31.01.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch several projects at Surat and Dandi   Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Surat and Dandi in Gujarat . During the daylong visit, Prime Minister Modi will lay the Foundation Stone for the extension of Terminal building at Surat Airport and attend the New India Youth Conclave. He … Read more

30.01.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat finally gets SOTTO The three-year wait for State Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (SOTTO) for Gujarat came to an end on January 26 as the state health department issued a general resolution (GR) for setting up of the authority. With the move, Gujarat joined the ranks of 10-odd Indian states having active SOTTO — streamlining organ donation … Read more

29.01.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat government asks Uber, Ola to launch electric taxis   Electric vehicles in Ahmedabad and other major cities. It is creating an electric vehicle (EV) promotion policy focusing on developing infrastructure network for battery swapping and charging facilities at affordable rates, and provide incentives to EV use.   The new proposed policy will focus … Read more

27-28.01.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat has 4 years to bridge Rs 10,296 cr gap   From this budget year, the countdown to Gujarat’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) compensation package has begun. Today, the state receives the highest percentage of compensation among 15 major states — which is close to 7.3% of the state’s revenue receipts since the … Read more

26.01.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Irrigation dept to curb water supply to south Gujarat industries   A severe water crisis looms on the industrial belt of south Gujarat with Surat irrigation circle deciding to curb supply in all the five districts to give water to agriculture and drinking. Those industries depending on Ukai dam canal water may be even forced to … Read more

25.01.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat’s social sector lags behind on spending front   Despite its tall claims of reaching out to poor and marginalized sections of society, chief minister Vijay Rupani’s government has not been able to spend its social sector budget allocations, despite three quarters of 2018-19 having elapsed.   Though compared to its spending in 2017-18 (55%), the … Read more

24.01.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT ‘Gaganyaan likely to land off Gujarat coast near Veraval’ For India, the splashdown for its ambitious Gaganyaan, country’s first human space flight mission, is likely to be off Gujarat coast near Veraval. Some of the life-support system technologies for crew members are being developed at the SAC, Ahmedabad. Recently, a space suit developed by a Vadodara fire safety … Read more

23.01.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT MoUs worth Rs 1 lakh crore inked in renewable energy   In line with the state government’s aggressive push to the renewable energy, private and public sector companies too are betting big on the sector. This could be seen from the fact that memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with proposed investment of over Rs 1 lakh … Read more

22.01.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Investments pledged to create 21 lakh jobs in Gujarat ’   Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit (VGGS), which has transformed from an investment-attracting event to a global platform for exchange of ideas, ended with an ambitious projection of creating 21 lakh direct and indirect jobs through the plethora of investment commitments made by companies. Though investment intentions … Read more

20-21.01.19 (GPSC) Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT PM Modi lays foundation stone of Medical College in Silvassa   Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of Medical College in Sayli in Silvassa. On the occasion, he said Dadra and Nagar Haveli today got its first medical college since independence.   He added the Medical College will help boost healthcare facilities in the … Read more