As per new guidelines released by the Union Home Ministry on Wednesday, international air travel will continue to remain suspended until October 31, except for air operations permitted by the Centre. The international air travel, except those permitted by MHA, continues to remain shut, the MHA said in the fresh order.
Soon after the ministry issued guidelines for Unlock 5, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued an order and extended the suspension on scheduled international commercial passenger services to/from India.
The ban will however not apply to international all-cargo and international scheduled flights approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.
A statement released by the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) read: In partial modification of circular dated 26-06-2020, the competent authority has further extended the validity of circular issued on the subject cited above regarding Scheduled International commercial passenger services to/from India till 2359 hrs 1ST of 3151 October, 2020. This restriction shall not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by DGCA.
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri also informed that India has now established separate bilateral air bubble arrangements with Kenya and Bhutan for operation of special international passenger flights between the two countries.
The government will continue to operate international flights as per the Air Bubble pact with 13 different countries, including the Afghanistan, Bahrain, Canada, France, Germany, Iraq, Japan, the Maldives, Nigeria, Qatar, the UAE, the UK and the USA.
With an intention to curb the spread of COVID-19, all international flights to and from the country were first suspended on March 23 and the suspension was later extended till September 30 in the Unlock 4.0 guidelines.
Tirpude College organizes skill development workshops for BBA, BCCA students
Extra-curricular skill development workshops were conducted by Tirpude Institute of Management education for first and second year BBA and BCCA students from September 19 to September 21 2022 in the college premises.
Various workshops conducted at Tirpude College on relevant and trendy topics were:
- Dance was conducted by Alister Anthony
- Mocktail Making was conducted by Bhushan Kolte
- Make-up for girls was conducted by Pooja Maniyar
- Biking for boys was conducted by Anukaran Singh
- Content Writing was conducted by Simran Thakwani
- Vlogging was conducted by Ani Ray
- Zumba was conducted by Adarsh Tiwari
- Mental Health was conducted by Dr Bharti Gidwani
- Anchoring was conducted by Satyam Agrawal
The skill enhancement workshops were conducted by industry experts who have great knowledge in their particular domains. The different workshop sessions were enjoyed by 305 students. The workshops in- charge were Prof. Payal Pandey and Prof. Rohan Malik. The workshops were conducted under the guidance of Prof. Carol Rao (UG Program coordinator).
Dr Vipin Itankar leads CAMIT delegation addressing major entrepreneurship issues
A delegation of Chamber of Associations of Maharashtra Industry and Trade (CAMIT) was led by President, Dr Dipen Agrawal along with Dr Vipin Itankar (IAS), Nagpur District Collector on September 21, in Nagpur.
Dr Dipen Agrawal felicitated Dr Vipin Itankar with CAMIT scarf and floral bouquet and extended best wishes on being appointed as Nagpur District Collector. Dr Agrawal giving brief introduction of association said CAMIT is an apex body of trade, commerce and industry from state of Maharashtra and has remarkable presence in all districts. CAMIT acts as a bridge between the Central / State Government and business community so as to balance the interest of both sides. CAMIT and its constituents have worked in tandem with Nagpur Collectorate during the pandemic times. We were instrumental in arranging liquid oxygen for Nagpur district. Mobilising and distribution of food, medicine and other articles to migrant labourers and homeless people, Dr Agrawal added.
Delegation while discussing issues with Dr Vipin Itankar, informed him that there is lack of information among the MSMEs and self-employed entrepreneurs, particularly in rural areas, about the various schemes offered by Union and State government to MSME. Delegation expressed that if first generation entrepreneurs from rural Nagpur are guided through reach-out programs it will have positive impact on rural economic activities.
Dr Vipin Itankar appreciated the helping hand extended by CAMIT to district administration in past and in times to come. Dr Vipin said that he will engage with all stakeholders to strategize seminars and reach-out programs for overall betterment of citizens of the district.
Dr Dipen Agrawal expressing gratitude on behalf of business community from Nagpur District assured full cooperation at short notice for all times to come.
Ashok Ahuja, Ashok Sanghvi, Dilip Thakaral, Girish Liladia and Sanjay K Agrawal were prominently present.
Indian, Australian cricket teams arrive in Nagpur for T20 International match
India and Australia cricket teams landed in Nagpur this afternoon, September 21, for the T20 International match. The Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) is going to host the second T20 International of the three-match series against the World T20 Champions Australia on September 23 at the world class Jamtha Stadium in Nagpur. Watch the video here: