Cautious scrutiny: Aggressive biddings by developers have resulted in lower returns on investments

Lack of finance is expected to spoil the party for the solar power project developers involved in the government's plan to commission 20,000 MW of projects in the next decade.

Financers are finding the tariff for solar power projects under the central policy unattractive as aggressive biddings

GANDHINAGAR/NEW DELHI: The Union ministry for road transport and highways has allotted Rs 200.81 crore for the expansion and reinforcement of roads in the state with a view to providing more connectivity to interior and rural areas of the state with main cities.

GANDHINAGAR: A study, released last month by Columbia Water Center (CWC) of Earth Institute at Columbia Univeristy, has sharply disputed the Gujarat government's claim that groundwater tables have sharply risen.

Gandhinagar:The task force formed to stop illegal mining in the state has registered 14,107 cases in the last three years. It has thus far unearthed illegal mining to the tune of Rs 50.61 crore.

The state government replying to Jodia MLA Raghavji Patel

They are unconvinced of Union Ministry's show-cause notice to Nirma
AHMEDABAD: Unconvinced of the Union Environment and Forest Ministry's show-cause notice to the Nirma Limited, the agitating farmers of Bhavnagar have refused to stop their 250-kilometre long

Gandhinagar: The Nano-land Sanand and Gandhinagar have over exploited their ground water resources. The state government has classified 40 talukas as overexploited, including Daskroi and Sanand in Ahmedabad district.

The Gujarat government has asserted that it has still not heard from the Centre about its demand for Rs 262.35 crore to fund Greater Gir Lion Conservation Project.

This paper presents the results of the Columbia Water Center’s study of the severe groundwater crisis in the Mehsana region of Northern Gujarat, India.

Survey Finds Ahmedabad Among Six Districts With Less Than 10 Trees Per Hectare; Gandhinagar, Anand Top List
Rapid urbanisation has taken a toll on the tree cover in Ahmedabad. It now features among the six districts which have less than 10 trees per hectare.

This was revealed in findings of a 2009 tree cover survey.

State health authorities have called a team from National Institute of Virology (NIV) to investigate into the mystery fever that has claimed one life and left two people critical in different city hospitals.
Doctors have not been able to pin-point the origin or the spread of the fever which is reported to begin with fever, stomach pain and vomiting and rapidly deteriorate later.
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