Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), on Sunday, decided to reduce the area of containment zone at Satranjipura and Jawahar Nagar.
Earlier in the month, NMC, over a period of time, sealed multiple areas in Satranjipura as the area became a hotspot for COVID-19 cases in the city. However, after patients from some areas tested negative for coronavirus after treatment and others under institutional quarantine centres also tested negative, NMC has decided to allow relaxations in some areas of Satranjipura.
The areas, which are no longer in containment zone, include: Hotel Madina area on Maldhakka road, AMA Company area on Maldhakka road, Bodhisathva Buddha area, and Juna Motor Stand Square area.
Areas, which continue to be in containment zone include: Girls Hostel area, NMC Badminton Hall area, Kamakshi Beauty Parlour area, Anushka General Stores area, Sunil Hotel area, Patel Timber traders area and Parekh Building area.
Similarly, areas in Jawahar Nagar were also declared as containment zones after positive cases came to light from the area. Now as two people, put under institutional quarantine have tested negative and two people, who tested positive, are being treated at the hospital, relaxations are being given in some areas of Jawahar Nagar.
The areas, which are no longer in containment zone, include: Ajay Medical area, Pir Baba Dargah area, Ring Road to Sharda Square, Vijay Bansods house at Sharda Square, Manewada Cement Road to Sharda Square, Pragya Buddha Vihar area and Manewada Cement Road.
Areas, which continue to be in containment zone include: Gajanan Mahalles house, Radhakrishna Apartrment, Plot no 62 and SS Menkudades house.
Deaf and dumb students put up scintillating show at Radio Mirchi’s ‘Utsav @ Zero Mile’ in Nagpur
Amid heavy rains, Nagpur citizens drenched themselves in patriotism during ‘Utsav @ Zero Mile’ organised by Radio Mirchi on Sunday, August 14. What made the event all the more special was when several deaf and dumb students of Deaf and Dumb School, Shankar Nagar, gave a splendid performance on national anthem that reverberated patriotic fervour. Apart from them, students from Delhi Public School also left people completely mesmerised with their incredibly soothing performance with various musical instruments.
Ex-Indian Idol contestant from the city Kaivalya Kejkar regaled the audience with songs including ‘Maula Mere Lele Meri Jaan’ from Chak De! India.
Kids in Nagpur walk ramp in khadi outfits during Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav
In a rare yet commendable initiative, kids walked the ramp in outfits made in Khadi by designer Durgesh Dixit during Khadi Pride. The ramp walk took place at Sugandh Sabhagruha in Nagpur on Sunday, August 14 in the presence of Central Member of Khadi & Village Industries Commission, Micro Small & Medium Enterprises Jaiprakash Gupta.
India’s biggest tribal health project launched in Nagpur; over 10,000 to be screen across Vidarbha
Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) along with the Tribal Development Department in Nagpur launched BLOSSOM that was recently inaugurated by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.
BLOSSOM is an initiative that has been launched to reach out to the remotest tribal villages in districts of Chandrapur, Gondia and Gadchiroli in Maharashtra and screen the people for non-communicable diseases and plan suitable interventions.
Launched at Hotel Centre Point Hotel on World Tribal Day, the initiative BLOSSOM stands for: Breast cancer, Liver and lifestyle diseases, Osteoporosis, Sickle cell, Sexually transmitted infections, and Malnutrition.
Around 22 teams would screen a population of 10,000 tribal people across remote villages in the coming three months.