Articles tagged under: Governor

Governor gives consent to Gujarat GST bill

June 19, 2017
Governor gives consent to Gujarat GST bill

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Governor O P Kohli today gave his consent to the Gujarat Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill which was passed unanimously by the state assembly in its special one-day session on May 9, to pave way for its implementation in the state along with rest of India from July 1. The governor has also given consent to Gujarat Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill 2017 and the Gujarat Local Authorities Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017 passed by the assembly the same day. Deputy...Read More

Gujarat Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 gets governor’s consent, becomes act

April 13, 2017
Gujarat Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill, 2017  gets governor’s consent, becomes act

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill, 2017, which makes many strict provisions including life imprisonment for killing cows, today got Governor O P Kohli's consent and consequently became an act. Minister of State for Home Pradipsinh Jadeja said that the Governor today put his signature on the bill which was passed on the last day of the recently concluded budget session of the Gujarat assembly on March 31. The bill, which was an amended version of the con...Read More

Governor’s nod to Gujarat Self Financed School (Regulation of Fees Bill – 2017), becomes act

April 12, 2017
Governor’s nod to Gujarat Self Financed School (Regulation of Fees Bill – 2017), becomes act

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Governor O P Kohli today gave his consent to the 'much-talked about' Gujarat Self Financed School (Regulation of Fees Bill - 2017) which was passed in the recently concluded budget session of the state assembly on its penultimate day (March 30). With the signature of the governor, the bill has now become an act. Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasma said that the governor gave his consent to the bill without any change in it. He signed on it this ...Read More

Gujarat Governor gives consent to prohibition ordinance

December 20, 2016
Gujarat Governor gives consent to prohibition ordinance

Gandhinagar: Governor O P Kohli has given his consent to the ordinance of the state government regarding modification in the earlier prohibition law in the state with more stringent punishment provisions for illegal production sale and consumption of liquor. Minister of state for home Pradipsinh Jadeja today informed that with the formal consent of the governor the ordinance has come in to force. The state monitoring cell would now keep a close watch on those involved in illicit liquor...Read More

Reviving interest in literature in the tech era a challenge: Governor Kohli at opening of GLF 2016

December 16, 2016

Ahmedabad: From leading humorists debating on whether humour in society has just gone missing to assessing the boundaries beyond which humour cannot permeate, laughter rang loud through Kanoria Centre for Arts today, at the 4th edition of Gujarat Literature Festival (GLF). Conversations on celebrated literary works using multiple mediums dominated the first day sessions with humour being the central theme. Governor of Gujarat, Shri O.P. Kohli lit the customary lamp at the inaugural and said t...Read More

Gujarat Governor takes additional charge of Madhya Pradesh

September 08, 2016
Gujarat Governor takes additional charge of Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal:Gujarat Governor O P Kohli today took over the additional charge as Governor of Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh High Court Acting Chief Justice Rajendra Menon administered the oath of office to Kohli at Raj Bhawan, which was attended by a battery of dignitaries including the State Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. With this, Kohli has become the 26th Governor of Madhya Pradesh. He has assumed the charge of office a day after Ram Naresh Yadav (89) demitted the office of MP Go...Read More

Gujarat Governor to take additional charge of MP

September 02, 2016
Gujarat Governor to take additional charge of MP

Bhopal: Gujarat Governor O P Kohli will be taking the additional charge of Madhya Pradesh on August 8 - a day after 89-year-old Ram Naresh Yadav demits his office. Madhya Pradesh Chief Justice Rajendra Menon will administer the oath of office to Kohli, on August 8, a Raj Bhawan official said today. Yadav, a UPA appointee came under scanner after he was accused of rigging a forest guard recruitment test conducted by the infamous Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal (Vyapam) in 2015. MP Special Ta...Read More

Gujarat Governor given additional charge of Madhya Pradesh

September 01, 2016

New Delhi:The government is yet to name the successors of Governors of Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh. Governor of Maharashtra Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao was today given additional charge of Tamil Nadu where the tenure of incumbent K Rosaiah ended yesterday. Similarly, Gujarat Governor O P Kohli has been asked to discharge the functions of the Governor of Madhya Pradesh where incumbent Ram Naresh Yadav's tenure will end on September 7, a Rashtrapati Bhawan communique said. These are the...Read More

Gujarat Governor accords assent to six Bills

April 07, 2016

Gandhinagar Gujarat Governor O P Kohli today gave his assent to six out of the eleven Bills of the BJP-led state government passed in the recently-concluded budget session of the Legislative Assembly. These six Bills are: Gujarat Land Revenue (Amendment) Bill, Gujarat Electricity Duty (Amendment) Bill, Gujarat Stamp (Amendment) Bill, Gujarat Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill, Gujarat Tax on Entry of Specified Goods into Local Areas (Amendment) Bill and the Registration (Gujarat Amendment) ...Read More

Rupayatan – Junagadh to have research center dedicated to Narsih Maheta

March 26, 2016

Junagadh Gujarat governor Shri O.P. Kohli today inaugurated 'Narsih Parv' at Rupayatan Vidyapith in Junagadh. Narsih Parv is being organized to mark 600th birth anniversary of great Gujarati poet Shri Narsih Maheta who gave Gandhiji's favorit Bhajan 'Vaishnav Jan'. Two books on Narsih Maheta were released on this occasion. One is J.P. Joshipara's book 'Life and teaching of Narsih Maheta' while other is Nagindas Sanghvi's book 'Sarvada Narsih'. An announcement was made on this occasion...Read More

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