Category Articles: State Government

Budget session of Gujarat Assembly off to a stormy start, Governor shortens address amid chaos by Congress MLAs

February 19, 2018
Budget session of Gujarat Assembly off to a stormy start, Governor shortens address amid chaos by Congress MLAs

Gandhinagar: The over a month long first budget session of 14 th Gujarat Assembly today began on a stormy note as expected. Amid the din and uproar caused by the slogan shouting by Congress MLAs, the house was even adjourned for half an hour. The Congress MLAs had assembled in front of the speaker's seat and were shouting slogans. Governor O P Kohli concluded his address within 4 to 5 minutes amid the chaotic scene. It was deemed read. Congress MLAs wh...Read More

Valley of flowers at Statue of Unity site

February 19, 2018
Valley of flowers at Statue of Unity site

Bharuch: The Prime Minister is likely to dedicate the Statue of Unity - world's tallest statue at Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam site on October 31st this year. Along with the statue and museum, the Prime Minister will also dedicate another tourist attraction - valley of flowers. The government has released Rs 6 crore of Rs 12 crore grant approved for the valley of flowers project. While Rs 3 crore was spent last year, another Rs 3 crore have been spent this year. The Prime Minister had sugg...Read More

Gujarat govt accepts demands of self immolation victim’s family

February 19, 2018
Gujarat govt accepts demands of self immolation victim’s family

Ahmedabad: After three-hour long meeting between the relatives of self immolation victim Bhanubhai Makwana and State government, a written assurance on demands was given by the state government to Bhanubhai's relatives who were adamant on not taking dead body of Makwana for cremation until demands are resolves. The demands fulfilled include favorable transfer of self immolation victim's family persons in government job. DeshGujaratRead More

First Budget session of 14th Gujarat assembly from tomorrow, likely to be stormy. Patel to present budget on February 20

February 18, 2018
First Budget session of 14th Gujarat assembly from tomorrow, likely to be stormy. Patel to present budget on February 20

Gandhinagar: The over a month long first budget session of 14 th Gujarat Assembly will being tomorrow. The session to be concluded on March 28 is likely to see the passage of around half a dozen bills including the one making penal provisions for using fake caste certificates for reservation benefits. It will be held in the renovated and reconstructed building of the assembly building Vithalbhai Patel bhavan. Deputy CM cum Finance Minister Nitin Patel will presen...Read More

Gujarat CM inaugurates first flight service connecting Ahmedabad to Mundra

February 17, 2018

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani today inaugurated First Flight Service from Ahmedabad Airport connecting ‘Ahmedabad to Mundra’. Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi inaugurated the UDAN service (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik) with a vision that a common man can even travel in flight, said Mr. Rupani. State Government's goal is that the citizens of the state get maximum benefit of this scheme. State Government has made efforts to raise regional connectivity. It is worth...Read More

Renovated building of Gujarat Assembly complex to be inaugurated on February 19

February 17, 2018
Renovated building of Gujarat Assembly complex to be inaugurated on February 19

Gandhinagar: A revamped building of Gujarat assembly will be opened by the Governor on February 19 with start of the budget session of the assembly. A 36-year old assembly complex has been renovated in 14-month period by Ahmedabad based PSP Construction. The original cost of this project was Rs 121 crore however on the tail side, the total amount spent has been Rs 135 crore. The revamped building of assembly has dome atop it and new elevation. Though the number of MLAs at presen...Read More

Gujarat govt officials in Madhya Pradesh to study Bhavantar scheme of MSP payment

February 17, 2018
Gujarat govt officials in Madhya Pradesh to study Bhavantar scheme of MSP payment

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government is now studying the Madhya Pradesh government scheme to ensure that farmers receive minimum support prices (MSP). Following a sharp fall in crop prices which fueled farmer protests in Madhya Pradesh, the government there had launched a price deficiency scheme named Mukhya Mantri Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana, which directly compensates farmers when they sell their produce below MSP set by the government. The Gujarat government officials Principal Secretary of A...Read More

Rajput Business EXPO – 2018 kicks off in Gandhinagar

February 16, 2018
Rajput Business EXPO – 2018 kicks off in Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani today termed “Gujarat as a land of Opportunity” and capable to compete at the global level through expansion of scope of trades & industries with appropriate usage of technology. Inaugurating a 3-day long, the third ‘Rajput Business Expo – 2018’ being held in Ahmedabad from today, the Chief Minister ascertained that it is a welcome change in the attitude of Rajput community, known for its bravery and fighting spirit, to ad...Read More

Surat to get Rs 606 crore 90 metre outer ring road in SUDA area: Gujarat government

February 16, 2018
Surat to get Rs 606 crore 90 metre outer ring road in SUDA area: Gujarat government

Surat: The city of Surat will get a 90-metre outer ring road in Surat Urban Development Authority(SUDA) area at a cost of around Rs 606 crore. The ring road will be developed as high density corridor, for which 11 town planning schemes are planned in 2,669 hectare area. This decision was taken in a high level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in state capital Gandhinagar today. The Chief Minister approved the project and directed the Municipal Commissioner of Surat a...Read More

Chief Secretary to collect facts about Patan self immolation bid incident: CM Vijay Rupani

February 16, 2018
Chief Secretary to collect facts about Patan self immolation bid incident: CM Vijay Rupani

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupai today said that the Chief Secretary has been given the responsibility to collect all the facts regarding the self immolation bid by a man in Patan collector office premises. Speaking to media persons here today he also said that the complete cost of treatment of Bhanu Vankar a resident of Dudkha village under Sami taluka of Patan district would be borne by government. 'Looking at the incident, It is my request to t...Read More

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