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Jaipur's COVID drive witnesses an improvement; 32 new vaccination sites added by Health department

In just 24 hours, the Jaipur Health Department raised the number of vaccination sites in the city from 55 to 87.

In a bid to boost the coronavirus inoculation drive in Jaipur, the health department has scaled up the number of vaccination sites across the city. A demand by nursing homes and private hospitals in the city was met by the district authorities, who increased the number of vaccination sites by 32 in just 24 hours, boosting the overall pace of the covid immunisation drive in the Pink City. About 4,425 healthcare workers got the vaccine jab across the 87 vaccination sites in Jaipur.


Infected or not, COVID vaccine to help culture antibodies in people

Immunity against the coronavirus stands as a major dilemma before the people who aren't convinced about vaccine safety. As a result, several people in Jaipur said no to the vaccine, making Jaipur one of those districts which have recorded the lowest achievement of Covid-19 vaccination target. In a bid to develop a positive opinion of the vaccine in public, several medical experts, who have been administered the COVID shot, are encouraging people by testifying for its credibility. As per statements, the coronavirus vaccine is a precursor to culture antibodies in people.

After receiving the vaccine, a management member of the State's advisory committee on COVID-19 stated that regardless of prior COVID infection and sufficient antibodies, one must get the vaccine jab, which is safe. The Former President of the Indian Medical Association stated that the vaccine will help to maintain the number of antibodies in people, providing them with longer immunity against the Sars COV-2 virus.

Besides them, the founder president of a private medical institute encouraged his staff to receive the vaccine shot, stating that he himself has been administered Covishield has called it safe, highlighting that he has not experienced any side-affects so far. He also lauded the State and Centre's efforts to provide free vaccination to the 1st phase beneficiaries. Besides these medical officials of authority, several other doctors in Jaipur are also appealing the healthcare workers to get the vaccine jab without confusion.

Cops in UP to get CPR training for providing timely aid during emergency situations

Around 500-1000 police officials will be given CPR training by medical experts

In a bid to provide timely aid to citizens during an emergency, the Lucknow police personnel will be trained to perform basic lifesaving techniques i.e., cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). This initiative will help the police force to help residents of the city receive medical assistance during emergency situations. With the professional guidance and training by medical experts like the head of the cardiology department at the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), the police force will be able to help citizens before they are taken to the hospital in emergency situations.

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India to resume International commercial air services from December 15!

Notably, the passenger air services were suspended in March 2020, owing to the outbreak of COVID

After a gap of about twenty months, India is all set to resume international passenger air services from December 15, 2021, informed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday. Additionally, as per the revised guidelines issued by the Union Health Ministry passengers need to submit 14 days travel details and upload a negative RT-PCR test report on Air Suvidha Portal before the journey. This announcement comes in time Omicron strain of COVID has been identified in South Africa recently.

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Lucknow University launches mobile application & other facilities for students & teachers

Governor Mrs. Anandiben Patel launched the mobile application along with a number of other facilities during the convocation ceremony of the university on Friday

In an attempt to upgrade its infrastructure, Lucknow University (LU) has launched a dedicated mobile application and a number of facilities for its students and employees recently. Governor of Uttar Pradesh Mrs. Anandiben Patel launched the application among other facilities during the convocation ceremony of the university on Friday. Additionally, open-air gyms have also been set up on the campus of this state-level university.

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Mumbai's Trans-Harbour Link to use 6x longer steel decks for construction

The 'orthotropic steel decks' will catalyse the completion of Mumbai Sewri-Nhava Sheva trans-harbour link project

The magnum opus Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) is set to become the first infrastructure project in India to use the international fittings of 'orthotropic steel decks' for rapid completion. This equipment is about 6-times longer than the usual decks, ensuring the construction of a longer-spans bridge here, added reports. As per reports, the installation process of the same will begin in December with the MTHL project entering its complex construction phase.

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Ahead of the impending Omicron threat, Goa's tourism sector starts a vigil for 15 days

With air traffic returning to 82% of the pre-COVID post travel relaxation, Goa has retained its title of being the party capital of India

Amid the rising concerns of the new COVID variant Omicron, the tourism sector in Goa is closely watching its likely impact on the state. According to the president of the Travel and Tourism Association of Goa, all the development in this regard will be monitored strictly in the next 15 days to take necessary decisions ahead of the globally-acclaimed Christmas-New Year celebrations in Goa.

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​​MP's first medical device manufacturing park likely to come up at Ujjain

A 200-acre plot at Vikram Udyogpuri has been earmarked for the medical park for its proximity to Indore & Delhi Mumbai Expressway

In a bid to promote Madhya Pradesh's domestic health infrastructure, the state government is mulling over the establishment of its first Medical Devices Parks in Ujjain. As per reports, the move comes under the banner of the Union's 'Promotion of Medical Devices Parks' and is pegged to reduce the cost of medical devices here, promoting independent and affordable health provision across all districts.

Notably, a 200-acre plot at Vikram Udyogpuri has been earmarked for the medical park by virtue of its location, near Indore - the commercial capital of the state and the Delhi-Mumbai expressway.

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Central Railway to start 12 AC local trains on Mumbai's Harbour line from Dec 1

The new AC train services will operate between Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and Panvel railway station

Starting Wednesday, 12 new air-conditioned suburban trains will be added to the existing local fleet of Central Railways on the Harbour line. Reportedly, these additional services will ply along Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and Panvel railway station route. According to the General Manager of Central Railways, the first AC train service will start from Vashi to CMST, in the morning.

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