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Farmers did not use Narmada water in 10 lakh hectare: Gujarat Deputy CM

Patel said the government had built irrigation capacity to provide water for 16.11 lakh hectare but that farmers had utilised it only in 6.73 lakh hectare area.

Gujarat: More DA for employees, salary hike for teachers

The decision to hike the salaries of teachers of aided secondary and senior secondary schools was taken following a demand by the teachers' union


Gujarat govt sends EWS quota proposal to Centre to implement in colleges

Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel Wednesday said Gujarat will be among the first states to implement the 10% quota from the new academic session. “Under this, children from families with an income limit of Rs 8 lakh and those who are not availing any other reservation or scholarship, will be benefitted.”

BJP’s Nitin Patel hardly seen, heard at campaigns

While chief minister Vijay Rupani and state BJP state president Jitu Vaghani have election rallies planned almost every day, Nitin Patel, a veteran in the government and the party, seems to have restricted himself mainly to Mehsana, his home district, despite being listed as a star campaigner of the party.

Gujarat Deputy CM spars with Mevani over bullet train protests, calls him ‘anti-national’

Earlier, Mevani had hit out at the BJP government over the bullet train project, saying, “Farmers in Gujarat and Maharashtra are opposing the bullet train project. My question is when Gujarat and Maharashtra farmers together are saying that they do not want bullet train, then why this is being done.”

Gujarat: AIIMS to be set up near Rajkot, says Deputy CM Nitin Patel

“The Ministry of Health has conveyed it that the Centre has decided to set up AIIMS at Khandheri village near Rajkot city. We have already identified land which will be given free,” Nitin Patel told reporters in Gandhinagar.


Gujarat Dy CM writes to Arun Jaitley on ‘cheap fabric import killing local industries’

According to FOGWA and FIASWI, post the GST, import of silk, knitted fabrics, garments etc from Vietnam and Bangladesh has doubled.

Did not claim government money: Gujarat Deputy CM on undergoing surgery at Mumbai hospital

The Congress had asked if Patel, who also holds the health portfolio, did not trust hospitals and doctors in Gujarat.

Gujarat govt announces Rs 6,500 crore package for 96 rain-deficient talukas

Listing out the details of the special package, Patel said on an average every taluka will receive financial aid of Rs 28-30 crore. "In the 14 talukas where it has rained between Rs 250-300 mm, the farmers will get a lump sum amount of Rs 6,300 per hectare," he added.

Gujarat planning law to curb fake news: Deputy CM Nitin Patel

Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said that his government has been planning to bring such a law for the last three to four months.