31.01.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Textile traders hail Gujarat govt’s decision exempting fabric from e-way bill   Traders in the country’s largest man-made fabric (MMF) wholesale market Surat on Monday welcomed the decision by the Commissioner of State Tax, Gujarat, for exempting all types of fabrics from generating e-way bill for the intra-city and intra-state movement.   The state government has issued a notification … Read more

30.01.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Govt panel moots changes in land laws for industry   A high-power committee headed by chief secretary of Gujarat J N Singhhas proposed a series of changes in land laws that industry and the real estate sector had been demanding for a long time.   These include giving permission to hold land even if an industry has not built any unit … Read more

28-29.01.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat seeks its Narmada dues from MP, Rajasthan   While the Gujarat government has written to the Narmada Control Authority (NCA) for the release of 1,500 cusecs from Madhya Pradesh to keep the Narmada from drying up, it also asked the Sardar Sarovar construction advisory committee (SSCAC) and the Narmada Control Authority (NCA) to clear its long-pending dues. The … Read more

27.01.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Polluted rivers: Gujarat ranks 4th   Sabarmati riverfront is considered a model in giving facelift to an ailing river. However, if figures of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF) submitted in Lok Sabha on January 5 are considered, Sabarmati is among Gujarat’s 20 most polluted rivers. Further, Gujarat ranks fourth among top … Read more

26.01.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Four zonal science museums to be opened in Gujarat   Four zonal science museums are proposed to be opened at Patan, Bhuj, Rajkot and Vadodara to inculcate scientific temper among the youth.   Rupani remembered the contribution of revered Sankalchand Patel for the new generation in north Gujarat. He also had a word of … Read more

25.01.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Elections in 75 Municipalities of Gujarat on February 17   State Election Commission(SEC) declared elections dates for 75 Municipalities of 28 districts as well as byelection for six seats of the Rajkot Municipal Corporations.   Election code of conduct for the 75 Municipalities and by-elections in one Municipal Corporation and seven municipalities will be effective from Tuesday(January … Read more

24.01.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT In 2017, Gujarat got investment proposals worth Rs 75,000 crore   Gujarat continues to be a preferred destination for industrial projects, receiving 387 intentions, for investments worth Rs 75,398 crore in 2017 (as of November). Gujarat ranked second in attracting investment proposals and the state accounted for 19.98% of the Rs 3,77,362 crore investment proposed across India … Read more

23.01.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

  Gujarat discoms seek hike in fuel surcharge                    Power distribution companies in state have approached Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) seeking a hike in fuel price and power purchase adjustment (FPPPA) base price or fuel surcharge. However, none have sought any increase in basic electricity tariffs for fiscal 2018-19. A power company is allowed to … Read more

21 & 22.01.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Vadodara collector bags national award from ECI for SVEEP   Vadodara district collector and district election officer (DEO) P Bharathi has been selected by the Election Commission of India (ECI) for the national awards 2017 for best electoral practices. Bharathi will be felicitated for best electoral practices in the category of Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral … Read more

20.01.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat government made essential suggestions in Pre- Budget meeting at Delhi   Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel attended the pre- budget meeting called up by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely at Delhi wherein he gave some important suggestions.   While addressing this meeting Patel said that , Gujarat Government has done exceptionally well in solar sector and the state government … Read more