Being Released After Nearly 10 Yrs

Govt Fails To Come Out With New Policy Despite SC Guidelines

Gandhinagar: Despite Supreme Court’s order to clear encroachments and restrict sale of pastoral (gauchar) land, Gujarat still has more than 12,000 cases related to illegal possession of pastoral lands.

High Pollutant Levels In Discharge Of Several CETPs

Ahmedabad: Three Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) estates — those in Vatva, Odhav and Naroda — and the industry cluster in Kathwada are under the scanner for polluting river Sabarmati. The state industries department is now desperately seeking some accountability from the common effluent treatment plants (CETPs) in treating industrial effluents. The department found from data with the Gujarat Pollution Control Board that, in the last four years, discharge norms set by the central pollution control board were not met. This has become a matter of concern for the state government.

The sight of millions of litres of toxic effluents and domestic sewage being let into the Sabarmati at Vasna barrage will wrench any heart-especially the way the river is choked to nothing more tha

Fresh Rules To Be Framed Under Newly Enacted Law

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat revenue department has issued orders to all district collectors, DDOs (district development officers) and all concerned district and state authorities to put on hold all processes for land acquisition till the Centre and the state government notify new rules and regulations under the newly enacted, ‘Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation And Resettlement Act-2013’.

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government has once again decided to formulate, the once failed idea, of an Industrial Water Policy that can project the real need of water for industrial use in the next 50 ye

Having launched what was proclaimed to be Asia's first ever dedicated government department for climate change with great fanfare, Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi appears to have lost interest

Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has issued notices to eight municipal corporations and 159 municipalities for not following guidelines on solid waste disposal.

After taking a year to decide which department will parent the Mission Balam Sukham (Gujarat Nutrition Mission) and finally giving the task to a reluctant women and child development department, th

Policy To Be Announced For Residential, Commercial, Industrial Units

After developing a solar park and canal-based solar power generation plant, the Gujarat government will soon announce a new rooftop power policy for residential, commercial and industrial units. It will shortly announce a new rooftop power policy.