• 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: Dholera

Bhoomi poojan performed for Rs 820 crore Nari – Adhelai four lane highway on Bhavnagar – Dholera route

August 12, 2018
Bhoomi poojan performed for Rs 820 crore Nari – Adhelai four lane highway on Bhavnagar – Dholera route

Bhavnagar: Bhoomi poojan for construction of 33.3 km long Rs 820 crore four-lane highway connecting Nari to Adhelai via Sanesh and Madhiya in Bhavnagar district was performed today by Vice President of India Shri Venkaiah Naidu. 33.3 km four lane highway will be constructed using cement - concrete. The target of completion of this project is 30 months. The stretch which is part of National Highway 751 will be located between Bhavnagar and Dholera. It will have 6 major bridges, 1 flyover, 1.3...Read More

‘RFP for 1000 MW first phase of Dholera Solar Park project to be out in a month period’

July 20, 2018
‘RFP for 1000 MW first phase of Dholera Solar Park project to be out in a month period’

Ahmedabad: A Request for Proposal(RFP) for setting up 1000 MW solar park at Dholera will be out in week or two, said Raj Gopal, Principal Secretary for Energy and Petrochemicals, Government of Gujarat speaking at CII Solar conclave here today. It will be the phase-one of proposed 5000 MW solar park project. The first phase is likely to be functional over a period of two years from now according to Raj Gopal. He said, setting up solar park at Dholera has several challenges such as salinit...Read More

Tender for 1000 MW phase-1 of 5000 MW Dholera Solar Park likely to be out in June

May 13, 2018
Tender for 1000 MW phase-1 of 5000 MW Dholera Solar Park likely to be out in June

Ahmedabad: Some key points IAS officer Jai Prakash Shivahare, Managing Director of Dholera Industrial City Development Ltd(DICDL) shared with media persons on the sidelines of a Defence Conclave organized here. -DICDL had interacted with Lockheed Martin at the Defence Expo in Chennai and invited to Dholera site visit in June for setting up a solar battery storage unit. The State govt has proposed to set up 5000 MW solar park in Dholera. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has approved t...Read More

Rupani lays foundation stone for Common Effluent Treatment Plan, Pipali-Dholera pipeline projects

April 22, 2018
Rupani lays foundation stone for Common Effluent Treatment Plan, Pipali-Dholera pipeline projects

Ahmedabad: Expressing a strong determination to attract foreign investors and industrialists to invest in Gujarat, Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani said that “During the forthcoming coming event of ‘Vibrant Summit – 2019’, Dholera – SIR and International Smart City would be showcased as the investment destination. With a vision to fulfill the dream envisaged by Prime Minister Mr. Narendrabhai Modi to present Dholera on the global map by developing it as the world class smart city...Read More

Gujarat CM at Dholera SIR tomorrow to lay foundation stone for two projects

April 21, 2018
Gujarat CM at Dholera SIR tomorrow to lay foundation stone for two projects

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will lay foundation stone for 20 MLD common affluent treatment plant and Pipli-Dholera water pipe line projects. Both projects are important for Dholera town and Dholera Special Investment Region(SIR) according to a note issued by the government. The function will held at Panjrapol ground of Dholera tomorrow. 20 MLD common treatment plant will collect discharged water for treatment. There will be a master balancing reservoir and 14 internal aff...Read More

Gujarat govt gives in-principle approval to 5000 MW Solar Park in Dholera SIR

April 10, 2018
Gujarat govt gives in-principle approval to 5000 MW Solar Park in Dholera SIR

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today gave in principle approval to 5,000 MW solar park in Dholera Special Investment Region(SIR). According to communication by the State government, proposed park is expected to attract Rs 25,000 crore investment, generating employment opportunity for estimatedly 20,000 persons. The State government communication said, Gujarat through this Solar park will further contribute to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's target to generate 175 GW ...Read More

Dholera Swaminarayan Mandir becomes first in India to use geothermal energy for cooking and air conditioning

December 14, 2016
Dholera Swaminarayan Mandir becomes first in India to use geothermal energy for cooking and air conditioning

Gandhinagar: Assembly hall of Swaminarayan Mandir in Dholera town has become India's first air conditioned hall powered by geothermal energy, said Gujarat government here. Dholera is one of places in Gujarat that has natural hot water spring. Thanks to research by Gandhinagar based Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University's Center for Excellence for Geothermal Energy, Swaminarayan Mandir at Dholera now utilizes geothermal energy for cooking and air conditioning needs. 50 degree Celsius hot w...Read More

Dholera Smart City land allotment to start next month

October 08, 2016
Dholera Smart City land allotment to start next month

Ahmedabad/Mumbai: Providing a major impetus to India’s green mission, the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) has awarded its prestigious Green City ‘Platinum’ Rating to Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR), an industrial city coming up in Gujarat near Ahmedabad as part of the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project. Dholera City, with a total footprint of over 920 sq. km. and developable area of 540 sq. km. is India’s largest upcoming Green City. The ratings certif...Read More

Dholera smart city to be operational by 2019: Gujarat govt

June 08, 2016

Ahmedabad The upcoming smart city at Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR) in Gujarat will become operational by 2019 with several industrial units and population of around 1 lakh people living in it, the state government said today. IT major Wipro Ltd has been selected to provide consultancy for setting up Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure in the region, situated around 30 km from here, said MD and CEO of Dholera SIR Ajay Bhadoo. "Wipro has been selected ...Read More

Work on ICT infrastructure for DMIC’s Dholera Smart City begins

June 07, 2016

Gandhinagar Work has commenced on implementation of the Information & Communications Technology (ICT) plans for Dholera, a major greenfield Smart City coming up in Phase I of the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project, Mr Alkesh Kumar Sharma, the CEO and Managing Director of DMIC Development Corporation (DMICDC) today said. Dholera is one of the 8 industrial regions planned in the first phase of the DMIC project. The city is being developed in a phased manner and is e...Read More

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