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Water Efficiency Report: Gujarat Topped

As a part of the mid-term review of the Central and the State government departments by the Jal Shakti Ministry, Gujarat has been ranked first in meeting the efficiency targets, to provide piped drinking water connection to every household in next 5 years. In 2018 ranking, Gujarat was ranked 7th, while Telangana topped the ranking. ..

Institute of National Importance Status to Gujarat Ayurved University

To upgrade the standard of Ayurveda education in the country, the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar addressed the press after the Union Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, 8th January 2020 and informed that the status of the Gujarat Ayurved University located in Jamnagar will be elevated as an institute of national importance under ..

Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat to showcase Northeast

The famous Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat will be held at Madhavpur Ghed in Porbandar district on 2nd April 2020, a day after Ram Navami festival, where the eight states of the Northern Eastern region will participate. To review the preparations for the mega festival, on 8th January 2020, a meeting was held where, The Union ..

2nd National GST Conference of Central & State Tax Commissioners

Under the chairmanship of Revenue Secretary of Ministry of Finance, Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey, The 2nd National GST Conference of the Commissioners of State Tax and Chief Commissioners of Central Tax held on Tuesday, 7th January 2020, where the conference concentrated for streamlining Goods and Services Tax (GST) system and blocking up revenue leakages. Among ..

First Silk Processing Plant of Gujarat in Surendranagar

The first Silk Processing Plant of Gujarat was inaugurated on Friday 3rd January 2020, at Surendranagar district of Saurashtra region under the initiative taken by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC). The plant is set up by a Khadi Institute for decreasing the production cost of silk yarn drastically that will result in an ..

Atal Bhujal Yojana gets Cabinet Approval

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi chaired Union Cabinet has given its approval to the Central Sector Scheme, Atal Bhujal Yojana (ATAL  JAL). The ATAL JAL scheme will work through community participation and will focus on the objective of improving the groundwater management with an investment of Rs 6000 crore, out of which the ..

Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu to be one Union Territory from 26th January 2020

The Home Ministry announced on Thursday, 19th December that the two union territories- Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli along the western coast of India, near Gujarat will be merged to a single union territory from 26th January 2020. The new name of the merged union territory will be- Dadra and Nagar Haveli ..

Atal Bhujal Yojana

The Union Minister of State for Jal Shakti & Social Justice and Empowerment, Rattan Lal Kataria in a written reply in Lok Sabha on Thursday, 12th December 2019 informed that Atal Bhujal Yojana, a Rs 6000 Crore Central Sector Scheme has received approval of the World Bank for a funding pattern of 50:50 between the ..