• 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

Articles tagged under: Chemicals

Royal Vopak to set up Rs 1500 crore facility at Dahej PCPIR based chemical terminal

October 16, 2018
Royal Vopak to set up Rs 1500 crore facility at Dahej PCPIR based chemical terminal

Gandhinagar: Rotterdam headquartered global tank storage leader firm Royal Vopak today signed memorandum of understanding(MoU) with department of petrochemicals, Government of Gujarat in presence of State Chief Minister Vijay Rupani to set up Rs 1500 crore project at Dahej chemical terminal in Central Gujarat. As per the MoU, Royal Vopak will set up its plant at Dahej PCPIR chemical terminal. MoU for this project was signed by IAS MK Das and Royal Vopak MD Dipak Gajanan Dalvi. Roy...Read More

Indian chemicals and petrochemicals imports at 3 lakh crores against 2 lakh crore export

September 11, 2018
Indian chemicals and petrochemicals imports at 3 lakh crores against 2 lakh crore export

Ahmedabad: Speaking at FICCI event in Ahmedabad today, Raghavendra Rao, Secretary, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Government of India said, imports of chemicals and petrochemicals in India is around 3 lakh crores whereas the exports are placed somewhere around 2 lakh crores. He said, the government is working towards bridging this gap and becoming a hub of chemicals and petrochemicals manufacturing in Asia. The government also want to ensure that the chemical standards are equi...Read More

RIL statement on acquisition of assets of Kemrock Industries

September 11, 2018
RIL statement on acquisition of assets of Kemrock Industries

Ahmedabad: Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has in the light of recent reports appearing in a section of press regarding the sale of properties of Kemrock Industries and Exports Limited and Kemrock Agritech Pvt. Ltd., clarified its position in a statement. 'Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) acquired assets of Kemrock Industries and Exports Limited from a Consortium of Banks in September 2017, through the process of E-Auction. The possession of the said properties was received and the acquisiti...Read More

Rs 7 crore Meow Meow drug recovered from Ankleshwar based chemical unit, owner Sanket Patel arrested

July 31, 2018
Rs 7 crore Meow Meow drug recovered from Ankleshwar based chemical unit, owner Sanket Patel arrested

Bharuch: Revenue Intelligence sleuths from Ahmedabad raided Matrix Fine Chem & Laboratory unit in Ankleshwar in Central Gujarat and recovered Mephedrone worth Rs 7 crore from company premises. Owner Sanket Patel has been arrested in this case. Mephefrone, also known as 4-methyl methcathinone (4-MMC) or 4-methyl ephedrone, is a synthetic stimulant drug with street name as Meow Meow. Along with his factory unit, Patel's residence was also raided. Mephedrone was recovered from his unit in po...Read More

Fine Organic IPO to open on June 20

June 15, 2018
Fine Organic IPO to open on June 20

Ahmedabad: Fine Organic Industries Limited today said it proposes to open on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, an initial public offering of 7,664,994 Equity Shares through an offer for sale by the promoter group selling shareholders. The Bid/Offer Period will close on Friday, June 22, 2018. The Price Band for the Offer is from Rs. 780 to Rs. 783 per Equity Share. Bids can be made for a minimum lot of 19 Equity Shares and in multiples of 19 Equity Shares thereafter, the company said. The Equit...Read More

United Phosphorus signs MoU with Gujarat govt for Rs 6,000 crore plant

October 17, 2017
United Phosphorus signs MoU with Gujarat govt for Rs 6,000 crore plant

Gandhinagar: United Phosphorus Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding(MoU) with Gujarat government for Rs 6,000 crore investment. As per the MoU, Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation(GIDC) will allot about 6 lakh square meter land in Dahej - 3 GIDC chemical zone in Bharuch district for production of agro chemicals and intermediates. The company will create around 10,000 jobs through this unit directly and indirectly. The company has 9 units in India along with global units at...Read More

Dahej to have Central Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology (CCET)

September 21, 2017
Dahej to have Central Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology (CCET)

Gandhinagar: The government of India will set up Central Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology(CCET) at Dahej Petrochemicals and Petroleum Industrial Region(PCPIR) in Central Gujarat. It will the be first institute of this kind in the world. This announcement was made today by union petrochemicals minister Ananth Kumar. Chief Minister Rupani in his response said Gujarat government will extend its full cooperation for land allotment and other processes required for execution of ...Read More

South Korean chemicals company Songwon opens pilot plant at Panoli in Gujarat

June 22, 2017
South Korean chemicals company Songwon opens pilot plant at Panoli in Gujarat

Bharuch: South Korean specialty chemicals company Songwon Industrial Co Ltd has launched its new pilot plant in Panoli (Central Gujarat), thereby strengthening the organisation’s overall specialty chemicals development capability. Built on Songwon’s Indian site with all the necessary main unit operations, the new plant is equipped with the most up-to-date technologies and materials for producing a wide range of chemicals for a broad spectrum of applications - from one kilo up to several h...Read More

DRI nabs Chemical firm owner in Ahmedabad for illegal import of insecticide

May 12, 2017
DRI nabs Chemical firm owner in Ahmedabad for illegal import of insecticide

Ahmedabad: A local court has jailed the owner of two chemical companies. who was arrested by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in Ahmedabad in connection with a case of evasion of custom duty to the tune of Rs 4 crore and illegal import of insecticides. A DRI official today said that specific intelligence was received that M/s. Star Chemicals and M/s. Star Enterprises both situated at University Plaza, Near Vijay Char Rasta, in Navrangpura area of Ahmedabad have been illeg...Read More

AMC seals thee illegally functioning chemicals units

August 20, 2016
AMC seals thee illegally functioning chemicals units

Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation(AMC) has sealed three chemical units in Baherampura area of city. They are sealed as they were functional even after closure notice issued to them by Gujarat Pollution Control Board. Those units sealed are Swastik Colors and Sinto Chem on Pirana road and Sai Pigment on Sewage Farm Road. DeshGujarat Read More

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