Wednesday 09 Jan '13The preliminary data from the sample survey consisting of about 15,000 units suggests that over 5% of MSMEs in Gujarat have closed down, which is higher than the closure rate of 4.5% recorded in the last sample survey conducted in 2010.
Friday 04 Jan '13In the last decade, during which five Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit were held, as many as 330 large-scale industrial projects, promising to provide employment to over 96,000 people, were “dropped” due to various reasons.
Saturday 06 Oct '12Gujarat has launched a pilot project where rooftops of homes and commercial establishments are being rented out to generate solar power that is fed into the state grid, translating into a source of income for property owners and greening electricity production
Tuesday 24 Apr '12Gujarat has pipped Punjab in setting up the country’s first canal-based solar power project by executing a 1-MW (Mega Watt) project on one of the branch canals of the Narmada canal network in the state.
Friday 06 Apr '12While the state government often accuses the Centre of withholding financial assistance for various programmes, it turns out that 67% of the central grants for 2010-11 allocated for Kanya Kelavni, the prestigious annual girl child education campaign by the state government, was returned to Delhi because they could not be used, says the CAG report recently tabled in the state Assembly.