KDMC pro­poses GPRS in am­bu­lances Projects of 2 Thane schools among top 16 in coun­try

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI - Shashikant Kothekar shashilant.kothekar@hin­dus­tan­times.com Employees en­thral the au­di­ence with their per­for­mance.

The Kalyan Dom­bivli Mu­nic­i­pal Cor­po­ra­tion (KDMC) health depart­ment has planned to in­stall a gen­eral packet ra­dio ser­vice (GPRS) in its am­bu­lances. In­stalling GPRS will help the KDMC track the ve­hi­cle’s lo­ca­tion and help it ma­noeu­vre the traf­fic snarls.

“In or­der to help the am­bu­lances move out of the traf­fic jams, we have pro­posed in­stalling GPRS in them. This will help us track the am­bu­lance’s lo­ca­tion. We will then seek help from po­lice,” said Smita Rode, health of­fi­cer, KDMC.

The science projects of AK Joshi English Medium School and Shree­rang Vidyalaya, both Thane-based schools, have been se­lected as the best projects in In­dia at the Na­tional Chil­dren Science Congress 2015 held at Chandi­garh in De­cem­ber.

The two were among the 16 best projects in In­dia. The project of AK Joshi English Medium School higlighted the re­la­tion­ship be­tween hu­mid­ity Navi Mum­bai Mu­nic­i­pal Cor­po­ra­tion (NMMC) cel­e­brated its 24th Foun­da­tion Day on Fri­day. (Above) Teach­ers and staff mem­bers of the civic body per­form a retro num­ber on the oc­ca­sion at Vish­nudas Bhave Au­di­to­rium in Vashi. and preser­va­tions of grains. Shree­rang Vidyalaya stu­dents pre­pared a project on cli­mate change and its ef­fect.

“This year, the theme was ‘Un­der­stand­ing Weather and Cli­mate’. More than 2,500 projects were pre­sented at the dis­trict-level. Twenty-seven projects were se­lected. Of them, three from Shree­rang Vidyalaya, one each from AK Joshi English Medium School and Bedekar School,” said Suren­dra Dighe, pres­i­dent of Na­tional Chil­dren Science Congress.

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