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Saurabh Patel


Saurabh Patel: Yet to restore power supply to Jafrabad, parts of Una and 450 villages

May 27, 2021 5:10 am

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, meanwhile, told media persons that power supply to 450 villages in cyclone-hit areas is yet to be restored.

Govt issues clarification: 2018 GR revoked in consumers’ interest

July 20, 2020 3:48 am

Gujarat Energy Minister Saurabh Patel said, “It has been revoked in order to cut down the costs and pass on the benefit to the consumers. However, we cannot put a percentage to the benefit as the coal prices are subject to fluctuation.”

Gujarat: Kevadia will grow into a Rs 1 lakh-cr economy, says Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

January 18, 2020 5:08 am

Goyal was assessing the ongoing project of connecting Kevadia colony to the main railway line at Dabhoi.

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

December 04, 2018 1:24 am

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

October 23, 2018 10:22 pm

"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

August 29, 2018 3:53 am

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

August 26, 2018 5:37 am

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

August 26, 2018 5:30 am

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

December 02, 2016 8:23 pm

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

June 26, 2016 4:13 am

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.


Marathons held to spread awareness in Ahmedabad, Mumbai

February 21, 2016 2:10 pm

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.