Articles tagged under: Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar to be first city in country providing 24×7/365 days drinking water supply throughout city: Rupani

September 18, 2020
Gandhinagar to be first city in country providing 24×7/365 days drinking water supply throughout city: Rupani

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani laid e-foundation stone of ambitious 24/7 water supply project for Gandhinagar city today on the 70th birthday of Prime Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi in a presence of Union Home Minister Shri Amitbhai Shah through video conference from New Delhi. This ambitious project will take shape at a cost of Rs.229 crore and the citizens of Gandhinagar will be able to get 24 hours pure drinking water through taps. Speaking on the occasion Home Minister Amit...Read More

Citi to set up IFSC Banking Unit at GIFT City Gujarat

September 14, 2020
Citi to set up IFSC Banking Unit at GIFT City Gujarat

Gandhinagar: U.S.-headquartered Citibank N.A (Citi) has recently received in- principle approval from Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and GIFT SEZ Authority to set up an IFSC Banking Unit (IBU) at GIFT City. The proposed commencement of the IBU by Citi, marks a significant development in India’s IFSC business and proves GIFT City’s mettle as a globally competitive international financial services centre at par with other established global financial centres across the world. This also marks a ma...Read More

Shah inaugurates development schemes in Gandhinagar via video conferencing

September 10, 2020

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah inaugurated and dedicated to the people development schemes in Gandhinagar district and city worth Rs. 15.01 crores via video conferencing today. He also laid the foundation stone of various developmental projects worth Rs. 119.63 crores. This includes Smart City projects, upgradation of gardens, road widening and new classrooms in Girls School. These development projects will give a boost to the development of Gandhinagar. Deputy Chief Minister of G...Read More

Covid-19: Gujarat BJP HQ Kamalam closed for visitors

September 09, 2020
Covid-19: Gujarat BJP HQ Kamalam closed for visitors

Gandhinagar: Gujarat BJP headquarters 'Kamalam' here has been declared closed for visitors at least till next Monday. Only office staff members are being allowed entry inside Kamalam office compound. Police men are deployed at the main gate. The decision has been taken after number of Covid-19 cases emerged linked to Kamalam. The office has also been sanitized. The party has cancelled its two-day "chintan baithak" or brainstorming meet which was to be held on 11 and 12 September.DeshGujaratRead More

GMC introduces smart watches for cleaning staff, faces protest

September 05, 2020
GMC introduces smart watches for cleaning staff, faces protest

Gandhinagar: Municipal Corporation here has given smart watches to cleaning staff so that they can be tracked during their duty hours and their presence and works done by them can be verified. However Gandhinagar-Ahmedabad Shaher Safai Kamdar Union has protested this initiative and sent a letter to Chief Minister demanding that cleaning staff must not be treated differently and smart watches should be given to sanitary inspectors, sub inspectors, zonal officers, sanitary superintendents, office ...Read More

In pictures: PM Narendra Modi’s mother Hiraba watching Live telecast of Ayodhya event

August 05, 2020
In pictures: PM Narendra Modi’s mother Hiraba watching Live telecast of Ayodhya event

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendrabhai Modi's 99-year old mother Hiraben Modi (Hiraba) today watched live telecast of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir's groundbreaking ceremony on television from Gandhinagar with folded hands. Hiraba lives with PM Modi's younger brother Pankaj Modi at Sargasan in Gandhinagar. Hiraba in the evening today celebrated the occasion of groundbreaking of Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir with oil lamps and rangoli at Gandhinagar residence, video clip of which is presented a...Read More

A novel way to transport illegal liquor; Police arrest one in Gandhinagar

August 04, 2020
A novel way to transport illegal liquor; Police arrest one in Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar: Police here recovered 20 bottles of Indian made foreign liquor stuffed in LPG cylinders. Based on information received in advance, a police team stopped a car with RTO registration number GJ01HQ5497 and checked inside, but nothing objectionable was found out. However Police team was sure about tip off it had received. When checked further, Police found that two LPG cylinders inside the car could be opened from bottom side in a special arrangement made by bootleggers. Police recovere...Read More

Any deviant behavior of one State affects the other much more profoundly today than in the past: NSA Ajit Doval

August 01, 2020
Any deviant behavior of one State affects the other much more profoundly today than in the past: NSA Ajit Doval

Gandhinagar: 'The contemporary world is more interconnected and interdependent than ever in human history and any deviant behavior of one State affects the other much more profoundly today than in the past', National Security Advisor Ajit Doval writes in a forward section of scholarly project authored by Professor Dr. Bimal Patel on “National Security of India and International Law” that has published last month-end. Dr. Bimal Patel is Director General of Gandhinagar based Raksha Shakti Uni...Read More

Shah distributes 100 electric potter wheels in Gandhinagar under KVIC’s scheme

July 24, 2020
Shah distributes 100 electric potter wheels in Gandhinagar under KVIC’s scheme

Gandhinagar: Seeking to empower and associate the marginalized potters’ community with India’s quest to become “Aatmanirbhar”, the Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah distributed 100 electric potter wheels to 100 trained artisans under the Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC). Shah distributed the electric potter wheels in his Parliamentary constituency (Gandhinagar Lok Sabha) via Video Conference from New Delhi. Lauding the Kumhar Sashaktik...Read More

IIT Gandhinagar researchers develop an Artificial Intelligence-based tool to detect COVID-19 from chest X-ray

June 30, 2020
IIT Gandhinagar researchers develop an Artificial Intelligence-based tool to detect COVID-19 from chest X-ray

Gandhinagar: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based deep learning tool for detection of COVID-19 from Chest X-ray images. This online tool indicates the probability if a person is infected with COVID-19, which can be used for quick preliminary diagnosis before the medical test. The tool is developed by Kushpal Singh Yadav (PI), an M.Tech student of Computer Science & Engineering at IITGN, under the guidanc...Read More