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UPMRC holds 10-day communication workshop to deal with Covid 19 pandemic

Lucknow , Jun 22(UNI) To address the communication challenges amidst COVID-19 pandemic and to serve the commuters in a best-suited way, Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (UPMRC) organized a 10-day communication workshop for it's frontline staff posted at Metro Stations in collaboration with the Regional English Language Office (RELO) of the American embassy, titled 'Business Communication Skills during COVID-19'.
UPMRC has been organizing such programs in association with RELO for the last four years. The program began with a 'Meet and Greet' session held on June 19 in which Ms. Christina Dixon, RELO's English Language Fellow from the US state of Louisiana interacted with the trainees through video conferencing.
After this, on Monday , the first session held in two batches (10:30 am to 12:00 pm and 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm), each consisting of 28 participants, in which the challenge of establishing a comfortable relationship with the passengers in this time of crisis are discussed. A total of 56 Metro employees participated in it. From today till July 3 these sessions will be held in two batches via video conferencing, the topic of discussions are: In- person communication, Video communication,Written communications,Nonverbal communications and Professional email writing & Professionalism.
During this time, the trainees will be exposed to the nuances of communicating with customers, corporate communication and various troubleshooting techniques during COVID-19.
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War against COVID-19: MP CM issues directives to collectors

05 Jul 2020 | 3:27 AM

Bhopal, July 4 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday directed district collectors to – besides check-up of positive cases under the ongoing ‘Kill Corona’ Campaign’s door-to-door survey – ensure treatment of patients suffering from malaria and other maladies.
“Maximum sampling be ensured and attention paid to sanitation plus social distancing,” the veteran leader was officially quoted as saying while reviewing the situation via videoconferencing at Mantralaya.

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Rs 781 cr for Chambal Express Way

05 Jul 2020 | 1:39 AM

Bhopal, July 4 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan underlined on Saturday that – with laying of the Chambal Expressway – that backward area shall transform into an industrial zone.
“I visualise this project as the ‘Chambal Progress Way’ that is my dispensation’s dream enterprise. There is a provision to provide only 50 per cent of land free of cost under Bharatmala but my government is providing 100 per cent worth Rs 421 crore without charge. Besides, the regime will disburse Rs 330 cr as royalty of soil plus murram and also bear the expenditure of Rs 30 cr to be incurred on permissions pertaining to forest land,” the veteran leader was officially quoted as saying while videoconferencing with Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Jairam Gadkari.

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MP Govt ayes Sanwer Project

05 Jul 2020 | 12:26 AM

Bhopal, July 4 (UNI) In a crucial decision that shall translate into direct benefit for 272 villages across three districts of Madhya Pradesh, the dispensation on Saturday approved the Rs 2,358.75-crore Sanwer Micro Lift Irrigation Project, it was officially learnt.
The meeting in question, conducted with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the Chair, witnessed the senior politician issuing directives vis-à-vis commencement of work after completion of procedures. Water Resources Minister Tulsiram Silawat and Chief Secretary Iqbal Singh Bains were among those in attendance.

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Dust storm hit various parts of Hamirpur

05 Jul 2020 | 12:22 AM

Shimla, Jul 4 (UNI) Dust storm wreaked havoc in various parts of Hamirpur district disrupting power supply, uprooting trees and blown away rooftops.

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With 13 new cases, Covid-19 tally mounts to 1,046 in HP

05 Jul 2020 | 12:14 AM

Shimla, Jul 4 (UNI) Thirteen more people tested positive for the novel Coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh mounting the tally to 1,046 in the state, Senior Officer of Government confirmed here on Saturday.

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