30.12.17 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT 37 child marriages were registered in Gujarat in 3 years   In a shocker to the model state of Gujarat, the figures of child marriages in the last three years tell that there were 37 cases here from 2014 to 2017, more than so-called underdeveloped states like Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, which had 23 and 17 such … Read more

29.12.17 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Bank NPAs drop in Gujarat   After a series of efforts by the government to curb bad loans, non-performing assets (NPAs) in banks have finally showed a drop at least in Gujarat. According to the recent report by State Level Banker’s Committee (SLBC), the gross NPA stood at Rs 31,318 crore in Gujarat in the … Read more

28.12.17 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Gujarat govt to launch website for fee regulatory committee   Much to the relief of schools, the state primary and secondary education department has planned to launch a website for uploading documents required by private schools to argue their “fee hike’ requisition cases before the zonal fee regulatory committee.   Right now, school officials have … Read more

27.12.17 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

  GUJARAT UNIVERSITY TO PROVIDE FREE EDUCATION TO MEDAL WINNERS, PARTICIPANTS   The University Grants Commission (UGC) has introduced a new scheme as per which affiliated universities can provide free education to medal winners and participants of national and international sporting events. With GU scrapping the 2 per cent sports quota, this UGC scheme comes … Read more

26.12.17 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Gujarat CM inaugurates 25th National Children’s Science Congress   Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani while inaugurating the 25th National Children Science Congress at the Science City in Ahmedabad today said that,”the National Children Science Congress – 2017 (NCSC) has laid the foundation for taking India in top-three position in the world in the field of science technology by year 2030. … Read more

24-25 .12.17 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani inaugurates Kankaria Festival-2017   Gujarat’s Chief Minister Vijay Rupani  said that the Prime Minister Narendrabhai Modi’s unique vision has changed the credentials of Kankaria and today it has become synonyms with the development. The Chief Minister said that earlier the Kankaria was known only as a lake, but, today it has become a … Read more

23.12.17 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Gujarat Gas hikes natural gas rates for industry   Gujarat Gas Limited (GGL) has increased the prices of natural gas supplied to its industrial consumers in the state. The public sector company has hiked natural gas prices — from Rs 2.50 to Rs 2.57 per standard cubic meter (SCM) following a steep rise in … Read more

22.12.17 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Onion farmers in Gujarat demand MSP   With onions from new harvest appearing in market, onion farmers have demanded that the state government purchase onion at a minimum support price. In the wholesale market, onion is selling at Rs 500 per 20kg, or at a price of Rs 25 per kg, higher than that of last year. … Read more

21.12.17 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat University sends question papers ‘code-locked’   To ensure that there was no case of paper leak, Gujarat University had sent the question papers to the colleges in a locked aluminum box. The lock had a code which was given to the observers just half-an-hour before the examination began.   During the semester-I exams for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, … Read more

20.12.17 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Illegal riverbed mining rampant in Gujarat: HC   Gujarat high court has sounded a warning against indiscriminate illegal sand mining in riverbed in Gujarat and made certain norms more stringent to curb the activity.   Expressing its concern about ecological imbalance, the HC said, “The minerals are non-renewable and limited natural resources and constitute vital raw materials … Read more