19.03.20 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: ‘Promote students to higher classes’ Amid growing concerns of coronavirus pandemic, the Gujarat Rajya Shala Sanchalak Mahamandal (GRSSM) has in an internal meeting suggested that all students from class 1 to class IX be promoted to a higher standard based on their performance in half-yearly and internal exams. The convention was attended only by the general secretaries, … Read more

18.03.20 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: Coronavirus clouds castor oil exports to Europe While disruptions of castor oil shipments to China have eased, its export to Europe is now threatened with the continent in the grip of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). Europe is the second largest importer of castor oil from India after China. Europe accounts for 30-35% of castor oil exports from … Read more

17.03.20 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Saurashtra clinch maiden Ranji Trophy title after taking first innings lead against Bengal Jaydev Unadkat-led Saurashtra clinched its maiden Ranji Trophy title at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium. As per the rules, if the final of the Ranji Trophy is headed towards a draw, then the winner is decided on the basis of a … Read more

15-16.03.20 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Redevelopment now easier for co-op societies in Ahmedabad Residential societies registered under the Gujarat Co-Operative Societies Act, 1962 and wanting to go in for redevelopment can now apply before the registrar of co-operatives at Paldi, according to a December 26, 2019 notification of the urban development department. There are 6,714 housing societies in Ahmedabad … Read more

14.03.20 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat wins first prizes in National Hackthon and Cyber Challenge Competition-2020 The Gujarat Police Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems have won first prizes in the National Hackthon and Cyber Challenge-2020 Competition organised by National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) under the Union Ministry of Home Affairs. Gujarat had participated in the event with … Read more

13.03.20 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat police to get 9,000 body cameras   Gujarat police is set to go high-tech, as minister of state for home Pradipsinh Jadeja announced that the state will soon acquire body cameras, tasers and an anti-drone system for the police. Replying on the demands of the home department in the assembly, Jadeja said the government is … Read more

12.03.20 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT PM Narendra Modi to visit Gujarat again on March 21 After the blockbuster ‘Namaste Trump’ roadshow, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will return to Gujarat on March 21 for a two-day visit. This time, PM Modi will dedicate major tourist projects at the Statue of Unity (SoU), dedicate the newly constructed UN Mehta Heart Hospital in Ahmedabad and will … Read more

11.03.20 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: Only 2% of Rs 2.17 lakh crore budget set aside for women Though the Gujarat government claims its budgets are designed to empower women, the actual financial allocation for women has been limited. After analyzing the Gujarat government’s gender budgets, Mahender Jethmalani of Pathey Budget Center said: “The state government must be appreciated … Read more

10.03.20 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Wild Ass census to be held on March 13-14 The two-day wild ass census, held every five years, will be taken up on March 13 and 14. The 2014 census had revealed a count of 4,451 wild asses in the state. According to the state government, 1,200 workers and volunteer, along with three regional … Read more

08-09.03.20 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Cumin output predicted to increase 44% to 2.39 lakh tonne Good monsoon and favourable weather conditions are going to push up cumin (jeera) production in Gujarat. Cumin production in the state is estimated to increase by 44% to 2.39 lakh tonnes in 2020 from 1.66 lakh tonnes in 2019, states a recent survey conducted by the … Read more