Vijay Nehra

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Vijay Nehra announced : “I have tested negative for COVID-19. Will rejoin the fight against Covid 19 ASAP,” External link

economictimes Saturday, May 9, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “I will say that not everyone is eligible for a test. Those who have come in contact with infected persons should first quarantine themselves and after seven days, if they have symptoms, they should get themselves tested,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "We have further increased the Coronavirus doubling rate to 12 days and also checked the increase in the active cases at below 6 per cent in the last two days," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "They will coordinate with local politicians, religious heads, and police to ensure this," External link

business-standard Sunday, May 3, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We should follow the rules and stay indoor and not get out of the houses untill it is required. In walled city area and Jamalpur there are more cases accounting to 30% of the total death in the city. There are reports of mass violation of lockdown in these areas,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 2, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Unlike US and other developed countries, here we are chasing the virus through active surveillance,” External link

economictimes Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “This is an elaborate investigation process where the crime branch helps us with the location data of the person and other technological supports,” External link

economictimes Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “In addition to six red zone wards of Jamalpur, Khadia, Shahpur and Dariyapur in the central zone and Danilimda and Behrampura in the south zone, three more wards are declared as red zones. This is based on the number of recent cases,” External link

expressindia Friday, May 1, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Even if the nine-day doubling rate continues, the city will have 15,000 cases by May 15,” External link

timesofindia Friday, May 1, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : “We held a meeting with private doctors and we appealed them to start fever clinics offering Outpatient Department services, so that treatment for patients with fever are provided timely, which in turn will help in detecting coronavirus cases. AMC will provide them facilities like Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits, gloves, N95 masks, sanitisers, medicines, and even fumigation if required,” External link

expressindia Friday, May 1, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “The staff will screen the patients thoroughly before referring them to different departments for further treatment,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “The doubling rate of Ahmedabad city shows that till 15 April, the cases would double every third day. This changed to every fourth day by April 20. By April 25, the doubling rate reduced to six-seven days and in last couple of days, the cases are doubling every eighth day,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, April 29, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : "Doctors working in COVID hospitals have more exposure to the virus and it is expected that some of them may get infected. Samples of other doctors of SVP Hospital have been collected as a precautionary measure," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 28, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “To achieve this (12-day doubling) target, which is a little difficult, we have appealed to shopkeepers to not open shops till May 3. We have spoken to trade bodies and they have agreed. Police has also been informed. With shops open, the infection rate is likely to increase,” External link

timesofindia Monday, April 27, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We have sought manpower from the government and once personnel are available, the hospital will be operational,” External link

timesofindia Monday, April 27, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "To achieve this (12-day doubling) target, which is a little difficult, we have appealed to shopkeepers to not open shops till May 3. We have spoken to trade bodies and they have agreed. Police has also been informed. With shops open, the infection rate is likely to increase," External link

business-standard Sunday, April 26, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "To achieve this (12-day doubling) target, which is a little difficult, we have appealed to shopkeepers to not open shops till May 3. We have spoken to trade bodies and they have agreed. Police has also been informed. With shops open, the infection rate is likely to increase," External link

timesofindia Sunday, April 26, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "To achieve this (12-day doubling) target, which is a little difficult, we have appealed to shopkeepers to not open shops till May 3. We have spoken to trade bodies and they have agreed. Police has also been informed. With shops open, the infection rate is likely to increase," External link

news18 Sunday, April 26, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “However, if any individual trader wants to open his shop, he can contact me, and we will grant him permission but then he will have to strictly follow the conditions which will be laid down,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, April 26, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "If we can slow down the doubling rate to eight days, our cases will be only 10,000 by May 15 instead of 50,000. Similarly, the cases will be just 50,000 by May 31 instead of the estimated eight lakh. The way Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation is taking steps, we are confident of achieving this with the help of people's cooperation," External link

outlookindia Saturday, April 25, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Ahmedabad had 600 cases on April 17, which on April 20, rose to 1,200. The case doubling rate is reduced from three days to four now,” “At the current rate, we can reach to eight lakh cases by May 31. With good cooperation from citizens, we can achieve CDR of 10 days. Whether we want 25,000 cases by end of May or 8 lakh depends on cooperation of the citizens” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 25, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "At present, the rate of doubling of cases in Ahmedabad is four days, which means that cases double every four days. If this rate continues, we will have 50,000 cases by May 15 and around 8 lakh by May 31," "Our target is to bring down this rate to eight days. This will be a very difficult task because very few countries have achieved it," External link

business-standard Friday, April 24, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "If we can slow down the doubling rate to eight days, our cases will be only 10,000 by May 15 instead of 50,000. Similarly, the cases will be just 50,000 by May 31 instead of the estimated eight lakh. The way Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation is taking steps, we are confident of achieving this with the help of people's cooperation," External link

business-standard Friday, April 24, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "At present, the rate of doubling of cases in Ahmedabad is four days, which means that cases double every four days. If this rate continues, we will have 50,000 cases by May 15 and around 8 lakh by May 31," "Our target is to bring down this rate to eight days. This will be a very difficult task because very few countries have achieved it," External link

business-standard Friday, April 24, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "If we can slow down the doubling rate to eight days, our cases will be only 10,000 by May 15 instead of 50,000. Similarly, the cases will be just 50,000 by May 31 instead of the estimated eight lakh. The way Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation is taking steps, we are confident of achieving this with the help of people's cooperation," External link

business-standard Friday, April 24, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “So, if the city maintains the doubling rate of four days it will have 50,000 cases by May 15 and 8 lakh cases by May 31. However, with the help people if the AMC is sure that the city will be able to have a case of doubling rate to seven to eight days the number of cases would be 10,000 cases by May 15 and 50,000 cases by May 31,” External link

timesofindia Friday, April 24, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “These areas with nearly 2,000 households were under the containment strategy for 15-20 days… We have done screening and will open seven of these clusters,” External link

expressindia Friday, April 24, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "We recently launched a campaign to target super spreaders and have so far detected seven such cases," External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “For this, we need 100% support of all residents. The fight will get extended if people do not cooperate with the authorities,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Since last 3-4 days discussions were going on and finally decision has been taken to increase the capacity at SVP hospital from 500 to 1000 beds. With this, majority of COVID-19 patients from Ahmedabad will come to SVP hospital which will reduce the burden on the Civil Hospital,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "As we move forward, confidence of our teams is slowly increasing as we are able to detect the maximum number of cases. We are collecting the maximum number of samples for testing and are thus achieving a high testing rate. We have put in place everything required for the treatment of Covid-19 cases," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "More than 15,000 samples have been tested-- 1,939 through passive surveillance and 13,145 via active surveillance--in the city so far and 5,500 people are currently under quarantine," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "One of them who was discharged on Tuesday was suffering from several comorbidities like diabetes and hypertension, and was on a ventilator support for ten days," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "As we move forward, confidence of our teams is slowly increasing as we are able to detect the maximum number of cases. We are collecting the maximum number of samples for testing and are thus achieving a high testing rate. We have put in place everything required for the treatment of COVID-19 cases," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "More than 15,000 samples have been tested-- 1,939 through passive surveillance and 13,145 via active surveillance--in the city so far and 5,500 people are currently under quarantine," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "One of them who was discharged on Tuesday was suffering from several comorbidities like diabetes and hypertension, and was on a ventilator support for ten days," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "An MoU has been signed between ICMR and SVP Hospital, and a fast-track approval for the study centre, the first in the country, has been granted," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "It is not to be done on one or two patients, but a detailed research will be carried out and is a complicated process. We have been in constant touch with ICMR on this," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "An MoU has been signed between ICMR and SVP Hospital, and a fast-track approval for the study centre, the first in the country, has been granted," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "It is not to be done on one or two patients, but a detailed research will be carried out and is a complicated process. We have been in constant touch with ICMR on this," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said ( about Tablighi Jamaat ) : "We managed around 6,000 people who came to Ahmedabad from abroad last month till March 22 to contain any spread of coronavirus from them. Some people came from other states, including Indore, and several people came from Nizamuddin (Tablighi Jamaat event) in Delhi, which caused the spread of infection," External link

business-standard Monday, April 20, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said ( about Tablighi Jamaat ) : “We managed around 6,000 people who came to Ahmedabad from abroad last month till March 22 to contain any spread of coronavirus from them. Some people came from other states, including Indore, and several people came from Nizamuddin (Tablighi Jamaat event) in Delhi, which caused the spread of infection,” External link

financialexpress Monday, April 20, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "We managed around 6,000 people who came to Ahmedabad from abroad last month till March 22 to contain any spread of coronavirus from them. Some people came from other states, including event) in Delhi, which caused the spread of infection," External link

timesofindia Monday, April 20, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “These four factors made the Ahmedabad city a hotspot for corona. But with our strategy of aggressive testing we have been able to detect more cases from the field. Around 70% of testing was done through proactive surveillance. We definitely see a spike in the number of cases, but with each case we detect, we reduce the chances of spread of infection as one patient infects around 4,00l people,” External link

timesofindia Monday, April 20, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : "Our health teams are conducting check-ups in cluster areas, screening people, and sending samples of suspected cases for testing. This helps us to detect asymptomatic cases through active surveillance, and reduce chances of spread of infection," External link

business-standard Sunday, April 19, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We have donors ready. A donor has to report complete recovery, and can donate only after 14 days of reporting recovery. Following the ICMR approval, the woman was taken to Civil Hospital Ahmedabad for the plasma extraction process on Saturday. There will be RT-PCR test conducted to check for absence of the virus, the rapid antibody test to ensure presence of antibodies and other standard tests to ensure absence of HIV, malarial infection, haemoglobin levels, etc overnight,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “She contracted the infection five to six days prior to being admitted, so it has been approximately 35 days since the patient was infected and is not yet free from the viral load. Everyday we are receiving new information and whatever assumptions we had about coronavirus are evolving… The one thing we know is that the virus is highly infectious,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "We have been successful in the strategies that we have adopted and in some strategies the results are very fruitful. For example, the strategy of surveillance we have got good result than what I had expected. We have been able to save thousands of lives and lakh of citizens from getting infected," External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “If the sample from the selected individual of a 5-member group turns out negative, we will assume all five members of the group are negative. If the sample is positive, then the rest four members of the concerned group will be tested individually,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Women are permitted to get out to get vegetables and milk in areas under curfew, but large numbers of women are overcrowding the streets and not maintaining social distancing. Life is more precious than getting fresh vegetables daily,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “In upcoming days, the city can also record 100 cases daily… People are still coming out in large numbers during the relaxation period. We appeal to people not to come out unless absolutely necessary,” External link

timesofindia Friday, April 17, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Cases are rising because we have increased testing. We expect that around 100 cases will emerge daily from tomorrow (April 17). Our administration is ready to deal with this situation," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 16, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “I request, especially all those leading citizens including developers, businessmen and industrialists to come forward at this time to fund the testing costs of all those poor being tested in private labs and bear their testing expenses. This is an initiative to use infrastructure and capabilities of private labs at the same time associate all those who want to help to fight this pandemic . Through this initiative we can test 1500 samples in a day now,” External link

expressindia Thursday, April 16, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Though MLA Gyasuddin Shaikh’s report has come negative but he is under two weeks home quarantine and if required will test him again after 7 days,” External link

expressindia Thursday, April 16, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “I have talked to Imran Khedawala over phone. He is admitted at SVP hospital and is stable without any health complications,” External link

expressindia Thursday, April 16, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Shaikh's report has come out positive. He was under home quarantine, but now we have initiated the process to hospitalise him," External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 15, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Medical teams will also be tested every 14 days for the infection," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 14, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "All persons when at a public place within the jurisdiction of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation shall compulsorily wear masks or cover their mouth and nose with a handkerchief or other loose cloth tied properly around the mouth and nose," External link

business-standard Sunday, April 12, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation approached five persons who recovered from coronavirus disease and received their consent to work as volunteers at this care centre set up for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients who do not suffer from any underlying complications," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, April 12, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation approached five persons who recovered from coronavirus disease and received their consent to work as volunteers at this care centre set up for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients who do not suffer from any underlying complications," External link

business-standard Sunday, April 12, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation approached five persons who recovered from coronavirus disease and received their consent to work as volunteers at this care centre set up for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients who do not suffer from any underlying complications,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, April 12, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “The SOP is such that an asymptomatic positive patient will be taken to SVP Hospital first where their vitals and other parameters will be observed and once approved by medical professionals there, they will be shifted to the COVID care centre, subject to absence of co-morbidities, complications and within the specified age bracket. The centre will have round the clock doctors and paramedics, continuous monitoring of these patients as well as an ambulance permanently stationed there so that they can be shifted in case any complications arise. Until now (since mass testing began from April 7 in AMC area), we have had nearly 50% of those testing positive as asymptomatic. The first batch of shifting is expected today (Saturday itself),” External link

expressindia Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “To stop the spread of virus in other parts of the city, ‘Coronavirus checkposts’ have been set up at 13 different entry points of the Walled City since early (Wednesday) morning and everyone coming in and going out are being checked to see if they are symptomatic or not,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, April 9, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "To stop the spread of virus in other parts of the city, 'Coronavirus checkposts' have been set up at 13 different entry points of the walled city since early (Wednesday) morning and everyone coming in and going out are being checked to see if they are symptomatic or not," External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 8, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Each van will be have a three-member surveillance team equipped with a thermal gun,” “Also in attendance will be a doctor from a medical college and two interns who will collect samples” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 8, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We are planning to check each potential case and collect samples,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 8, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “This proactive surveillance will help us test a large number of people,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 8, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "If fever is detected then that particular person will be taken into the van for sample collection. We will collect samples on the spot using these vans. This proactive surveillance will help us in testing a large number of people and thereby detecting coronavirus cases in less time," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "If fever is detected then that particular person will be taken into the van for sample collection. We will collect samples on the spot using these vans. This proactive surveillance will help us in testing a large number of people and thereby detecting coronavirus cases in less time," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said ( about Association ) : “We have approached the Gujarat chapter of the IMA (Indian Medical Association) to help us reach out to its members who have independent practice or clinics,” “The doctors have to download the app and report cases. If we learn about any lapse, punitive measures will be taken” External link

timesofindia Friday, April 3, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra says : “All of the 48 wards have begun disinfection operations,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We tied up with suppliers, provided our own trucks and manpower. This way, everything was in my (AMC’s) control,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 27, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We had a detailed discussion and decided to permit only wholesale purchases from Kalupur market. The police commissioner has decided on heavy bandobust to prevent individual retail customers making purchases,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 27, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Initially, we provided them a kit of grocery and other items that could last for the entire quarantine period of 14 days. Then we started providing cooked meals. This move is being received well. While 800 meals a day is a huge number, there have hardly been any complaints, barring one or two cases of late delivery,” External link

expressindia Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Even if 2% to 5% of the 80-lakh population of the city gets affected by the virus, our system will be in great difficulty as then the numbers of those affected will surge into lakhs,” External link

timesofindia Monday, March 23, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “In such cases, we will check the travel history (of the said person) and if not followed, we will institutionally quarantine them,” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, March 23, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : “We have received 7,000 such names. A special data centre has been established where the data is first sorted on the basis of pin-code so as to allocate it zone-wise and further ward-wise. This data is then further sorted on the basis of arrival date, where say if someone arrived on March 3 and someone on March 14, we will prioritise in locating the one who arrived on March 14. We are deploying hundreds of teams with thousands of members across departments of AMC,” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, March 23, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “In such cases, we will check the travel history (of the said person) and if not followed, we will institutionally quarantine them,” External link

expressindia Monday, March 23, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : “We have received 7,000 such names. A special data centre has been established where the data is first sorted on the basis of pin-code so as to allocate it zone-wise and further ward-wise. This data is then further sorted on the basis of arrival date, where say if someone arrived on March 3 and someone on March 14, we will prioritise in locating the one who arrived on March 14. We are deploying hundreds of teams with thousands of members across departments of AMC,” External link

expressindia Monday, March 23, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : “In the last two to three days itself, more than 20 people were quarantined at quarantine facilities despite not having any travel history,” External link

expressindia Sunday, March 22, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We will also provide free sanitizers, masks and other precautionary items to families who opt for voluntary home quarantine,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometres in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid,” External link

thenews-pk Friday, February 21, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometres in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

thenews-pk Friday, February 21, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We believe that around one to two lakh people will gather to welcome the dignitaries during the roadshow,” External link

asianage Friday, February 21, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra told : “Then, a committee took into account all these findings and decided to give structural safety certificate to the stadium,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Eighteen roads of about 20km in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid,” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, February 19, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

business-standard Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, February 18, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

economictimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometres (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid,” External link

tribune Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometres (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid,” External link

GulfDailyNews Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

wsau Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid,” External link

in-cyprus Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “It’s a historic event to the held in Ahmedabad city to welcome and honour US President Donald Trump along with the First Lady and Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” External link

thehindu Sunday, February 16, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “It’s a historic event to the held in Ahmedabad city to welcome and honour US President Donald Trump along with the First Lady and Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 16, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We are clear that the wall’s height will be four feet. Inadvertently, the height in the first part had been kept at six feet in the design by zonal engineers. When this was brought to our notice by the Express report, we instructed that the height should be kept at four feet so that the view is not obstructed from the road to the slum. Some six-feet-high columns have already been built, which will be cut down to four feet” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, February 14, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “With the wall getting dilapidated, (the construction) was an attempt by the corporation to repair the wall. The main objective was that the old dilapidated structure should not lead to any safety issues,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, February 14, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Two months ago, I had visited the area and discussed with slum-dwellers the possibility of an in-situ slum upgradation, and giving permanent houses. They agreed. We have asked them to talk to their community members and give us the final word,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, February 14, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We are clear that the wall’s height will be four feet. Inadvertently, the height in the first part had been kept at six feet in the design by zonal engineers. When this was brought to our notice by the Express report, we instructed that the height should be kept at four feet so that the view is not obstructed from the road to the slum. Some six-feet-high columns have already been built, which will be cut down to four feet” External link

expressindia Friday, February 14, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “With the wall getting dilapidated, (the construction) was an attempt by the corporation to repair the wall. The main objective was that the old dilapidated structure should not lead to any safety issues,” External link

expressindia Friday, February 14, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Two months ago, I had visited the area and discussed with slum-dwellers the possibility of an in-situ slum upgradation, and giving permanent houses. They agreed. We have asked them to talk to their community members and give us the final word,” External link

expressindia Friday, February 14, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : "A Supreme Court order empowers the civic body to collect damages from a person who wilfully damages public property," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "He would have hit an old woman who was crossing the road at that time. The driver's actions were callous and involved grave negligence. Henceforth, the civic body will recover damages from every vehicle that damages public property in BRT corridors," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra says : “We have withdrawn the 1% relief in vehicle tax for autorickshaws and in case of private vehicles in the luxury segment, which cost more than Rs 15 lakh, we have raised the tax rate to 3% from 2.5%,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “In the morning, that is from 7-10am the areas are cleaned and they look clean till 11am. Later, the garbage is dumped on roads again by commercial establishment, and such establishments will be fined heavily. Moreover, roadside vendors also leave leftovers on the streets and will be fined,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Pulling down of the tanks will begin after alternate arrangements for water supply are done in the command areas. Water supply would be done either through new pipelines and connecting these to the neighbouring pumping stations, or using new technology water pumps,” External link

expressindia Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : “The Union Home Minister had sought a report on the Ghatlodiya incident and discussed the issue with me. I had apprised him about the plan,” External link

expressindia Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "There has been a change in the citizens," "First we saw it during Dashama celebrations, then at Taziya and now during Ganesh visarjan. People have cooperated and not immersed idols in the Sabarmati" External link

dnaindia Friday, September 13, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “I shared this one month ago. Retweeting this in light of some out of context videos being circulated on social media,” External link

thehindu Monday, September 9, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “I shared this one month ago. Retweeting this in light of some out of context videos being circulated on social media,” External link

Hindu Monday, September 9, 2019 8:30:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Unlike conventional technique where the entire stretch of road is dug up to lay the sewerage line, large pits will be dug for the laying and removal of the shafts. This will ensure that there's no hindrance to vehicular movement while the work in being carried out underground. This technique is used in the creation of lines for Metro train network. We are using it for laying sewerage lines," External link

dnaindia Saturday, August 3, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "An inquiry has been ordered. Police, along with a forensic team, reached the spot to find out the reasons behind the accident" External link

themirror Monday, July 15, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "I have ordered an FIR. Why the ride malfunctioned, the mechanical reason behind it will be probed. Police and FSL will investigate the matter and strong action will be taken," External link

dnaindia Monday, July 15, 2019 12:24:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “An inquiry has been ordered. Police, along with a forensic team, reached the spot to find out the reasons behind the accident,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, July 14, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "I have ordered an FIR. Why the ride malfunctioned, the mechanical reason behind it will be probed. Police and FSL will investigate the matter and strong action will be taken," External link

business-standard Sunday, July 14, 2019 8:44:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "I have ordered an FIR. Why the ride malfunctioned, the mechanical reason behind it will be probed. Police and FSL will investigate the matter and strong action will be taken," External link

firstpost Sunday, July 14, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Swift disaster response and rescue operations were initiated by the AMC’s fire department. All HoDs of paediatrics, orthopaedic and surgery departments have reported at the hospital and the injured are being treated. Our first goal is to save as many lives as possible,” External link

expressindia Sunday, July 14, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “An inquiry has been ordered. The police, along with a forensic team, reached the spot to find out the reasons behind the accident,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, July 14, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Police along with the FSL team is investigating the matter. Proper treatment is being given to injured,” External link

india Sunday, July 14, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “That downstream area is beyond the AMC’s jurisdiction and remains with the GPCB,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “In a fortnight, we will be diverting 6-8 MLD of raw sewage away from the river,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Over the past couple of months, we have been installing interceptor lines and valves and enhancing pumping-station capacity,” “We have been able to divert millions of litres of raw sewage” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "But I need to check the records," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, May 21, 2019 4:19:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “They will never say anything to the one who is littering. That is where we need to improve as a city. We will also launch a motto ‘Roko ane Toko’ to enhance participation of citizens in educating their fellow citizens,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 30, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "A few months back when the representation was made, chief fire officer himself had visited the place and made sure that the things are in order. Subsequently, the certificate was issued to the building. I have not received a report on yesterday's incident as it is still under investigation," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, April 10, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "We will verify claims of NGO by tomorrow," External link

dnaindia Sunday, March 10, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “The expansion project will begin soon,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:01:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra told : “We have addressed these issues in the draft budget. We will undertake capping of Pirana with an expenditure of Rs300 crore, and make Sabarmati pollution-free with an estimated expenditure of Rs500 crore. We are also focusing on electric mobility, and will acquire 1,000 electric buses in three years,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, January 23, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Our goal is to make Ahmedabad the cleanest city in the country by October 2, 2019, and among the top 5 Smart cities, while maintaining its identity as a Heritage City,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, January 23, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “By April end we plan to put in place 50 electric buses, of which 18 will be enabled with battery swap and rest will be enabled with a fast charging mechanism called ‘circuit-F’. By this yearend we plan to put 350 electric buses, both in the ‘S’ and ‘F’ versions in Ahmedabad’s public transportation network,” External link

timesofindia Monday, January 21, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Since we volunteered for the ‘swap technology’ the company supplying us these e-buses has agreed to chip in up to Rs 50 crore for setting up the requisite facilities,” External link

timesofindia Monday, January 21, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We’ve gone through an elaborate credit rating process,” External link

economictimes Saturday, January 12, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We have a strong track record of raising money and paying back without any delays and defaults,” External link

economictimes Saturday, January 12, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "This is also because instruments with AA+ rating are considered to have the highest degree of safety regarding timely servicing of financial obligation and having lowest credit risk," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 3, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "The ratings have come on the back of the corporation witnessing a 28 per cent rise in tax collection, reduction in power costs due to 100 per cent LED conversion and windmill projects, increase in non-tax revenue income as well as reduction in interest costs by Rs 135 crore through loan restructuring," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 3, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Some portions of the old building is dilapidated. Instead of going for a complete renovation, we are going to demolish it phase-wise," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, December 18, 2018 4:28:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "We are planning to have mechanical night cleaning in two zones. The sweeper machines will clean the roads during the night. We will extend the same model in other zones if the project is successful," External link

dnaindia Monday, December 17, 2018 5:09:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "The mayor had decided to put up extra security for general board meeting as during last such meeting outsiders had rushed into the well of the house and obstructed proceedings," External link

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Vijay Nehra announced : “I have tested negative for COVID-19. Will rejoin the fight against Covid 19 ASAP,” External link

economictimes Saturday, May 9, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “I will say that not everyone is eligible for a test. Those who have come in contact with infected persons should first quarantine themselves and after seven days, if they have symptoms, they should get themselves tested,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "We have further increased the Coronavirus doubling rate to 12 days and also checked the increase in the active cases at below 6 per cent in the last two days," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:10:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "They will coordinate with local politicians, religious heads, and police to ensure this," External link

business-standard Sunday, May 3, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We should follow the rules and stay indoor and not get out of the houses untill it is required. In walled city area and Jamalpur there are more cases accounting to 30% of the total death in the city. There are reports of mass violation of lockdown in these areas,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 2, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Unlike US and other developed countries, here we are chasing the virus through active surveillance,” External link

economictimes Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “This is an elaborate investigation process where the crime branch helps us with the location data of the person and other technological supports,” External link

economictimes Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “In addition to six red zone wards of Jamalpur, Khadia, Shahpur and Dariyapur in the central zone and Danilimda and Behrampura in the south zone, three more wards are declared as red zones. This is based on the number of recent cases,” External link

expressindia Friday, May 1, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Even if the nine-day doubling rate continues, the city will have 15,000 cases by May 15,” External link

timesofindia Friday, May 1, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : “We held a meeting with private doctors and we appealed them to start fever clinics offering Outpatient Department services, so that treatment for patients with fever are provided timely, which in turn will help in detecting coronavirus cases. AMC will provide them facilities like Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits, gloves, N95 masks, sanitisers, medicines, and even fumigation if required,” External link

expressindia Friday, May 1, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “The staff will screen the patients thoroughly before referring them to different departments for further treatment,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “The doubling rate of Ahmedabad city shows that till 15 April, the cases would double every third day. This changed to every fourth day by April 20. By April 25, the doubling rate reduced to six-seven days and in last couple of days, the cases are doubling every eighth day,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, April 29, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : "Doctors working in COVID hospitals have more exposure to the virus and it is expected that some of them may get infected. Samples of other doctors of SVP Hospital have been collected as a precautionary measure," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 28, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “To achieve this (12-day doubling) target, which is a little difficult, we have appealed to shopkeepers to not open shops till May 3. We have spoken to trade bodies and they have agreed. Police has also been informed. With shops open, the infection rate is likely to increase,” External link

timesofindia Monday, April 27, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We have sought manpower from the government and once personnel are available, the hospital will be operational,” External link

timesofindia Monday, April 27, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "To achieve this (12-day doubling) target, which is a little difficult, we have appealed to shopkeepers to not open shops till May 3. We have spoken to trade bodies and they have agreed. Police has also been informed. With shops open, the infection rate is likely to increase," External link

business-standard Sunday, April 26, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "To achieve this (12-day doubling) target, which is a little difficult, we have appealed to shopkeepers to not open shops till May 3. We have spoken to trade bodies and they have agreed. Police has also been informed. With shops open, the infection rate is likely to increase," External link

timesofindia Sunday, April 26, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "To achieve this (12-day doubling) target, which is a little difficult, we have appealed to shopkeepers to not open shops till May 3. We have spoken to trade bodies and they have agreed. Police has also been informed. With shops open, the infection rate is likely to increase," External link

news18 Sunday, April 26, 2020 3:36:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “However, if any individual trader wants to open his shop, he can contact me, and we will grant him permission but then he will have to strictly follow the conditions which will be laid down,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, April 26, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "If we can slow down the doubling rate to eight days, our cases will be only 10,000 by May 15 instead of 50,000. Similarly, the cases will be just 50,000 by May 31 instead of the estimated eight lakh. The way Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation is taking steps, we are confident of achieving this with the help of people's cooperation," External link

outlookindia Saturday, April 25, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Ahmedabad had 600 cases on April 17, which on April 20, rose to 1,200. The case doubling rate is reduced from three days to four now,” “At the current rate, we can reach to eight lakh cases by May 31. With good cooperation from citizens, we can achieve CDR of 10 days. Whether we want 25,000 cases by end of May or 8 lakh depends on cooperation of the citizens” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 25, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "At present, the rate of doubling of cases in Ahmedabad is four days, which means that cases double every four days. If this rate continues, we will have 50,000 cases by May 15 and around 8 lakh by May 31," "Our target is to bring down this rate to eight days. This will be a very difficult task because very few countries have achieved it," External link

business-standard Friday, April 24, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "If we can slow down the doubling rate to eight days, our cases will be only 10,000 by May 15 instead of 50,000. Similarly, the cases will be just 50,000 by May 31 instead of the estimated eight lakh. The way Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation is taking steps, we are confident of achieving this with the help of people's cooperation," External link

business-standard Friday, April 24, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "At present, the rate of doubling of cases in Ahmedabad is four days, which means that cases double every four days. If this rate continues, we will have 50,000 cases by May 15 and around 8 lakh by May 31," "Our target is to bring down this rate to eight days. This will be a very difficult task because very few countries have achieved it," External link

business-standard Friday, April 24, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "If we can slow down the doubling rate to eight days, our cases will be only 10,000 by May 15 instead of 50,000. Similarly, the cases will be just 50,000 by May 31 instead of the estimated eight lakh. The way Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation is taking steps, we are confident of achieving this with the help of people's cooperation," External link

business-standard Friday, April 24, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “So, if the city maintains the doubling rate of four days it will have 50,000 cases by May 15 and 8 lakh cases by May 31. However, with the help people if the AMC is sure that the city will be able to have a case of doubling rate to seven to eight days the number of cases would be 10,000 cases by May 15 and 50,000 cases by May 31,” External link

timesofindia Friday, April 24, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “These areas with nearly 2,000 households were under the containment strategy for 15-20 days… We have done screening and will open seven of these clusters,” External link

expressindia Friday, April 24, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "We recently launched a campaign to target super spreaders and have so far detected seven such cases," External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “For this, we need 100% support of all residents. The fight will get extended if people do not cooperate with the authorities,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 22, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Since last 3-4 days discussions were going on and finally decision has been taken to increase the capacity at SVP hospital from 500 to 1000 beds. With this, majority of COVID-19 patients from Ahmedabad will come to SVP hospital which will reduce the burden on the Civil Hospital,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, April 22, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "As we move forward, confidence of our teams is slowly increasing as we are able to detect the maximum number of cases. We are collecting the maximum number of samples for testing and are thus achieving a high testing rate. We have put in place everything required for the treatment of Covid-19 cases," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "More than 15,000 samples have been tested-- 1,939 through passive surveillance and 13,145 via active surveillance--in the city so far and 5,500 people are currently under quarantine," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "One of them who was discharged on Tuesday was suffering from several comorbidities like diabetes and hypertension, and was on a ventilator support for ten days," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "As we move forward, confidence of our teams is slowly increasing as we are able to detect the maximum number of cases. We are collecting the maximum number of samples for testing and are thus achieving a high testing rate. We have put in place everything required for the treatment of COVID-19 cases," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "More than 15,000 samples have been tested-- 1,939 through passive surveillance and 13,145 via active surveillance--in the city so far and 5,500 people are currently under quarantine," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "One of them who was discharged on Tuesday was suffering from several comorbidities like diabetes and hypertension, and was on a ventilator support for ten days," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "An MoU has been signed between ICMR and SVP Hospital, and a fast-track approval for the study centre, the first in the country, has been granted," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "It is not to be done on one or two patients, but a detailed research will be carried out and is a complicated process. We have been in constant touch with ICMR on this," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "An MoU has been signed between ICMR and SVP Hospital, and a fast-track approval for the study centre, the first in the country, has been granted," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "It is not to be done on one or two patients, but a detailed research will be carried out and is a complicated process. We have been in constant touch with ICMR on this," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said ( about Tablighi Jamaat ) : "We managed around 6,000 people who came to Ahmedabad from abroad last month till March 22 to contain any spread of coronavirus from them. Some people came from other states, including Indore, and several people came from Nizamuddin (Tablighi Jamaat event) in Delhi, which caused the spread of infection," External link

business-standard Monday, April 20, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said ( about Tablighi Jamaat ) : “We managed around 6,000 people who came to Ahmedabad from abroad last month till March 22 to contain any spread of coronavirus from them. Some people came from other states, including Indore, and several people came from Nizamuddin (Tablighi Jamaat event) in Delhi, which caused the spread of infection,” External link

financialexpress Monday, April 20, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "We managed around 6,000 people who came to Ahmedabad from abroad last month till March 22 to contain any spread of coronavirus from them. Some people came from other states, including event) in Delhi, which caused the spread of infection," External link

timesofindia Monday, April 20, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “These four factors made the Ahmedabad city a hotspot for corona. But with our strategy of aggressive testing we have been able to detect more cases from the field. Around 70% of testing was done through proactive surveillance. We definitely see a spike in the number of cases, but with each case we detect, we reduce the chances of spread of infection as one patient infects around 4,00l people,” External link

timesofindia Monday, April 20, 2020 6:33:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : "Our health teams are conducting check-ups in cluster areas, screening people, and sending samples of suspected cases for testing. This helps us to detect asymptomatic cases through active surveillance, and reduce chances of spread of infection," External link

business-standard Sunday, April 19, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We have donors ready. A donor has to report complete recovery, and can donate only after 14 days of reporting recovery. Following the ICMR approval, the woman was taken to Civil Hospital Ahmedabad for the plasma extraction process on Saturday. There will be RT-PCR test conducted to check for absence of the virus, the rapid antibody test to ensure presence of antibodies and other standard tests to ensure absence of HIV, malarial infection, haemoglobin levels, etc overnight,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “She contracted the infection five to six days prior to being admitted, so it has been approximately 35 days since the patient was infected and is not yet free from the viral load. Everyday we are receiving new information and whatever assumptions we had about coronavirus are evolving… The one thing we know is that the virus is highly infectious,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "We have been successful in the strategies that we have adopted and in some strategies the results are very fruitful. For example, the strategy of surveillance we have got good result than what I had expected. We have been able to save thousands of lives and lakh of citizens from getting infected," External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “If the sample from the selected individual of a 5-member group turns out negative, we will assume all five members of the group are negative. If the sample is positive, then the rest four members of the concerned group will be tested individually,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Women are permitted to get out to get vegetables and milk in areas under curfew, but large numbers of women are overcrowding the streets and not maintaining social distancing. Life is more precious than getting fresh vegetables daily,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “In upcoming days, the city can also record 100 cases daily… People are still coming out in large numbers during the relaxation period. We appeal to people not to come out unless absolutely necessary,” External link

timesofindia Friday, April 17, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Cases are rising because we have increased testing. We expect that around 100 cases will emerge daily from tomorrow (April 17). Our administration is ready to deal with this situation," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 16, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “I request, especially all those leading citizens including developers, businessmen and industrialists to come forward at this time to fund the testing costs of all those poor being tested in private labs and bear their testing expenses. This is an initiative to use infrastructure and capabilities of private labs at the same time associate all those who want to help to fight this pandemic . Through this initiative we can test 1500 samples in a day now,” External link

expressindia Thursday, April 16, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Though MLA Gyasuddin Shaikh’s report has come negative but he is under two weeks home quarantine and if required will test him again after 7 days,” External link

expressindia Thursday, April 16, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “I have talked to Imran Khedawala over phone. He is admitted at SVP hospital and is stable without any health complications,” External link

expressindia Thursday, April 16, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Shaikh's report has come out positive. He was under home quarantine, but now we have initiated the process to hospitalise him," External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 15, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Medical teams will also be tested every 14 days for the infection," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 14, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "All persons when at a public place within the jurisdiction of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation shall compulsorily wear masks or cover their mouth and nose with a handkerchief or other loose cloth tied properly around the mouth and nose," External link

business-standard Sunday, April 12, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation approached five persons who recovered from coronavirus disease and received their consent to work as volunteers at this care centre set up for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients who do not suffer from any underlying complications," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, April 12, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation approached five persons who recovered from coronavirus disease and received their consent to work as volunteers at this care centre set up for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients who do not suffer from any underlying complications," External link

business-standard Sunday, April 12, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation approached five persons who recovered from coronavirus disease and received their consent to work as volunteers at this care centre set up for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients who do not suffer from any underlying complications,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, April 12, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “The SOP is such that an asymptomatic positive patient will be taken to SVP Hospital first where their vitals and other parameters will be observed and once approved by medical professionals there, they will be shifted to the COVID care centre, subject to absence of co-morbidities, complications and within the specified age bracket. The centre will have round the clock doctors and paramedics, continuous monitoring of these patients as well as an ambulance permanently stationed there so that they can be shifted in case any complications arise. Until now (since mass testing began from April 7 in AMC area), we have had nearly 50% of those testing positive as asymptomatic. The first batch of shifting is expected today (Saturday itself),” External link

expressindia Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “To stop the spread of virus in other parts of the city, ‘Coronavirus checkposts’ have been set up at 13 different entry points of the Walled City since early (Wednesday) morning and everyone coming in and going out are being checked to see if they are symptomatic or not,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, April 9, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "To stop the spread of virus in other parts of the city, 'Coronavirus checkposts' have been set up at 13 different entry points of the walled city since early (Wednesday) morning and everyone coming in and going out are being checked to see if they are symptomatic or not," External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 8, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Each van will be have a three-member surveillance team equipped with a thermal gun,” “Also in attendance will be a doctor from a medical college and two interns who will collect samples” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 8, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We are planning to check each potential case and collect samples,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 8, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “This proactive surveillance will help us test a large number of people,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, April 8, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "If fever is detected then that particular person will be taken into the van for sample collection. We will collect samples on the spot using these vans. This proactive surveillance will help us in testing a large number of people and thereby detecting coronavirus cases in less time," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "If fever is detected then that particular person will be taken into the van for sample collection. We will collect samples on the spot using these vans. This proactive surveillance will help us in testing a large number of people and thereby detecting coronavirus cases in less time," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said ( about Association ) : “We have approached the Gujarat chapter of the IMA (Indian Medical Association) to help us reach out to its members who have independent practice or clinics,” “The doctors have to download the app and report cases. If we learn about any lapse, punitive measures will be taken” External link

timesofindia Friday, April 3, 2020 6:22:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra says : “All of the 48 wards have begun disinfection operations,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 31, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We tied up with suppliers, provided our own trucks and manpower. This way, everything was in my (AMC’s) control,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 27, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We had a detailed discussion and decided to permit only wholesale purchases from Kalupur market. The police commissioner has decided on heavy bandobust to prevent individual retail customers making purchases,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 27, 2020 2:40:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Initially, we provided them a kit of grocery and other items that could last for the entire quarantine period of 14 days. Then we started providing cooked meals. This move is being received well. While 800 meals a day is a huge number, there have hardly been any complaints, barring one or two cases of late delivery,” External link

expressindia Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Even if 2% to 5% of the 80-lakh population of the city gets affected by the virus, our system will be in great difficulty as then the numbers of those affected will surge into lakhs,” External link

timesofindia Monday, March 23, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “In such cases, we will check the travel history (of the said person) and if not followed, we will institutionally quarantine them,” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, March 23, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : “We have received 7,000 such names. A special data centre has been established where the data is first sorted on the basis of pin-code so as to allocate it zone-wise and further ward-wise. This data is then further sorted on the basis of arrival date, where say if someone arrived on March 3 and someone on March 14, we will prioritise in locating the one who arrived on March 14. We are deploying hundreds of teams with thousands of members across departments of AMC,” External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, March 23, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “In such cases, we will check the travel history (of the said person) and if not followed, we will institutionally quarantine them,” External link

expressindia Monday, March 23, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : “We have received 7,000 such names. A special data centre has been established where the data is first sorted on the basis of pin-code so as to allocate it zone-wise and further ward-wise. This data is then further sorted on the basis of arrival date, where say if someone arrived on March 3 and someone on March 14, we will prioritise in locating the one who arrived on March 14. We are deploying hundreds of teams with thousands of members across departments of AMC,” External link

expressindia Monday, March 23, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : “In the last two to three days itself, more than 20 people were quarantined at quarantine facilities despite not having any travel history,” External link

expressindia Sunday, March 22, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We will also provide free sanitizers, masks and other precautionary items to families who opt for voluntary home quarantine,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometres in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid,” External link

thenews-pk Friday, February 21, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometres in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

thenews-pk Friday, February 21, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We believe that around one to two lakh people will gather to welcome the dignitaries during the roadshow,” External link

asianage Friday, February 21, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra told : “Then, a committee took into account all these findings and decided to give structural safety certificate to the stadium,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

yenisafak-en Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Eighteen roads of about 20km in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid,” External link

gulf-times Wednesday, February 19, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

business-standard Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid,” External link

thehimalayantimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, February 18, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

economictimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometres (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid,” External link

tribune Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:20:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometres (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid,” External link

GulfDailyNews Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

thepeninsulaqatar Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

wsau Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:00:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Eighteen roads of about 20 kilometers (12 miles) in length from Ahmedabad Airport to Motera Stadium have been widened or re-laid,” External link

in-cyprus Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “It’s a historic event to the held in Ahmedabad city to welcome and honour US President Donald Trump along with the First Lady and Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” External link

thehindu Sunday, February 16, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “It’s a historic event to the held in Ahmedabad city to welcome and honour US President Donald Trump along with the First Lady and Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 16, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We are clear that the wall’s height will be four feet. Inadvertently, the height in the first part had been kept at six feet in the design by zonal engineers. When this was brought to our notice by the Express report, we instructed that the height should be kept at four feet so that the view is not obstructed from the road to the slum. Some six-feet-high columns have already been built, which will be cut down to four feet” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, February 14, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “With the wall getting dilapidated, (the construction) was an attempt by the corporation to repair the wall. The main objective was that the old dilapidated structure should not lead to any safety issues,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, February 14, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Two months ago, I had visited the area and discussed with slum-dwellers the possibility of an in-situ slum upgradation, and giving permanent houses. They agreed. We have asked them to talk to their community members and give us the final word,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, February 14, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We are clear that the wall’s height will be four feet. Inadvertently, the height in the first part had been kept at six feet in the design by zonal engineers. When this was brought to our notice by the Express report, we instructed that the height should be kept at four feet so that the view is not obstructed from the road to the slum. Some six-feet-high columns have already been built, which will be cut down to four feet” External link

expressindia Friday, February 14, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “With the wall getting dilapidated, (the construction) was an attempt by the corporation to repair the wall. The main objective was that the old dilapidated structure should not lead to any safety issues,” External link

expressindia Friday, February 14, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Two months ago, I had visited the area and discussed with slum-dwellers the possibility of an in-situ slum upgradation, and giving permanent houses. They agreed. We have asked them to talk to their community members and give us the final word,” External link

expressindia Friday, February 14, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : "A Supreme Court order empowers the civic body to collect damages from a person who wilfully damages public property," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "He would have hit an old woman who was crossing the road at that time. The driver's actions were callous and involved grave negligence. Henceforth, the civic body will recover damages from every vehicle that damages public property in BRT corridors," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra says : “We have withdrawn the 1% relief in vehicle tax for autorickshaws and in case of private vehicles in the luxury segment, which cost more than Rs 15 lakh, we have raised the tax rate to 3% from 2.5%,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “In the morning, that is from 7-10am the areas are cleaned and they look clean till 11am. Later, the garbage is dumped on roads again by commercial establishment, and such establishments will be fined heavily. Moreover, roadside vendors also leave leftovers on the streets and will be fined,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Pulling down of the tanks will begin after alternate arrangements for water supply are done in the command areas. Water supply would be done either through new pipelines and connecting these to the neighbouring pumping stations, or using new technology water pumps,” External link

expressindia Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra added : “The Union Home Minister had sought a report on the Ghatlodiya incident and discussed the issue with me. I had apprised him about the plan,” External link

expressindia Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "There has been a change in the citizens," "First we saw it during Dashama celebrations, then at Taziya and now during Ganesh visarjan. People have cooperated and not immersed idols in the Sabarmati" External link

dnaindia Friday, September 13, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “I shared this one month ago. Retweeting this in light of some out of context videos being circulated on social media,” External link

thehindu Monday, September 9, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “I shared this one month ago. Retweeting this in light of some out of context videos being circulated on social media,” External link

Hindu Monday, September 9, 2019 8:30:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Unlike conventional technique where the entire stretch of road is dug up to lay the sewerage line, large pits will be dug for the laying and removal of the shafts. This will ensure that there's no hindrance to vehicular movement while the work in being carried out underground. This technique is used in the creation of lines for Metro train network. We are using it for laying sewerage lines," External link

dnaindia Saturday, August 3, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "An inquiry has been ordered. Police, along with a forensic team, reached the spot to find out the reasons behind the accident" External link

themirror Monday, July 15, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "I have ordered an FIR. Why the ride malfunctioned, the mechanical reason behind it will be probed. Police and FSL will investigate the matter and strong action will be taken," External link

dnaindia Monday, July 15, 2019 12:24:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “An inquiry has been ordered. Police, along with a forensic team, reached the spot to find out the reasons behind the accident,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, July 14, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "I have ordered an FIR. Why the ride malfunctioned, the mechanical reason behind it will be probed. Police and FSL will investigate the matter and strong action will be taken," External link

business-standard Sunday, July 14, 2019 8:44:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "I have ordered an FIR. Why the ride malfunctioned, the mechanical reason behind it will be probed. Police and FSL will investigate the matter and strong action will be taken," External link

firstpost Sunday, July 14, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Swift disaster response and rescue operations were initiated by the AMC’s fire department. All HoDs of paediatrics, orthopaedic and surgery departments have reported at the hospital and the injured are being treated. Our first goal is to save as many lives as possible,” External link

expressindia Sunday, July 14, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “An inquiry has been ordered. The police, along with a forensic team, reached the spot to find out the reasons behind the accident,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, July 14, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Police along with the FSL team is investigating the matter. Proper treatment is being given to injured,” External link

india Sunday, July 14, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “That downstream area is beyond the AMC’s jurisdiction and remains with the GPCB,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “In a fortnight, we will be diverting 6-8 MLD of raw sewage away from the river,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Over the past couple of months, we have been installing interceptor lines and valves and enhancing pumping-station capacity,” “We have been able to divert millions of litres of raw sewage” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:41:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "But I need to check the records," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, May 21, 2019 4:19:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “They will never say anything to the one who is littering. That is where we need to improve as a city. We will also launch a motto ‘Roko ane Toko’ to enhance participation of citizens in educating their fellow citizens,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 30, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "A few months back when the representation was made, chief fire officer himself had visited the place and made sure that the things are in order. Subsequently, the certificate was issued to the building. I have not received a report on yesterday's incident as it is still under investigation," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, April 10, 2019 5:14:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "We will verify claims of NGO by tomorrow," External link

dnaindia Sunday, March 10, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “The expansion project will begin soon,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:01:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra told : “We have addressed these issues in the draft budget. We will undertake capping of Pirana with an expenditure of Rs300 crore, and make Sabarmati pollution-free with an estimated expenditure of Rs500 crore. We are also focusing on electric mobility, and will acquire 1,000 electric buses in three years,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, January 23, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Our goal is to make Ahmedabad the cleanest city in the country by October 2, 2019, and among the top 5 Smart cities, while maintaining its identity as a Heritage City,” External link

dnaindia Wednesday, January 23, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “By April end we plan to put in place 50 electric buses, of which 18 will be enabled with battery swap and rest will be enabled with a fast charging mechanism called ‘circuit-F’. By this yearend we plan to put 350 electric buses, both in the ‘S’ and ‘F’ versions in Ahmedabad’s public transportation network,” External link

timesofindia Monday, January 21, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “Since we volunteered for the ‘swap technology’ the company supplying us these e-buses has agreed to chip in up to Rs 50 crore for setting up the requisite facilities,” External link

timesofindia Monday, January 21, 2019 5:25:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We’ve gone through an elaborate credit rating process,” External link

economictimes Saturday, January 12, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : “We have a strong track record of raising money and paying back without any delays and defaults,” External link

economictimes Saturday, January 12, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "This is also because instruments with AA+ rating are considered to have the highest degree of safety regarding timely servicing of financial obligation and having lowest credit risk," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 3, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "The ratings have come on the back of the corporation witnessing a 28 per cent rise in tax collection, reduction in power costs due to 100 per cent LED conversion and windmill projects, increase in non-tax revenue income as well as reduction in interest costs by Rs 135 crore through loan restructuring," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 3, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "Some portions of the old building is dilapidated. Instead of going for a complete renovation, we are going to demolish it phase-wise," External link

dnaindia Tuesday, December 18, 2018 4:28:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "We are planning to have mechanical night cleaning in two zones. The sweeper machines will clean the roads during the night. We will extend the same model in other zones if the project is successful," External link

dnaindia Monday, December 17, 2018 5:09:00 AM EAT

Vijay Nehra said : "The mayor had decided to put up extra security for general board meeting as during last such meeting outsiders had rushed into the well of the house and obstructed proceedings," External link

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