31.10.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Palanpur provides 27% of India’s castor oil exports   Palanpur has established itself as a formidable player in castor oil and derivatives industry over the last three decades.   Sample this: Out total 5.72 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of castor oil exported from India, about 1.5 lakh MT come from Palanpur region, which includes … Read more

30.10.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat tops water management index   For the third consecutive year, Gujarat topped the list of states in Niti Aayog’s water management index. The latest Composite Water Management Index (CWMI) 2.0 of NITI Aayog, however, also pointed out that participatory irrigation is still spread to less than 34% of the command area and more … Read more

29.10.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Ahmedabad records 45% rise in cyber crime: Report   The city, which recorded only 28 FIRs in 2015 relating to cyber crime, reported 112 incidents just two years later. City-based experts see this as a welcome trend, attributing it to increased awareness and willingness of police to register such crimes.   According to the … Read more

27-28.10.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: Grading of primary schools soon   After successfully completing a pilot project involving 1,200 schools, the state education department will now start a drive for grading government-run primary schools across the state.   The accreditation process covering as many as 32,500 schools will begin soon after Diwali festive holidays, said sources in the … Read more

26.10.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT ● Gujarat: ‘Healthy’ camel milk will now have longer shelf life The humped beast of the desert is being ‘milked’ to the fullest. Within months of launching fresh camel milk, home-grown dairy giant Amul has increased the shelf life of camel milk to ensure that the milk procured from the ship of the desert … Read more

25.10.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT British to help Surat achieve sustainable development in several projects   British Government has shown interest in partnering with Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) in capacity building in some specific areas by providing technical and financial assistance for the projects.   Ireland government will also be helping in some of these projects together with the British. … Read more

24.10.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat ranks 9th in innovation among 17 major states; Karnataka on top Although Gujarat enjoys the advantage of significant knowhow and exposure to innovation, the state ranks ninth among 17 major states in innovation. This ranking was released when India’s policy think tank NITI Aayog released its first ‘India Innovative Index’ (III) last week. While Karnataka tops … Read more

23.10.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Will give incentive to hospitals to set shop in rural areas: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani   Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that organisation that set up hospitals in rural areas of the state would get relaxation in electricity bill and interest rates.   Under the Ayushman Bharat Programme of the Centre and the … Read more

22.10.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat’s richest add 21% wealth in a year   The very fact that Ahmedabad produced the most number of entrepreneurs in the IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2019, right after the top 4 metros, testifies that Gujarat has become the fastest wealth and value creating state in India   Gautum Adani tops the … Read more

20-21.10.19 Gujarat [GPSC] Current Affairs

GUJARAT Gujarat: Doctors plan study to reduce high infant mortality rate in tribal areas ð In a bid to remove the lacunas that attribute to the considerably high infant mortality rate (IMR) in tribal districts of the state, community medicine departments of four medical colleges in Gujarat have planned a study to ascertain the home-based … Read more