Cluster vaccination plan slated to begin on July 1 in Lucknow, deferred till further notice!

It is expected that a new batch of doses will arrive in the city soon and the plans will be executed thereafter.

With an objective to propel the vaccination program in Lucknow, cluster vaccination drives were supposed to start from July 1. As per reports, the scheme has been postponed for now and the beneficiaries aged between 18 and 44 will be required to get online registrations and book their slots in order to procure the immunity booster jabs. Reportedly, the dearth of doses has the probable reason behind the deferral and it is expected that the plan will be implemented later.


A new batch of doses expected to arrive soon!

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Reportedly, the District Immunisation Officer apprised that the inventories have around 10 thousand and 30 thousand doses of Covaxin and Covishield currently. Further, reports state that nearly 25 to 28 thousand individuals are being vaccinated in Lucknow daily. It has been stated that a new batch of vaccine doses will be received in a day and the cluster vaccination drives may be executed thereafter.

Vaccination facilities being offered at private centres in the city too

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As per reports, the vaccination schedules were conducted at 20 government and 8 private hospitals in Lucknow on Wednesday, aiding thousands of beneficiaries. Additionally, the program was witnessed at 50 centres on Thursday, wherein a large number of facilities offered the Covishield jab while Covaxin doses were also available at a few spots.

Reportedly, citizens are encountering problems while registering on the online portal. It has been observed that individuals are not able to access all the links, which is hampering the process. Thus, it is important for the authorities to keep all these lags in check and streamline efforts assuring ease for all.

A new & advanced control room to ensure improved electricity supply in Lucknow

The officials at this control room will be alerted through an alarm as soon as the power cuts are observed in any region

Attempting to boost the electricity supply in the city, a new control room with real-time data acquisition systems will be set up at the Lucknow headquarters of Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Ltd, this year. With the installation of advanced devices in the control room, the officials will be alerted through an alarm as soon as the power cuts are observed in any region. Additionally, the control room will also keep records of low and high voltage, power disruptions and their causes.

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Easing travel between Mumbai & Thane, new stretch of Kopri Bridge to open soon for public

The road widening project at Kopri Bridge in Mumbai will throw open an 8-lane stretch for the ease of commuters

The road expansion project of the Kopri Bridge in Mumbai is in its last leg and the stretch is likely to open for the public within a fortnight. The new development will improve connectivity and dissolve traffic by giving people access to an 8-lane road, instead of the present 4. People travelling from Mumbai to Thane city, Northern Maharashtra, Kalyan or Dombivali, will be benefitted from this refurbished route.

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Remodelling education, NextGen Academy integrates new courses at Invertis University in Bareilly

Bringing the assets of professional courses to all, NextGen Academy holds the promise of excellence, through & through!

In this digital era, Creanovation Technologies has crafted a new-age venture, by the name of NextGen Academy, to remodel the constructs of education for all. Bringing an end-to-end technology platform to solve, create and develop assets related to academics, the NextGen courses are the promise of expertise, especially for universities and educational centres in Tier 2 and Tiers 3 cities, across the country.

The academy provides career-oriented courses, focusing on excellence and quality, to brew aspirations for overall development in all students. A branch of the CTPL trunk, these services are the definition of digital ease, that collaborate with remote institutes to upgrade their current course offerings.

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Taking a cue from cities like Mumbai and Amritsar, the Jaipur Development Authority has decided to illuminate the Sodala overhead road with the LED architectural lights. As per the officials, these smart lights can be operated from anywhere with the help of a WiFi (wireless) connection. The colour of the lights can also be adjusted to meet the purpose of decorative lighting during festivals.

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Maintenance work at Salaulim plant to hamper water supply in South Goa on Aug 6-7

Public Works Department will be undertaking maintenance measures at the Salaulim water treatment plant located in Sanguem.

Residents across most regions in South Goa will be affected by reduced water supply for the next two days. As per reports, the officials of the Public Works Department will be undertaking maintenance measures at the Salaulim water treatment plant located in Sanguem. Due to this, the water supply shall be obstructed and inhabitants of South Goa may be faced with problems on August 6 and August 7.

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Mumbai gets its 1st-ever genome sequencing lab for quick testing & identification of mutants

As per reports, more than 300 samples can be tested in one round at this BMC run lab.

Boosting the medical research infrastructure in the city, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra launched Mumbai's first Genome Sequencing Laboratory on Wednesday. With the inauguration of this latest facility at a civic-run hospital, the city stands equipped with enhanced resources to fight against the pandemic. Besides aiding in the identification of different mutants of the highly contagious virus, the new lab will also help in testing a large count of samples.

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