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Sunday, June 27, 2010

Khijadiya Bird Sanctury : Eco Tourism in Village

You need not be an University Graduate to save the planet, every little thinking helps the planet to survive.
Banking on Eco Tourism villagers around Khijadiya Bird Sanctury vowed to protect the environment and the area nearby, and Forest department is helping them to do so.

Khijadiya is known for its best wetland reservoir and heaven for migratory birds coming from Arabian sea, in Winter and early summer thousands of birds flock to this place, this is the fist resting place / wetland for birds coming from Arabian sea / Africa. This wetland with a marine national park nearby makes it best sight seeing place in Gujarat for Eco tourists.

Villagers near the Khijadia used to cut wild babool for their daily fuel needs, now solar cooker provided from the Gujarat State Forest Department is giving new life to Khijadia villagers and also to birds,

A World Bank-funded Eco-development project helps 10 villages in Jamnagar to provide solar cookers, bio gas and other vocational courses on automobiles, sewing etc. each village will receive sum of 8 lakh. village selected in first phase of the implementation are Khijadia, Jodia, Okunala, Balachai, Sachana, Khara Biraja, Parodia, Simani, Samna and Poshitra. Phase 2 will implement similiar project in Navlakhi (Kutch) and Okha (Jamnagar), after phase 2 total 97 villages will be covered under the scheme.

Khijadia bird sanctury has many birds like


  • black ibis
  • black-winged kite
  • brahminy kite
  • pheasant-tailed jacana
  • great thick-knee
  • common greenshank
  • grey francolin
  • imperial eagle
  • Indian pond heron
  • little tern
  • black-tailed godwit
  • comb duck
  • common crane
  • common teal
  • dunlin
  • garganey
  • marsh harrier
  • northern pintail
  • shoveler
  • Eurasian wigeon
  • pale harrier
  • demoiselle crane
  • sanderling
  • darters


Forest Department is looking forward to preserve the bio-diversity by adding more natural life style to nearby villages in the forest range.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Solved - 10 lakh Loot Case

Police got major breakthrough in a 10 Lakh loot case in Jamnagar, victim's son was found accused of theft.

Chetan Jadeja who filed the complaint in police about the theft was the accused and had accepted all charges, Chetan had to broke in his own house as he had to pay due amount he lost in cricket batting and gambling.


Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Water Scarcity - Mayor urges for conservation

With rain streatched in Jamnagar area, Jamnagar City Mayor Kanaksinh Jadeja has urged citizens to conserve water, Mayor also hinted at possible change in schedule of water distribution in few days.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

10 lakh looted from house

Booty worth Rs 10 lakh were stolen from a forest officer's house on Sunday night. Bharatsinh Jadeja, a forest officer in Dwarka had filed an FIR for loot of 6 Lakh cash and jewelery of around 4 Lakh. It is believed that thieves got inside with a duplicate key.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

7% Fire tax on Jamnagar Citizens

A bizarre legislature has induced additional 7% tax on Jamnagar Municipal Tax payers, Municipal corporation common meeting has passed this resolution, however opposition is suggesting to consult legal experts before passing this as law. Also Municipal Corporation is thinking on putting statue of "Jhansi Ki Rani" at Saat rasta circle and Statue of "Indira Gandhi" in the Indira Marg.

Friday, June 18, 2010

JNV Aliabada - Admission List Declared

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Aliabada's standard 6th result was out today as follows

For more details contact 0288 - 2882237 (JNV Aliabada)
Roll No.
A 19
A 60
A 1209
A 1211
A 1221
A 4306
A 4394
B 2009
B 2013
C 166
D 1245
E 201
E 4059
E 1656
F 3262
F 1660
G 1669
G 246
G 249
I 263
I 271
I 278
I 3336
I 369
I 379
I 385
I 387
I 390
I 3719
I 3762
I 2989
I 4134
I 4620
J 416
J 448
J 493
J 496
J 499
J 904
J 1335
J 1786
J 1805
J 2103
J 2142
J 3005
J 3467
J 3468
J 3470
J 498
K 958
K 952
K 934
K 528
K 1820
K 4776
K 4822
N 628
N 642
N 1920
N 2742
N 2845
N 3531
N 3562
O 1503
O 1498
O 1511
O 4237
P 3609

Thursday, June 17, 2010

RIL AGM Update : More Bonanza for Jamnagar

In RIL AGM, Mukesh Ambani announced more expansion in Jamnagar Refinery Complex, With new partnership with Russian firm RIL sought to become major rubber producer.

RIL may also look at building Nuclear Reactor near Jamnagar.


However RIL pharma plans are bit left out of the priority.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Jamnagar Water Reservoir - Rain Update

Jamnagar Water reservoir and rains in nearby areas in last 24hrs.

Dam Rain in last 24 hrs (mm)
Vartu Dam 75
Sonmati Dam 75
Dai Minsar Dam 50
Vanavad Dam 32
Veradi-2 Dam 152
Vartu-2 Dam 50
Veradi-1  Dam 70
Rupavati Dam 50
Kabaraka Dam 80
Vanana Dam 90
Umiya Sagar Dam 50

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Rain In Jamnagar district

Heavy rain continues in Jamnagar district
Jam jodhpur received 3 inch rain in 2 hrs.
Bhanvad, lalpur and kalavad too received good rain

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Fake Currency from Nepal Seized

Jamnagar Police SOG arrested Three men with fake currency worth Rs 17,000. Three detained were laborers in Gandhidham and they said they received fake currency from Nepal. Fake currency is in the denomination of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000, totaling to Rs 17,000 .

Friday, June 11, 2010

Dwarka Airport - Land Acquisition Started

Dwarka Tourism got its  booster now, Gujarat Tourism board has started plans of acquisition and distribution of additional 65 hector land near proposed Dwarka Airport,

This counts to total 222 hector land near Dhrevad village on Jamnagar-Dwarka state highway.

Initial plan revleals the runway length to be around 1.8 KM, this will enable a 300 passenger capacity jet to land in this proposed airport.


Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Jamnagar Rain Update

Jamnagar Rain data collected as on 09-June-2010

Khambhaliya75 mm
Lalupr80 mm
Kalyanpur107

Monday, June 7, 2010

12 Wireless Set seized

Gujarat Police - Special Operation Group (SOG) seized around 12 wireless sets in Jamnagar.

These set were captured from Okha and Mithapur. fisherman of Okha and Mithapur alleged obtained this from an ex-employee of a Mumbai based firm.




This ex-employee had around 150 wireless sets with him after he left his job, he sold these sets to many fishermen around Okha-Mithapur area.The company filed complaint to Mumbai police.

The SOG has asked fishermen to submit documents related to wireless sets before police.

Friday, June 4, 2010

City Hackers Arrested

A Jamnagar Student was arrested yesterday for hacking into the website of Gujarat Technological University (GTU).


Accused Yogesh Patel, has completed his Bachelor of Computer Application course (BCA),
and was accused of changing data of GTU to get admission in a post-graduation course of Master of Computer Application (MCA)

The arrested was made by Ahmedabad crime branch in Rajkot last night, it was also revealed that the accused got internet connection by submitting fake documents.

[Update]
There is another incident where second accussed named Parag Aghera, student of Rajkot BCA college was arrested on same grounds.

Weakest Result of Class 10 - Jamnagar

Jamnagar posted weakest result of 10th standard,  Though Jamnagar contributed 2 student in State top 10, average pass percentage of the district was a dismal 48.65%.

Among the district, Dwarka recorded result with mere 38.68%, Jamnagar city result was around 31.02%.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Jamnagar Class 10 - Toppers

જામનગર જિલ્લાનાં ધો.૧૦ ના ટોપટેન

ક્રમ વિદ્યાર્થીનું નામ શાળાનું નામ ટકા
હિમાની જે.ઉપાધ્યાય બ્રિલીયન્ટ હાઇસ્કૂલ - જામનગર ૯૬.૦૦
પૃથ્થા પી.દોશી સત્યસાંઇ હાઇસ્કુલ- જામનગર ૯૬.૦૦
દેવાંશી એસ.વિરાણી સત્યસાંઇ હાઇસ્કુલ- જામનગર ૯૪.૭૭
મૌલી ડી.કણસાગરા સત્યસાંઇ હાઇસ્કુલ- જામનગર ૯૪.૧૫
દિપ આર. ફળદુ સત્યસાંઇ હાઇસ્કુલ- જામનગર ૯૩.૮૫
ફોરા કે.પટેલ સેન્ટ ઝેવીયર્સ - જામનગર ૯૩.૫૪
કૌશલ ડી.અજુડીયા સત્યસાંઇ - જામનગર ૯૩.૫૪
સુસ્મીતા એસ.પાંડે સેન્ટ આન્સ - જામનગર ૯૩.૨૩
ક્રિષ્ન એ.જીવાણી શંકર વિદ્યાલય - જામજોધપુર ૯૨.૯૨
ચાંદની એમ.પંડયા સત્યસાંઇ - જામનગર ૯૨.૯૨
માયા બી.ત્રિવેદી સન સાઇન સ્કૂલ - જામનગર ૯૨.૭૭
આફસીન એ.ખેરાણી સેન્ટ આન્સ - જામનગર ૯૨.૭૭
રાહુલ એસ.લોહીયા સેન્ટ ફ્રાન્સીસ - જામનગર ૯૨.૭૭
નિરાલી પી.મહેતા સત્ય સાંઇ - જામનગર ૯૨.૬૨
ખૂશ્બુ એસ.શાહ સેન્ટ આન્સ - જામનગર ૯૨.૬૨
૧૦ અંજલી પી.રાવલ સેન્ટ ઝેવીયર્સ - જામનગર ૯૨.૪૬
૧૦ માધવ બી.ગોરાતલા સત્ય સાંઇ - જામનગર ૯૨.૪૬

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Cyclone phet - Jamnagar in rain

Cyclone update -Jamnagar city received around 4 inch of rainfall today,






Atleast two people are killed so far in Cyclone phet , One in okha and another in Jodiya



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Reliance Chemical Plant

Like a prestigious Craker unit, RIL may start a multibillion-dollar chemical plant this year in Jamnagar.

A Project plan was laid out recently in RIL for manufacturing of the raw materials for plastics, drugs and textiles.

Reliance is working to close the configuration and technical details of the plant. As of now its learnt that the plan will have prod. capacity of aroung 1.6 MMTPA of chemicals such as ethylene and propylene.

Exxon Mobil Corp., Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Saudi Basic Industries Corp. are the partners in the facility.