Articles tagged under: Rann of Kutch

Indian Army conducts Land Yatching expedition in Rann of Kutch

January 15, 2020
Indian Army conducts Land Yatching expedition in Rann of Kutch

Bhuj: To commemorate 72nd Army Day and symbolising the spirit of adventure in the Indian Army, an eight day long Land Yatching Expedition was flagged in at Dhorodo. The expedition consists of 15 members was led by Captain Abhiraj Pathak & Lieutenant Navdeep Sharma wherein the brave sailors navigated their route of about 400 Kilometers, sailing over the barren flat lands of Rann and exploring various places like Dharamshala, Shaktibet and the festive town of Dhorodo. The team set course on the vo...Read More

1.15 lakh visitors at white Rann of Kutch in less than one month

January 08, 2020
1.15 lakh visitors at white Rann of Kutch in less than one month

Bhuj: 1,15,357 visitors visited white Rann of Kutch since 11 November this year. In less than one month, the district administration has earned Rs. 1.2 crore as entry permit fee from visitors at Bhirandiyara and Dhordo check posts. Highest number of visitors visited the white Rann of Kutch during 22-26 December. Rann Utsav this year is going to continue till Holi. Compared to previous year, this year so far the total number of visitors are lesser by 35%. DeshGujaratRead More

CM solves problems of agariyas during ‘Mokla Mane’ dialogue

December 05, 2019

Gandhinagar, Thursday: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani instantaneously solved the problems of saltpans during his dialogue ‘Mokla Mane’ with the representatives of agariyas (saltpans) at his residence here today. The representatives pointed out that they did not get subsidy even after lapse of two years. The officer present there pointed out that application for subsidy has to be submitted within six months of buying the solar pumps. Taking a compassionate view of the problem, ...Read More

Gujarat govt plans 60,000 hectare biggest hybrid park to generate 30,000 MW renewable energy

December 05, 2019
Gujarat govt plans 60,000 hectare biggest hybrid park to generate 30,000 MW renewable energy

Ahmedabad: Energy consumption in industrial sector in Gujarat has not decreased, but instead it has been higher compared to previous year which shows that economic activities in Gujarat are regular. Energy consumption was lower last month due to Diwali and rains. Consumption of electricity is important barometer to indicate economic activities. State energy minister Saurabh Patel said today while addressing The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) function today here...Read More

Rupani to hold direct dialogue with saltpan workers under his monthly programme ‘Mokla Mane’

December 04, 2019
Rupani to hold direct dialogue with saltpan workers under his monthly programme ‘Mokla Mane’

Gandhinagar, Wednesday:Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will hold direct dialogue with the industrious workers of agariyas (saltpans) in the fifth edition of his monthly programme ‘Mokla Mane’ at his residence here on December 5, 2019. Even as ‘Mokla Mane’ became quite popular as part of the compassionate Rupani Government’s programme to reach out to the most neglected sections of the society, he will this time meet 86 leaders of saltpan workers, mostly belonging to the nomad...Read More

Pakistani intruder nabbed in Kutch of Gujarat

April 26, 2019
Pakistani intruder nabbed in Kutch of Gujarat

Bhuj: The Border security force (BSF ) today nabbed a Pakistani intruder near international border in Rapar area in Kutch district of Gujarat. A BSF official said that the intruder nabbed by the 37th battalion of BSF from near pillar number 110/2S close to Khadir. He has been identified as 22 year old Tagji R Valadiya, resident of village Kasbo in Mithi Tharparkar in Sindh province of Pakistan. No suspicious thing has been recovered from him. He has been handed over to the Bal...Read More

BSF nabs Pakistani intruder in Rann of Kutch

March 06, 2019
BSF nabs Pakistani intruder in Rann of Kutch

Bhuj: Today, in wee hours India's Border Security Force (BSF) troopers apprehended a person (male/50 years old) coming from Pakistan side in the Rann of Kutch in Kutch district of Gujarat, in alignment of Boundary Pillar 1050. Nothing recovered from his possession.Intruder surrendered immediately on the BSF challenge. Questioning is on. DeshGujaratRead More

Amid rising Indo-Pak tension Vice Chief of Army visits border areas in Gujarat

February 23, 2019
Amid rising Indo-Pak tension Vice Chief of Army visits border areas in Gujarat

Bhuj:Amid rising tension between India and Pakistan after Pulwama terror attack, Lieutenant General Devraj Anbu, the Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) today reviewed the border security in Kutch district of Gujarat. He also flew in army chopper over the sensitive Sir Creek Area. Defence Sources said that Vice Chief of Army arrived here in the morning and then went to Kunvarbet by chopper. From their he flew to Koteshwar and then to Lakhpat. He also met with soldier...Read More

Indian Army jawans conclude 400 km Land Yachting in Rann of Kutch

January 16, 2019

Bhuj: Land Yachting adventure sports event of Indian Army that had kicked off on January 8 in Kutch district of Gujarat concluded today successfully after crossing 400 km distance in Rann of Kutch. The adventure mission was participated by 15 jawans. It was led by Captain Navyogsingh. DeshGujaratRead More

Land yachting expedition of Army’s air defence wing flagged off in Rann of Kutch

January 08, 2019
Land yachting expedition of Army’s air defence wing flagged off in Rann of Kutch

Bhuj: An eight days long Land Yachting Expedition to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of the Corps of Army Air Defence was flagged off from Dhordo, Kutchht today Brigadier Rajat Upreti, Commander, Air Defence Brigade Bhuj flagged of the expedition which consists of 15 members led by Captain Navyog Singh who shall navigate their route of approx 400 Kms sailing over the barren flat land of Rann and exploring various places like Dharamshala, Shaktibet and the festive town of Dhorodo. ...Read More

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