Archive for September, 2010:
Citing environmental hazards, Strength Real Estate Private Limited, a special purpose vehicle (SPV) floated by Mumbai-based K Raheja Corp, has withdrawn the formal approval granted for an IT/ITeS special economic zone (SEZ) at Vemali near Vadodara in Gujarat.
Spread across an area of 13.74 hectares, the IT SEZ was supposed to come up on the banks of the river Vishwamitri. However, environmental hazards prevented the SPV from moving further. “Any construction work on that site would have deteriorated the situation,” said a source close to the development. More »Like
According to Jaimin Shah, the newly elected president of GESIA and founder director, Dev Information Technology Pvt. Ltd., the association intends to begin operations in other cities like Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot. More »Like
Virgin Mobile India has extended its presence to Gujarat with the launch of its GSM services in the state. More »Like
INDEXTb, the investment promotion wing of the Gujarat Government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Britain’s Leicestershire Asian Business Association (LABA) to promote economic cooperation and commercial exchanges. More »Like
In order to streamline the semester system to be introduced in MCom, MSc and MA from this academic year, Gujarat University has asked its 150-odd post-graduation (PG) centers to furnish details on academic sessions, teaching staff strength and number of students within 15 days. More »Like
The Commonwealth Express (CW Express), a special exhibition train designed to promote the mega event that will take place in Delhi, will be on the Gandhinagar railway station in Gujarat on September 14 and 15, 2010.
The train contains 14 coaches, of which six coaches are devoted to telling the success story of information technology (IT) in India. Five other coaches provide a curtain raiser for the upcoming Commonwealth Games. The contribution of Indian Railways to the sports and a list of railway sportspersons who have won Arjuna awards, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards, Dronacharya award, Padmashree and Dhyanchand awards have been displayed in a separate coach in the train. More »Like
The institute is gearing up to accommodate the highest intake of foreign students under its student exchange programmes this year. According to sources at the IIM-A, the trend is thanks to the fact that India is regarded as among the important, emerging economies of the world. More »Like