Category Articles: Central Government

Gujarat Science City to have Rs. 10 crore Nuclear Science & Technology Gallery

March 27, 2023

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Science City will have a new Nuclear Science & Technology Gallery. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed for the same by the Gujarat government and the department of Atomic energy of the Government of India. The MoU was signed in the State capital Gandhinagar in the presence of Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel. The gallery shall be set up through financial assistance of Rs. 10 crores. The estimated targetted time for completion of the gallery is 12 months. G...Read More

PM Modi reviews the situation arising out of increasing cases of Covid-19 and influenza

March 22, 2023
PM Modi reviews the situation arising out of increasing cases of Covid-19 and influenza

New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today chaired a high-level meeting to assess the Covid-19 & Influenza situation in the country in terms of preparedness of health infrastructure & logistics, status of the vaccination campaign, emergence of new Covid-19 variants & Influenza types and their public health implications for the country. This high-level review meeting comes in the backdrop of a spike in Influenza cases in the country & rise of Covid-19 cases in the past 2 w...Read More

Gujarat contributes 5% of India’s total fish production

March 16, 2023
Gujarat contributes 5% of India’s total fish production

New Delhi: The state of Gujarat contributed about 5% to the country's total fish production, with 8.74 lakh tonnes of fish produced during the year 2021-22. While the total fish production in India for the same period was 162 lakh metric tonnes, stated the Union government in Parliament on Wednesday. According to the state fisheries department, the 8.74 lakh tonnes comprised 6.88 lakh tonnes of marine fish and 1.86 lakh tonnes of inland fish. The state has a population of 5.59 lakh fisherm...Read More

After Nano Urea, approval to Nano DAP; PM hails the development

March 05, 2023
After Nano Urea, approval to Nano DAP; PM hails the development

New Delhi: After the Nano Urea, the Government of India has now approved the Nano DAP as well. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has said that this decision is an important step towards making life easier for our farmer brothers and sisters. In a reply to the tweet by Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, the Prime Minister tweeted; "हमारे किसान भाई-बहनों का जीवन और आसान बनाने की द...Read More

Gujarat yet to receive Rs 9,136.26 cr in GST compensation from Centre

February 28, 2023
Gujarat yet to receive Rs 9,136.26 cr in GST compensation from Centre

Gandhinagar: The state government of Gujarat has yet to recover Rs 9,136.26 crore in GST compensation from the Union government, said Finance Minister Kanubhai Desai in response to a question from Congress MLA Arjun Modhwadia in the state assembly. During a discussion on the issue in the House, Modhwadia argued that Gujarat, being a manufacturing state, has been losing an average of Rs 15,000 crore every year since the implementation of the GST Act. Desai stated that Gujarat had claimed Rs 30...Read More

PM to release Rs. 16,800 crores to over 8 crore PM-Kisan beneficiary farmers on Monday

February 26, 2023
PM to release Rs. 16,800 crores to over 8 crore PM-Kisan beneficiary farmers on Monday

New Delhi: The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will release Rs 2000 each to farmers under the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme (PM-KISAN) scheme tomorrow. A total of more than Rs. 16,800 crores will be deposited directly in the accounts of more than eight crore farmers under the Scheme. The highly anticipated release of the PM-KISAN 13th instalment, in conjunction with the Indian Railways and the Jal Jeevan Mission, will take place at Belagavi, Karnataka. The Union Minister of Agriculture & Far...Read More

Rupala launches Sagar Parikrama Phase-III from Hazira Port in Gujarat

February 19, 2023
Rupala launches Sagar Parikrama Phase-III from Hazira Port in Gujarat

Surat: Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, starts the Sagar Parikrama Phase-III from Hazira Port, Gujarat, and proceeds towards the coastal line of Maharashtra at Satpati, Vasai, Versova, and Parikrama will end at Sasson Dock, Mumbai. The Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India, and National Fisheries Development Board, along with the Department of Fisheries, Government of Gujarat, Commission...Read More

In Gujarat total 58,430 people placed under PMKVY in four years: Govt to RS MP Parimal Nathwani

February 09, 2023
In Gujarat total 58,430 people placed under PMKVY in four years: Govt to RS MP Parimal Nathwani

New Delhi: Under the Union Government’s Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Ministry scheme Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) a total of 58,430 persons have been placed in Gujarat from 2018-19 till December 2022. Apparel, Logistics, Electronics and Hardware, IT-ITeS and Retail have been the top five sectors in terms of the highest employment to person trained under PMKVY in state of Gujarat. This information was provided by Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepr...Read More

VIP quota scrapped by Centre, common Haj applicants to benefit: Gujarat Haj Committee

February 07, 2023
VIP quota scrapped by Centre, common Haj applicants to benefit: Gujarat Haj Committee

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government in a note today stated that common Hajj applicants will benefit hugely due to an increase in the Hajj quota and closure of the VIP quota for Hajj by the central government. As per the new Hajj policy 2023, the Hajj committee's quota in total Hajj quota has been increased from 70 percent to 80 percent. In accordance with this move, Gujarat also will get an increased quota every year. The Centre has also ended the VIP quota for Hajj which would benefit the common ap...Read More

Record high allocation for Railways in Gujarat in union budget: Railway Minister

February 04, 2023
Record high allocation for Railways in Gujarat in union budget: Railway Minister

Gandhinagar: Provision for allocation of Rs. 8,332 crore has been made in the union budget for Railways in Gujarat. This is a record allocation for Gujarat, said Railway minister Ashwini Kumar while reacting to a media query. He said the average allocation for Gujarat in the domain of Railways from 2009 to 2014 was Rs. 589 crores. Compared to this, the allocation provisioned in the recently presented union budget for railways in Gujarat is 14 times more. The railway minister further stated that ...Read More