30.04.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat Technological University: Online exams for engineering students   After holding online exams for the first semester recently, Gujarat Technological University (GTU) has now decided to conduct summer exams for final semester students pursuing degree and diploma studies with various colleges affiliated with the university.   GTU announced that more than 95 per cent … Read more

29.04.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat govt to spend Rs 2,000 crore on jabs for 18-44 age group   The Gujarat government will have to spend over Rs 2,000 crore to immunize people between the age of 18 and 45 years. While the government of India has been funding the vaccination drive of citizens above the age of 45, the state … Read more

28.04.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: Gold imports down 51% in April   High price and stricter restrictions imposed territorially to contain the spread of Covid infections have hurt gold demand. The import of gold in April fell by 50.7%, settling at 3.54 metric tonnes (MT) against 7.19MT in March, according to the data issued by the Ahmedabad Air Cargo Complex. With … Read more

27.04.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat Technological University makes vaccination mandatory for students   Gujarat Technological University (GTU) has made it mandatory for all students of 18 years and above age to get Covid-19 vaccination before filling up of Winter 2021 exam forms.   The Centre’s vaccination drive will continue as before, providing free vaccination for essential and priority populations as defined earlier i.e … Read more

26.04.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: Daily biomedical waste jumps 10-fold in a year   The waste primarily consisted of PPE kits used by doctors at hospitals and by paramedics involved in testing and sampling of cluttered localities. Ahmedabad today accounts for, on average, more than 65% of the total Covid waste generated in the state, according to GPCB officials.   … Read more

24-25.04.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT IFFCO to set up O2 plant in Paradip   The Indian Farmers’ Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has decided to set up an oxygen plant on the factory premises in Paradip. It will make oxygen available free of cost to hospitals treating Covid patients. To help the government’s efforts to augment availability of oxygen in the country, IFFCO has taken … Read more

23.04.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Pandemic explosion sends Gujarat health infra in tailspin Unabated rise in corona cases in Gujarat has triggered a health emergency of sorts. It was one of the highest daily surges at 13% in recent times. Daily death toll rose by 20% as the state recorded deaths of 45 patients, one of the highest in … Read more

22.04.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat Technological University starts facility to verify authenticity of remdesivir   Gujarat Technological University (GTU) has developed a method to test if a remdesivir injection dose is real or fake. Two pharmacy students, Malay Pandya and Nisarg Patel, have under the supervision of Dr Kashyap Thummar developed this method and members of the general public can send … Read more

21.04.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Now, all hospitals, clinics in Gujarat can treat Covid patients: Govt   In wake of acute shortage of hospital beds and ever growing queues outside designated hospitals following a record spike in Covid-19 cases, Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani announced on Tuesday night that all hospitals, private clinics and nursing homes can now admit and … Read more

20.04.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: ‘Clear rules for Covid care under govt health schemes’   Public health activists and a group of NGOs from Gujarat have appealed to the chief justice of Gujarat high court to direct the state government to ensure that relevant protocols for Maa Yojana or Ayushman Bharat Card holders are in place for Covid … Read more

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