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Gujarat COVID-19 Update: Cases cross 75,000

Gujarat on Thursday reported 1,092 new COVID-19 cases taking the total number of such cases in the state to 75,500. The state has in all recorded 14,310 active cases of which 79 are on a ventilator. The state also saw 18 fatalities due to the disease. Of this, five were recorded in Surat and four in...

Know the Gujarat Industrial Policy in a nutshell

  The Gujarat government on Friday announced the New Industrial Policy for the state. Here are the highlights of the policy… Special incentives to companies who plan to relocate their business from other countries to Gujarat due to COVID-19 pandemic   Industries can get government land for projects for up to 50 years. This can...

Gujarat’s new Industrial Policy eyes units wishing to relocate due to COVID-19

The Gujarat government, on Friday, announced the new Industrial Policy 2020 with an expected outlay of up to Rs8,000 crore. The Industrial Policy 2015 had come to an end but was extended up to December 31, 2020, due to COVID-19 or until a new policy came into being. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that the new...

Shrey Hospital Fire: CM Rupani wants fire safety of hospitals across Gujarat checked

A day after the tragic fire incident in Shrey Hospital, the Gujarat government has asked the Urban Development department to ensure that fire safety norms are in place in all hospitals and commercial complexes in the city. It has asked all civic bodies to carry out immediate checks for fire safety in all such buildings...

BJP’s Vadodara unit leader Mahesh Sharma succumbs to COVID-19

Vice-president of BJP’s Vadodara unit, Mahesh Sharma, died of COVID-19 in Gujarat on Sunday. He passed away at a private hospital where he was under treatment after testing positive for COVID-19 last week. Sharma was with the BJP for over two decades and was also associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Several senior party...