Gujarat: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

‘Mukhya Mantri Kisan Sahay Yojana’ launched in Gujarat, replacing PMFBY

The Gujarat government has launched the ‘Mukhya Mantri Kisan Sahay Yojana’ as a temporary replacement of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana for a year. The main reason has been cited as the high premiums quoted by insurance firms in the state. Reason for this Decision Though the farmers are being benefitted due to the ..

‘India Pharma 2020’ & ‘India Medical Device 2020 Conference & Exhibition’ held in Gujarat

The Department of Pharmaceuticals (Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers) in collaboration with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organising ‘India Pharma 2020’ & ‘India Medical Device 2020 Conference & Exhibition’ at Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat. The theme of the event, which is to be held from March 5th to 7th is: “India Pharma: Meeting Challenges of ..

ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India acquires Bhander power plant in Gujarat

ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India (AM/NS India) has announced that it has acquired Bhander power plant at Hazira in Gujarat. The natural gas-based thermal plant was purchased by AM/NS India under the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Securities Interest (SARFAESI) Act.


8 day cultural festival, Vasantotsav, was inaugurated at Gandhinagar in Gujarat. The dance forms of Chhattisgarh were highlighted as it’s the sister state of Gujarat. About the Festival: The Vasantotsav is an 8 day cultural fair held at Gandhinagar in Gujarat. It is celebrated as the state’s spring festival in February. It is also called ..

National Maritime Heritage Complex to be developed in Gujarat

India and Portugal recently signed an MoU to develop a world-class National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) at Lothal in Gujarat. The MoU has been signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, during his visit to India. The complex would showcase rich Indian artifacts and create awareness ..