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SGPGI in Lucknow issues fresh guidelines for consultations in OPD & IPD admissions

In view of the rising COVID cases in the city, the administration of Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences has issued new guidelines for admission in the Outpatient Department(OPD) and Inpatient Department (IPD). As per the new rules, a negative COVID test report is mandatory for those intending to get appointments for consultations with doctors or admission in IPD. Read on to know more about the fresh guidelines now applicable at SGPGI in Lucknow.

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Severe cold & dense fog in store for Lucknow & other UP districts for next 3 days, predicts IMD

Winter chills continue unabated in Lucknow as cold waves intensify in the northern part of India. Severe cold and dense fog conditions are likely to grip Lucknow and other districts in Uttar Pradesh for the next three days, informs the Indian Meteorological Department. As per the prediction made by the meT on Sunday, a 4-degree drop in temperature will be recorded in the state in the coming days. Read on to know more about the weather forecast of Uttar Pradesh.

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LDA lists a new norm to make residential buildings useable for commercial purposes in Lucknow!

In a recent decision taken by the LDA officials, a new criteria has been added to the list of factors that need to be fulfilled to change the status of any residential property into a commercial one. As per the new rule, any residential structure in Lucknow, with a 24 metre or wider road in front, can be put to commercial use now. Read on to know more about this new rule laid down by the LDA.
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Two new flyovers in Sarvodaya Nagar ease traffic snarls in Lucknow's trans-Gomti area

Putting an end to the problem of vehicular congestion in the Sarvodaya Nagar area, the Uttar Pradesh State Bridge Corporation Ltd. (UPSBC) has constructed two new bridges on the banks of the Kukrail drain in Lucknow. Notably, the dilapidated bandha at the Kukrail drain was too small for the everyday footfall of 30,000 vehicles on this route.

With these two flyovers now open for the public, commuters can easily travel from Sarvodayanagar to Rahimnagar, Vikasnagar, Aliganj, Kursi Road Dandaiya, Mahanagar and Gomtinagar or vice versa. Built on a budget of about 23.25 crores, these overbridges with two 7-metre wide lanes have successfully cut short travel time by ending the traffic woes in the trans-Gomti area.

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Lucknow COVID wards reactivated on Sunday amid sudden case spike

Amid the increasing threat of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, Lucknow's share of fresh cases has raised alarms in the district once again. Notably, the health department has reopened all COVID wards in the city as of Sunday, to ensure medical guard against the virus resurgence. In wake of the same, the district administration has cancelled the leaves of doctors, administrative officials and employees in a bid to tackle the emergent spike. Lucknow has reportedly clocked in 16 new infections in the last 48 hours, pushing the active tally to 43 cases, as yet.

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