25.08.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT 10,000 jobs to flood Gujarat’s IT sector in next six months Buoyed by the increasing demand for digitisation and automation in the state’s Information Technology (IT) and IT-Enabled Services (ITES) sector, companies in Gujarat are looking to hire more people in the days to come. Industry estimates by IT giants and other firms suggest … Read more

24.08.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Various Projects Inaugurated PM Modi PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of more than one project in Somnath, Gujarat on August 20, 2021, by way of video conferencing. Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Minister of State (MoS) for Tourism Shripad Naik had also been present at the tournament … Read more

23.08.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT For first time, dry Gujarat to defend prohibition policy Six decades after its formation, the dry state of Gujarat faces the challenge to defend its policy of prohibition on purchase, possession and consumption of liquor in the state after the Gujarat high court on Monday dismissed its preliminary objections to petitions questioning certain provisions … Read more

21-22.08.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat to give aid worth Rs 498 crore to Covid-hit industries Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani announced a plan for assistance to industrial units and MSMEs in the state which had been adversely affected by the second wave of Covid-19 cases. A meeting was chaired by chief minister Vijay Rupani, with the chairman and … Read more

18.08.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: Cotton exports set to touch 7-year high   Riding on strong demand from overseas markets, cotton exports from the country are estimated to rise at 77 lakh bales (one bale is equivalent to 170kg) in 2020-21, the highest in the past seven years. The exports had previously reached a high of 112 lakh … Read more

17.08.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat to ban single-use, sub-75-micron plastics After the government of India’s recent notification of the Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2021, the Gujarat government has started the banning of single-use plastics and is taking action against manufacturers of single-use plastics and of plastics less than 75 microns thick. The Union government, by amending the rules, is … Read more

19.08.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT India’s first gems auction house opens in Gujarat’s Surat Navratna Gallery, a first of its kind auction house dealing in all categories of gems and jewellery, started its operation in the city. Interestingly, the gallery’s first pre-auction exhibition of lab-grown diamonds was held in the city which is globally known as the natural diamond capital. The … Read more

15-16.08.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: Scrappage policy to boost new car, CV sales, say dealers After the Union ministry of road transport and highways (MoRTH) launched the new vehicle scrappage policy, car dealers believe it will help boost the sale of new cars as well as commercial vehicles. The new policy comes with a slew of incentives such as waiver … Read more

14.08.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Modi hails MP’s grain distribution under PMGKAY Prime Minister Modi said that Madhya Pradesh has got rid of its identity of sick State under the leadership of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The cities of Madhya Pradesh are setting new examples in cleanliness and development. Congratulating the State for the grain distribution programme … Read more

13.08.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat loses Rs 171 crore to GST evasion in Q1 The state exchequer in Gujarat lost Rs171 crore in the first quarter of 2021-22. The involvement of some 99 trading entities is suspected in this evasion. The details came to light after the state GST (SGST) department began probing traders who tend to claim excess ITC. During … Read more