Articles tagged under: Banaskantha

Banas Dairy proposes to start Sainik School

November 16, 2021
Banas Dairy proposes to start Sainik School

Palanpur: The Banaskantha District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union Ltd has submitted an application to the Union Ministry of Defence seeking permission for setting up a Sainik School in the state. If the proposed project receives approval, it will be the second Sainik school in the state after the one at Balachadi near Jamnagar setup in 1961. Banas Dairy is searching for the land for this project near Palanpur. Banas Dairy is to allocate Rs 20 crores for this project. The sainik school wil...Read More

Thousands gather at cremation of martyr jawan in North Gujarat

November 01, 2021

Palanpur: Thousands of people remained present in the cremation of a martyr in his hometown Magrava village in Dhanera, Banaskantha on Sunday- 31st October. A jawan named Bhalabhai Narnabhai Chaudhari serving in the Indian Army at Jammu Kashmir was martyred last week. He died of pneumonia. His cremation was performed in his hometown Magrava village with Guard of Honour. His dead body was brought to his hometown Magrava from Bikaner Army Hospital. The crowd of people was visible between Nenav...Read More

8,973 “farmers” barred from PM-Kisan assistance in Banaskantha

October 08, 2021
8,973 “farmers” barred from PM-Kisan assistance in Banaskantha

Gandhnagar: The agriculture department of the state has stopped providing the financial aid of PM Kisan Sahay to as many as 8,973 well-to-do "farmers" of Banaskantha district. The agriculture department had found in a survey that 8,973 "farmers" of Banaskantha having government jobs and paying income-tax were getting financial aid under PM Kisan Sahay. The highest number of farmers whose financial aid is stopped are from Palanpur taluka which is 1,666 "farmers". The lowest number is from Ami...Read More

PM Modi’s Gram Sabha interaction: Pipli in Gujarat is total tap water, gutter, toilet facilities

October 01, 2021
PM Modi’s Gram Sabha interaction: Pipli in Gujarat is total tap water, gutter, toilet facilities

Palanpur: PM Narendrabhai Modi will directly interact with the locals of Pimpali village of Banaskantha through video conference about the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Gram Sabha tomorrow on ‘Gandhi Jayanti’. The village is selected for the direct interaction considering the satisfactory performance of Sarpanch, members and locals for water and sanitation works in the village. All 100 % houses of this village are connected with tap connections. The village has 715 houses and a...Read More

Core group on Covid led by Rupani to visit Palanpur, Bhavnagar

May 14, 2021
Core group on Covid led by Rupani to visit Palanpur, Bhavnagar

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and the members of Core group on Covid19 pandemic formed by him will visit district headquarters Palanpur in Banakantha on May 15 and district headquarters Bhavnagar on May 16 and hold meeting with district administrations to review the pandemic situation. Such visits and meetings had earlier taken place at Rajkot, Patan, Jamnagar, Kutch, Junagadh, Dahod and Morbi as well. DeshGujarat Read More

Unfair to credit me for 98% first dose 45+ age group vaccination in Banakantha: Nehra

May 11, 2021
Unfair to credit me for 98% first dose 45+ age group vaccination in Banakantha: Nehra

Palanpur: Commissioner of Rural Development, Government of Gujarat, Vijay Nehra today said the achievement of 98 per cent vaccination coverage of first dose of Covid19 vaccine in 45 plus age group in Banaskantha district is the result of some exceptional team work by the District administration led by Collector Anand Patel and District Development Officer (DDO) Ajay Dahiya. Nehra said it would be incorrect and unfair to credit him with this achievement. He said his involvement was marginal and l...Read More

PM mentions Banaskantha’s honey, Zinzuwada’s unique lighthouse in Mann ki Baat

March 28, 2021
PM mentions Banaskantha’s honey, Zinzuwada’s unique lighthouse in Mann ki Baat

Gandhinagar: Banaskantha and Surendranagar districts of Gujarat found mention in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat radio address this morning. The Prime Minister while speaking about Banaskantha, said he had made appeal for sweet revolution in Banakantha in one function in year 2016, in response to which the district has today emerged as a leading centre for honey production, resulting into additional income for local farmers. The Prime Minister also mentioned Zinzuwada vi...Read More

Four abandoned elephants found in Banaskantha village

February 02, 2021
Four abandoned elephants found in Banaskantha village

Dantiwada: Four elephants were found without their Mahavat (one who keeps them) on the outskirts of small time village Satsan in Dantiwada area of Banaskantha district of North Gujarat. All four elephants are female. Satsan is located near Rajasthan - Gujarat border. Informed by locals, the Police reached Satsan village and made required arrangements for the elephants. While search for the owner of these elephants is on, the locals, the State forest department and Police men are providing fodder...Read More

Leading Jeevdaya volunteer Bharat Kothari, two others killed in car accident in Rajasthan

December 26, 2020
Leading Jeevdaya volunteer Bharat Kothari, two others killed in car accident in Rajasthan

Deesa: Renown protector of animals, jeevdaya volunteer and leading Jain community face, Bharat Kothari and two others are killed in a car accident near Jalore in Rajasthan. Deesa based Kothari was very active jeevdaya activist whose efforts saved and gave shelter to lakhs of cattle. Kothari in fact died reportedly while attempting to save an animal. He along with others was on way to darshan at Jain temple in Jahazpur in Rajasthan when he spotted a dog crossing a road. In order to save a dog, a ...Read More

PM hails crorepati women milk producers of Banas Dairy

September 10, 2020
PM hails crorepati women milk producers of Banas Dairy

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today while interacting with rural persons in Bihar via video conferencing hailed milk producer women of Gujarat associated with Banas dairy who did milk business of as high as Rs. one crore. The Prime Minister asked women in Bihar to go to the websites of Amul, Sabar, Banas dairies of Gujarat and take examples of such women. Banas Dairy Chairman Shankar Chaudhary thanked Prime Minister Modi for these kinds words. Thanks a lot for the kind words PM S...Read More

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