First came the forest, followed by the people, and then the government. Does this chronology allow the newest entrant in the scheme to determine the relationship between the two older entities?

VADODARA: On 57th Foundation Day, Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel on Sunday said her government has decided to make 300 villages across the state self-reliant on the lines of smart cities.

AHMEDABAD: The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has earmarked areas within a 7-km radius of the boundary of Shoolpaneshwar wildlife sanctuary in Narmada district a

SSNNL stated that it had consulted state-level Environmental Clearance Assessment Authority in 2010 which stated that no environ mental clearance was required.

VADODARA: Three affidavits were filed by the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd (SSNNL), union ministry of environment, forests (MoEF) and Larsen Toubro Ltd (L&T) in response to the notice issued

Acting on its June 12 order raising the height of Sardar Sarovar dam in Gujarat, the Narmada Control Authority (NCA) has issued an order giving permission to the Sardar Sarovar Nigam Limited (SSNL)

Upbeat over the outcome of the public hearing on July 19, the state government is looking forward to getting coastal regulatory zone (CRZ) clearance for its ambitious Bhadbhut barrage project soon.

Around 27 villages of Gujarat’s Narmada and Bharuch districts have been put on alert after water from the overflowing Narmada dam resulted in the perennial river breaching the danger mark at Golden

Ahmedabad: Tribal districts, which were the torch-bearers for the girl child in Gujarat, boasting of a far healthier number of girls in 0-6 age group, too have shown a decline in the past decade. Sociologists see this trend as alarming as almost all non-tribal districts in Gujarat are already reeling under a skewed sex ratio.
All the tribal districts including Dang, Dahod, Panchmahals, Tapi, Valsad, Narmada and Bharuch, have posted a decline in the child sex ratio in 0-6 age group as per figures of Census 2011.

GANDHINAGAR: In a major SOP to Gujarat farmers, the state government on Wednesday announced that it will give a much higher compensation to 86,000 cultivators whose land is being acquired for Narmada canal network. This is based on the new jantri rate plus 30 per cent solatium.