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What is ‘Metro Neo’ project that is likely to be implemented in Nagpur?

Metro Neo (Representational Photo)

Maha Metro Managing Director Brijesh Dixit during the foundation day program of the MahaMetro on Saturday in Nagpur, said the project is designed to implement in cities having a population of up to 20 lakh. 

After Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had stated that Metro Neo would make its way in Nagpur, Maha Metro reportedly dismissed the set up of the ambitious project in Nagpur. However, no official confirmation on the same has been made by any official so far. 

Metro Neo is an innovative transport system, which will be implemented for the first time in India in Nasik by Maha Metro. It  is an articulated/bi-articulated trolley bus system with overhead electric traction. The buses will be air conditioned with automatic door closing system, level boarding, comfortable seats, passenger announcement and information system with electronic display.

It is a state-of-art, comfortable, energy efficient, minimal noise pollution and environment friendly system that has been designed to negotiate sharp curves and steep gradient with minimal requirement of rehabilitation. 

The system can be upgraded to Light Metro with incremental cost input in future as per traffic demand. It is an innovative and pioneering project in India and will be the first MRTS to run on rubber tyres. 

Under Dixit, the Centre, in 2019, constituted a committee for standardisation of detailed specifications for a Rubber-Tyred Mass Rapid Transportation System with a view to implement it across India. AC electric coaches (carrying capacity of180/240 passengers) powered by over-head 600-750 V DC power supply will ply in Nasik,

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Nagpur records 22 COVID cases in 24 hours




Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur

A total of 22 patients tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagpur in past 24 hours on Thursday. Almost 242 people were tested in the city.

A total of 22 patients tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagpur in past 24 hours on Thursday. Almost 242 people were tested in the city, out of which 15 belonged to urban area while and 6 were from the rural areas, and one from outside Nagpur district. 

At present, there are 72 active patients in the city. Three new cases of the new XBB.1.16 variant of COVID-19 were detected that took the total tally to five in the district.  

India recorded 3,095 new COVID cases and five deaths in last 24 hours.

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RCNV provides sponsorship to 5 children




Nation Next Newsroom | Nagpur


Under the aegis of Diabetes patronage program at AIIMS, Rotary Club of Nagpur Vision – RCNV – members sponsored five children for this financial year by handing over a cheque of ₹1,25,000 to the Director of AIIMS Maj. Gen (Dr ) Vibha Dutta, SM.

This project takes care of all the needs like insulin, glucometer,special diet and other consumables required by the children suffering from the dreaded and debilitating disease type 1 diabetes.

President Shivani interacted with the authorities and incharge of the project Dr Meenakshi and her team. Joint secretary Dr Akshay Daga interacted with the beneficiary children and their parents exhorting the importance of discipline during the treatment.

President elect Ajay, secretary Ritika and Rtn. Arouni Verma were amongst those who were present at AIIMS, nagpur. Dr Sangeeta and Dr Akash conducted the proceedings. The gratitude felt by the parents and their blessings to our team exemplified the importance of this endeavour in shaping the lives of children suffering from type 1 diabetes.

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DPS MIHAN awarded with Excellence Award | Nagpur




Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur
DPS MIHAN was awarded with the Literary Leadership Excellence Award for the enthusiastic participation in Nagpur.


Delhi Public School MIHAN was awarded with the Literary Leadership Excellence Award for the enthusiastic participation of its students in the National Young Authors Fair – the World’s largest Book Writing Competition held by BriBooks and powered by Education World.

More than 90 budding writers of the school availed the benefits of the excellent opportunity provided by the AI-assisted BriBooks platform which helped them to hone their storytelling skills .The plethora of creative designs helped the students to work on the illustrations needed for designing their novel. The pleasure of publishing one’s own novel and reaching out to the global readers was a thrilling experience for the budding authors.

The students also got an exposure to sell the books online and earn Author Royalty as a remuneration. The books published by several DPS MIHAN students have achieved milestones and won rewards in the categories of Best Author – Jury Awards for Content and Creativity, Best Selling Author Awards in the State and Global Feature Awards for International recognition.

The jury and guest list comprised of HE Noor Gilon,Ambassador of Israel, Saul Singer – Author of Best Seller ‘ Start -up Nation’ ,Dele Olojede- Pulitzer prize winner and Navyn Salem- Founder & CEO Edesia.

President and Pro-Vice Chairperson Ms.Tulika Kedia and Director Ms.Savita Jaiswal have congratulated the Principal Ms.Nidhi Yadav, staff and students for their sincere efforts to achieve this recognition.

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