The NGT order was passed following a PIL filed urging them to ask the Gujarat government to purchase only CNG vehicles for public transport bodies as diesel ones caused high level of air pollution.

Asthma, chornic bronchitis patients to get SMS alerts.

Incidentally, culling of poultry and bird of other exotic species had to be done in Hathijan village of Ahmedabad a few days ago after outbreak of bird flu was confirmed

A team from Health Ministry set to visit the site today.

The garbage dump is causing serious health issues for people staying in the areas and may even have led to deaths.

In a span of 12 months, there has been almost 20 percent rise in the number of deaths caused by sickle-cell anaemia in Gujarat.

SMC inks MoU with Solar Energy Corporation of India

Construction work along the banks of Vishwamitri in Vadodara continued unabated Thursday despite an order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to stay all such activities with immediate effect.

Government sources said that the modified policy was ready and it will be promulgated once the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in the region due to the Talala assembly bypoll is over.

The cooperative that holds the distinction of being the world’s “first solar irrigation cooperative” was felicitated for providing its members “smart income” from energy sales to a local discom.

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