Category Articles: Central Government

Homes to be surveyed by drones for handing out property cards in Gandhinagar

May 24, 2022
Homes to be surveyed by drones for handing out property cards in Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar: Property cards will be issued to all property owners of urban as well as rural areas under the central government’s ‘Swamitva Yojana’ for which the property will be first marked with limestone and then a team from Delhi will carry out a survey of the property using a drone. Drones measure the area of the property with greater accuracy. Gandhinagar is the first to be selected by the central government to implement this scheme as a pilot project. The work in 18 villages of Ga...Read More

Burden of Excise cut on fuel entirely on Central govt: FM Sitaraman

May 22, 2022
Burden of Excise cut on fuel entirely on Central govt: FM Sitaraman

New Delhi: A day after Government announced excise duty cut in petrol and diesel prices, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that the reduction has entirely been made in road and infrastructure cess (RIC). In other words, the Finance Minister made it clear that the excise duty cut burden has been borne entirely by the Centre. She said that even in November 2021, the excise duty reduction of Rs 5 per litre in petrol and Rs 10 per litre in diesel was entirely made in RIC. 1/ ...Read More

Petrol to be cheaper by Rs. 9.5, Diesel by Rs. 7 per litre as Govt of India cut excise

May 21, 2022
Petrol to be cheaper by Rs. 9.5, Diesel by Rs. 7 per litre as Govt of India cut excise

New Delhi: The Government of India has made an announcement to reduce Central excise duty on Petrol by ₹ 8 per litre and on Diesel by ₹ 6 per litre. This will reduce the price of petrol by ₹ 9.5 per litre and of Diesel by ₹ 7 per litre nationwide. It will have a revenue implication of around ₹ 1 lakh crore/year for the government. Making this announcement, Finance minister Nirmala Sitaraman said - 'I wish to exhort all state governments, especially the states where reduction wasn’...Read More

World Bee Day celebrated in Gujarat in the presence of Union Agriculture Minister

May 20, 2022
World Bee Day celebrated in Gujarat in the presence of Union Agriculture Minister

Statue of Unity: World Bee Day was celebrated today with great enthusiasm with the Union Agriculture Minister stating that the government is working very seriously under the guidance of Prime Minister to bring about a “Sweet Revolution” in the country. On this occasion, a national level function was organized in Tent City-II, Ekta Nagar, Narmada, Gujarat in the presence of Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister.  Shri Tomar inaugurated an Exhibition at the...Read More

Dial a toll free helpline number 1930 for redressal of cyber crime

May 20, 2022
Dial a toll free helpline number 1930 for redressal of cyber crime

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs of the central government has launched a helpline number- 1930, for redressal of cyber crimes. The victims of cyber crime can dial the cyber emergency number 1930 and get help on an urgent basis. The helpline number is especially useful for the cases of cyber frauds. A ticket number is sent to the registered mobile number of the victim. The victim can directly file a complaint at the police station of his district or city using the ticket number. A spe...Read More

2700 meter runway of new Rajkot airport at Hirasar ready; Works for terminal in progress

May 20, 2022
2700 meter runway of new Rajkot airport at Hirasar ready; Works for terminal in progress

Rajkot: The 2700-meter runway is ready and the work of the terminal is in progress at Hirasar International Airport at Rajkot. Airport Authority of India (AAI) Chairman Sanjeev Kumar visited Hirasar Greenfield Airport. He conducted a site visit of various sites such as the terminal building, ATC tower, fire station and runway with the officials of the related department. He instructed to complete the work as soon as possible. The progress report of the airport was presented to him in the for...Read More

Education Ministers to attend the National Conference in Gujarat

May 20, 2022

Gandhinagar: The Government of India has decided to organize a National Conference at the State education department’s Vidya Samiksha Kendra in Gandhinagar on 1st and 2nd June. The Union Minister for Education as well as education ministers of several other states will attend this conference. The discussions at this conference will revolve around three major points. The first point will be to review the progress made by the states in implementation of the National Education Policy. The sec...Read More

Amritsar-Jamnagar Greenfield corridor to be completed by September 2023

May 19, 2022
Amritsar-Jamnagar Greenfield corridor to be completed by September 2023

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari has said the Amritsar-Jamnagar Greenfield corridor, one of the most important Greenfield corridors being developed by NHAI, is being constructed in a full capacity. He said the complete corridor is targeted to be completed by September 2023. In a series of tweets Shri Gadkari informed especially, Bikaner to Jodhpur section of 277 km is targeted to be completed and opened to public by the end of this year. The Minister said the ...Read More

Navsari to get mega textile park under PM Mitra Yojana

May 18, 2022
Navsari to get mega textile park under PM Mitra Yojana

Gandhinagar: A mega textile park will come up in South Gujarat’s Navsari under the PM Mitra Yojana, and the state government has kickstarted the process of acquiring 2,383 acres land it will require. The yarn-to-cloth mega textile park will come up in Wasi-Borsi of Navsari, where producers will be able to find market as well as support both at the same spot. Of the 7 textile parks Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced in Budget 2021-22, one has found its way to Gujarat....Read More

Govt of India allows export of under-loading wheat consignment at Kandla Port to Egypt

May 17, 2022
Govt of India allows export of under-loading wheat consignment at Kandla Port to Egypt

New Delhi: The government has announced some relaxation to its order dated 13th May issued by Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Department of Commerce on restricting wheat exports. It has been decided that wherever wheat consignments have been handed over to Customs for examination and have been registered into their systems on or prior to 13.5.2022, such consignments would be allowed to be exported. The government also allowed a wheat consignment headed for Egypt, which was alread...Read More

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