• Ambaji temple in pilgrim town Ambaji in North Gujarat received 2.59 crore donation during 9-night festival Navratri this year. Navratri is second big season after Bhadarvi poonam fair during which Ambaji temple recieves huge donatio. According to temple trust, during 9-night festival Navratri the temple receieved 24.70 lakh in Bhet kendra, Rs 3.23 lakh for golden conversion of shikhara, Rs 14.21 lakh at gaadi, Rs 1.50 crore at bhandaara and 641 gram donation of gold
  • Talatis who work as government employees at village level will go on strike on Monday, October 22 seeking hike in salary. Talati union has threatened to boycot the government works across all 18,000 villages of Gujarat.
  • Pakistani Marine Security Agency captures three Indian fishing boats off Gujarat coast with around 18 fishermen aboard; Just four days ago, Pakistan had captured another boat and 12 fishermen off Gujarat coast
  • 300 kg heroin case: Gujarat ATS nabs terror operative Manzoor Mir from Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir. he was instumental in terror finance and had links with Pakistan based terror outfir Jaish-e-Mohammed

Oil PSUs likely to contribute Rs 200 crore for Statue of Unity project

Gandhinagar: According to a report in Indian Express, oil and gas PSUs will through their Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) funds collectively contribute at least Rs 200 crore for the Statue of Unity, the 182-metre-tall statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel which is being installed at the Sadhu Bet island, 3.5 km south of the Sardar Sarovar Dam at Kevadia in Narmada district of Central Gujarat. While Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will contribute Rs 50 crore each, other profit-making public sector undertakings (PSUs) will contribute Rs 25 crore each. 14 state-run Gujarat companies had extended Rs 104.88 crore as financial support for the project. Among them, top donors include Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (Rs 17 crore); Gujarat State Financial Services Ltd (Rs 15.88 crore); Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation (Rs 15 crore); Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited and Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited (Rs 10 crore each).

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