Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Monday, March 26, 2012
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Stating the details, Essar spokesman explained the additions , one vacuum gas oil hydrotreating unit (VGOHDT) and the Sulphur Recovery Unit (SRU) are commissioned at Jamnagar refinery complex, this will help Essar refinery to be better at Nelson index and increase the refining margin for better profitability.
Essar has also commissioned an effluent treatment plant (ETP) as part of the Phase-I expansion project. Only thing remained to be commissioned is the Coker unit and then the expansion will be completed.
With this expansion Essar will achieve 18 MTPA or 3.75 lakh barrels per day capacity. Increased Nelson index will be 11.8 form existing 6.1, new unit will also produce naphtha, kerosene and gas oil (diesel).
Managing director and CEO, Essar Oil, LK Gupta said the Vadinar Refinery, would be among the world's most complex refineries, capable of producing fuels that met the world's most stringent emission norms.
More on Essar Refinery Jamnagar : http://www.halar.org/page/Essar-Refinery-Complex-Jamnagar.aspx
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Friday, March 16, 2012
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Bhanvad railway station is to be developed as an ideal station, an ideal station will have basic amenities, water and adequate security and basic communication options.
A daily train between Dwarka and Somnath will also be started. Okha-Rajkot track will be upgraded to double track to reduce the waiting time.
Additionally, three weekly new trains are added for Jamnagar, Okha-Jaipur, Porbandar-Secundarabad and Hapa-Mudgaon.
Unfortunately no new trains between Jamnagar and Mumbai.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Wednesday, on the first day of the std. Xth exams, there was not a single copy case.
First exam of language (Gujarati, English and Sanskrit) was attended by around 25,000 students.
There are around 31 local squads and 2 vigilance squads overlooking the exam surveillance.
Jamnagar News wishes "All the Best" to all the students.
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Mumbai-based Harshida Desai is daughter of Mansukhlal Parekh of Jamnagar. She had written recently to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), for correcting the records and set the name of her father, Mansukhlal Parekh of Jamnagar as pioneer of aviation in India. According to her, Mr. Parkeh build his own plane in 1930.
JRD Tata received a B License for commercial flying, this was India's first commercial flying licence, in 1934. Mansukhlal Parekh also passed the B License test along with JRD Tata. The B licence will allow anyone to fly across India. JRD Tata was 23 then, while Parekh was only 19. This new was also reported in the local news paper of Karachi, 'The Sind Observer', dated January 10, 1934.
About Mr. Parekh, he was born in a family of jewellers in Jamnagar in 1911, though he dropped from school after fourth standard and yet taught himself English to read the American monthly 'Popular Science'. Inspired by Wright brothers, Mr. Parekh decided to built a plane in India, he imported engine and propeller from US and build a small plane, a British pilot was requested to test the plane, the plane did made first sortie at 200 ft. height.
Jam Digvijaysinhji (Jamnagar ruler) was impressed and was sent to flight training in Karachi.
Ms. Desai had submitted all required documents to DGCA, supporting her statement.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Lot of agitation against him was raged in the city, students rebelled against the dean.
One more staffer, HoD Dr. Nayanaben Patel was also transferred to Ahmedabad.
Since June 2010, Reliance Industries and Govt. of Gujarat has started working on this project on PPP (Public private partnership) bases, this project is developed by Gujarat Ecology commission and Marine National Park.
The project is aimed to create new generation oceanarium with a central tunnel with 360 degree view of ocean life.
Further to this, this facility will have touch pool, 4D theatre, gaming zone, Mall, gift shop and various hotels and concert hall.