31.08.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat to get six more passport centres   Gujarat will soon get six more Passport Seva Kendras, a top functionary in the union government announced after a meeting with state government officials.   The new Passport centres will come up in Gandhinagar, Patan, Amreli, Sabarkantha, Bardoli and Surendranagar.   From 19 at present, the … Read more

30.08.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Centre extends Rs 731 cr assistance, Rs 1,484 cr loan for Narmada works   In a boost to the Sardar Sarovar Yojana, the central government has approved assistance of Rs 730.90 crore for construction of canals. The central government had approved the assistance under the Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP) for the year 2018-19. … Read more

29.08.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat government mulls fourth round of RTE   The state government is still mulling over the 4th round of admissions under the Right to Education Act. With nearly 40,000 seats remaining vacant after three rounds, the government claims that only 11,000 students are yet to get admitted. The state government this year had surprised … Read more

28.08.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT 173 schools objected to Fee Regulatory Committee’s decision   Over 150 schools that had submitted their proposals to the Fee Regulatory Committee (FRC) have objected to the decision of the committee   As per the Gujarat Self Financed Schools (Regulation of Fees) Act, the lower cut-off set by the state government is at Rs … Read more

26-27.08.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Over 40 techs in pharma up for grabs for Gujarat companies   Over 40 technologies developed by the National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) in drugs and pharmaceuticals have huge potential to be commercialised by Gujarat-based companies.   NRDC has over 80 technologies in pharmaceuticals and drugs, for which it is seeking partners, through Transfer … Read more

25.08.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   45% of Gujarat’s 1600-km coastline under erosion   Activist and villagers who recently attended a environment public hearing in Dholera to help create map for the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification had urged the authorities to come with updated maps of coastal areas for, the sea had gobbled up many villages wholly or … Read more

24.08.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Modi govt approves 1.12 lakh more houses under PM’s housing scheme   The Centre has approved construction of nearly 1.12 lakh more affordable houses for urban poor in eight states under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna, with Andra Pradesh bagging the largest share of over 37,000 housing units.   According to the Housing … Read more

23.08.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Kharif acreage rises to 73.61 lakh hectare in Gujarat   Kharif acreage in Gujarat rose marginally to 73.61 lakh hectare this week compared to 72.28 lakh hectare in the previous week, according to state agriculture department data. The recent spell of rains has come in the nick of time or else the state would … Read more

22.08.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   ·        First trial run of Ahmedabad metro train to begin in January 2019   ð  The first trial run of the much-awaited Ahmedabad metro train would be conducted in January next year.   ð  During the trial, the train will ply between Vastral village and Apparel Park on a 6.5-km stretch, called as … Read more

21.08.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Various Projects In Junagadh, Gujarat   The scheme includes the Government Civil Hospital, a milk processing plant and some buildings of the Junagadh Agriculture University. There are nine initiatives,worth over Rs 500 crore, which are either being dedicated today, or their foundation stones are being laid.     INTERNATIONAL   … Read more

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