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Surat City buses operating in December 2020

Which buses are operating in December 2020 in Surat during Corona.

During pandemic all city buses were not functioning for all locations. Current buses which are operated by City Bus is as below

01 ADAJAN GSRTC CLOCKWISE

02 ADAJAN GSRTC ANTI CLOCKWISE

102 RAILWAY STATION TO MOTI VED

103V RAILWAY STATION EAST TO VELANJA GAM

104 RAILWAY STATION TO VRUKSHLAXMI SOCIETY

105 RAILWAY STATION TO CHIKU WADI

106 RAILWAY STATION TO ABHVA GAM

107 RAILWAY STATION TO VIVEKANAND COLLEGE

112 RAILWAY STATION TO KOSAD GAM

116 RAILWAY STATION TO KHAJOD GAM

117 RAILWAY STATION TO PALANPUR GAM TALAV

136 RAILWAY STATION TO AIRPORT

137E RAILWAY STATION TO VARIAV GAM

153E UMRA HEALTH CENTRE TO KAPODARA

204 CHOWK TO RAJ EMPIRE GODADARA

205 CHOWK TO KANAKPUR

205G CHOWK TO GABHENI GAM

254 SUMAN DARSHAN TO MANGAL PANDEY HALL GODADARA

402 PUNA CANAL BRTS TO PANDIT SHYAMJI KRISHNA VERMA BRIDGE

Winter rains in Surat – 11 Dec 2020

For the last few weeks, the weather in Surat was getting cooler and cooler during the evening and late night. During the day, the temperature would be as high as 32-34° C however at night it would drop low to 18-20°C

Today on 11 December 2020, there is a surprise visit by rain in Surat. Early morning the weather was cool as usual. It’s raining moderately since couple of hours and the land is moist now. However it’s not raining heavily.

The atmosphere has become scenic and the sun is behind the clouds. It’s very pleasant. Birds are making round.

If you are planning to visit Surat or going around in the city, plan accordingly.

Surat : 25542 applications under RTE, 70% considered valid. Results on 11th September

Right to Education (RTE) enables children from poor background to get admission in private schools. Certain percentage of seats are allocated in private schools for poor students who are granted admission via RTE. Applications for which are made online and relevant documents are submitted. This year document verification is done online as well due to the ongoing pandemic.

A total of 25542 applications were received from Surat for admissions to 950 private schools under RTE. Out of them around 70% have been accepted. And results for the same will be announced on 11th September.

1085 applications were rejected as invalid. Other 6626 were rejected due to various reasons. Majority of them were rejected due to documents incomplete or invalid. This year rent agreement was mandatory as a supporting documentation. Notarized or other rent documents were not considered.

RTE enables lot of families to get their children good education. Most of the expense is born by government under this scheme. If you know someone who can get benefit under this scheme or if you happen to be looking for similar opportunities because of your economical background, be sure to check out RTE and share with people who may need it.

RTE link – https://rte.orpgujarat.com/


Career : I always wanted to work on computers. I passed my tenth with A grade, however due to confusion I chose commerce stream. What options do I have to work in IT ?

First of all congratulations for scoring good grades in your 10th. As you say, that you are interested in computers and if it comes naturally to you, then you can check out one of the several options you have.

I will give example of Surat, you can check for your respective state or university.

You must secure similarly good grades in your 12th board exam. That will give you a leading edge in merit counselling and admissions. If there is any entrance exam conducted for a particular University or state to get admission into MSc IT or BCA then you must prepare accordingly.

You will however not be able to apply for engineering seats.

In Surat, you can apply for MSc IT, which has around 30-40 percent intake for commerce students and based on merit list of board results. You can also apply for BCA through central counselling which is also based on board merit. There is no separate entrance exam as of now, but that might not be the case for other universities.


Surat Airport latest flight schedule 2020

Surat airport has resumed it’s services to various destinations like Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Delhi and Kolkata. Latest flight schedule has been released by Surat Airport which is as below.

Pic credit : SuratAirport

Flights between Surat and Bengaluru, Surat and Delhi, Surat and Kolkata are operational daily. While flights between Hyderabad and Surat are operating 3 days a week and one flight is operating daily to and fro. Check the latest schedule before you plan for travel.

Follow social distancing and all norms released by source and destination states. Keep distance. And travel safe. May you have a wonderful time in Surat.


Surat gets rolling with E-bus prototype launched

Highlights

  • Surat City has well established Public transport system under City Bus link as well as BRTS.
  • BRTS is well managed corridor with separate lanes for buses running with GPS controlled system.
  • Citizens can check live tracking of buses on Sitilink app as well as on Google Maps.

To add color to the existing bus network within the city, E-Bus have been rolled out as a prototype. On successful implementation of Electric buses in the city will ensure sustainable development as well as reduce carbon footprint of the city. This is will add to the overall green energy contribution and usage of the city. By using public transport, citizens can do their bit in contributing to the development of the city as well as reducing their own personal carbon footprint.

Almost all corners of the city are covered by existing bus network and new routes are added every month based on demand and usage. Major busy bus routes have buses running every 15-30 minutes depending on the hour of the day.

With the expansion of city as well as growth in population, Surat needs to add new cutting edge technologies and solutions to keep abreast in the growth and development of city. Electric buses are one novel solution alike.


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