According to the report, the data maintained by the health and family welfare department stated that as of March 2017, there are 41,49,913 BPL families in the state.
With these comments, the Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG) has rapped the GSRTC in its report for the year ending March 2017, while stating that it has not been able to keep pace with growing demand of public transport in Gujarat.
In a report tabled in the Assembly, the CAG has revealed that 12.80 to 15.11 per cent of children in the age group of 6-14 years were not enrolled in any school in the state during 2012-17.
Under government-sponsored crop insurance scheme —- Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) —- over 12 lakh farmers in Gujarat have been covered during the ongoing Kharif 2018 season.
Though the 68-year-old leader, who belongs to Patidar community, denied any immediate plan to join the BJP, his supporters told The Indian Express that he may join the ruling party soon.
Another issue raised at the session was of separate parking spaces during public events. Following the session, Pandey directed the Vadodara police and VMC to look into the possibilities for separate parking spaces.
The state government has now removed the provision to charge Rs 50 for Health Permit form and increased the Health Permit Process Fee from Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,000 while imposing Health Checkup fee of Rs 2,000.
The Bill — Gujarat Salaries and Allowances of Members. Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly, Ministers and Leader of the Opposition Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018 — was tabled at the last moment as it was not listed in the business of the House.
“He was a man of actual expertise. Apart from being an excellent rescuer of crocodiles, snakes and even leopards, he was an amazing demonstrator and trainer. He knew his work thoroughly,” said Aradhana Sahu, Conservator of Forest, Vadodara.
Tyeb Mehta’s unseen painting, B V Doshi’s artworks to go under hammer.
Speaking on “Constitutional provisions for socio-economic inclusivity: theory and parliamentary practice”, Mukherjee said that the Constitution represents the hopes and aspirations of the billion plus Indians.
As per the girl’s grandfather, at around 9 am on Sunday the victim’s distant uncle had come to their home to play with the victim. The accused then picked up the girl and informed her grandfather that he was taking her to a nearby shop to get her some snacks, police said.
Former CM says he can act as a mediator between anti-BJP parties, denies joining Congress or NCP.
Through the booklet, the Congress has hit out at the BJP government, accusing it of doing injustice to people in areas like education, health, employment, agriculture, child welfare, among others in the four years since Narendra Modi became the prime minister.
In 2002, during a visit to Ahmedabad in the aftermath of the riots, the then prime minister Vajpayee had asked Modi, then the CM of Gujarat, to perform “Raj Dharma” at a joint press conference, marking a pivotal moment in the entire episode.
Congress leaders alleged that police used batons to disperse them. About a dozen women and more than a dozen men were reported to have been injured in the police action.
A Division Bench of the High Court, comprising Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice V M Pancholi, is hearing five petitions challenging the land acquisition process for the high-profile project.
In less than 20 metres from the starting of the lane, a pandal is set up housing the tazia to mark Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar. It is the same spot that has been housing the tazia for the last 135 years.
Police received complaints about boatmen ferrying people to the middle of the river for idol immersion at various places. But, when Surat city police reached the spot.
Though Gujarat has recorded 73.98 per cent average rainfall, so far, more than half of the state (19 of the 31 districts) are reeling under rain deficit.
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