The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Ltd (GSECL) has received environmental clearance from the Ministry of Environment and Forests to set up a 800 MW power unit at a cost of over Rs 4,100 cror

Gandhinagar: With a view to protecting the interests of farmers going in for greenhouse and polyhouse farming, the government has undertaken a stringent exercise for empanelment of companies that w

Coming down heavily on Modi for his "toilets first, temples later" remark, Congress chief whip in the Assembly Balvantsinh Rajput on Monday said the CM should first follow that in his own state.

Gujarat High Court dismissed a PIL seeking CBI probe on alleged irregularities in the land allotted to Gujarat International Finance Tech (GIFT) City project. Read text of this order issued on 4th October, 2013 GIFT project, initiated by chief minister Narendra Modi.

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat's child sex ratio (CSR) in the 0-6 age group has improved by seven points from 883 in 2001 to 890 in 2011.

GANDHINAGAR: For farmers in Gujarat looking to rake in the moolah, polyhouse farming is in these days. Not only is it modern, it provides good returns too.

The Union Government has declared 17 districts in Gujarat as drought-affected, Rajya Sabha MP Parimal Nathwani has said.

This is space utilisation at its best — using the terraces of residential and commercial buildings to generate solar power.

At 938, It’s At All-Time Low In Gujarat: Survey

Ahmedabad: If there is an address for vultures in Gujarat, then it is Kutch. This district neighbouring Indo-Pak border has the highest number of Gyps vultures including White-Rumped vultures and Long-Billed vultures in the state. The vulture census taken up in May revealed that the vulture count in the state has fallen to below 1,000 - an all time low in Gujarat.

AHMEDABAD: Even as 14 of Gujarat's 26 districts reel from a deficient monsoon, the babudom in Gandhinagar is consuming the most drinking water per capita in the country. The capital consumes 310 litres per capita per day (LPCD). Most of this water comes from the Narmada network. You'd be mistaken to assume that the bureaucrats are on hydrotherapy, it's their gardens that are to blame.

To stop this criminal waste of a precious resource, the roads and building department is setting up a water treatment plant with a capacity of 10 million litres of sewage water per day, just to supply to gardens in Gandhinagar. The plant is currently under construction, behind Infocity campus.

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