Articles tagged under: Saputara

Gujarat govt forms Saputara Area Development Authority (SADA)

July 14, 2017
Gujarat govt forms Saputara Area Development Authority (SADA)

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government has today formed the Saputara Area Development Authority(SADA) for "integrated development" of Gujarat's only hill station Saputara in tribal populated district Dang in South Gujarat. The decision to form SADA has been taken by the Chief Minister according to a statement issued by the government. The authority will carry out planned development in 419.12 ha area of Saputara for tourism purpose. The authority will be chaired by Tourism secretary. Manag...Read More

CM opens Saputara Winter Festival, to open Flower show on Sunday

December 21, 2014

Saputara, DeshGujarat Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Saturday opened 11-day long Winter Festival at Gujarat's only hill-station Saputara in tribal populated Dang district.She also launched a website showcasing Dang district's journey of development and its natural beauty. In her speech she said that tribals were treated just as vote-bank by previous governments in power, but it was Narendrbhai Modi who as a Chief Minister sparked off hunger of devel...Read More

Wind as your fuel and engine, be ready to fly from a hill in Gujarat

December 20, 2013

Ahmedabad, 20 December 2013 Gujarat Tourism has announced the dates of this year's Saputara Paragliding Festival. According to an announcement, the Saputara Paragliding Festival 2013-14 will be organized during 21st December 2013 and 2nd January 2014. The paragliding activities would take place subject to the favorable weather conditions during this period. Permitted by weather condition, the daily timings will be 8.00 1m to 12.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm. Charges are...Read More

Dang’s Didi Purnimaben Pakvasa completes 100 years of life

October 05, 2013

Ahmedabad, 5 October 2013 Freedom fighter, Kasturba's teacher, Padma Bhushan and greatest contributor in the field of tribal girls education, 'Didi' of tribal Dang district Purnimaben Pakvasa completed 100 years of her life today. Pakvasa has been working for empowerment of tribal women in the hilly region of tribal Saputara in South Gujarat for the last five decades. So far, more than 7,000 tribal girls of the Dangs and Surat districts, have been educated in Pakvasa'...Read More

Month long Saputara Monsoon Festival 2013 kicks off (Videos/pics)

August 03, 2013

Surat, 3 August 2013 Tourism Minister of Gujarat Shri Saurabh Patel today inaugurated the annual Monsoon festival at Saputara in tribal Dang district of south Gujarat. Saputara is Gujarat's only hill station. Every year while district collector organizes summer festival, the Gujarat Tourism Corporation organizes monsoon festival. This year's monsoon festival will continue till 1st of September. Laser show, craft and food bazar, film shows, bamboo balancing, jelly...Read More

News in brief from across Gujarat(updated)

July 30, 2013

Ahmedabad, 30 July 2013 -Ishrat Jahan encounter case: Top cop P.P.Pandey filed plea in Gujarat High Court to get anticipatory bail. The High Court has given him relief. He will not be arrested till 6 August. -Tourism Minister Saurabh Patel announces Saputara monsoon festival 2013. The monsoon festival shall be held between 3 August and 1September. -Khusbhu Gujarat Ki: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan likely to come to Gujarat in last week of August for shootin...Read More

This is how Modi charmed the people of the Dangs

December 08, 2012

One of the speeches of Modi on Saturday Ahmedabad, 8 December 2012 His voice was not excellent today, but his energy and spirits were the same. He started his week-end campaign from tribal Dang district in south Gujarat. Yes, the Dangs where Gujarat’s sole hill station Saputara is located. Dang contains almost 100% tribal population. Addressing an audience in Dang Modi said, “Yesterday Soniaben said her party gave a tribal Chief Minister. But did this tribal Chief ...Read More

In Videos: Eight new Gujarat Tourism ad films under ‘Khushboo Gujarat Ki’ campaign

October 05, 2012

Ahmedabad, 5 October 2012 Presented here are recently launched eight new ad films under Gujarat Tourism Corporation Limited ad campaign 'Khusboo Gujarat Ki'. The films are about Gujarat handicraft, Gujarat's architectural heritage, Ambaji, Sidhpur, Saputara, Kutch , Uttarayan(kite flying day) and Buddhist circuit. The ad films are made by O&M and anchored by Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan. Read More

Ahmedabad’s youth dies of drowning in Gira water fall

August 27, 2012

Saputara, 27 August 2012 Ahmedabad's Ghatlodia based youth Bhavik Gajjar was found dead today at Gira water fall. He died by drowning in this waterfall which is one of the biggest waterfalls in Gujarat. Gira waterfall has taken many lives in past too. The authorities and a private trust have put warning sign-boards asking visitors not to step inside the water. Read More

Monsoon festival 2012 in Saputara from 4 August to 1st September

July 03, 2012

Ahmedabad, 3 July 2012 Saputara, Gujarat's only hill station will host monsoon festival from 4th August to 1st September this year. Gujarat Tourism and Dang district Collector are jointly organizing the monsoon festival in this hill station located in Sahyadri range mountains. Following are the details picked from GujaratTourism website. SAPUTARA ONE DAY TOUR (LOCAL) DANG TRIBAL TOUR Tour will begin after breakfast. 0800 hrs     &...Read More

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