Articles tagged under: Nitin Patel

Dy CM Nitin Patel visits Lhor village where a community was allegedly boycotted

May 10, 2019
Dy CM Nitin Patel visits Lhor village where a community was allegedly boycotted

Mahesana: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today visited Lhor village of Kadi taluka in Mahesana district of North Gujarat where boycott of SC(schedule caste) community was reported yesterday. Social Justice and Empowerment Minister of Gujarat Ishwarbhai Parmar had yesterday ordered a probe into this incident. The boycott had allegedly started two days ago when Varghoda ceremony (taking out a procession with bridegroom sitting on horse's back before marriage) of a local SC youth Mehul Parma...Read More

Sufficient water for drinking purpose till July-end for entire State: Gujarat government

April 29, 2019
Sufficient water for drinking purpose till July-end for entire State: Gujarat government

Gandhinagar: Speaking to media persons, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today said Gujarat has enough water to supply for drinking water till the end of the month of July this year. He said the situation is better than last year when the State had to source water from underground tunnel of Narmada dam as early as in the month of February. Nitin Patel announced statewide 1916 toll-free number for assistance regarding drinking water supply. Nitin said, daily 375 crore litre Narmada water...Read More

Live: Gujarat budget 2019 ( vote on account )

February 19, 2019
Live: Gujarat budget 2019 ( vote on account )

Gandhinagar: Deputy CM cum finance minister Nitin Patel today presented Vote-on-Account for the year 2019-20 with a revenue surplus of Rs 12,241.40 crore. No new tax has been levied or any hike in existing tax was made in it. The estimated revenue receipt is Rs 1,54,885 crore, while the estimate for revenue expenditure was Rs 1,45,022 crore. State tax revenue has been estimated at Rs 1,00,125 crore. Patel said in his address in the house on the second day of the first s...Read More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate new civil hospital in Ahmedabad

February 04, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate new civil hospital in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will dedicate Rs. 1450 crore new civil hospital here, said Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel. Patel was in civil hospital campus in Asarwa area of city to review the ongoing development works. He said a Medi-City is being developed in 110 acre campus for all kinds of treatments which has also heart, kidney, eyes, dental, cancer etc speciality departments and medical and paramedical college too. He said four mini buses will be at service in the camp...Read More

Dy CM Nitin Patel presents report card of 3-day long Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019

January 20, 2019

Gandhinagar: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel at Mahatma Mandir here briefs media persons about three-day long Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019 just after its conclusion. DeshGujaratRead More

Reports of my being angry over absence of name on invitation card are all made-up, CM Rupani always take care of my honour:DyCM Nitin Patel

January 17, 2019
Reports of my being angry over absence of name on invitation card are all made-up, CM Rupani always take care of my honour:DyCM Nitin Patel

Gandhinagar: Rejecting the reports of his anger over the exclusion of his name from the invitation card for inauguration of a Hospital by PM Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad today, Deputy CM Nitin Patel said that such reports were 'made-up' and he and all other ministers of the government and other senior party leaders worked as a team. He also said that his absence from the Ahmedabad airport on the arrival of PM Modi today was part of planning of the state government. To a query h...Read More

Annual family income threshold for benefits under Bin Anamat Ayog schemes raised

January 01, 2019
Annual family income threshold for benefits under Bin Anamat Ayog schemes raised

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has taken a decision to raise the ceiling of annual income for beneficiaries of schemes under Gujarat Bin Anamat Varga Ayog is from Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 4.5 lakh. This decision was announced by Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel before media persons in capital Gandhinagar. Similarly, annual family income threshold for assistance of Rs. 15 lakh simple interest rate for foreign study has been increased from Rs. 4.50 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh. DeshGujaratRead More

Nitin Patel reacts to Congress barb over he as a Health Minister taking treatment in private hospital outside the State

December 02, 2018
Nitin Patel reacts to Congress barb over he as a Health Minister taking treatment in private hospital outside the State

Gandhinagar: He is the Health minister of Gujarat, but he choose to take knee replacement treatment outside the State at a private hospital in Mumbai. His this move has been criticized by main opposition Congress party. In response to Congress barbs, Nitin Patel today in a statement said, he took treatment in Mumbai because his knee operation was done using uni-compartmental technique. Nitin said he had not taken a single pie from government treasury for his operation and air journey to ...Read More

Nitin Patel in Mumbai for medical treatment

November 29, 2018
Nitin Patel in Mumbai for medical treatment

Gandhinagar: Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat, Nitin Patel is in Mumbai for treatment of knee replacement. He is likely to return back to capital Gandhinagar on Sunday. He will be on rest for at least next two weeks and therefore remain absent from day-to-day work at State Secretariat. DeshGujaratRead More

Gujarat govt. declares Rs 1300 crore special package for 45 talukas that received 250-400 ml rain in monsoon

November 17, 2018
Gujarat govt. declares Rs 1300 crore special package for 45 talukas that received 250-400 ml rain in monsoon

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today declared special package for farmers in 45 more talukas that are scarcity-affected. Each of these talukas had received rainfall below 400 ml but above 250 ml during monsoon this year. Earlier the government had declared all talukas that received less than 250 ml rainfall as scarcity-hit. The talukas included for special package are; Kadi, Daskroi, Morbi, Mansa, Jetpur, Bhanvad, Mahesana, Palanpur, Padra, Dholka, Bechraji, Upleta, Dhari, Jasdan, Sanan...Read More