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Ahmedabad: AMC chief Lochan Sehra presents Rs 8,111 crore draft budget for ’22-23

Ahmedabad: In a major relief to citizens, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has no plans to raise any tax, including water and vehicle tax. Ahmedabad municipal commissioner Lochan Sehra presented the draft budget of Rs 8,111 crore for the city, his first, for the year 2022-23 on Wednesday. This is higher than Rs 7,475 crore last...

For Covid patients in Ahmedabad, AMC launches 14499 telemedicine helpline

Ahmedabad: In view of the increasing number of Covid-19 cases in the city, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has started Sanjivani telemedicine service from Saturday, January 8. A majority of the active cases are where the patients are undergoing treatment at home. Teams of Sanjivani Corona home care service visit these patients at regular intervals,...

How can you decide what others should eat: Gujarat HC pulls up AMC for ban on sale of non-veg food on streets

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court lashed out at the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation for prohibiting sale of non-vegetarian food on the streets. The HC asked the civic body how it could decide what people should eat outside. “You don’t like non-veg food. It is your lookout,” the bench of Justice Biren Vaishnav remarked, adding, “How can...

Ahmedabad airport shuttle bus service to resume soon

Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad airport shuttle bus service, that had been discontinued a while back, is all set to resume operations soon. The decision was taken at a recent meeting between AMC officials and Ahmedabad airport authorities In a tweet on Thursday, municipal commissioner Mukesh Kumar said, “Ahmedabad airport shuttle service to restart soon”. The pick-up...

Bhupendra Patel takes oath as 17th CM of Gujarat

Besides Home Minister Amit Shah, CMs of Goa, Haryana, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh, too, attended the event Gandhinagar: A day after being declared as the next chief in the BJP-led government in Gujarat, Bhupendra Patel was sworn in as the 17th chief minister of Gujarat on Monday. He was administered the oath of office by...

Watch what you eat! Pani puri chutney samples from Satellite, Jodhpur, Memnagar ‘unsafe’

AMC health department has tested 460 samples of edible items in past two months Ahmedabad: Think twice before you ignore health warnings to gorge on the spicy pani puri at roadside stalls. During inspections conducted over the past two months, the health department of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has found several edible items either misbranded,...

Ahmedabad: Gandhi Bridge to remain closed for 20 days for repair

Ahmedabad: The busy Gandhi Bridge will be closed for commuters for next 20 days, starting Sunday, August 8, on one side. This is to allow repair work on the stretch. According to officials of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, work on repair of the 81-year-old bridge will begin on Sunday. The bridge, which connects the Income...

Gandhi Ashram Precinct Development Project: AMC allocates Rs 273 crore, hires consultant for Phase 1

The estimated cost of the entire project is Rs 1,200 crore Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is gearing up for the Gandhi Ashram Precinct Development Project, announced by the central and state governments. The civic body has already hired a consultant for the first phase and allocated Rs 273 crore for the same. The...

Ahmedabad’s Bala Hanuman Express for Walled City tour gathering dust

AMC’s circular route bus service was operated for just one year, after which its contract was not renewed Ahmedabad: Within just a year of its launch, the much-publicized circular bus route service, named Bala Hanuman Express and covering religious spots in the Walled City of Ahmedabad, was discontinued. And, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) seems...
‘Lambha suffering neglect despite 10 years of merge with AMC’

‘Lambha suffering neglect despite 10 years of merge with AMC’

Residents, accompanied by Congress workers, stage demonstration at AMC ward office; demand basic facilities Ahmedabad: Frustrated by the lack of basic amenities even after a decade of being merged with the city, residents of Lambha ward of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) staged demonstrations at the civic body’s Lambha ward office. They were accompanied by...

Heavy rains lash parts of Ahmedabad; over 2 inches in Maninagar 2 hours

Paldi, Odhav, Danapith, Kotarpur among other areas in Ahmedabad to have received over 45 mm rain on Tuesday afternoon Ahmedabad: Several parts of Ahmedabad city received moderate to heavy rain on Tuesday afternoon. In two hours between 1 pm and 3 pm, Maninagar received the highest, 57.5 mm rain (2.26 inches) followed by Paldi with...

Sealed schools in Ahmedabad to be allowed to reopen for a few hours

They were sealed for lack of BU permission, fire safety NOC; AMC to take off seal for some time to allow them to collect records required for preparing grade 10 mark sheets Ahmedabad: Students of around 25 schools in Ahmedabad that had recently been sealed for lack of building use (BU) permission and fire safety...