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Indore distributes over 12,000 Remdesivir injections across MP to ensure rapid COVID treatment

A large consignment of Remdesivir injections arrived at the Indore Airport on Sunday, carrying about 125 boxes of the COVID treatment drug. This lot collectively made about 12,000 injections available for immediate use. As per the directives of the Chief Minister, the state is undertaking several efforts to ensure that there is an optimum supply of medicines and necessary resources for the treatment of coronavirus infected patients in affected districts. Consequently, the medicine boxes were airlifted from the Indore Airport itself, to ensure immediate availability across other cities.

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Know how Indore's Mhow Cantonment has carried itself as a military stronghold since 1857

Touted as the oldest military cantonment in India, MHOW (also known as Mau) was founded by Sir John Malcolm in 1818 after the Treaty of Mandsaur was signed between the then Holkar King and British Government. An acronym for Military Headquarters of War, the history of this cantonment dates back to the First War of Independence (1857). Further, the prominence of this place has increased manifolds due to its relation with eminent personalities, such as Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. So embark upon a virtual journey with us, as we unfurl the stories of MHOW.

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Figuring out post-pandemic getaway options from Indore? Consider a weekend visit to Ratlam!

Remember when Geet from 'Jab we Met' went strolling through Ratlam ki galiyaan? Well, that can be you, as soon as the pandemic loosens its grip! Lying about 140 km from Indore, Ratlam is so much more than its brief Bollywood cameo! An amalgamation of rich history and a dash of modernity, Ratlam was previously known as Ratnagiri and hailed as a significant trade centre in the olden times. It still contains some of the country's booming industries like textiles, copper, chemicals and is an integral railway junction of the Western Railways Zone.

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Indore distributes over 9000 Remdesivir vials across MP districts on Thursday

Indore Airport received a 200-box Remdesivir consignment on Thursday, containing as many as 9,264 vials of the COVID treating injection. From this point on, these boxes were rationed across other cities in Madhya Pradesh, to effectively medicate the infected patients there. The state cabinet has also initiated an order of 50,000 more injections, to overcome the severe drug shortage that is being observed across several states in the country.

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Recounting the life & altruistic deeds of Indore's Seth Hukumchand, the 'Cotton Prince of India'

A prominent leader of the Jain community, a philanthropist and a business magnate, Seth Hukumchand is popularly known as the Cotton Prince of India. He was born in 1874 to the family of Seth Pusaji, who aided the establishment of the Holkar Maratha clan, in Indore. Seth Hukumchand had an honourable credit as a businessman, overseas as well and it is believed that the New York Cotton Exchange observed a two-day shut down on his death. Keep scrolling if you wish to know about the massive number of contributions that have immortalised him in the annals of history!

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