of Navy Day celebrations, and is meant to commemorate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav i.e. 75 years since Independence.

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Amid Omicron scare, 5 new patients tested positive for COVID in Lucknow on Sunday

All patients are in home isolation & are being monitored through the COVID Command Centre.

Amid the rising fear of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, 5 new cases of Covid-19 (Older variants) have gripped Lucknow. This new tally includes three cases from the same household and a single independent case from Vibhuti Khand which record an inter-state travel history. Notably, one more case was detected in Indira Nagar. All patients are under home isolation and being monitored through the COVID Command Centre, added reports.

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