31.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT TAT must for teaching jobs at minority institutions   The Gujarat assembly passed a bill, the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (Amendment) Bill, for making the state education board’s Teacher Aptitude Test (TAT) mandatory for recruitment of teachers and principals in institutions run by religious and linguistic minorities. The bill was passed by a majority vote. The … Read more

30.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Surat to house Gujarat’s first women’s varsity   Vanita Vishram Institution will be the first women’s university with the state Assembly giving sanction for seven private varsities. Vanita Vishram Trust currently runs four colleges with 3,000 students of which three are self-financed institutes that will be governed by university.   The city’s oldest educational trust Sarvajanik Education Society has got … Read more

28-29.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT 17.6 lakh houses in Gujarat yet to receive tap water   The state government has admitted that 17.6 lakh houses in the state do not have tapped water connections. The state government tabled this data in the assembly during a reply to several questions asked by the Congress MLAs.   The reply stated that the … Read more

27.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat’s ‘love jihad’ bill proposes 3-10 years jail term   The Gujarat government has proposed amendment in the Gujarat Freedom of Religion Act, 2003 with an aim to make it more stringent and curb forced conversion by marriages, loosely termed by the political leaders outside the assembly as law against ‘love jihad’. The amendment seeks to expand … Read more

26.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Centre denied Gujarat Rs 3,370 crore relief for 2018 drought: Govt   The Gujarat government  informed the legislative assembly that the Centre had decided not to grant financial assistance of Rs 3,370 crore to the state as relief for the 2018 drought. The state has also sought Rs 7,239.47 crore as relief for the damages … Read more

25.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT New jobs in micro enterprises under PMEGP halve in Gujarat   Fresh job creation under the PM Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) has reduced to less than half during the pandemic year. According to the data tabled in the Parliament by the MSME ministry, creation of new jobs in micro enterprises of Gujarat under the scheme have reduced from … Read more

24.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: Investors can lease land, set up units   Those wishing to set up an industrial unit in Gujarat, here’s something that might entice you. The state government plans to ease the process of land allotment on long-term lease. All the investor has to do is pay an annual rate of 6% of the total … Read more

23.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat govt to set up coaching institutes   The state government will set up special coaching institutes to prepare youth for competitive examinations.   The state government will open coaching centres in big cities like Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, and Rajkot. The state government will conduct tests to admit students in these coaching centres. Our aim is … Read more

21-22.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat added most CNG stations in India   Continuing its thrust on the usage of clean fuel, Gujarat added the highest number of compressed natural gas (CNG) stations in India during the April-January period in 2020-21. In fact, the state accounted for 20% of the new CNG stations developed in the country during the period. The number of CNG stations in Gujarat … Read more

20.03.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: 15k infant deaths reported in 2020   Providing information in the Gujarat assembly day, the state government said that 15,432 children up to the age of five died in the state during the year 2020. This figure is lower than the 17,453 deaths of children of these ages in 2019. Congress MLAs sought … Read more