Articles tagged under: Governor

Governor’s nod to MLAs salary hike bill in Gujarat

October 12, 2018
Governor’s nod to MLAs salary hike bill in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Gujarat governor O P Kohli today gave his assent to the Salaries and Allowances of Members, Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly, Ministers and Leader of Opposition Laws (Amendment) Bill 2018, which was past during the brief 2 day monsoon session of the assembly paving way for hefty increase in the salaries of MLAs. The unanimous passage of the bill and the manner in which it was tabled without its prior mention in the agenda for the day on Septe...Read More

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed of UAE on Gujarat visit

June 27, 2018
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed of UAE on Gujarat visit

Gandhinagar: Sheikh Al Nahyan, Abdullah Bin Zayed Bin Sultan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International cooperation, UAE and son of founder of UAE, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan on visit to Gujarat today called on Governor OP Kohli at Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar and also visited Sabarmati Ashram of Mahatma Gandhi in Ahmedabad. Sheikh Abdullah is leading a senior-level delegation tour of the country, from June 24 until June 30, taking in engagements in several Indian states alongside the ...Read More

Gujarat Governor opens Raj Bhavan for public; those wishing to visit it may apply online

May 10, 2018
Gujarat Governor opens Raj Bhavan for public; those wishing to visit it may apply online

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Governor O.P.Kohli has taken a decision to open the gates of Raj Bhavan for common people from 15th of May, 2018. According to a note issued by Raj Bhavan, the decision has been taken to ensure transparency as per the provisions under Mahiti Adhikar Adhiniyam 2005. Those interested to visit Raj Bhavan may log on to http://rajbhavan.gujarat.gov.in and express their wish to pay a visit through online registration system. DeshGujaratRead More

Bharuch Muslim delegation meets Governor, seeking Muslim University and removal of Shias and Khoja from Wakf Board

May 10, 2018
Bharuch Muslim delegation meets Governor, seeking Muslim University and removal of Shias and Khoja from Wakf Board

Bharuch: A group of Muslims from Bharuch district called on the Governor in capital Gandhinagar and demanded Muslim University in Bharuch. Operators of Bharuch based Saiyed Zain Dada Bava Durgah and Masjid Trust demanded Muslim University to offer Urdu, Arbi, Farsi language education. The delegation also demanded removal of Shia and Khoja community members from Wakf Committee. The delegation in its memorandum submitted to Governor pointed out that out of ten members of Wakf Committee, two...Read More

Gujarat governor gives assent to 11 bills passed during budget session, sends 3 to president

April 12, 2018
Gujarat governor gives assent to 11 bills passed during budget session, sends 3 to president

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Governor O P Kohli today gave his assent to 11 of the total 14 government bills passed in the assembly during recent budget session. Kohli however sent the remaining three bills to the president of India as these bills have issues on which the center also has power to make laws. The government approved the 11 bills including Gujarat Police (Amendment) bill, VAT (Amendment) bill, Gujarat stamp (Amendment) bill, Gujarat Money Lenders (Amendment) bi...Read More

Ministers led by CM Rupani pay courtesy visit to Gujarat Governor

February 14, 2018
Ministers led by CM Rupani pay courtesy visit to Gujarat Governor

Gandhinagar: The ministers of Gujarat led by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today visited Rajbhavan here to meet Governor O P Kohli on a courtesy call. DyCM Nitin Patel later told media persons that all minister had come for a courtesy visit to the hounarable governor. 'The CM also invited him for the inauguration of the renovated building of the Vidansabha (Vitthalbhai Patel Bhavan) and he has given his consent for the same,' he said. Patel also ...Read More

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

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