Weekly updates from Surat – Lockdown 3.0 against Corona

India goes into Lockdown 3.0 after announcement from the centre. India went into nation-wide lockdown from 25th March 2020 for 21 days. All districts were closed for movement. Social distancing, quarantine, self-isolation, clustering, hotspots, sanitization and such words become everyday norm. By the end of 21 days, it was felt there is need for extensionContinue reading “Weekly updates from Surat – Lockdown 3.0 against Corona”

Captivating drone view of Indian Cities during lockdown

We are all staying at home in our fight with corona virus led COVID19 pandemic. During this time, it is an interesting journey to go through various Indian cities via a virtual tour using drone shots by various folks. As we see that our cities look cleaner, beautiful, captivating and serene almost the least. TheContinue reading “Captivating drone view of Indian Cities during lockdown”

History of Maskati Hospital 1864 Cholera Outbreak

Surat is in lockdown from 25th March 2020 due to the global pandemic COVID19 caused by novel-corona virus SARS-CoV-2. As we all stay at home and take care of our family and dear ones, it is good to visit some episodes in the history of this city, that has always risen after challenging situations beContinue reading “History of Maskati Hospital 1864 Cholera Outbreak”

FOOD PACKETS DISTRIBUTION IN SURAT DURING CORONA PANDEMIC

SMC cares for the citizens, provides relief of 9 lakh food packets daily. SURAT MUNICIPAL CORPORATION (SMC) along with the collaboration from NGOs in Surat and Akshayapatra has been taking care of migrants, destitute, stranded, needy, old and suffering individuals during the corona COVID19 pandemic. Initially what started as a help by NGOs to theContinue reading “FOOD PACKETS DISTRIBUTION IN SURAT DURING CORONA PANDEMIC”

HEROES OF SURAT | SURAT BUSINESSMAN FEEDS 1000 PEOPLE DURING LOCKDOWN

SURAT: Jignesh Gandhi, a 44-year-old businessman from the city, has taken up the cudgels to feed more than 1,000 poor people ever since the lockdown, twice a day. What’s more he even personally visits the localities to provide the food. “I come from a very poor family and have seen struggle in my life. IContinue reading “HEROES OF SURAT | SURAT BUSINESSMAN FEEDS 1000 PEOPLE DURING LOCKDOWN”

SURAT COVID19 RELIEF MEASURES BY SMC & NGOs

WHO DECLARES COVID-19 AS GLOBAL PANDEMIC SMC officials and various teams from all departments are working on war front in response to COVID 19 global pandemic. Along with the help from local NGOs and seva santhas, SMC has taken up round the clock relief measures to provide shelter to the homeless and needy, along withContinue reading “SURAT COVID19 RELIEF MEASURES BY SMC & NGOs”