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Relief to Tata, Adani & Essar: Gujarat govt to allow three private power plants to hike tariffs

Tata Power welcomes move, says will ask four other states to follow suit.

People of Bihar 100 per cent safe in Gujarat, says Saurabh Patel

"People of all states have contributed to the development of Gujarat ever since it was created in 1960... People from north Indian states, Bihar and Odisa have also contributed a lot," he said.


Gujarat: Govt rebuts Congress claim of scam, says GSPC has not defaulted on its loans

Gujarat Energy Minister Saurabh Patel refuted Congress leader Jairam Ramesh’s claimed that a Rs 20,000-crore scam has come to light in the GSPC.

Gujarat: Congress demands ‘white paper’ on power situation

The statement comes after State Energy Minister Saurabh Patel claimed that the “government has given the benefit of saving Rs 21,619 crore to power consumers in the state in the last seven years due to its long-term power-purchase agreement’’.

Gujarat: Govt provided new power connections to 8 lakh farmers, says state power minister

In the last 1.5 decades, the government had not only doubled the total number of power consumers to 72 lakh, but it has also provided new connections to 8.83 lakh farmers in the state, stated the minister in an release issued here.

As Gujarat Energy & Petrochemicals Minister, Saurabh Patel joined family firm that invested in oil, gas blocks

Saurabh Patel, dropped in August, joined Suryaja in 2010 with his son when he was Minister; the firm has 4.01% stake in GNRL which has stake in 8 blocks .


In Surat, Saurabh Patel flags off SMC’s Smart City Centre

The smart city centre, built at the cost of Rs 3.90 crore, will keep an eye on different development projects of Surat city and monitor the activities of the different departments of SMC.

Back Story: The story of GSPC, theme of the latest BJP-Congress joust in House and outside

In a report tabled in Gujarat Assembly in 2012, the CAG severely criticised GSPC’s operations in KG block, and said “numerous faulty investment and destructive administrative decisions” had led to a loss of Rs 7,000 crore to the company.

GSPC’s KG block investments not wasteful, says Gujarat energy minister Saurabh Patel

“Those people who are describing GSPC’s success as avoidable expenditure do not understand petroleum and gas exploration,” stated Gujarat’s energy minister Saurabh Patel.

Gujarat salt producers meet FM Saurabh Patel, no decision on VAT rollback

Ahir expressed hope that the government would soon take a decision in the matter.

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Ex-Gujarat Energy Minister Has Financial Interest In 8 Onshore Oil Blocks: Find Out More

An investigation by The Indian Express has revealed that Saurabh Patel, four-time BJP MLA from Gujarat, who was the minister of Energy & Petrochemicals for 14 years, has financial interests in eight onshore oil blocks in Gujarat through a web of companies. In April 2008, when Patel was Energy & Petrochemicals Minister in the Narendra […]

Marathons held to spread awareness in Ahmedabad, Mumbai

Ahmedabad/Mumbai, Feb 21 (ANI): Thousands of fitness enthusiasts took part in a cyclothon in Ahmedabad and people in Mumbai became a part of 'Run for Fun' marathon on Sunday to promote fitness and healthy lifestyle. The event was flagged off by Gujarat Tourism Minister Saurabh Patel at Sabarmati riverfront. Patel said the event aimed at promote cycling as a sport in the city. Participants from all walks of life and across age groups took part in the event. The marathon included two categories; 6.2 miles run and 3.1 miles run, and saw hundreds of participants, including specially-abled people.