Tag: Gujarat

Gujarat Chief Minister launches projects worth over Rs 500 crore

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Friday launched various projects worth Rs 585 crore of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC). He launched the projects through video conference from Gandhinagar. These projects included phase-2 of the Sabarmati Riverfront development from Dafnala till Indira Bridge on the eastern side of the city, a government release said. While […]

Indian Coast Guard seizes Pakistani boat with heroin worth Rs 300 crore off Gujarat

NEW DELHI: In a joint intelligence-based operation with ATS Gujarat, a Pakistani boat ‘NUH’ has been apprehended by Indian Coast Guard (ICG) off Jakhau, Gujarat with 30 kgs of heroin. Eight Pakistani nationals have also been arrested from the boat. An input was received on April 13, 2021 regarding suspected narcotics trafficking by Pak boat […]

AAI issues tenders for construction of 1st phase of Dholera airport in Gujarat

NEW DELHI: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday issued tenders for the construction of the first phase of an international airport at Dholera in Gujarat, entailing an investment of Rs 987 crore, according to an official statement. The new facility is being set up in greenfield city under the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) […]

Strategic location of Dholera will act as a catalyst in the development of Gujarat:Vijay Rupani

NEW DELHI: Dholera Industrial City Development limited (DICDL) in association with the Government of Gujarat participated in the 13th edition of Aero India 2021 at Bengaluru, Karnataka. DICDL showcased all its initiatives which significantly benefits potential businesses and also illustrated a host of investment opportunities in the vibrant economic corridor. Aligned with Prime Minister Narendra […]

Amit Shah inaugurates new 4-lane Thaltej-Shilaj-Rancharda railway overbridge, built at a cost of Rs 55 crore

NEW DELHI: The Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated the new 4-lane Thaltej-Shilaj-Rancharda railway overbridge, built at a cost of Rs 55 crore, in Ahmedabad city of Gujarat through video conferencing from New Delhi today. Several dignitaries including Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel were present at the programme. In his address on the occasion, […]

Prime Minister performs Bhoomi-Poojan of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II, Surat Metro Rail

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi performed Bhoomi Poojan of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II and Surat Metro Rail Project via video conference today. Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat, Union Home Minister Amit Shah , Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Union Housing & Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri were present on the occasion. […]

Narendra Modi flags off eight trains facilitating seamless rail connectivity to Statue of Unity

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off eight trains connecting different regions of the country to Kevadiya in Gujarat today, via video conferencing. These trains will facilitate seamless connectivity to the Statue of Unity. The Prime Minister also inaugurated the Dabhoi – Chandod Gauge converted Broad Gauge railway line, Chandod – Kevadiya new […]

Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of Light House projects across six states

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Light House projects (LHPs) under Global Housing Technology Challenge (GHTC)- at six sites across six States, today through video conference. He announced the winners under Affordable Sustainable Housing Accelerators – India (ASHA-India) and gave away annual awards for excellence in implementation of Pradhan Mantri […]

Gujarat anti-land grab Act comes into force, district bodies to probe cases

GNADHINAGAR: The Gujarat Land Grabbing Prohibition Act, 2020 came into force from Wednesday. Under the Act, which is aimed at preventing the forceful takeover of land from farmers, private landowners, government institutions, the government has formed seven- member committees at the district level to probe such cases. Under this act, which was brought in the […]

Rs 64,522 crore motor premium earned, Rs 35,519 crore claims paid in FY19

NEW DELHI: A total sum of Rs 35,519 crore of motor insurance claims were settled during 2018-19 by Indian general insurance companies while the gross underwritten premium was Rs 64,522.35 crore, the Insurance Information Bureau of India said on Tuesday. In its annual report on motor insurance for fiscal 2018-19, the Bureau said that Rs […]

Narendra Modi to lay foundation stones of 2 projects in Gujarat on December 15

AHMEDABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Gujarat on December 15 to lay the foundation stones of two projects in Kutch district- a mega renewable energy park and a desalination plant, state Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said on Thursday. Talking to reporters here during a function, Rupani said that the hybrid renewable energy park, […]

Gujarat’s Horse trading: Amit Shah paid 10 crores says former Congress MLA Soma Bhai Patel on camera

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the November 3 bypolls in eight assembly seats in Gujarat, the Congress on Sunday released a video, claiming it showed a former MLA of the party accepting that he was paid crores by the BJP to switch sides. Gujarat Congress president Amit Chavda released the video at a press conference in […]

Sangeeta Singh new vigilance commissioner of Gujarat

AHMEDABAD: Additional Chief Secretary of Home Department Sangeeta Singh has been appointed as Vigilance Commissioner following her retirement, a government notification said on Saturday. Singh was already in-charge vigilance commissioner. She retired from the IAS on Saturday on attaining the age of superannuation, said the notification issued by Deputy Secretary to the Home Department, Samir […]

Proud moment for India; all 8 beaches recommended by government gets International Blue Flag Certification

NEW DELHI: It is a proud moment for India as 8 beaches of India, spread across five states and two union territories, have been awarded the “BLUE FLAG” by an International Jury comprising of eminent members viz UNEP, UNWTO, FEE, IUCN. The beaches that have been awarded the ‘BLUE FLAG” are Shivrajpur (Dwarka-Gujarat), Ghoghla (Diu), […]

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