Raipur diary

The smart capital city of Naya Raipur in Sector-19 will get another attraction at Rajdhani Sarovar in the form of state-of-the-art musical fountain, laser spectacle and light shows based on German technology.

Published: 01st July 2018 01:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st July 2018 04:33 AM   |  A+A-

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State-of-the-art musical fountain at Naya Raipur

The smart capital city of Naya Raipur in Sector-19 will get another attraction at Rajdhani Sarovar in the form of state-of-the-art musical fountain, laser spectacle and light shows based on German technology. Over 400 people will enjoy the 30-minute mesmerising show consisting of 200 water effects, 105 fountain jets, 360-degree angle rotating fountain, Over 40 3D-2D digital controlled nozzles and a large water screen for laser projection promises to offer enthralling experience to the visitors. The musical fountain has a budget of about C12 crore.

National award for Advance Cardiac Institute

The Advance Cardiac Institute has brought laurels to the Bhimrao Ambedkar hospital, Raipur. The institute was recognised with the prestigious ‘Scotch Order of Merit’ award. The Scotch group honours excellence in the field of governance, finance, technology, economic and social sector. Till date, over 10,000 patients, including over angioplasty cases, have availed successful treatment in the institute, Dr Smit Shrivastava, HOD, said. The hospital received bronze in the Scotch award category. Since November last year, over 13,000 OPD patients and 1,000 heart patients have under gone interventional and surgical process in the hospital.

Training for poll duty begins

The Election Commission in Chhattisgarh is carrying out EVM and voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) training for government officials who will be engaged with the conduct of elections later this year. The Chhattisgarh chief electoral officer says VVPATs will make the election process more simple, transparent and negate any chance of hacking. As many as 19 districts of the state have already received EVMs and the remaining eight will get them by the first week of July. The EVMs are designed and manufactured by the governmentowned Electronic Corporation of India Limited.

Monsoon Assembly session from July 2

The Chhattisgarh Assembly’s Monsoon session will commence on July 2. Earlier, the plan was to hold the Monsoon session in August. The five-day Assembly sitting will be the last session of the House as the polls are due later this year. The first supplementary budget for the year 2018-19 will be tabled. Statues of Swami Vivekananda and Shyama Prasad Mukherjee will be unveiled. However, despite tall claims on making the Vidhan Sabha working as entirely paperless is yet to be achieved.

Ejaz Kaiser

Our correspondent in Chhattisgarh

ejaz@newindianexpress.com

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