The panic created when the plague rippled out from Surat and threatened other parts of the country exposed India's complete lack of resources for crisis control management. In order to combat such emergency situations in future, the government appointed V

Recycling water and chemicals has resulted in drastic reduction of effluents from Surat's textile units.

With an aim to capture the growing energy space in India, engineering and construction major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) is targeting its power division to add sales of about $3 billion by 2015 compared to $400 million currently, the company's CMD AM Naik said.

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Soon after dedicating the 250-megawatt, lignite coal-based power plant in Surat district to the people recently, the State-promoted Gujarat Industries Power Corporation Ltd (GIPCL) is now planning to invest around Rs 3,000 crore on in its second phase of nearly 600 MW on a greenfield thermal power project in the next two years.

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Surat: Historical records say that from early 20th century, entrepreneurs of the city proved their worth under the British Rule and supplied i n d i g e - nous machineries to the ind u s t r y, a g riculture and other sectors. One such creation was crude oil engine by a Surti industrialist Ratilal Nanavati in 1931-32.

The Supreme Court today issued notices to Reliance Gas Transportation and Infrastructure Ltd, and the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on the appeals moved by more than 50 land owners of Surat, alleging that the Mukesh Ambani-led company had not paid them adequate compensation for acquisition.

it is heartening to note that in the present decade, the intellectuals and academicians of the nation are not pontificating and publishing in just the realm of abstract theory but are directly