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Lucknow's KGMU doctor sets a new record by helping 50k patients through teleconsultation!

Deployed in the telemedicine unit of KGMU, the doctor worked relentlessly to help people via the eSanjeevani OPD facility.

As the pandemic spread its venomous tentacles across the country, the healthcare workers united their best efforts to mitigate and minimalise its dangers. One amongst these spirited professionals, leading the battle from the forefront is Dr. Saniya Rauf from the prestigious King George Medical University in Lucknow. Having helped nearly 50,000 individuals through the government's eSanjeevani OPD facility, the doctor has made a national record of providing maximum teleconsultations!

Latest record adds a shining feather to the institute's cap of glory!

Deployed in the telemedicine unit of KGMU, the doctor worked relentlessly through the pandemic, assuring quick relief to as many people as possible. Reportedly, she has been presented with the Flag Bearer Award by the Centre of Advanced Computing, Mohali for this remarkable achievement. As per reports, Dr. Rauf was honoured on the 33rd foundation day of CDAC, where she received the accord from the Niti Aayog member and Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, V.K. Saraswat and executive director of CDAC, PK Khosla.

According to reports, the vice-chancellor of KGMU, Dr. Bipin Puri congratulated her for this accomplishment and expressed pride over the added feather to the institute's cap of glory. Further, she was also lauded by the in-charge of the telemedicine department, Dr. Sheetal Verma for bagging for this record.

KGMU's Dr. Surya Kant Tripathi presented with the COVID leadership award

As per reports, the head of the Respiratory medicine department at KGMU, Dr. Surya Kant Tripathi recently received the COVID leadership award from Lucknow Management Association. This acclaim was conferred upon him for his tireless efforts to fight against the pandemic by spreading awareness about the disease and the drugs amongst the common masses. Known for his energetic personality and simple yet efficacious demeanour, the doctor regularly participates in multiple panel discussions and primetime shows on different TV channels.

Unity Day celebrations underway in Lucknow; know about Sunday route diversions here:

Check full list of route and traffic diversions in Lucknow on Sunday

Traffic movement will be affected in Lucknow on Sunday (October 31) on account of a National Unity Day programme at the KD Singh Babu Stadium. The Deputy Commissioner of Traffic Police, Lucknow, Raees Akhtar has released an order to announce all restricted routes and alternate diversions applicable here. Due to the rehearsals of the event, the traffic movement was affected today also.

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Surgery & casualty wards to soon become functional at South Goa District Hospital

Outpatient departments (OPDs) are already operational at the new South Goa District Hospital.

The multi-storied South Goa District Hospital (SGDH) is being upgraded with new facilities to lessen the load off older hospitals and health institutes. As per reports, the new hospital is likely to house the surgery and casualty departments soon in a bid to clear space at the Hospicio Hospital. Earlier also, all outpatient departments (OPDs) were relocated to the spacious new SGDH for the same reason.

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Mumbai local trains to operate at 100% capacity from today!

The suburban train services were suspended on March 22, 2020 on account of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

After running restricted operations for over a year, Mumbai's local train services are all set to resume with 100% seating capacity from today. This is being done in order to account for the increased flow of commuters on the trains. Till now, the Central and Western Railways had been operating with 1,702 and 1,304 services respectively, which account for 95.75% of their total capacity. Today onwards, this number will go up to 1,774 in the CR division and 1,367 in WR, thus making complete use of the total capacity on the two lines.

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Atal Indore City Transport bags national award for Excellence in Urban Transport

Indore CNG bus fleet is a 'green' step towards environmental protection.

After winning several titles in the cleanliness category, Indore has now managed to create another record for itself. The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has recognised the Atal Indore City Transport run by the Indore Municipal Corporation with an Award for Excellence in Urban Transport. Reportedly, this honour marks Indore as the 'City with Most Innovation Financing Mechanism' for managing its public transport services.

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​Two Paralympics Gold medalists from Jaipur get nominated for Khel Ratna Award

This is the first time in the 30-year-old history of Khel Ratna that 2 players from the city are being conferred the award.

Two Paralympics players from Jaipur have been recommended for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Award, the highest rank for sports in the country. Notably, this is the first in the 30 year-old-history of Khel Ratna that 2 sportsperson from the same city will be conferred with the award. The two nominated players are Avani Lekhara and Krishan Nagar, who bagged gold medals at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020.

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The Lucknow centre of Sports Authority of India has set up a new weightlifting hall in the city, in order to give a boost to the sport. Spread over 15,000 square meters, this circular building has ample space to allow 100 players to practice at a single time. Pegged to be the largest in India, this hall is equipped with 26 platforms and machines worth 1.5 crores. These platforms can also be increased in number, as per need.

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