Indore News Roundup | Metro Track Installation, Organic Mushroom Cultivation & more
From the commencement of track installation for metro corridor to organic mushroom cultivation, there's quite a lot going on in your city. So, here's your Indore roundup for October 27.
Commencement of Track Installation in Three Additional Segments of Metro Corridor in Indore
Three additional metro corridor sections, totaling 2.5 km in length have been completed and transferred for track installation. Most pillars between Robot Square and Radisson Square are also nearing completion, with Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd securing the contract. Construction work for the metro corridor and stations between Gandhi Nagar and MR-10 is also being undertaken by RVNL. The Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (MPMRCL) aims to open the Indore Metro to the public by June 2024, connecting Gandhi Nagar (Super Corridor) to Vijay Nagar Station.
Holkar Science College Embarks on Organic Mushroom Cultivation Journey
Botany department students at Government Holkar Science College have delved into the realm of cultivating organic mushrooms right on the college campus. Employing homemade compost and maintaining a controlled environment equipped with essential facilities, the students have established an ideal setting for nurturing these nutrient-rich fungi. Currently, the initiative yields 2-3 kilograms of organic button mushrooms daily, which are sold at a rate of ₹100 per 200 grams. This endeavour has offered the students a practical education in both agriculture and entrepreneurship.
Otis India's Key Role in Transforming Madhya Pradesh's Metro Projects
Otis India, a subsidiary of Otis Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: OTIS), the world's leading manufacturer of elevators, escalators, and moving walkways, will provide 255 Elevators & Escalators manufactured at its Bengaluru facility for the inaugural metro projects in Madhya Pradesh – Bhopal and Indore.
These new metro lines are part of India's extensive infrastructure development, which includes a substantial budget of $16 billion for the expansion of metro rail networks, airports, and railways, all necessitating vertical transportation solutions.