Articles tagged under: Nitin Patel
June 04, 2020
Gandhinagar: Dy Chief Minister Nitin Patel who is also Finance Minister of the State, in reply to a question asked by media persons today here said that the State government is thinking about leveling the price of petrol and diesel at par with other states.
'Suggestions have been received that government should increase its revenue through various ways. One of inputs is about petrol and diesel prices. Petrol and diesel are available for cheapest price in Gujarat compared to other states of ...Read More
June 04, 2020
Gandhinagar: Gujarat Dy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today said that Narmada water for Kharif season irrigation will be released from Sunday, June 7.
Patel said, Sardar Sarovar has huge water storage compared to past five years which 1.51 million acre ft. Water level in the dam is at 123.61 meter mark. This storage is being used for drinking water supply and also for supply to regional water schemes such as Sujalama Sufalam Yojana and SAUNI yojana for the benefit of water tanks, local reservoi...Read More
May 14, 2020
Ahmedabad: Road and Building minister Nitin Patel today visited the construction site of Sindhu Bhavan cross roads flyover at SG Highway here and said the flyover will be ready for traffic by the end of the month of August this year.
Patel said the same contractor is building a flyover in Sanand which shall be completed in the month of October. The other flyover at Vaishnodevi circle will be completed by the end of the month of October this year.
Patel said contractors have resumed w...Read More
March 26, 2020
Gandhinagar: Thousands of migrants are leaving Gujarat to reach their native places in neighboring states by foot as transport buses are banned.
Number of voluntary organizations in partnership with local police offered food packets, water and other required help on the route to Rajasthan.
In Sabarmakantha district, the local police arranged trucks and smaller goods vehicles to carry the migrants upto the border of Rajasthan.
Migrants walking to Rajasthan due to transport buses b...Read More
March 22, 2020
Gandhinagar: In addition to four major cities of Gujarat, state capital town Gandhinagar will also be under partial lock down with only essential services allowed to remain open. The decision has been taken after more confirmed coronavirus positive cases are detected in capital town. Dy CM Nitin Patel told media persons that a meeting was held by union health ministry officials with state health secretaries. One of instructions given in this meeting was that, the areas where coronavirus positive...Read More
March 11, 2020
Gandhinagar: Replying to opposition Congress party's former State president Bharatsinh Solanki's remark that Nitin Patel should join Congress party with 15 MLAs of BJP, Patel today spoke to media and affirmed that he would be in BJP till his last breath. Patel said Congress leaders pass some remark mentioning his name in order to grab attention in media and TV. Patel said he didn't leave BJP even in the past when Shankersinh Bapu broke BJP and left away with several BJP MLAs. He said he was ...Read More
March 06, 2020
Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced hike in Anganwadi (kindergarten) women payment. According to an announcement made by Dy CM Nitin Patel under rule 44, Anganwadi worker women will get Rs. 7800, Tedagar women will get Rs. 3,950, mini Anganwadi women will get Rs. 4400 with effect from March 2020. Aeriers for March 2019 to February 2020 period will be paid in three installments. The State government will bear additional burden of Rs. 112 crore with this decision which will bene...Read More
February 26, 2020
Gandhinagar: FM Nitin Patel today announced a scheme for cow oriented organic farming under which a farmer involved in cow oriented organic farming will get Rs. 900 per month per cow which comes to Rs. 10,800 assistance annually. The scheme according to budget speech will involve 50,000 farmers. Budget provision of Rs. 50 crore has been made for financial year 2020-21.
Patel also announced Kisan Parivahan Yojana, complementing to Government of India's Kisan Raila and Kisan Udan schemes. As ...Read More
February 26, 2020
Gandhinagar: Finance Minister Nitin Patel today announced competitive route for municipalities under Smart Town Mission.
Patel said five municipalities that win the competitive route each in class 'A' and class 'B' of Smart Town Mission will be granted Rs. 20 crore per year for five years (in total Rs. 100 crore) in order to create the facilities for people.
Patel in his speech said, the government wants to develop Smart Towns also on the lines of the schemes for Smart Cities which als...Read More
February 26, 2020
Gandhinagar: Capital town Gandhinagar will get Police Commissioner office. At present Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot are four cities that have Police Commissioners.
Presenting the budget for financial year 2020-21, Nitin Patel said, Gandhinagar which is presently served by District Superintendent of Police (DSP) will get Police Commissioner office while rural areas will be served by Superintendent of Police.
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