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Government schools in Indore welcome dropouts for skill training

Six government higher secondary schools in the Indore district have been selected to welcome dropouts who have studied up to class 8th. The motive of the project is to upskill youth to make them employable and open better career opportunities. Narendra Jain, Assistant District Project Coordinator of Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyaan (RMSA), told TOI that the programme will be run as a pilot project this year. Trainers in these education hubs will be guided by the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).

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Indian Railways plan to complete Indore-Dahod broad gauge project by June 2024

Work has restarted on the 204.76 km long Indore-Dahod broad gauge railway line project of the Western Railways, Ratlam Division. The project was put on hold in May 2020. As of last month, the Railway Board has given permission to restart work on the project. The ministry of railways targets the completion of this project by June 2024. The railway line runs Indore to Dahod via Pithampur, Dhar, Sardarpur, and Jhabua.
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IMC launches Swatantrata Senaniyo ko Swachh Naman, a campaign to maintain freedom fighters’ statues

Indore is adorned with numerous freedom fighter idols at various crossroads and parks. As a homage to these national heroes and with a vision to once again top the Swachhata Survekshan, 2022, Indore Municipal Corporation has now started maintenance work on these statues. Under the ambit of the Swatantrata Senaniyo ko Swachh Naman initiative, IMC will be beautifying and maintaining these statues, the work for which has already begun in several localities, informed the Superintendent Engineer.

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Indore to be linked with upcoming Delhi-Mumbai Expressway via Rau-Dewas bypass

Ushering better connectivity, Indore is all set to be linked with India's longest expressway soon! To broaden connectivity, a new four-lane expressway between Dewas, Ujjain and Garod is being branched out of India's longest expressway. A 173-kilometre stretch is being built to connect Indore to Garod on the Delhi-Mumbai expressway. With the proposed Rau-Dewas bypass, Indore will be connected with the upcoming Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor in future.

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Indore zoo made winter-ready with new heating arrangements for animals!

Amid the intensifying winter wave in Indore, the city's Kamla Nehru Prani Sangrahalaya has arranged heating arrangements for in-house cold-blooded animals. The Indore zoo has made heating pads and warmers available for such animals, read reports. Notably, cold-blooded animals have exactly the same body temperature as their environment and thus, are unable to generate body heat during the cold season. Consequently, these measures will ensure comfort to these creatures and help them survive the winter spell.

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