Category: Gujarat Current Affairs

Surat got Best City Bus Services Award attracted 87 percent of private vehicle users

Surat got best city bus services award

Surat Municipal Corporation was selected for the ‘Best City Bus Services Award‘ on Monday by the Central government. Surat Municipal Corporation got it by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. Why Surat Municipal Corporation for Best City Services Award: Surat Municipal Corporation has attracted 87 percent of private vehicle and auto-rickshaw users to its busses which […]

Gujarat Government Announced Additional Benefits for karma-yogis on Fix Pay

Gujarat government is going to provide many additional benefits to its thousands of karma-yogis who are getting a fix pay to work for 11 months contract. The announcement on this was made by Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel at Gandhingar. The benefits will be provided in the form of: 11 additional casual leaves Three months […]

Gujarat to set up 16 new Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) townships

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in a press conference at Gandhinagar announced to set up 16 new Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) townships in 2400 hectare area. The aim is to give boost to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Here is what he announced under Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC): GIDC will attract township will […]

Gujarat Becomes First State to Reduce VAT on petrol, diesel cuts taxes by 4 per cent

Gujarat Becomes First State to Reduce VAT on petrol, diesel

The Gujarat government on Tuesday 4 per cent cut in the value-added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel, cutting down their costs by Rs 2.93 and Rs 2.72 respectively. The move comes in a week after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, declared the cut in excise duty on oil and asked the states to cut sales […]

Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat Scheme Launched by Government

Pradhan mantri LPG Panchayat Launched by Government

Government has launched Pradhan mantri LPG Panchayat at Mota Ishanpur village at Gandhinagar district of Gujarat as a backup scheme to its existing Pradhan Mantri Ujwalla Yojna (PMUY). The scheme was launched by Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Under the scheme government will distribute LPG connections for domestic use in rural areas […]

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