Gujarat: Point-Wise State Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2020 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

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  • Dec 21, 2015
  • 1 Top Police Officers’ Conference has been inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi in Gujarat [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Official inauguration of the All-India conference of Directors General of Police (AICDGPs) has been done by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Dhordo in white Rann of Kutch region near Bhuj, Gujarat. It will be three days conference and it will be attended by the presence of Union M

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  • 2 Biggest wildlife rescue center commissioned of India in Nagpur [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Biggest Wildlife Rescue Centre named as Gorewada Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Centre in India has been commissioned at Gorewada near Nagpur, Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has inaugurated this center in existence of State Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar.

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  • Dec 18, 2015
  • 1 For Prestigious 2015 Sahitya Akademi award 23 poets and authors has been selected [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    For the prestigious 2015 Sahitya Akademi Award, Sahitya Academy has announced the names of 23 poets and authors. This award has been presented aimed at Indian 23 Languages for best work, for 2015 Sahitya Akademi Award 6 books of short stories, 6 of poetry, 4 novels, 2 books eac

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  • Dec 9, 2015
  • 1 Eight new Ecological Observatories has been setup by India [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has announced that new eight Ecological Observatories will be set up in India at Himalayas and Western Ghats for mapping of climate change impact in long term.

    • Currently one Ecological Observatories is present at Mudumalai in 50 hectare fr

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  • Dec 2, 2015
  • 1 The Labour Laws (Gujarat Amendment) Bill, 2015 has approved by President [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Labour Laws (Gujarat Amendment) Bill, 2015 has been approved by Pranab Mukherjee President of India. To improve 10 Acts related with labour laws the state assembly passed the Amendment Bill, the acts related to labour laws include The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 and The Min

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  • 2 Brickwork Report: Maharashtra is biggest state economy [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Maharashtra is the biggest economy among the states in India, according to the most recent report published by credit rating agency Brickwork Ratings. On the basis of gross state domestic product (GSDP) Maharashtra accounts 16.87 lakh crore rupees in survey and with this it becom

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  • Dec 1, 2015
  • 1  As part of global polio endgame strategy Union Government launches IPV injection [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) injection has launched by The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda in New Delhi as a part of the global polio endgame strategy in New Delhi. The launching of this injection is a part of India’s next step in Universal Immunization P

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  • Nov 27, 2015
  • 1  Employability ratio of Andhra Pradesh is more than any other states [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Hyderabad: According to India Skills Report – 2016 (ISR - 2016) Andhra Pradesh is ranked first with the large ratio of employment. The report is creatively made by… online talent calculation firm, Wheebox, in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Linkedin

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  • 2  Sale of liquor Banned by Bihar Government from 1st April 2016 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sale of liquor has banned by Bihar Government in the state from 1st April 2016. As per this decision Bihar will become 6th dry state/UT in the India. On liquor prohibition day Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar announced banned on sale of liquor.

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  • Nov 26, 2015
  • 1  National Milk Day 26 November [ Important Days ]

    26th November is celebrated as National Milk Day every year on the birth anniversary of Father of the White Revolution Dr. Verghese Kurien. Background: In 2014, The idea of observing National Milk Day was first suggested by Indian Dairy Association (IDA) By all Indian diary sect

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  • Nov 23, 2015
  • 1  First Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav was held at IGNCA in New Delhi [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About First Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav: First Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav was organized by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), Janpath in New Delhi.

    • Shri N. K. Sinha who is the secretary of Culture has presente

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  • Nov 6, 2015
  • 1  PM Narendra Modi ranks 9th as World’s Most Powerful Person in 2015 Forbes magazine [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Narendra Damodardas Modi was born on 17th September 1950. He is the 15th and current Prime Minister of India since 26th May 2014. He is a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party and served as the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014. He is the Member of Parliament (MP) from V

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  • Nov 3, 2015
  • 1  31st October celebrated as “Rashtriya ekta divas” [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) was observed across India on 31 October 2015. To honor the 140th birthday of Independent India’s first Deputy Prime Minister and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off Run for Unity at Raj path in New Delhi on

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  • Oct 22, 2015
  • 1  GJPEC elected Praveen Shankar Pandya as its chairman [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Praveen Shankar Pandya: Mr. Praveen Shankar Pandya is a Director of the Shankar Group of Industries. Shankar Group of Industries includes Revashankar Gems Ltd, Shankar Jewels Ltd, Shan Gold Ltd, Naqsh, Shankar Packaging Ltd and Shankar Realty Pvt. Ltd.

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  • Oct 8, 2015
  • 1 Supreme Court declines voluntary use of Aadhaar card for beneficial schemes [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Supreme Court: It was established in 1937. It is the main legal and final court of appeal under the constitution of India. It is located in New Delhi. About Voluntary use of Aadhar Card: Aadhar card cannot be used for other services like opening bank accounts, getting pho

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  • 2 Project Neeranchal approved by CCEA [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Project Neeranchal: It is a watershed management project. It is supported by World Bank. This project will help in accessing irrigation to every farmland (Har Khet Ko Pani) and help to reach the aim of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana for proper use of water (Per Drop

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  • Sep 23, 2015
  • 1 Indian Coast Guard hired two ships named Apoorva & C-421 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Indian Coast Guard: The Indian Coast Guard shortly called as ICG protects India’s naval securities and administers naval law. It was legally established on 18th August 1978 by the Coast Guard Act, 1978 of the Parliament of India as an independent armed force of India.

    It

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  • Sep 18, 2015
  • 1 ‘Housing for all’ Scheme in 305 cities by 2022 declares the government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Housing for all Scheme: Government had launched this scheme named as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in June 2015 under the guidance of Housing for All by 2022 Mission. Under this scheme, government plans to build two crore houses for the poor in urban areas by year 2022, which

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  • Sep 16, 2015
  • 1 World Bank reports: Gujarat ranks first in ease of doing business [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About ease of doing business of World Bank: Ease of doing business gives the ranks to economics from 1 to 189 with first place being the best. The high ranking in it means low numerical rank means that the governing environment is conductive to business operation.

    • The index av

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  • Aug 31, 2015
  • 1 CCEA gives permission to Differential Royalty Payment to states on crude oil production [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About CCEA: CCEA stands for Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs. It is one of the vertical committee of the cabinet constituted by the Government of India. CCEA directs and coordinates all policies and activities in the economic field including foreign investment that require

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  • 2 Cabinet gives permission to include Sipai, Patni, Jamat Kahar and Tanwar Singhariya in the OBC list [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About permission from Cabinet: Union Cabinet gives permission to modify the Central List of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) for Gujarat and Uttarakhand for adding of Sipai and Patni Jamat or Turk Jamat from Gujarat and Kahar, Tanwar Singhariya from Uttarakhand in the list.

    • Prime

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  • Aug 27, 2015
  • 1 The mega rally of Patel for reservation begins with 17,000 cops in Ahmedabad, Gujarat [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Patel Community: The ‘Patel’ is a name of a caste. They can take the lead in resolving problems and implementing ideas. They also used as a surname like Patidar, Bhakta or replaced by an ancestral name. It is ranked to be the 174 most common names.

    • The term Patel derives

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  • Aug 25, 2015
  • 1 Gujarat High Court stops execution of compulsory voting Act in local elections [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About High Court: High Court also refers to the superior court or Supreme Court of a country or state. In some countries, it is the highest court like in Australia. While in some countries it is also lower court like in England and Wales.

    About execution of compulsory voting Ac

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  • Aug 24, 2015
  • 1 Gujarat is going to launch ‘Agro-Solar Policy’ [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Agro - Solar Policy: Gujarat has become the first state in India by going to launch ‘Agro - Solar Policy’ for farmers. This policy will encourage the farmers to rap free solar energy from sun.

    • Power generation companies will give 30 to 40 percent share from the profit of

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  • Aug 18, 2015
  • 1 Kerala signed MoU with Adani for development of Vizhinjam seaport [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Vizhinjam seaport project: Vizhinjam International Seaport is a planned port of Arabian Sea at Thiruvananthapuram of Kerala in India. This project will completed near about cost of Rs. 6595 crores over three phases.

    • It initiated 25 years ago in 1991 to build a deep - wate

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  • Aug 13, 2015
  • 1 India and World Bank signs Financing Agreement for NCRMP Projects [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About NCRMP Projects: NCRMP stands for National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project. This project aims to prevention of cyclones and hydro meteorological hazards. From India’s 7,500 kilometer of seashore, almost 5,700 kilometers are highly in danger to the effects of hot cyclones and

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  • Aug 11, 2015
  • 1 BHEL contracts 500 MW thermal unit at Vindhyachal STPS [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About BHEL: BHEL stands for Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited. It is maintained by Government of India and it was established in 1964. It is Manufacturer Company in New Delhi which works for manufacture power plant equipment.

    • It is work as the designing, engineering, manufacturin

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  • Aug 5, 2015
  • 1 Adani Enterprises Shares form a JV with Foxconn [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Adani Enterprises Shares: Adani Group is an Indian multinational company. It’s headquarter is in Ahmedabad of Gujarat, India. Its expanded businesses include resources, logistics, agri-business and energy sectors.

    • Mundra being the country’s largest commercial port with it

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  • 2 NDDB wins special achievement in GIS Award [ Awards ]

    About NDDB: NDDB stands for National Dairy Development Board. It was set up by an Act of Parliament of India. It was founded by Dr. Verghese Kurien and created in 1965. Its head office is placed at Anand in Gujarat.

    • Its offices are in most of regions in all over India.
    • NDDB’s

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  • Aug 3, 2015
  • 1 Russia’s Rosneft acquire 49% stake in Essar Oil [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    About Rosneft: Rosneft is an united oil company majority owned by the Government of Russia. Rosneft’s headquarter is in Moscow’s Balchug district near the Kremlin, across the Moskva River.

    • After purchasing assets of former oil giant Yukos at state-run auctions, Rosneft became R

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