30-31.05.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat seeks GST cut on Covid essentials, council says yes   The Gujarat government sought a reduction in goods and services tax (GST) rates on items used for the treatment of Covid-19. The state sought these relaxations in the national GST council meeting which was held virtually, and the council has agreed to do the needful, … Read more

29.05.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: Survey begins to assess the impact of Cyclone Tauktae in devastated areas   The Gujarat government initiated a comprehensive survey to assess the impact of cyclone Tauktae and subsequent loss to life and property, including damage to crops, in the affected districts.   A comprehensive survey to assess the cyclone’s impact and subsequent loss to life and property has … Read more

28.05.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat’s green solution to tackle smoke pollution   Delhiites may soon enjoy ‘clear’ wintry mornings without choking on smoggy air caused by rampant burning of stubble in farms across Punjab and Haryana. A Gujarat-based biotech firm has come up with ‘multi-microbial consortia’ that will not only put a lid on the environmental mess, but … Read more

27.05.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: Sabarmati Riverfront project’s Phase-II looks east   Along with the development of the western bank of Sabarmati Riverfront, that of the eastern bank and an extension on both the sides are soon to be executed as part of the second phase of the riverfront development project. The Sabarmati Riverfront Development Corporation Limited announced … Read more

26.05.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Diabetics form 59% of mucormycosis patients in Gujarat   Analysis of the mucormycosis patients in Gujarat carried out by the state health department revealed that 59% of the total patients were diabetics, whereas 22% were immuno-compromised and 15% had co-morbid conditions. The number of diabetics out of 658 patients at Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad on the other hand was about … Read more

25.05.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT PM Narendra Modi announces Rs 1,000 crore aid for Tauktae-ravaged Gujarat   Assuring all support from the central government to rebuild all infrastructure that suffered severe damage by cyclone Tauktae, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced financial assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for immediate relief activities in Gujarat.   The PM surveyed the Union territory of Diu, … Read more

24.05.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: Rs 1,085 crore loss to agriculture, horticulture   According to the preliminary assessments of the Gujarat government, Tauktae has caused a loss of over Rs 1,085 crore to horticulture and agriculture in the state. The bulk of the damage to agriculture and horticulture has occurred in four districts of Saurashtra — Gir-Somnath, Junagadh, Amreli, and Bhavnagar. However, other … Read more

22-23.05.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT NDDB, GCMMF join hands for genomic selection in Gujarat   The National Dairy Development Board, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) and other milk unions of Gujarat have decided to collaborate on expanding reference population for genomic selection. It will extend benefits of improved genetics to the farmers of the state. NDDB, GCMMF and the milk unions … Read more

21.05.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat in talks with Bharat Biotech to scale up Covaxin production, says DBT   The state government’s Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre along with Hester Biosciences and OmniBRx has firmed up its discussions with Bharat Biotech to scale up the Covaxin technology and to produce minimum 20 million doses per month, said the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), under the Union ministry of … Read more

20.05.21 Daily GPSC Current Affairs

GUJARAT Cyclone Tauktae threat: Gujarat industries, ports shore up precautions   More than 100 vessels left the main ports of Gujarat, sailing into the high seas, ahead of the looming Tauktae threat. Fourteen ports were asked to stop their operations by the Gujarat Maritime Board as it was reported that Tauktae was likely to make … Read more