A total of 2,997 raids were conducted under the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act (1986) across the state between 2013 and 2018, states a written reply tabled earlier this year by the Gujarat government.
Ahmedabad accounts for over 14 per cent of the arrests, as 161 government servants were caught taking bribes, data tabled in reply to an unstarred question by Congress MLA from Siddhpur, Chandanji Thakor, showed.
A decline in mean size of fish will lead to the decrease in relative number of larger specimens, which experts say is a “negative sign” for the fisheries sector, as larger individuals have higher reproductive potential
GIFT City project where an estimated Rs 11,000 crore has been invested is at a cusp as joint-venture partner, Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services, is about to exit as first residents move in; Mumbai-based RBSA Advisors to evaluate stake
After this issue came to light, CIFT in July 2018 developed an easy-to-use kit to detect the presence of formalin in fish. Since then, Mumbai-based HiMedia Laboratories, to which the technology was licenced, has been producing and marketing the kit.
The voting process is expected to be keenly watched for possibilities of cross-voting, especially from among Congress MLAs. Congress has herded over 60 of its MLAs to a resort in Palanpur, in a bid to prevent chances of horse-trading.
Aiming to provide tap water to each and every household by 2022 under "Nal se Jal" scheme, Gujarat has already put in place its treated wastewater reuse policy while eight sea-water desalination plants are in the pipeline.