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Former Gujarat Chief Minister Dilip Parikh passes away

Former Gujarat Chief Minister Dilip Parikh died following a prolonged illness, said his family members. He was 82. Mr Parikh served as the 13th Chief Minister of Gujarat between October 1997 and March 1998 .

Swachh Bharat Diwas 2019 inaugurated from Ahmedabad

In Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Swachh Bharat Diwas 2019 in Ahmedabad & declared India as Open Defecation Free (ODF) country.  He also released postage stamp and silver coin to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. PM Modi also underlined that the government would achieve its target of single-use plastic-free India by ..

Kapil Dev appointed as first chancellor of Rai Sports University in Sonepat

The Haryana Government has recently appointedcricket legend Kapil Dev as the first Chancellor of Rai Sports University in Sonepat district. TheUniversity will have powers to conduct academic and training programmes in physical education and sports sciences.  The Sports University of Haryana will be the third Sports University in the countryafter Swarnim Gujarat Sports University (Gandhinagar) ..

Gujrat government signs pact with Delaware State of America for sister state

The Gujarat Government has recently signed the Sister State MoU with elaware State of America in Gandhinagar.  This is the first sister state MoU signed by Gujarat with any state of America. According to official sources, cooperation in the field of services and investment opportunities in GIFT IFSC have also been discussed during the meeting. ..

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Garvi Gujarat Bhavan in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently inaugurated the Garvi Gujarat Bhavan in New Delhi. The new building is situated near the Congress headquarters at Akbar Road in the national capital & has been built at a cost of around Rs 131 crore by the Gujarat Government. It has 19 suite rooms, 59 regular rooms, a ..

India’s first Central Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology (CICET) to set up in Gujarat

Union Minister of State for Chemical & Fertilizers, Mansukh Mandaviya has recently announced that the India’s first Central Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology (CICET) will be set up in Gujarat to give boost to the chemical industry. The CICET will come up either at Ahmedabad or Surat. The proposed institute will help the chemical ..

Gujarat government launches Vhali Dikri Yojna for welfare of girl child

On August 3, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani launched the ‘Vhali Dikri Yojna’ in Rajkot for the welfare of girl child. It is a statewide cash incentive scheme for every girl child born in Gujarat, with a view to raising the female birthrate at par with male to achieve gender equality. According to scheme, the ..

India’s first design development centre ‘Fashionova’ recently launched in Surat

In Gujarat, India’s first design development centre ‘Fashionova’ has recently launched in Textile city Surat to provide a platform to apparel business aspirants. It offers scope to fulfil all business needs from co-working space, technicians, expert advice to cognitive workshops and industry exposure. The main objective of this centre is to provide a strong platform ..