Category Articles: Central Government

Gujarat CM to visit Delhi to attend first meeting of CMs panel on agricultural reforms

July 17, 2019
Gujarat CM to visit Delhi to attend first meeting of CMs panel on agricultural reforms

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will be in Delhi on Thursday, July 18 to attend the first meeting of Niti Aayog's High Powered Committee of Chief Ministers for Transformation of Indian Agriculture. State officials K.Kailashnathan and Sanjay Prasad will join the CM in this visit. The nine-member committee, including chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat, will submit its report within two months. Prime Minister Narendra Modi while...Read More

Gujarat stands at No. 5 with Rs. 49,022 crore Direct Tax collection in 2018-19

July 10, 2019
Gujarat stands at No. 5 with Rs. 49,022 crore Direct Tax collection in 2018-19

New Delhi: In financial year 2018-19, the country’s total collection of Direct Taxes stood at Rs. 11,37,685.41 crore, in which Gujarat stood at No. 5 position with total Direct Tax collection of Rs. 49,021.69 crore. The States that preceded Gujarat are Maharashtra (Rs. 4,25,390.84 crore), Delhi (Rs. 1,66,405.42 crore), Karnataka (Rs. 1,19,796.51 crore) and Tamil Nadu (Rs. 74,238.94 crore). Union Minister of State for Finance Shri Anurag Thakur provided the information in Rajya Sabha on July 9,...Read More

Centre released Rs. 23.17 crore for Lions, Rs. 75.86 crore for Elephants and Rs. 1010.69 crore for Tigers in last 3 years

July 08, 2019
Centre released Rs. 23.17 crore for Lions, Rs. 75.86 crore for Elephants and Rs. 1010.69 crore for Tigers in last 3 years

New Delhi: Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme – Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitat (CSS-IDWH), the Central Government has released Rs. 23.16 crore for Asiatic Lions, Rs. 75.86 crore for Elephants and Rs. 1010.69 crore for Tigers in the last three years. The Government of India (GoI) along with Government of Gujarat has launched a project titled “Asiatic Lion Conservation Project” with total budget of Rs. 97.85 crore. Union Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Cha...Read More

Live: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman presents union budget 2019-20

July 05, 2019

 Live: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman presents union budget 2019-20 PM Modi's remark on the budget   Key Highlights of Union Budget 2019-20 Posted On: 05 JUL 2019 1:59PM by PIB Delhi The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden Budget Speech today and presented the Union Budget 2019-20 before the Parliament. The key highlights of Union Budget 2019 are as follows:   Media interaction by Financ...Read More

Setting aside Gujarat HC verdict, Supreme Court convicts all 12 accused in Haren Pandya murder case

July 05, 2019
Setting aside Gujarat HC verdict, Supreme Court convicts all 12 accused in Haren Pandya murder case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today upheld convention of the seven accused in year 2003 Haren Pandya murder case. The Supreme Curt dismissed with a cost of Rs. 50,000, a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation seeking a fresh court-monitored probe in the case saying several new facts had emerged recently which required fresh investigation into this murder case. The Supreme Court has thus overturned the Gujarat High Court judgement acquitting 12 accu...Read More

Ahmedabad airport to be leased to Adani: Union Cabinet approves proposal

July 03, 2019
Ahmedabad airport to be leased to Adani: Union Cabinet approves proposal

New Delhi:The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for leasing out of three airports viz. Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru of Airports Authority of India (AAI) through Public Private Partnership (PPP) to the highest bidder i.e. M/s. Adani Enterprises Ltd. who quoted the highest bid for these airports, for operation, management and development under PPP for a lease period of 50 years as per the terms and conditions of the bid documents. Impact: The...Read More

PM sets up CMs committee for transformation of Indian Agriculture

July 01, 2019
PM sets up CMs committee for transformation of Indian Agriculture

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday set up a high-powered committee of chief ministers for ‘Transformation of Indian Agriculture. The panel would discuss measures for transformation of agriculture and raising farmers’ income and suggest modalities for adoption and time bound implementation of following reforms by states or union territories. It would also examine various provisions of Essential Commodity Act (ECA), 1955 and situations that require ECA. To suggest changes i...Read More

Under GoI’s Startup India initiative, 985 startups are from Gujarat out of 19,351 across India

July 01, 2019
Under GoI’s Startup India initiative, 985 startups are from Gujarat out of 19,351 across India

New Delhi: Under the Government of India’s Startup India initiative, a total of 19,351 startups have been recognised so far out of which 985 startups are from Gujarat. The highest number recognised at 3661 startups is from Maharashtra, then comes Karnataka with 2847 startups, followed by Delhi with 2552. Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Haryana & Tamil Nadu follow in that order and Gujarat is ranked at number eight. Union Minister of Commerce & Industry Shri Piyush Goyal provided the information on J...Read More

Non-subsidised LPG cylinders to be cheaper by Rs 100 from Monday

June 30, 2019
Non-subsidised LPG cylinders to be cheaper by Rs 100 from Monday

New Delhi: The price of non-subsidised LPG Sunday was cut by over Rs 100 per cylinder on the back of softening international rates, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) said. The cooking gas in Delhi will be priced at Rs 637 per cylinder from midnight tonight as against Rs 737.50 currently, IOC said in a statement. Subsidised cooking gas price will be Rs 494.35 per cylinder. DeshGujaratRead More

Implementation of “One nation-one ration card” scheme by 30th June, 2020

June 29, 2019
Implementation of “One nation-one ration card” scheme by 30th June, 2020

New Delhi: The Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan today asserted that the Government is going to implement "One nation-one ration card" scheme in the whole country by 30th June, 2020. Shri Paswan said, while addressing media in New Delhi that work on linking all the ration cards all over the country with Aadhar cards and organizing food grain distribution mechanism in its entirety through Point of Sale (PoS) machine is in the final stage. C...Read More