Articles tagged under: rajkot

Pipavav-Surat Ro-Ro ferry, Somnath-Mandvi cruise services to be launched: Rupani in Rajkot

February 03, 2019
Pipavav-Surat Ro-Ro ferry, Somnath-Mandvi cruise services to be launched: Rupani in Rajkot

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today laid the foundation stone of Gujarat’s first-ever 6-lane flyover over single-piers to be built at a cost of Rs.90-crore near Gondal Crossing at Rajkot city for a permanent solution to traffic snarls. He said that another flyover will be built on the other end of Rajkot’s 150-feet wide Ring Road near Madhapar Crossing, for which the state government has already made financial allocation. Rupani said the Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Ro Ferry Service will be shortly ext...Read More

Works launched for Gondal chokdi flyover; 6-lane conversion of Rajkot – Jetpur highway announced

February 02, 2019
Works launched for Gondal chokdi flyover; 6-lane conversion of Rajkot – Jetpur highway announced

Rajkot: Minister of State in Centre, Manaukh Mandaviya today laid foundation stone for Rs. 90 crore flyover at Gondal chokdi in Rajkot city on national highway in presence of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. Mandaviya on this occasion made important announcement of six-lane conversion of Rajkot - Jetpur highway in Saurashtra. DeshGujaratRead More

5 dead, 2 injured in road mishap in Rajkot district

January 27, 2019
5 dead, 2 injured in road mishap in Rajkot district

Rajkot: At least 5 people died and 2 others injured in a road mishap in Aatkot area of Rajkot district in the wee hours today. A speeding car returning from a marriage ceremony overturned on the Aatkot-Bhavnagar highway and overturned the divider. There were seven people in the car of whom 5 died and 2 others have been admitted to hospital. DeshGujaratRead More

Congress candidate in RMC by-poll joins BJP; by-poll was necessitated as then Congress councillor joined BJP

January 16, 2019
Congress candidate in RMC by-poll joins BJP; by-poll was necessitated as then Congress councillor joined BJP

Rajkot: In a small yet symbolically significant jolt to Congress in Gujarat, a party candidate for a by-election for Rrajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) the declared party candidate today withdrew his name and joined BJP. What is more embarrassing for the main opposition party was that the by-election in the ward number 13 of RMC was necessitated due to earlier party corporator Nitin Ramani's joining BJP. Congress had declared Narsinh Patoliya as its candidate for the by-electio...Read More

District administration of Rajkot to acquire private land for AIIMS

January 12, 2019
District administration of Rajkot to acquire private land for AIIMS

Rajkot: District Collector of Rajkot, Dr. Rahul Gupta said, the district administration will acquire about 8 acre private land to set up proposed All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS). He said the government has decided to allocate 300 acre (120 hectare) government land for setting up AIIMS to Centre for free. Three plots in total 8 acre size owned by private parties is located in surrounding areas of proposed government land. Proposed AIIMS will also require four-lane road to the s...Read More

Union cabinet OKays Rajkot AIIMS for Gujarat

January 10, 2019
Union cabinet OKays Rajkot AIIMS for Gujarat

New Delhi: Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has today approved setting up of All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS) at Rajkot, Gujarat at a cost of Rs. 1195 crore. AIIMS at Rajkot will be set up under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) Along with Rajkot, the union cabinet has today also approved setting up of AIIMS at Vijaynagar in Samba in Jammu and Awantipur in Pulwama in Kashmir According to official note, Rajkot AIIMS will have medical college,...Read More

MoU signed for Rs. 2500 crore proposed Rajkot greenfield airport near Hirasar

January 10, 2019

Gandhinagar: Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Government of Gujarat and Airport Authority of India today here for construction of new greenfield airport near Hirasar in Rajkot district. According to a note issued by government, the new 2500 acre airport will have 3400 meter long and 45 meter wide runway. The new airport will be able to host 280-seat fast aircraft such as Airbus A320-200 and Boeing B-737-900 and therefore provide better connectivity to Rajkot an...Read More

Seven Thai women caught from massage parlour in Rajkot city of Gujarat

January 04, 2019
Seven Thai women caught from massage parlour in Rajkot city of Gujarat

Rajkot: The police today raided a massage parlour/spa in Rajkot city of Gujarat and caught seven women of Thailand illegally employed there. The owner of the parlour was also arrested. Police said that on the basis of a tip off a raid was conducted in Pink Wellness and Health Care Massage Parlour situated on the first floor of a shopping complex in A-division area of the city. Police also caught the owner of the parlour identified as Sagar Vishwakarm (20) who lives...Read More

Gujarat to get AIIMS; Rajkot as its location

January 03, 2019
Gujarat to get AIIMS; Rajkot as its location

Gandhinagar: In one more gift to Gujarat by the son-of-soil Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government in Centre, the State is going to get All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS). Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel who is also Health minister today in his briefing here said AIIMS will come up at Rajkot. He said once the land (near Khandheri stadium) which is already identified is allotted by district collector of Rajkot, tendering process for AIIMS will begin. AIIMS in Gujarat will have ...Read More

Gujarat govt OKays more Narmada water supply to Rajkot; Aaji to be filled in January

December 24, 2018
Gujarat govt OKays more Narmada water supply to Rajkot; Aaji to be filled in January

Rajkot: Aaji dam in Rajkot will be filled again with Narmada water possibly in the month of January. The State government has given approval for supply of Narmada water to Aaji dam using SAUNI Yojana link. Aaji will get Narmada water supply for third time this year thanks to this decision. This will ensure regular drinking water supply to the citizens of Rajkot city. DeshGujaratRead More

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