Entire Gujarat will be covered under Nal Se Jal scheme by 2022: CM Vijay Rupani
Saturday, 6 March 2021 All households in Gujarat will get tap water connections under the Centre's Nal Se Jal Yojana' by the year 2022, ahead of the year 2024 target set by PM Narendra Modi, chief minister Vijay Rupani told the Legislative Assembly on Saturday. Rupani said 17 lakh households in the state are yet to be covered under the ambitious scheme aimed at providing drinking water through taps.
Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani on April 21 took his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Gandhinagar. CM Rupani was seen following all the COVID protocols at the centre. Meanwhile, in the last 24 hours, as many as 11,403 new COVID-19 cases and 117 deaths were reported in Gujarat, along with 4,179 recoveries, the state health department informed on Tuesday evening.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on April 20 said that there is no need to impose lockdown in the State. He said that many restrictions like night curfew in 20 cities, closing of all educational institutions, malls, theatres, gyms, recreation parks are in the effect.
Gujarat's Vadodara was illuminated on Maha Shivratri on March 11. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel performed 'aarti' on the occasion of Maha Shivratri at Sursagar Lake.
Situation in the country is getting worse day by day amid COVID second wave. Maharashtra reported 67,013 new COVID-19 cases, 62,298 recoveries and 568 deaths in the last 24 hours. While Kerala registered 26,995 new COVID-19 cases, 28 deaths on April 22. States like Karnataka reported 25,795 cases, Tamil Nadu reported 12,652, and Gujarat reports 13,105 fresh COVID cases in last 24 hours.
Gujarat on April 21 registered 12,553 new COVID infections which took the state's total caseload to 4,40,731. State government has accelerated the pace of COVID-19 testing and vaccination. 125 fatalities were reported due to the deadly virus on April 21, taking the death toll of the state to 5, 740. Currently Gujarat has 84,126 active cases. Former Secretary of Ahmedabad Hospitaland Nursing Hospital, Dr. Viren Shah said that the current situation can be controlled if the government imposes lockdown. "It is the need of the hour,"he added.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal interacted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a virtual meeting on April 23 where he raised concern of oxygen supply in the national capital. "There's a huge shortage of oxygen in Delhi. Will people of Delhi not get oxygen if there is no oxygen-producing plant here? Please suggest whom should I speak to in Central Government when an oxygen tanker destined for Delhi is stopped in another state?," asked CM Kejriwal to PM Modi.
Amid deteriorating condition of COVID-19 in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting on April 23 with Chief Ministers of high burden states, over the prevailing COVID situation. In last 24 hours, the country reported 3.32 lakh cases.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on February 25 said that the state government is going to bring a bill against 'love jihad' in Vidhan Sabha in March during the budget session. He said that the bill..