Articles tagged under: Girnar

Junagarh civic body to spend Rs 4 crore for a 10-yr road map to a consultancy service

June 03, 2022
Junagarh civic body to spend Rs 4 crore for a 10-yr road map to a consultancy service

Junagarh: The standing committee of the Junagarh Municipal Corporation has completed the bidding process to hire an agency to provide a 10-year road map. The Rs 3.97 crore bid of Ahmedabad-based KPMG Advisory Services Pvt Ltd has been approved. Apart from this, the standing committee has also approved development projects worth Rs 19.17 crore, among which the most prominent one is the plan to secure all employees of the civic body under the Pradhan Mantri Vima Suraksha Kavach. The standing...Read More

Girnar Rope-way Project earns Rs 56 crore revenue in 20 months

May 18, 2022
Girnar Rope-way Project earns Rs 56 crore revenue in 20 months

Junagadh: The Girnar rope way project has proved to be a blessing for tourists since it was launched in October 2020. Since the launch a whopping 11 lakh people have used the facility, which has also generated Rs 56 crores in revenue. Corona cases have fallen in the last three months and it has led to an increase in the number of tourists in Girnar. Against 59,188 tourists who used the facility in February 2022, the figure stands at 77,796 for March 2022. Revenue also has increased from Rs 3....Read More

Gujarat govt nod for Bhavnath fair this year in Junagadh

February 17, 2022
Gujarat govt nod for Bhavnath fair this year in Junagadh

Junagadh: The Maha Shivratri Mela at Bhavnath foothills of Mount Girnar in Junagadh will take place from 25th February to 1st March this year. The Maha Shivratri Mela of Bhavnath was not organised for last 2 years due to the covid-19 pandemic. However, the state government has granted approval for organizing the traditional shivratri mela in Junagadh this year as peak of third wave of covid pandemic is over and the number of fresh cases is continuously decreasing day-by-day. Gujarat govt n...Read More

Girnari saint Kashmiri Bapu passes away

February 07, 2022
Girnari saint Kashmiri Bapu passes away

Junagadh: Sant Shri Kashmiri Bapu of Girnar in Junagadh passed away on Sunday, February 6th at the age of 97 years. His samadhi ceremony is taking place today. His original name was Omkargiri Guru Niranjan Dev and he was known as ‘Kashmiri Bapu’ among the devotees. He served as mahant of a place named Amku situated in the forest areas of Girnar foothills. He was admitted to a private hospital after getting a puncture in his lungs due to filling of air. He had recovered after getting...Read More

A Gujarati Spiderman walks to Bhairav Jap peak of Girnar; Video goes viral

January 25, 2022

Junagadh: The video of a man climbing and coming down from Bhairav Jap peak on Girnar within around 4 minutes has gone viral on social media. The Bhairav Jap peak on Girnar has a straight climb. The person named Prem Kachhadiya, from Vadal in Junagadh district climbs the Bhairav Jap peak three to four times every month. He is currently serving as electrician in Seva Das Bapu Ashram located at Girnar. He also repairs electricity faults at free cost in other Ashrams located at Girnar. He s...Read More

Lili Parikrama of Girnar this year to take place symbolically in limit of 400 persons

November 11, 2021
Lili Parikrama of Girnar this year to take place symbolically in limit of 400 persons

Junagadh collector Rachit Raj has officially declared today that the Lili parikrama at Girnar in Junagadh this year will take place symbolically in the limit of 400 persons involving only the sadhus, as per the current covid-19 guidelines. It will take place from Kartak sud Ekadashi on 14th November to kartki punam on 19th November. It has been decided that only the sadhus will join the lili parikrama and the persons from any political parties or social organizations will not be allowed in i...Read More

First 100 passengers with completed covid vaccination to get free ride of Girnar ropeway

October 21, 2021
First 100 passengers with completed covid vaccination to get free ride of Girnar ropeway

Junagadh: The first 100 passengers, who have taken both doses of Covid-19 will get a free journey in the Girnar Ropeway on Sunday on 24th October on the first anniversary of Girnar Ropeway. The decision was declared by Usha Breco Limited. Regional head of Usha Breco Company Dipak Kaplis informed that PM Narendrabhai Modi had dedicated Girnar Ropeway last year on 24th October. So, it will complete one year on the upcoming 24th October, Sunday. On this occasion, the first 100 passengers will b...Read More

Mahamandleshwar Bharti Bapu passes away at his Sarkhej Ashram

April 11, 2021
Mahamandleshwar Bharti Bapu passes away at his Sarkhej Ashram

Sarkhej: Senior sant of Dashnami parampara, Mahamandaleshwar Bharti Bapu(93) passed away early in the morning today at 2.30 am at his Sarkhej based Bharti Ashram. His Samadhi ceremony will take place at his Girnar based ashram in Junagadh as per Covid19 protocol later. It's worth noting that recently on April 6, ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had organised its foundation day functions across the State. Bharti Bapu had attended one such function at Dholka in presence of State Education m...Read More

Girnar Nature Safari Online Booking Website launched by Gujarat Forest Department

April 01, 2021
Girnar Nature Safari Online Booking Website launched by Gujarat Forest Department

Junagadh: Girnar forest located near Junagadh in Gujarat is a home for a number of animals and plant species and its natural beauty attracts a number of tourists every year. Summer Season for Girnar Nature Safari has started from 1st March, 2021 and it will continue till 15th June, 2021. The morning timings are 6 AM to 9 AM and evening timings are 4 PM to 7 PM. Facility of Online bookings is available on Gujarat Forest department's dedicated website for Gir Lions. Girnar Nature Safari lets th...Read More

Girnar ropeway crosses 1 lakh visitor landmark in just six weeks

December 11, 2020
Girnar ropeway crosses 1 lakh visitor landmark in just six weeks

Junagadh: The Girnar ropeway has achieved the landmark of ferrying 1 lakh visitors in just six weeks, Usha Breco, the developer of the ropeway said on Thursday. The ropeway company also announced special fares for Covid-19 warriors and defence personnel.The Girnar ropeway, the world’s longest to a temple, was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 24. Under the special schemes, doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers, police, ASHA workers, medical students engaged in Covid-19 wor...Read More

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