Articles tagged under: AMC

Drivers working with private contractor firm ‘Chartered’ for AMTS on strike over pay-hike issue

June 08, 2019
Drivers working with private contractor firm ‘Chartered’ for AMTS on strike over pay-hike issue

Ahmedabad: Drivers working with private contractor namely 'Chartered' for Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) run Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service (AMTS) buses are on strike over their demand of pay hike. According to one of the drivers on strike, 'we get only Rs. 350 for 8 hour job per day. We are seeking Rs. 700 per 8 hour job in order to fulfill our commitment to family. Some of us want their daughter to become doctor, how can we do that with present salary?' Another driver said, ...Read More

EESL and AMC partner to promote electric vehicle infra in Ahmedabad, Collaboration to promote of Electric Vehicles on rental/purchase basis

June 05, 2019
EESL and AMC partner to promote electric vehicle infra in Ahmedabad, Collaboration to promote of Electric Vehicles on rental/purchase basis

Ahmedabad: Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture under Ministry of Power, Government of India today entered into a partnership with Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), an Urban Local Body established under Gujarat Municipal Provincial Act, to establish enabling infrastructure for Electric Vehicles (EV) in AMC area over a 10-year period. Under the terms outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding inked today, AMC and EESL shall jointly work to fast-track the a...Read More

CM Rupani launches five day Sabarmati river cleaning mega drive, large number of common people also participating

June 05, 2019
CM Rupani launches five day Sabarmati river cleaning mega drive, large number of common people also participating

Ahmedabad: On the occasion of the world environment day today, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani launched the five day river Sabarmati cleaning mega drive in which a large number of common people are also participating. During the five day drive by the AMC named Swachch Sabarmati Maha Abhiyan which is to continue till June 9, the river would be cleaned between Dufnala/Torrent power to Vasana barrage along riverfront on both sides of it in the city.   On ...Read More

Team from Chennai Municipal Corporation visits AMC, briefed about various good practices

June 04, 2019
Team from Chennai Municipal Corporation visits AMC, briefed about various good practices

Ahmedabad : A team from Chennai Municipal corporation today visited AMC here to learn about it's various good practices. The 30 odd members team from Chennai's civic body held a meeting with AMC commissioner Vijay Nehra. An AMC official said that during the meeting the visiting team was briefed about the food safety license certificate, Street Vendors Policy, Tax assessment etc. They were also briefed about the Kankariya Food Court and about its cleanliness. ...Read More

Upto 20,000 citizens to participate in 5-day long mega movement to clean river Sabarmati: AMC

June 04, 2019
Upto 20,000 citizens to participate in 5-day long mega movement to clean river Sabarmati: AMC

Ahmedabad: Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) expects to involve upto 20,000 citizens in river Sabarmati cleaning drive during 5-9 May, city municipal commissioner Vijay Nehra said today in a press conference. 'The AMC is launching Swachch Sabarmati Maha Abhiyan (clean Sabarmati mega movement) tomorrow. We wanted to clean river Sabarmati with involvement of people. Initially we thought, 200-300 citizens would respond to our call for volunteering, but in last seven to ten days we have attrac...Read More

AMC – EESL to ink MoU for setting up 100 charging points in Ahmedabad for e-vehicles

June 04, 2019
AMC – EESL to ink MoU for setting up 100 charging points in Ahmedabad for e-vehicles

Ahmedabad: Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and Energy Efficiency Service Ltd (EESL) will sign memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the occasion of World Environment Day on Wednesday, June 5 in Ahmedabad in presence of Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani to set up 100 charging points for e-vehicles in city. According to Municipal Commissioner Vijay Nehra, EESL will bear cost of installation of 100 charging points across the city for e-vehicles. Chief Minister Rupani will also launch 50 e...Read More

28 stuck in ride in the air rescued by Fire Brigade at fun fair in Sabarmati Riverfront

June 02, 2019
28 stuck in ride in the air rescued by Fire Brigade at fun fair in Sabarmati Riverfront

Ahmedabad: As many as 28 persons stuck in a tall ride in a fun fair at Sabarmati Riverfront West here were rescued by Ahmedabad Fire and Emergency Service (AFES) by using a turn table snorkel. One of persons stuck mid-air in ride had called AFES for help. According to AFES, 14 children, 8 women and 7 men were rescued from a ride after it malfunctioned due to technical snag. DeshGujaratRead More

Rs 60 crore special grant for storm water drain lines in Ahmedabad city

June 01, 2019
Rs 60 crore special grant for storm water drain lines in Ahmedabad city

Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today allocated special grant of Rs.60-crore from Swarnim Jayanti CM Urban Development Scheme in the current financial year to Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) for strengthening the storm water drain lines in the North West Zone (NWZ) of the city spread over 153 sq. km. Mayor Bijalben Patel has thanked the CM for this. The plan includes laying a duct pipeline from Thaltej railway crossing to Shantipur crossing to connect it to...Read More

AMC demolishes illegally built roof-top cafe on CG Road, serves final notice for fire NOC to 7 buildings

May 28, 2019
AMC demolishes illegally built roof-top cafe on CG Road, serves final notice for fire NOC to 7 buildings

Ahmedabad: The Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Monday demolished an illegally constructed 'Blue Roof Top Cafe Restaurant Bistro' on the terrace of a 9-storey building Shri Balaji Heights, located off CG Road. The cafe facility was built over 400 square meter space. An additional floor was created in order to set up this illegal facility according to AMC. AMC teams also removed illegal shades of Goras restaurant, Southland restaurant and Kathiawadi restaurant in Sardar Patel Stadium war...Read More

Fire incident: AMC suspends BU permission of Apple Children hospital in Ahmedabad

May 27, 2019
Fire incident: AMC suspends BU permission of Apple Children hospital in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has suspended Building Use (BU) permission of Apple Children's hospital. The hospital has been given one-month time to vacate the premises. AMC has taken this decision due to lack of fire safety and no objection certificate(NOC). Apple hospital, located at Parimal cross roads on CG road had erected a shade structure atop the building where fire broke out. None was hurt or killed in this incident as the children undergoing treatment were on another f...Read More