Category Articles: State Government

After review meeting CM Rupani says, extensive relief/rescue operations on, 214 saved

July 22, 2017
After review meeting CM Rupani says, extensive relief/rescue operations on, 214 saved

Gandhinagar: Amid ongoing heavy to very heavy rainfall across Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today reviewed the situation and said that extensive relief and rescue operation was going on and the situation was well under control. After the review meeting here CM Rupani said that it was raining since Thursday and owing to the heavy rain warning for coming 48 hours too, the control rooms across the state would continue to work 24x7. So far 214 people trapped in rain ca...Read More

Gujarat govt asks distributors to register on government e-market place GEM portal

July 21, 2017
Gujarat govt asks distributors to register on government e-market place GEM portal

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today said it will use e-market place GEM to purchase the things. The government asked distributors to register on government e-market place (GEM) portal and said those registered on this portal only will be able to supply the things for government purchase. The URL announced for registration is http://www.gem.gov.in. The portal has been created with the help of DGS & D through National E-Governance Division. DeshGujaratRead More

Gujarat Chief Minister reacts to cross voting by Congress MLAs in Presidential election

July 20, 2017

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Viay Rupani in his reaction to cross voting by Gujarat Congress MLAs in Presidential election today said BJP had not employed any effort to scale up its tally. He said the party has gained 11 additional votes beyond its expectations. DeshGujaratRead More

Gujarat government gives approval to 60 more Primary Health Centres

July 20, 2017
Gujarat government gives approval to 60 more Primary Health Centres

Gandhinagar: Minister of State for Health Shankar Chaudhary today announced expansion of existing primary health centre network in Gujarat. Chaudhary said the State government has given approval to 60 more primary health centres(PHCs) which shall make total number of PHCs in Gujarat 1453. For each of new PHCs, the government will spend Rs 1 crore for construction only. Chaudhary said the State government has increased the budget for health sector by seven times in last ten years. ...Read More

Year long Dharna and relay fast of displaced of Narmada project ends, Chudasama offers juice to end fast

July 18, 2017
Year long Dharna and relay fast of displaced of Narmada project ends, Chudasama offers juice to end fast

Kevadia (Narmada): The over a year long Dharna (sit in) and relay fast of Aadivasis affected by the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Project today ended with the Guajrat government assuring the protestors to take action on all their demands. Revenue Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, minister of state for forest and tribal leader Shabd Sharan Tadvi and BJP spokesperson Bharat Pandya had visited the Dharna site near Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd office here and ended the fast by offering juic...Read More

Meal for Rs 10: Gujarat CM launches Shramik Annapurna Yojana

July 18, 2017
Meal for Rs 10: Gujarat CM launches Shramik Annapurna Yojana

Ahnedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani here today launched the statewide ‘Shramik Annapurna Yojna’ to serve hot nutritious full meal to the construction workers in the unorganized sector at Rs.10 per meal at the construction sites itself. Speaking on the occasion, he said this state government’s scheme is not out of any charity, but on humanitarian ground to save the sons of the toil and their family from the pangs of hunger. The government intended to keep the workers at the ce...Read More

Metro, NH, Govt works to be affected owing to GST related indefinite strike by contractors: Association claims

July 16, 2017
Metro, NH, Govt works to be affected owing to GST related indefinite strike by contractors: Association claims

Ahmadabad: Over 5000 contractors involved in government works of Gujarat would remain on indefinite strike started from today for their demands including adjusting the increased burden owing to GST and the works of state government as well as that of CPWD, National Highway Authority of India and Metro Rail projects would be affected, Gujarat Contractors Association (GCA) said. Addressing a press conference here today GCA chairman Arvindbhai Patel said that they had met the CM, Dy ...Read More

9 deaths, 2004 shifted, 405 rescued in Gujarat flood; situation eases as rain stops

July 16, 2017
9 deaths, 2004 shifted, 405 rescued in Gujarat flood; situation eases as rain stops

Gandhinagar/Rajkot/Surat/Bhuj/Ahmedabad: Rain remained somewhat subdued today even as at least 15 lives have been lost in related incidents in last 3 days. Six of the deaths were reported today while 9 took place in last two days. Total rain death figures this year has also crossed 50 mark and was at an estimated 59 of which maximum over 30 deaths were caused by lightening while a large number was also of those washed away. Though some spells of heavy rain was expected till tomorrow...Read More

1500 shifted to safer places, 100 rescued, 3 dead, 11 NDRF teams on alert: Gujarat govt

July 15, 2017
1500 shifted to safer places, 100 rescued, 3 dead, 11 NDRF teams on alert: Gujarat govt

Gandhinagar: Following are the latest authentic details regarding heavy rain and flood situation in Gujarat shared by Principal Secretary of Revenue department, Government of Gujarat Pankaj Kumar. - 11 talukas in Gujarat witnessed over 125 mm rain in Gujarat in last 24 hours.Highest was in Chotila 450 mm and Tankara 340 mm. - Two persons are dead due to lightning while one is dead due to collapse of wall. - 1320 persons were shifted to safer places in Tankara while 250 from the bank of...Read More

2 reportedly washed away and died in Rajkot and Surendranagar

July 15, 2017
2 reportedly washed away and died in Rajkot and Surendranagar

Gandhinagar/Rajkot/Surendranagar: Two people have reportedly washed away in the rain caused floods in Surendranagar and Rajkot district today even as the state government acknowledged 3 other rain related deaths in last 48 hours. Three people sitting on a tractor, which was trapped in water logging in Dhamrada under Sayla taluka of worst rain-hit Surendranagar district, were carried away by strong currents of whom two were some how rescued. The body of remaining one was being sear...Read More

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