Articles tagged under: Saurabh Patel

Saurabh Patel no more a minister, no woman in cabinet, Radadia’s big jump to cabinet

August 07, 2016
Saurabh Patel no more a minister, no woman in cabinet, Radadia’s big jump to cabinet

Gandhinagar: Three main highlights of today's swearing in function of new Chief Minister Vijay Rupani are that senior cabinet minister Saurabh Patel whose name was once discussed for the post of Chief Minister has been dropped. It is believed that Saurabhbhai's services will be taken by either organization or Saurabhbhai's mentor Narendrabhai in Delhi. If nothing of these two happens in near future then we can assume Saurabhbhai has done some blunder that we don't know, and he could be another J...Read More

Switch conference at Vadodara in October

August 01, 2016
Switch conference at Vadodara in October

Vadodara: The international Switch Conference on energy sector will be held here in October this year, which is emerging as a power hub, Gujarat Energy Minister Saurabh Patel has said. The Union Power Ministry is planning to organise the conference here from October 6-10 of power ministers to improve co-operation in the area of energy. The Gujarat government has been making all-out efforts to make it a big success by attracting participants from the country and abroad, Patel told PTI yes...Read More

Power surplus Gujarat offers supply to Railways, meeting on feasibility soon

July 26, 2016
Power surplus Gujarat offers supply to Railways, meeting on feasibility soon

Gandhinagar: Electricity Surplus Gujarat today offered to supply power to railways on mutually beneficial basis. A high level meeting of the departmental official will soon be held after which a feasibility report on the offer would be submitted to the railway ministry. Gujarat Energy Minister Mr. Saurabhbhai Patel today put forth the offer during a meeting with the Minister of Railways Mr. Suresh Prabhu at the latter's office in New Delhi. During the meeting, Mr Pate in...Read More

Gujarat govt drops plan to merge four power distribution companies

July 15, 2016

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government has dropped its earlier plan to merge four government run power distribution companies. Due to changes in Income Tax law provisions, Gujarat government had earlier planned to merge four companies, but now the idea has been dropped as Prime Minister Shri Modi and Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley have intervened and resolved the issue pertaining to Income Tax. Energy Minister Saurabh Patel shared this detail before media today. DeshGujaratRead More

Centre gives nod for gas pipeline network in Panchmahal district

July 08, 2016
Centre gives nod for gas pipeline network in Panchmahal district

Gandhinagar: Gujarat is leading state in terms of usage of gas for home usage and for vehicle. India has around 31.60 lakh PNG home usage consumers of gas of which 48% or 15 lakh are in Gujarat. India has 1056 CNG stations of which 34% or 360 CNG stations are in Gujarat thanks to then Chief Minister and present Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision. Continuing the progress in this field Petroleum National Gas Regulatory Board of Government of India has granted permission to Gujarat govt arm G...Read More

Gujarat govt to study financial implications of 7th Pay Commission

June 29, 2016
Gujarat govt to study financial implications of 7th Pay Commission

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today said it would have to incur an extra burden of Rs 6000 crore per year if it were to apply the Seventh Pay Commission even as state employees union sought immediate implementation of the award. The Union Cabinet today accepted the recommendation of of Justice A K Mathur headed panel, which would benefit around one crore government employees and pensioners across country. "If we implement the 7th Pay Commission for government employees, we will have ...Read More

Congress charge against GSPC completely wrong: Saurabh Patel in Delhi

May 05, 2016

New Delhi With Congress targeting BJP over CAG report on Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation, a senior Gujarat minister today termed the charge as "completely wrong" and claimed the then UPA government had approved of the expenditure. After a CAG report questioned the investment of Rs 19,716 crore made by GSPC for oil and gas exploration in Krishna Godavari (KG) basin, Congress has used the issue to target Modi who was the state's Chief Minister when the PSU decided to go for the proj...Read More

Saurabh Patel dedicates development works in Bhavnagar

April 30, 2016

Bhavnagar Gujarat Minister Shri Saurabh Patel today dedicated GIS system, Virani bridge, Hill park bridge, online system for wedding registration in Bhavnagar city. Shri Patel performed ground breaking for centralized Akshay Patra kitchen for midday meal scheme. He also announced tween city plan. Of two bridges inaugurated today, a six lane bridge on Leela circle road has been constructed at a cost of Rs 4.67 crore while Sardar Patel school-Hill park road four lane bridge has been c...Read More

Gujarat Gas Ltd to debut in Dadra Nagar Haveli

January 13, 2016

Gandhinagar State energy minister Saurabh Patel today said that Gujarat Gas Ltd which is the biggest company in the area of city gas distribution will start laying gas distribution pipeline in Union Territory Dadra Nagar Haveli(DNH) from 15 January. The pipeline network in DNH will be 550 km long and cover Naroli, Dadra, Silvasa, Samarvani, Masat and Rakholi areas. In next five years it will cover entire DNH. The project will provide gas connections for home usage to over 45,000 houes. Guja...Read More

Tourism Minister on Tithal beach development plans (Video)

December 25, 2015

Valsad Tourism Minister of Gujarat, Shri Saurabh Patel today visited Valsad to review the progress of Tithal beach development project. He said that the hotel with conference facility will be developed through partnership model at Tithal, for which Rs 10 crore amount has been allocated to district collector. - DeshGujarat Read More