30.06.20 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Vadodara government schools aim to save 10 crore-litre rainwater When Vadodara witnessed heavy floods last monsoon, lakhs of litres of rainwater simply went down the drain due to lack of harvesting infrastructure. However, if the district sees an average monsoon this year, it will save at least 10 crore litres of rainwater. And, the … Read more

28-29.06.20 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat govt”s online aid of Rs 1,369 crore for MSMEs, textile industry    Gujarat govt’ announced an aid of Rs 1,369 crore for micro small and medium enterprises and textile industries. He also kickstarted the online cash aid initiative – ”At One Click” – for around 13,000 MSMEs in Gujarat. The Chief Minister has called … Read more

27.06.20 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Defence Minister inaugurated two-day Defence Conclave 2020 Gujarat through video conferencing Union Minister of State for Defence Shri Shripad Naik inaugurated a two-day digital conference on the defence & aerospace manufacturing sector Defence Conclave 2020, Gujarat via video conference. The conclave is being jointly organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Gujarat and Society of Indian Defence … Read more

26.06.20 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat’s industrial policy to be extended   The industrial policy of the Gujarat government, which was to lapse ending by the end of the month, will likely be extended by six months, as the state government is yet to finalise the new policy. The current police was earlier extended by six months. The new industrial policy, … Read more

25.06.20 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat farmers to get Rs 900 per family to rear native cows   In response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to double farmers’ income and to revive the state’s economy following lockdown due to global pandemic novel coronavirus Covid-19, Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani has decided to provide assistance of Rs 900 per month (Rs 10,800 per year) assistance … Read more

24.06.20 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT IMA welcomes inclusion of health services in MSME The Gujarat chapter of Indian Medical Association (IMA) welcomed the move of including small and medium hospitals, nursing homes and clinics officially in the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector. With the move, the hospitals will be able to get credit facilities through financial institutions at lower rate of interest, … Read more

23.06.20 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Cotton acreage likely to dip 15-20% this year Gujarat may see a decline in cotton acreage with farmers preferring groundnut over cotton this kharif season. The area under cotton cultivation is expected to be 15-20% less in 2020 as against last year. Cotton sowing in Gujarat is likely to drop by 15-20% this year as farmers are shifting from … Read more

21-22.06.20 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT 88,000 MSME get loan clearance in Gujarat As a part of the move to revive the MSME units in Gujarat, nearly 88,000 MSME units have got clearances of loans in a fortnight from nationalised banks. The banks after the video conference have distributed Rs 2428.19 crore as the loans in just 15-day time. The … Read more

20.06.20 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat developing CDV vaccine for lions   The canine distemper virus (CDV) outbreak in October 2018 came as an opportunity for the state to show it is capable of developing a vaccine of its own. The Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre (GBRC), under the department of science and technology, is developing a CDV vaccine which is now … Read more

19.06.20 Daily GPSC Gujarat Current Affairs

GUJARAT Bopal-Ghuma now in South West Zone After the government notification merging several areas such as Bopal-Ghuma, Chiloda-Naroda and Kathwada into the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), the AMC announced that Bopal-Ghuma will now be a part of its South West Zone, which also includes Jodhpur, Maktampura, Sarkhej and Vejalpur wards. The AMC also said that the areas of seven gram panchayats … Read more