Category Articles: State 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

GSRTC hikes discount on tickets booked online

July 16, 2019
GSRTC hikes discount on tickets booked online

Gandhinagar: State government arm Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) has increased discount rates offered on tickets booked online through website and app. According to a statement issued here today, discount on non-premium service ticket has been increased from 4% to 8% while tickets booked online in premium service segment will attract 10% discount instead of 6%. New discount rates will be effective from 1st July. DeshGujaratRead More

Acharya Dev Vrat appointed as new Governor of Gujarat

July 15, 2019
Acharya Dev Vrat appointed as new Governor of Gujarat

Gandhinagar: President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Dev Vrat as new Governor of Gujarat. Kalraj Mishra has been appointed new Governor of Himachal Pradesh replacing Dev Vrat. Acharya Dev Vrat will replace outgoing Governor of Gujarat Shri OP Kohli who has completed his five-year term. Born on 18 January 1959, Acharya is serving as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh, since August 2015. He is a pracharak who has served previously as the principal of a Gurukul...Read More

Gujarat Governor O.P. Kohli completes his tenure, given farewell by State Government

July 13, 2019

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Governor Shri O.P. Kohli on completing his tenure was accorded a touching farewell at a function held here today. Chief Minister Vijay Rupanifelicitated the Governor and presented the replica of Toran (gateway) of Vadnagar and statuette of Sardar Vallabhvhai Patel as memento and shawl on the occasion for his guidance and encouragement to the State Government’s variety of programmes and projects at different stages of implementation. Mr. Rupani also recalled reminis...Read More

Gujarat Government signs MoU with US Institute of 3-D Technology in California

July 12, 2019
Gujarat Government signs MoU with US Institute of 3-D Technology in California

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Government’s Education Department signed a MoU with US Institute of 3-D Technology in California here today for introducing the project in the seven select engineering colleges and technical institutes in the state. The seven institutes are Vishwakarma Government College at Chandkheda-Ahmedabad, Government Engineering College at Gandhinagar, Bharuch and Rajkot, i-Hub, MS Polytechnic at Baroda, and Kalol Government Technical Institute at Kalol, to be extended elsewhere. ...Read More

Gujarat Assembly to discuss Locust attack in rural Banaskantha on Monday

July 12, 2019

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Assembly will discuss locust attack from Pakistan in farm fields of North Gujarat district Banaskantha as urgent matter of public importance on Monday, July 15. The State government had started locust control room in Palanpur on 8 May to receive information from the ground. A whats app group has also been created for monitoring, reporting and updates. The Centre had asked to take preventive actions through its letter dated 8 May. On 13 May, teams of field staff w...Read More

Rs. 77.90 crore spent on Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019

July 11, 2019
Rs. 77.90 crore spent on Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today in reply to a question in the assembly said it spent Rs. 77.90 crore on this year's Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit. The summit was hosted in capital Gandhinagar in the month of January this year. The total cost of the summit as per the government's reply as on 31st of May this year was Rs. 77,90,50,671. DeshGujaratRead More

No decision on purchase of IL&FS stake in GIFT: Gujarat govt

July 11, 2019
No decision on purchase of IL&FS stake in GIFT: Gujarat govt

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat in its reply in the assembly today said it has taken no decision on purchasing fifty percent stake of Gujarat International Finance Tech City Ltd (GIFT) from IL&FS. The government in its reply said that GIFT is 50:50 joint venture of Gujarat Urban Development Company Ltd(GUDCL) and Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS). Matter of purchase of IL&FS stake is being thought about and there has been no decision in this regard. DeshGuj...Read More

Gujarat Disturbed Areas Amendment Bill 2019

July 09, 2019

THE GUJARAT PROHIBITION OF TRANSFER OF IMMOVABLE PROPERTY AND PROVISION FOR PROTECTION OF TENANTS FROM EVICTION FROM PREMISES IN THE DISTURBED AREAS(AMENDMENT) BILL, 2019 સન ૨૦૧૯નું વિધેયક ક્રમાંક-૧૨-સન ૨૦૧૯નું ગુજરાત અશાંત વિસ્તારોમાંની સ્થાવર મિલકતની તબદીલી પર પ્રતિબંધ મૂકવા તથા તે વિસ્ત...Read More

CM chairs meeting of State Board for Wildlife in Gandhinagar

July 08, 2019
CM chairs meeting of State Board for Wildlife in Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar(based on press release): Gujarat Chief Minister today suggested that the forest department should make deliberation with the central government for setting-up national level Forest Research Institute in Gujarat. He was addressing the 15th meeting of the State Board for Wildlife chaired by him in Gandhinagar, today. The CM also made suggestion to create a data base of snake catchers across the State and felicitate them for their services in a function. He made suggestion ...Read More