Articles tagged under: Saurashtra

Govt shares figures of urban water supply in Saurashtra

May 24, 2013

Gandhinagar, 24 May 2013 According to Gujarat government's Water Supply Board member secretary Shri MaheshSinh, Rajkot should get 7.5 crore liter water as per the rule, but it is supplied 15 crore liter water every day. Added to this, 2-3 crore liter more water will be supplied to Rajkot. Narmada water supplied to urban areas of Saurashtra and Kutch has been doubled to 40 crore liter instead of 20 crore liter earlier. Jamnagar was supplied 2.5 to 3.00 c...Read More

Navda-Botad-Budhel pipeline project near completion: Saurashtra to get 59 crore liter extra water supply daily

May 02, 2013

By our correspondent, Gandhinagar, 2 May 2013 The Gujarat government today announced that Narmada oriented Navda-Botad/Valbhipur(Budhel) pipeline work is near completion. This is very important pipeline that would supply water to towns of Bhavnagar, Amreli, Rajkot and Jamnagar districts. It will supply daily 59 crore liter water to urban and rural areas of Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar, Amreli, Rajkot and Jamnagar districts. The pipeline is being laid at a cost of Rs 400 crore. I...Read More

In pictures/video: A new international cricket stadium opened in Rajkot

January 06, 2013

Rajkot, 6 January 2013 Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi today opened the Saurashtra Cricket Association(SCA)'s new international cricket stadium at Rajkot. The stadium has capacity to accommodate 28,000 people. It has state-of-the-art dressing room and players facilities. It has been constructed at a cost of Rs 75 crore over a 30 acre land. SCA's Shri Niranjan Shah, BCCI chief Shrinivasan were among the guests present in this function. Videos: ...Read More

Narendra Modi to dedicate a new Cricket stadium this Sunday

January 02, 2013

Rajkot, 2 January 2013 Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate a new full-scale cricket stadium this Sunday in Rajkot. Modi had performed ground breaking for construction of this stadium six years back. The stadium is ready for inauguration on Rajkot-Jamnagar highway. It has been developed by Saurashtra Cricket Association. It has state-of-the-art facilities. The new stadium can accommodate 27,000 persons. These details were shared by Shri Niranjan ...Read More

Turning a problem into an opportunity in Saurashtra

January 01, 2013

Rajkot, 1 January 2013 Data available from hydrological surveys suggest that most of the reservoirs across the country have accumulated silt that has reduced the storage capacity of dams. Some of the dams in Gujarat also face this problem. It results into the loss in storage capacity. Loss of forest cover in catchment area, erosion due to mining, industrialization and urbanization contribute to increasing siltation rate over the years. It is observed that in any reserv...Read More

Narendra Modi declares Rs 10,000 crore Sauni Yojna to fill 115 dams of Saurashtra with Narmada water (Video)

September 25, 2012

Rajkot, 25 September 2012 Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced ambitious plan of filling surplus water of Narmada to 115 dams of Saurashtra region in Gujarat. Announcing the Rs 10,000 crore 'Saurashtra Narmada Avataran Irrigation Yojna' (Sauni yojna) with a video presentation at Rajkot's Hemu Gadhvi hall, Shri Modi said that one million acre ft water will be supplied to Saurashtra region to fill up the dams. Modi said the government officials and...Read More

In pictures: Narendra Modi continues to meet the masses

September 24, 2012

Ahmedabad, 24 September 2012 Ahead of the Gujarat assembly elections, Gujarat Chief Minister meets masses in the course of his Vivekananda Yatra and sammelans. These photographs are picked from his Lathi, Bagasara and Surat visits today. Read More

Gujarat BSP chief joins GPP, Keshubhai’s yatra schedule shared(Video)

September 21, 2012

Ahmedabad, 21 September 2012 Bahujan Samaj Party's Gujarat unit president Nareshbhai Acharya has joined Keshubhai Patel led Gujarat Parivartan Party(GPP) with six state office bearers including one taluka panchayat member Kevalji Thakor from Vadnagar. Making an announcement ont his GPP's Gordhan Zadafia claimed that as many as 5,000 party workers of BSP have joined GPP with their leaders. Zadafia shared details of Keshubhai's Parivartan yatra. He said the yatra will b...Read More

“In my 32-year-career it was for the first time that CM approved Rs 2800 crore project in just 10 days”

July 17, 2012

Rajkot, 17 July 2012 "In my 32-year-long career I had never seen sanction granted to the project worth Rs 2800 crore in just 10 days, but that happened when I proposed a project to provide water to the areas of Saurashtra. It was for the first time that the Chief Minister approved the project of such a large sum in only ten days," S.Jagdishan of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited (SSNNL) said speaking at a seminar on water in Rakot's VVP Engineering college. "At presen...Read More

Lamborghini models showcased in Ahmedabad

July 01, 2012

Photos taken at YMCA in Ahmedabad where couple of Lamborghini models were displayed for prospective buyers. Ahmedabad, 1 July 2012 After selling two three cars in Gujarat from Delhi, Italy’s super sports car brand Lamborghini on Sunday made an entry into the Gujarat market with a day-long sales event. According to Pavan Shetty, head of operations, Lamborghini India there's reasonable demand in Gujarat for Lamborghini and next destination to showcase these car models in Gu...Read More