Tuesday, June 25, 2024

115 dams in the Saurashtra region would be filled with the Narmada wat...

Narmada canal waters from Bhimdad through pipeline to Shetrunji dam in Saurashtra region under Phase-2 of the Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI) Yojana – well in time before the difficult summer days. He also laid the foundation stone of extending the pipeline from Shetrunji to Raidi dam. Speaking at the function, he said that 115 dams ...

ODF+ status? Ahmedabad’s 14% slumdwellers defecate in the open: ...

CV News/ Saturday, March 09, 2019 The Government of India may have “upgraded” Ahmedabad to “open defecation free (ODF) plus” status, following a third party audit “certifying” that the city has “hygienic and usable public toilets”. But a recent survey by the civil rights organization, Human Development and Research Centre (HDRC), has revealed th...

PDS biometric validation pushing Ahmedabad’s slumdwellers to sta...

CV News/ Saturday, March 09, 2019 Days are not far off when Gujarat’s business capital Ahmedabad would be added to the list of places, led by Jharkhand’s rural areas, where failure of aadhaar-based biometric authentication led to 25 of 45 starvation deaths across India since 2017. Ahmedabad-based NGO Human Development and Research Centre (HDRC) s...

Top Gujarat PSU fails to find irregularities against “rough-and-...

CV News/ Sunday, March 10, 2019 The three-year old tug-of-war between AK Vijay Kumar, a non-IAS babu known for his rough-and-tough ways, and Atanu Chakraborty, a Gujarat cadre industry-friendly IAS bureaucrat, has come to an end following intervention by Gujarat chief secretary JN Singh and two other bureaucrats. Kumar, who previously served th...

Hardik Patel will join Congress on 12 March

To Dear To give shape to my intentions to serve the society and country at large, I have decided to join the Indian National Congress oldest political party of India on 12th March 2019 in presence of its National President Shri Rahul Gandhi and other seniors leaders. I would also like to state that if there is no legal hindrance and party dec...

ODF+ status? Ahmedabad’s 14% slumdwellers defecate in the open: ...

CV News/ Saturday, March 09, 2019 The Government of India may have “upgraded” Ahmedabad to “open defecation free (ODF) plus” status, following a third party audit “certifying” that the city has “hygienic and usable public toilets”. But a recent survey by the civil rights organization, Human Development and Research Centre (HDRC), has revealed that...

Has proposed project to dump “treated” effluents into Arab...

CV News/ Friday, March 01, 2019 Top Ahmedabad-based environmental group Paryavaran Mitra has filed an application with the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, regarding the construction of a pipeline that would reportedly carry treated effluent from different cities of Gujarat and discharge it in Arabia...

NGT asks Gujarat govt to form committee to halt environmental damage o...

CV News/ Friday, March 01, 2019 Taking serious view of “illegal construction activities, dumping of waste, dredging, digging, illegal discharge of effluents and absence of demarcation of blue line and red line in the river bed by the Irrigation Department” in the area of Tapi river in Surat, Gujarat, the National Green Tribunal (NTG), New Delhi,...

launches Ahmedabad’s first Metro train

Stone laid for Phase-2 of Ahmedabad Metro for 22.84 km Motera-Mahatma Mandir section Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches Ahmedabad’s first Metro train on 6.5km section between Vastral Gam and Apparel Park under Phase-1 Ahmedabad city’s first Metro train between Vastral and Apparel Park, a distance of 6.5 km, under Phase-1. He himself travelled ...

Rupani today removed Prajapati VC of the  Hemchandracharya University

Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani today removed Prof B A Prajapati as the Vice Chancellor of the  Hemchandracharya North  Gujarat University (HNGU) over charges of corruption and irregularities. He took the decision to remove Prajapati from the post of vice chancellor of the Patan-based university, after an inquiry by the state Lokayukta ...

CCTV network, first project in country launched in Gujarat

The mobile application was launched to avail CCTV camera based surveillance system of the police services for safety and security of the citizens at their doorsteps in as many as seven districts of the state. So far, the CCTV camera based system is launched in Banaskantha, Botad, Mehsana, Gandhidham, Kutch East, Rajkot Rural, Narmada and Gandhinaga...

iCreate fulfils  100+ start-up projects in 12 months!

iCreate is an autonomous centre, founded by the then CM of Gujarat, Narendra Modi. It has been set up for the sole purpose of promoting and facilitating enterprise. The way IIT is well known for engineering and IIM for Management, iCreate aspires to be a force to reckon with for entrepreneurship. iCreate is much more than an incubator or an institu...

CM inaugurates projects worth Rs. 166,000-Cr announced just 45-days ag...

Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani today inaugurated, initiated, made bhoomi pujans for the projects, which were signed during the Vibrant Summit - 2019 that concluded 45-days ago, in total worth of Rs. 166,000-Crore and termed this achievement as a befitting reply to those who propagate ‘Vibrant’ as just mere talks. The Chief Minister ca...

PM launches nation-wide ‘Pradhan Mantri Mandhan Pension Yojna’ from Ah...

These people had just shouted slogan of ‘Garibi Hatao’ (Eradicate Poverty) for long time of 55-years, but, it is my government that has implemented the best schemes for the labour – poor people of the country in just 55-months. The Prime Minister launched nation-wide ‘Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Pension Yojna (PMSYMPY)’ from Ahmedabad, tod...

Agricultural GDP to grow by a mere 2.7% in 2018-19, down from 5% in &#...

CV News/ Saturday, March 02, 2019 Latest estimates suggest that in the third quarter of 2018-19 (October-December), agriculture and allied activities grew at 2.7 per cent as against 4.6 per cent during the same period last year. The situation wouldn’t be any better for the full year in 2018-19, when the growth in agriculture and allied activitie...