29-30.04.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT GCCI proposes Amul model for cotton production   Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), along with the 100-year-old Maskati Cloth Market Association (MCMA), are in the process of preparing a detailed report on implementation of cooperative model among cotton farmers of Gujarat. The report will be submitted to the Union government shortly.   Estimates … Read more

28.04.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat govt to launch GST Suvidha centres The rural development department of the state government has come up with a solution to help small businesses, including MSMEs and traders, comply with GST requirements, and also to generate employment up to block level.   The Gujarat Livelihood Promotion Company (GLPC) under the state rural development department has … Read more

27.04.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Airtel plans 6,000 new sites in Gujarat   Telecom major Airtel announced plans to expand its network in Gujarat. The company plans to roll-out 6,000 new sites and 2,000 kilometres of optic fiber in 2018-19 for strengthening its mobile broadband footprint in the region. With this planned roll out, the number of Airtel’s mobile sites in … Read more

26.04.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat is sixth biggest direct selling market: Survey   Gujarat has been ranked at sixth position in India’s direct selling market as the state managed to garner 6.99% share in overall sales of direct selling companies across India in 2016-17. In western region, Gujarat comes second after Maharashtra, revealed an annual survey 2016-17 by … Read more

25.04.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Sabarmati Riverfront festival from May 1   Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) will organize a six-day socio cultural event – Sabarmati Riverfront Summer Festival. The festival will be organized from May 1-6 at the Sabarmati Riverfront.   The festival will have a host of cultural programmes with local artists performing Hasya Dayro, dance and musical … Read more

24.04.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Govt defers plan to make Gujarati must in all schools   The Gujarat government has deferred implementation of its decision to make Gujarati language compulsory in all schools from class I. The government had earlier in March announced that Gujarati language was compulsory, from class I at all schools in the state, affiliated with all education … Read more

22-23.04.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat-Maharashtra water sharing talks in limbo   In the ambitious river-linking projects — the Damanganga-Pinjal and Par-Tapi-Narmada projects — the Gujarat and Maharashtra governments have failed to reach an agreement on sharing water.   The Gujarat government conditionally agreed to share Narmada waters with Maharashtra, provided Maharashtra reciprocates for rivers flowing from Maharashtra to Gujarat. However, … Read more

21.04.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat Launches Pocket Cop Project   TheGujarat police unveiled the Pocket Cop project, which will enable quicker verification of passport applicants, and search of accused persons, among others. The project was inaugurated by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in Gandhinagar. Under the project, smartphones with data connectivity will be given to 4,900 police personnel, including every … Read more

20.04.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat University to receive fees online   Gujarat University (GU) will start receiving fees online for its undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) courses from this academic year. The university will start a separate portal for receiving the fees.   The online admission procedure will start after the first week of May as the admission forms and … Read more

19.04.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat’s tree cover just 4.04%: Study   Gujarat has one of the poorest tree covers in the country. A report published by the state social forestry department recently has claimed that only 11.04% geographic area of the state is under forest cover.   In all Gujarat ranks 23rd in the country when it comes to … Read more