31.07.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT   Gujarat: Now, schoolkids, varsity grads to form start-ups   In a first, Gujarat government will promote innovative ideas of school students and recent university graduates under the upcoming Open Innovation Challenge. This is a part of the Student Startup and Innovation Policy (SSIP).   However, unlike flagship programmes of SSIP which support innovative … Read more

30.07.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT ·         In 10 years, 79% rise in migration to Gujarat’s urban areas ð  Gujarat has witnessed a 65% rise in influx of migrants born outside the state between two census years of 2001 and 2011. ð  A large portion of them are women whose numbers have increased by 70.7% compared to men’s 63.14%. But … Read more

28-29.07.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: Hepatitis cases doubled in year   Gujarat had a fatal brush with hepatitis B in 2009 when nearly 50 persons died in a concentrated outbreak. A decade later, the state is recording a rise in overall numbers, according to data presented in the Lok Sabha recently. Several variants of the disease are spread either due … Read more

27.07.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: New DSIR cluster for electric vehicles, li-ion batteries   Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) is all set to become electric vehicles and lithium-ion batteries manufacturing cluster, according to top officials of Gujarat government. The state government officials are in talks with Indian as well as foreign companies in the e-vehicle and battery manufacturing sector … Read more

26.07.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat has highest number of WHO-GMP plants in India   To tap huge potential in the pharma export market, more and more Gujarati entrepreneurs are now getting their manufacturing plants approved in line with the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) norms. At 684, Gujarat houses the highest number of WHO-GMP certified plants in the country, … Read more

25.07.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT ·         Bill cuts land premium for aborted industrial projects ð  The state government has heeded the demand of industries to relax land laws to allow them to pay less premium if they fail to start projects for which agricultural land had been given to them. A new law will make it easy for industries … Read more

24.07.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Acharya Devvrat sworn in as the new governor of Gujarat    Acharya Devvrat, 60, sworn in as the new governor of Gujarat on July 22.Gujarat high court’s actingchief justice Anant S Dave administered the oath of office at the Raj Bhavan on 22 July. Devvrat is the 20th governor of Gujarat. Acharya Devvrat has replaced O … Read more

23.07.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Crop insurance of Rs 12,000 crore taken for 2019: Gujarat CM   The topic of crop insurance was discussed in the Gujarat assembly.   The government has already made representation to the Centre for setting up a corpus fund for crop failure compensation, chief minister Vijay Rupani said that for the year 2019, the state government has purchased crop … Read more

21-22.07.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Vadodara most polluted industrial cluster: NGT   The principal bench of the National Green Tribunal recently demanded concrete action against 10 polluted industrial clusters in Gujarat, of which seven are critical and severely polluted, within three months, to bring them within safety parameters.   For the first time, the Vadodara industrial cluster figured as … Read more

20.07.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Forest department starts radio tagging of leopards in Surat district   To track its movements and help in their conservation, the forest department of Surat district has started radio-tagging of leopards in the region.   The radio-tagging device will help the department keep exact data on leopard count. Radio-tagging will provide data about the animal’s behavioural … Read more

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