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Indore & other MP districts to launch special vax drive for 100% COVID immunity from November 15

The Madhya Pradesh govt aims to provide COVID jab to all its citizen by the end of this year.

The state of Madhya Pradesh has geared up to achieve 100% COVID immunisation by the end of this year. In a formal notification issued on Saturday, the administration has slated the launch of a special vaccination drive across all districts to achieve the aim. As per reports, the targetted programme will take off from November 15 to ensure that all state citizens get the COVID jab by December 31.


MP resorts to increased testing & vaccination to defeat the pandemic

A new plan of action has been formed to bolster COVID immunity across Madhya Pradesh, read reports. According to this, the state will re-establish COVID testing centres at public places, markets and railway stations among other spots to increase surveillance and immunity. Additionally, telephonic calls will be made to all those who have received their first jab to remind them about the schedule of the next dose.

The government has further decided to include schools and college students to run awareness programmes for COVID vaccination. The move is expected to encourage the pupil's parents, relatives and other known acquaintances to get the immunity jab.

Notably, a special vaccination campaign will also be launched in all districts under the scope of this initiative. This drive will be specially conducted for all those who are yet to receive the first dose of the two jabs.

The plan aims to achieve state-wide vaccination before the end of this year, read a CM order. According to official records, a total of 7,10,81,203 vaccination doses have been administered across the state, where around 2,11,46,521 have received both doses.

COVID spike in Indore & Bhopal raise concerns

The decision comes in wake of the recent coronavirus surge in Madhya Pradesh, especially in Bhopal and Indore. Reportedly, a review meeting was held in this regard on Friday where the Chief Minister directed officials to hold COVID vaccination and testing camps during all public programmes in the coming days.

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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PWD to widen & repair road leading to Chandrika Devi Temple from Sitapur Road in Lucknow!

Public Work Department will partner up with district administration and police department to conduct an anti-encroachment drive on this route as well

Soon the residents of Lucknow will be able to travel to Chandrika Devi Temple with ease, as the road leading to the temple will be widened and repaired by the administration soon. In an effort to facilitate easier and smoother traffic movement, the Public Work Department will undertake repair work on the road leading to Chandrika Devi Temple from Sitapur Road. Apart from the repair work, the authorities will also widen the 11.45 kilometre long road as well. According to the reports available at present, the work on this project is expected to start this month.

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Goa launches new 5-year electric mobility policy aims to adopt 30% e-vehicles by 2025

The 5-year plan will create 10,000 direct & indirect jobs in Goa's e-mobility sector

The Goa government on Saturday introduced its new 5-year electric mobility promotion policy to drive towards 30% EV adoption by 2025. Titled Goa Electric Mobility Promotion Policy 2021, the plan aims to create 10,000 direct and indirect jobs in the state, powering e-development. As per reports, the policy also aims to upgrade all diesel marine vehicles to enable a mix of solar and electric fleet, in line with the practices of sustainable energy consumption.

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IIM Indore & MP govt join hands to promote products made by self-help groups run by women

With this new project, Madhya Pradesh is working on its dream to become self-reliant very soon.

Working towards the goal of making women self-reliant, the Government of Madhya Pradesh has decided to initiate a unique scheme to promote the products made by women's self-help Groups, across the state. This step will help in the financial growth of these women. The administration has partnered up with the Indian Institute of Management Indore to provide assistance to the SHG women. Reportedly, the Panchayat and Rural Development Department had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IIM Indore on Thursday, for the same.

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