Gujarat Fiance Minister Vajubhai Vala today announced that about two lac homes would be provided Gas through gas-greed pipe-line in the state this year.
The minister announced plan to set up more 75 CNG stations in the state.
While announcing hike of 35.96% allocation in Rs 1293 crore budget for Industry and mines department, the Minister said new 30 Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation(GIDC) estates would be set up in state’s backward and tribal regions. To connect interior industrial areas Rs 178.44 are allocated. The state has allotted Rs 29.50 crore for Manav Kalyan Tool Kit Scheme intended for Below Poverty Line people who need employment opportunity. Rs 144.46 crore were announced for encouragement and development of small and medium scale industries.
The minister announced state government’s plan to build a Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. Rs 32.60 crore are allotted for this project this year.