Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Jamnagar News – About Transport Nagars from Gujarat Government

Officials say it will cut traffic in cities and connect peripheral areas better.

The Gujarat state government has decided to establish huge transport nagars in all eight municipal corporations to establish connectivity in the peripheral regions of the cities and ease traffic congestion in cities.

These transport nagars will come up in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh and Gandhinagar on Public Private Partnership (PPP) models.

Anticipating growth of major urbanized areas and keeping in view the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC), the state government has asked the municipal corporations and all urban development authorities to identify land for the purpose.

Vadodara Urban Development Authority (VUDA) has already reserved 78.5 hectares of land for setting up of a transport nagar on PPP model.

“In principle, approval has already been given for Vadodara and Jamnagar cities.The government has ordered a detailed master plan for the transport nagar in Vadodara to be made by a consultant.’’

“Process for identifying suitable land in Ahmedabad, Surat and Rajkot is under way. Once that is done, bidding and other processes will be initiated. These transport nagars will cut down traffic in cities and help organize transport-related activities.”

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Sainik School Balachadi Jamnagar Gujarat - celebrates golden jubilee year

Few days ago, Sainik School Balachadi Jamnagar Gujarat celebrated the culmination ceremony of its Golden Jubilee.

It was founded on July 8, 1961, and was inaugurated by then Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri.

It is the only institute of its kind in Gujarat to provide top quality public education to all sections of the society and is a feeder institute to the Khadakvasla.

Education minister Ramanlal Vora was the chief guest.

Vasuben Trivedi, minister of state for higher and technical education, women and child development, was the guest of honor at the valedictory function held at Balachadi.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Jamnagar Air Force Station Gujarat - Indo-Oman air exercise begins

Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) and Indian Air Force are engaged in a joint exercise - 'Eastern Bridge-2011'- at the Air Force School Jamnagar to expose the aircrew of the two air forces to long duration sorties with in flight refueling, large force strike packages, air to ground bombing and maritime strike roles.

The exercise, which began on Monday and will conclude on Friday, is the second of the series between the air forces of the two countries and involves a variety of flying missions from each other's best practices in terms of operational, maintenance and administrative procedures.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Vipul Shah from Jamnagar City - Second highest individual tax payer in Kenya

Cricket is the first love and football is an also-ran here.

But this Gujarati might cause the first spark of change.

Vipul Shah, 50, a Kenya-born Gujarati, who was appointed as manager to the Kenyan football team - Harambee Stars - last month is seen by

thousands of Kenyans as someone who will bring back the lost football glory that the country once celebrated.

Shah, who has his roots in Jamnagar City Gujarat India, was second highest individual tax payer in Kenya few years back.

He owns one of the biggest edible oil refinery in East Africa, which has an annual turnover of around $ 450 billion.

He is among those who have been selected by the Vishwa Gujarati Samaj for the most distinguished NRI award.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Dwarka Jamnagar News – Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi One Day Fasting

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will take the Sadbhavana Mission forward on Sunday with a day-long fast at Lord Krishna's dwelling place, Dwarka Jamnagar District.

Phase two of the fast will be visibly different from the first one spanning over three days beginning his birthday on September 17.

On Sunday, around 8,000 people are expected to fast with Modi, unlike the Ahmedabad one where the CM went on fast alone.

As per Latest Saurabh Patel Interviews, who is the in-charge minister of Jamnagar district, told to media that, “These people who will fast with the CM are from the talukas. Besides, around 40,000 people are expected to come to greet the CM.”'

Narendra Modi will begun his fast at 10 am with prayers and end at 6 pm.

In the first half of the day, he will meet leaders of different religious and social groups, and in second half, he will meet some individuals and groups.

Around 10 ministers, mostly belonging to the Saurashtra region — Vajubhai Vala, Dilip Sanghani, Ramanlal Vora, Mohan Kundariya, Vasuben Trivedi, Saurabh Patel and others — will participate in the fast.

All the Jamnagar and Saurashtra region MLAs and many MPs will also participate in the event while the party office-bearers will also join in large numbers.

Gujarat State Road Transport Service Corporation has allotted 300 buses to ferry Modi's supporters from different talukas and villages. This, however, gas caused problems for many local commuters due to cancellation of the bus services.

Modi will conduct fasts in 26 districts and six major cities — Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot, Surat, Junagadh and Mehsana.

His three-day fast in Ahmedabad had received a lot of national attention with several senior party leaders, including L K Advani and Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj, and Arun Jaitley, visiting him.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Narendra Modi will launch Mission Sadbhavna part-2 from Dwarka Jamnagar

At 16th October 2011, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will start his district-level day-long fasts from Dwarka Jamnagar which is inspired by the success of his 3-day Sadbhavna fast in Ahmedabad between September 17 and 19.

Narendra Modi had announced that he will observe district-level fast in the state as part of his Sadbhavna Mission.

As per Latest Jaynarayan Vyas and Saurabh Patel Interviews, they said that, The CM would fast for a day each in all 26 districts and eight municipal corporation areas of the state as part of his Sadbhavna Mission.

"The district-level fasts, which are inspired by the success of CM's three-day Sadbhavna fast in Ahmedabad, will begin from Dwarka on October 16.

The idea is to spread further the message of the Mission, i.e. unity, peace and harmony."

The spokespersons said that people from different segments of the society were keen to take part in the public fast along with the chief minister.

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