31.07.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Gujarat ‘vibrant’ in IEM filing, poor in action   The state’s rank in Ease of Doing Business rankings and share of foreign direct investment pie have fallen. Official data shows that Gujarat is also not the leading state any more when it comes to implementation of Industrial Entrepreneurs’ Memorandum (IEM).   All industrial … Read more

29-30.07.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Special drive for green revolution in Gujarat by afforestation on mission mode   The Gujarat government has decided to run a special drive for afforestation to increase green cover in the state. The government will go on a mission mode for a tree plantation during August like they ran special drive for water … Read more

28.07.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Government Will set up 10,000 smart classes in govt schools, says Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said on Saturday that his government will prepare 10,000 smart classrooms in government schools soon.   There are 4,000 smart classrooms in government schools at present and the CM assured to increase the number … Read more

27.07.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT RTE: Minority schools say ‘getting certificate’ not mandatory in Gujarat   Minority schools in the state told the High Court that they were not required to get any certificate from competent authorities to declare their minority status and that an earlier SC judgement had already made it clear that such schools are exempted under … Read more

26.07.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Gujarat to celebrate 150th Gandhi Jayanti with fanfare   The Gujarat government is going to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi with huge fanfare and special preparations have been started for that. A state level committee formed for planning of the celebrations met on Thursday under the chairmanship of CM Vijay Rupani … Read more

25.07.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT GST collection falls 14% in Q1 of 17-18: Gujarat government   Gujarat government collected Rs 7,720 crore in Goods and Services Tax (GST) for the April-June period of the 2018-19 fiscal, which is lower by 13.8% compared to revenue generated by the Value Added Tax (VAT) on the same category of goods for the … Read more

24.07.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Bank loans to small businesses for exports dip by 40% in Gujarat   Businessmen have raised concern over fall in bank credit for exports in Gujarat. The bank credit to small businesses for exports have registered a fall of about 40 per cent in 18 months, according to a report by State Level Bankers … Read more

22-23.07.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat to seek higher share of central taxes under 15th Finance Commission   Gujarat’s share of central taxes was 3.04% under the 13th Finance Commission, and it was increased marginally to 3.08% under the 14th Finance Commission. The state government will make presentations before the 15th Commission to increase the state’s share in the … Read more

21.07.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Water storage in dams rises to 34% in Gujarat   Heavy rainfall across Saurashtra and the south Gujarat region has increased water levels in different dams in the state. At present, the amount of water stored in the 203 dams across the state stands at 34.41% of total capacity. The water in these dams … Read more

20.07.18 (GPSC) Gujrat Current Affairs

GUJARAT 86 lakh MSMEs from Gujarat registered on portal   More than 10 per cent of the total Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) registered on the Udyog Aadhaar portal of the Union Ministry of MSME, are from Gujarat. The ministry had launched the portal in September 2015, and it has seen registration of 48.39 … Read more