Gujarat Current Affairs, GK & News

Gujarat launches Vatan Prem Yojana

Governing body of Vatan Prem Yojana held its first meeting on September 4, 2021. The Vatan Prem Yojana was launched on August 7, 2021. Key Points They held the meeting at Gandhinagar under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. Presentation of details of the scheme was put before the chief minister. Governing body proposed ..

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NMHC to be developed as an international tourist destination

National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) is to be developed as an international tourist destination. It will be dedicated to the legacy of maritime heritage of India, at Lothal in Gujarat. Highlights It will comprise of several tourist facilities or amenities like National Maritime Heritage Museum, Maritime Research Institute, Heritage Theme Park, landscaping and recreational venues ..

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NTPC to set up India’s largest solar park at Rann of Kutch

State-run NTPC Ltd is to set up India’s largest solar park at Rann of Kutch in Gujarat. Key points This solar park will have the capacity of 4.75 gigawatt (GW). It will be set up in Rann of Kutch in Gujarat from where NTPC will also generate green hydrogen on commercial scale. NTPC Renewable Energy ..

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Ashadhi Bij: The Kutchi New Year

Kutchi New Year is observed every year on second day of shukla paksha or waxing phase of moon in Ashada month. In 2021, it was observed on July 12. Key Points This Hindu New Year is observed in Kutch region of Gujarat. Vikram Samvat 2078 started from June 12, 2021 in Kutch region. In other ..

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Exports of GI certified Bhalia wheat from Gujarat begins

First shipment of Geographical Indication (GI) certified Bhalia variety of wheat was exported to Kenya and Sri Lanka from Gujarat, giving a boost to wheat exports. About Bhalia Variety of Wheat GI certified wheat has high protein content and has sweet taste. It is grown mostly across Bhal region of Gujarat. It is also grown ..

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