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Nagpur ranks 1st in Maharashtra, 2nd in India as smart city; becomes greenest, safest in state

As a part of Smart City Project carried out by Nagpur Smart and Sustainable City Development Corporation Limited (NSSCDCL) the Union Ministry of Urban Development gave the ranking to 100 developing smart cities, in which Nagpur stood first in Maharashtra and second in India. Nagpur, which was positioned as the number one smart city in India, in February 2020 it declined to the second position. However, the city still holds the position of number one smart city among 100 developing cities across the country. It has now officially become ?technologically developed, greenest and safest city in the state.

Under the 420 crore Smart City Project, 1045 km of roads, 3674 CCTVs in the office areas of Nagpur Police and NMCs have been installed. Around 140 wifi points, Variable Message Sign Board, 10 environmental sensors, 56 public announcement system, five mobile surveillance vans, five drones, 65 city kiosk, 383 smart lights, smart parking, smart transport, City Operation Centre in NMC and Command and Control Centre for police department in the city have been included in the project.

Apart from Nagpur, out of 31 best cities, Maharashtra’s four more cities ? Nashik (13), Pune (17), Amravati (20), Thane (22) ? have also secured place in the rankings.

Also read: Womens Day Week: Maharashtra’s Buldhana gives 7 govt. school girls chance to become Collector for a day?

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Nitin Gadkari graces screening of ‘Me Vasantrao’ at Sudama Theatre in Nagpur

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari graced the special screening of Marathi movie ‘Me Vasantrao’ – a movie based on the life of Hindustani classical singer and violinist Vasantrao Deshpande.

The screening was held at Sudama Theatre in Nagpur on Sunday evening in the presence family members, friends and the cast of the movie.

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Mayor Dayashankari Tiwari kicks off polio drive in Nagpur

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Nagpur Mayor Dayashankar Tiwari, on Sunday, launched Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s (NMC) door-to-door polio campaign drive. He, along with Deputy Mayor Manisha Dhawade visited Rognidan Centre in Mahal, Nagpur and inaugurated the campaign by giving polio drops to a toddler.
As per NMC officials, ten Zonal Medical Officers and Ten Health inspectors would visit every house in their respective zones, in order to vaccinate children between the ages of zero-five to immune them against polio.
NMC had recognised Sunday as the official day for polio vaccination. Under Polio Ravivar, they plan to vaccinate more than three lakh kids in Nagpur. They also urged Nagpurkars to vaccinate their children at pulse Polio Booths near their homes from 8 am- 5 pm, on Sunday.
NMC Standing Committee Chief, Corporator Vijay Zalke spoke to Nation Next regarding this campaign and said, This year’s polio drive is going to be bigger than last year. We are planning to vaccinate around 3- 3.15 lakh kids. NMC is bearing the cost of infrastructure and execution. The state government provided us with the doses.
He further stated that there were special teams to vaccinate the homeless during night. ?When it comes to the health of Nagpurkars, money is not a factor we should think about, said Zalke when asked about NMC’s current financial crunch.
As per Zalke, vaccination facility would also be available in slums,, factory areas and other outskirts of Nagpur.

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Congress legislator caught watching porn in Karnataka Assembly

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Congress leader Prakash Rathod, on Friday, was caught on camera while allegedly scrolling through few adult content clips in the State Assembly. This turned out to be a huge embarrassment for both, Congress and Rathod as regional channels aired the video, in which he was ?caught in the act.
The MLC member was present in the house during the proceedings of the legislative council. While the house was in session, Rathod was watching adult content on his smartphone.
However, he threw these charges under the bus and said, I was looking for materials for a question I wanted to ask the government in question hour.
?When I was looking for question material, I deleted too many messages as my phone storage was full. What the media has shown or seen, I don’t know. I would never do such things or see such things, he added.
This was not the first time in Karnataka that such an incident had happened. Back in 2012, three Bharatiya Janata Party ministers were caught on camera allegedly watching adult content in the State Assembly. Following the scandal, they resigned from the state government due to public embarrassment.

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