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Gujarat HC pulls up government for stray cattle menace, demands prompt action

CM orders setting up of free facilities for cattle   Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court came down heavily on the state government for inaction in dealing with stray cattle menace. The court warned of a strict order if the government failed to take action by evening and observed that no person should lose his or...

Ganesh Chaturthi in Gujarat: Govt withdraws cap on height of idols

Gandhinagar: The restrictions on height of idols to be used during Ganesh Chaturthi in Gujarat has been withdrawn, Chief Minister Bhupendra Chudasama announced. This includes idols in public places as well as at homes. Last year, the state government has capped the height of idols in public places at 4 feet and those at homes...

Gujarat to host National Games in September

Gandhinagar: Gujarat will host the National Games this year, Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel announced on Friday. The National Games will be held between September 27 and October 10. As per a tweet by the CMO, Patel also expressed his gratitude to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for expeditious acceptance of the proposal by the state...

Ahmedabad Jagannath Rathyatra: CM Bhupendra Patel performs Pahind vidhi after testing Covid-negative

Union Home Minister Amit Shah performed the Mangala arti at Jagannath temple at dawn   Ahmedabad: The 145th Jagannath Rathyatra in Ahmedabad was flaggged off on Friday morning from the Jagannath temple in Jamalpur. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel performed the ‘Pahind vidhi’ (symbolic cleaning of the rathyatra route) before the chariots rolled out. The ceremony...

Gujarat: CM Bhupendra Patel approves 1 preliminary, 4 draft TP schemes in 4 districts

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel gave approval to one preliminary and four draft town planning schemes in one day. These schemes are in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar districts. The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s preliminary TP scheme 1 in Bodakdev is among the ones that have been approved. Besides this, the four draft schemes include...

Women’s Day gift to all female MLAs of Gujarat; Rs 1.25 crore additional grant

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government has announced a gift for women MLAs in the state Assembly on the occasion of the International Women’s Day. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel announced on Tuesday that an additional grant of Rs 1.25 crore would be given to all women MLAs in the Gujarat Assembly. These MLAs will thus have more...

Gujarat pre-schools, anganwadis to reopen from February 17

Govt to form action plan to deal with learning loss among pre-schoolers due to Covid-related closure of physical classrooms   Gandhinagar: Concerned over the loss of learning for pre-schoolers, the Gujarat government has decided to allow physical classes to resume for them from February 17. To this effect, all pre-schools and anganwadis in the state...

Gujarat government launches new IT/ITeS policy

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government launched the new IT and ITeS policy for the state on Tuesday. The new policy will be in effect from 2022 to 2027. The policy was announced by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in presence of Education and Science and Technology minister Jitu Vaghani in Gandhinagar. Patel said that the policy is...

Covid guidelines in Gujarat revised, maximum 150 persons allowed at gatherings

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government reduced the maximum permissible number of people at public events in wake of rising cases of Covid-19 in the state. The decision was taken at a core committee meeting chaired by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel. The new guidelines will be in effect from January 12 to the morning of January 22....

Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2022 postponed amid increasing cases of Covid-19

Gandhinagar: In wake of the steep rise in number of Covid-19 cases in Gujarat as well as nationally and globally, the state government has decided to postpone the Vibrant Gujarat Summit for now. The decision comes just four days ahead of commencement of Gujarat government’s mega event for domestic and international investors. The Vibrant Gujarat...

Covid restrictions in Gujarat extended till January 7; no change in Vibrant Gujarat plans

Ahmedabad: The existing restrictions and guidelines related to Covid-19 in Gujarat will continue till January 7, state health minister Rushikesh Patel announced on Thursday. This includes night curfew in eight municipal corporations.   Only fully vaccinated to be allowed in govt offices Only those individuals who have received both doses of Covid-19 vaccine will be...

Vibrant Gujarat: Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel meets industrialists in Mumbai

Mumbai: Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel was in Mumbai on Thursday to participate in the pre-event Vibrant Gujarat Summit roadshow. He had interactive meets with business leaders, prominent industrialists, foreign consulates and delegates. The 10th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2022 will begin on January 10. Patel pointed out that when Narendra Modi, who...