Articles tagged under: Diwali 2020

Beds available at Sola and Gandhinagar Civil hospital to be utilised; large scale testing drive to be launched after festivals: Nitin Patel

November 16, 2020
Beds available at Sola and Gandhinagar Civil hospital to be utilised; large scale testing drive to be launched after festivals: Nitin Patel

Gandhinagar: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel who is also State health minister today speaking at civil hospital in Asarwa said, the state government will launch a large scale testing drive post festival season in order to find out those infected with covid19 so that they can be treated and further spread of covid19 infection can be curbed. Nitin Patel was here on Gujarati new year day morning to review the situation of availability of beds and medical services in view of fresh increase in ...Read More

Cancer and Kidney hospitals to have Covid wards again: Rupani on govt response to increase in Covid cases in Ahmedabad

November 16, 2020
Cancer and Kidney hospitals to have Covid wards again: Rupani on govt response to increase in Covid cases in Ahmedabad

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in a reply to a question asked by media persons today morning said that Kidney hospital and Cancer hospital in Asarwa civil hospital campus will have arrangement of Covid beds again in order to attend more number of COVID-19 patients. Covid beds were arranged in these two hospitals during lockdown in order to treat more number of patients. However later when the number of new cases reduced, this arrangement was withdrawn from both hospital. ...Read More

Bestu Varsh, Gujarati New Year Vikram Samvat 2077 begins; Sal Mubarak, Nutan Varsha Abhinandan, Happy New Year Gujarat

November 16, 2020
Bestu Varsh, Gujarati New Year Vikram Samvat 2077 begins; Sal Mubarak, Nutan Varsha Abhinandan, Happy New Year Gujarat

Gandhinagar: It’s the biggest festival of Gujarati people during the year today. It’s a new year day as per Gujarati Hindu Vikram Samvat calendar. While Vikram Samvat calendar is also used by the people in several north Indian states and it is also the national calendar of neighboring country Nepal, the Gujarati Vikram Samvat calendar is different from others. The new year in Gujarati calendar is celebrated a day after Diwali. This year however it is on the second day after Diwali. On...Read More

Global leaders greet India on Diwali, Gujarat for upcoming Gujarati new year day

November 15, 2020
Global leaders greet India on Diwali, Gujarat for upcoming Gujarati new year day

New Delhi: Diwali is emerging as a global festival. This can be seen when several top world leaders, be it the American President, Canadian as well as British PM, leading Royalty from the UAE and others sharing warm Diwali wishes. This also illustrates the keenness of the world towards Indian culture and values. It also shows the respect the Indian diaspora has earned globally. This trend of wishing on Indian festivals has been increasing over the last few years and it must certainly be ...Read More

In pictures: Shoppers throng market ahead of Diwali festival in Wall City Ahmedabad

November 12, 2020
In pictures: Shoppers throng market ahead of Diwali festival in Wall City Ahmedabad

Thermal gun temperature check at the entry point of Bhadra plaza pic.twitter.com/ipKsVHKdst — DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) November 12, 2020 Encroachments at Bhadra plaza and under Jamalpur over bridge causing crowding removed: AMC pic.twitter.com/N9I5RmZq9r— DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) November 12, 2020 Read More

Gujarat govt announces interest-free Rs. 10,000 festival advance to over 5 lakh employees

November 12, 2020
Gujarat govt announces interest-free Rs. 10,000 festival advance to over 5 lakh employees

Gandhinagar: The government of Gujarat will offer Rs. 10,000 amount as festival advance, without interest to its over five lakh employees on the occasion of Diwali. In order to encourage digital transaction, the advance amount will be given to government staffers in Rupay Card format. The State government will take back this advance payment amount in ten installments of same amount without interest. DeshGujarat Read More

NGT order on fire crackers doesn’t impact Gujarat much: Nitin Patel indicating no possibility of blanket ban on crackers this Diwali in the State

November 09, 2020
NGT order on fire crackers doesn’t impact Gujarat much: Nitin Patel indicating no possibility of blanket ban on crackers this Diwali in the State

Gandhinagar: Nitin Patel, Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat today hinted that Gujarat will witness no blanket ban on bursting Diwali crackers. In reply to a question asked by scribes here today afternoon, Nitin Patel said the order by National Green Tribunal (NGT) regarding crackers was being studied by Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) and the State government. He said, "I believe, it doesn't impact Gujarat much. As per primary observation, the cities with high rate of pollution, the ci...Read More

Gujarat govt announces payment of Diwali bonus, pending dearness allowance arrears

November 06, 2020
Gujarat govt announces payment of Diwali bonus, pending dearness allowance arrears

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced its decision to release payment of Rs. 464 crore pending arrears on account of dearness allowance of three-months period to over five lakh govt employees and over four and half lakh pensioners, ahead of upcoming Diwali festival. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said, out of total six months pending arrears on account of dearness allowance worth Rs. 950 crore for six months period, the government has decided to release payment of Rs. 464 cro...Read More