Surat, previously known as Suryapur, is a city in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is the administrative capital of the Surat district. The city is located 284 kilometres (176mi) south of the state capital, Gandhinagar; 265 kilometres (165mi) south of Ahmedabad; and 289 kilometres (180mi) north of Mumbai. The city center is located 22km (14mi) south of the Tapti River.
Surat had a population of 4.6 million at the 2011 census, making it the second largest city in the state of Gujarat, after Ahmedabad. It is the eighth largest city and ninth largest metropolitan area of India. Surat is the 34th-largest city by area and 4th-fastest developing cities in a study conducted by the City Mayors Foundation, an international think tank on urban affairs. The city registered an annualised GDP growth rate of 11.5 per cent over the seven fiscal years between 2001 and 2008. Surat was awarded "best city" by the Annual Survey of India's City-Systems (ASICS) in 2013. Surat is selected as the first smart IT city in India which is being constituted by the Microsoft CityNext Initiative tied up with IT services majors Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro. In May, 2015 Tech giant IBM has chosen Surat among 16 global locations for its smart cities programme. The city has 2.97 million internet users which is about 65% of total population.
Surat Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 26 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Gujarat. Veteran BJP strongman Kashiram Rana has been an MP from this seat for 6 terms. Surat was also the constituency of the 7th Prime Minister of IndiaMorarji Desai, who has been an MP for this constituency for 5 terms. Surat has elected BJP leaders as MP since 1989 with overwhelming margins.
KPIGlobal Infrastructure marks a beginning of a new era, as its shares start trading on both the major stock exchanges of India - BSE & NSE. Surat (Gujarat) [India], July 28 (ANI/PNN). The month of July ushered in a huge development for KPI Global Infrastructure Limited, the solar power company of Surat-based KP Group, and its investors.
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Surat. A suspect in an illegal cattle trading racket of Valsad died while trying to evade arrest in Bhiwandi of Maharashtra on Saturday ... of a few suspects in connection with an illegal cattle trading case, one of whom was Qureshi.
Surat. A small-scale green revolution has its roots in the narrow lanes of Kumbhar Sheri in Mahidarpura area of Surat, known for the bustling diamond trading markets where deals worth millions take place every minute ... in the old city areas of Surat on this World Environment Day.
Emissions trading scheme ... According to a government press release, the partnership includes providing technical assistance and capacity building to public officials to effectively use data and research evidence from established and functioning emissions trading market at Surat.
Trading shifting to Antwerp and other centers. Surat production focusing on larger goods as factories struggle with absenteeism and social distancing rules ... Oversizes trading at higher prices than usual ... Fewer people in the bourse due to escalation of missile attacks on the country; trading floor closed Wednesday.
Trading shifting to Antwerp and other centers. Surat production focusing on larger goods as factories struggle with absenteeism and social distancing rules ... RAPNET DIAMOND INDEX (RAPI™) ... Fewer people in the bourse due to escalation of missile attacks on the country; trading floor closed Wednesday... Antwerp Trade Seeks Stronger Ties with Angola.
According to Morbi police, kingpin Kaushal Vora, a resident of Adajan of Surat, took this short-cut to mint moolah along with the five others who are in police custody. “Vora is engaged in medical equipment trading in Surat and he started getting large number of inquiries related to remdesivir when the coronavirus cases started increasing again.
With the rapid rise in Covid-19 cases, textile trading shops will remain shut for eight days and powerloom factories will be closed for 15 days in Surat... The textile trading shops in Surat city were closed on April 28 and will reopen on May 5 ... 175 textile trading markets in Surat.
RAPAPORT... “As members of this family, we cannot stand by without helping.”. The WFDB launched its Diamond Aid drive together with Mumbai’s Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) to bring essential medication and equipment to hospitals in Mumbai and Surat, where the majority of the country’s diamond trading and manufacturing takes place ... campaign.wfdb.com ... .
Even China, locked in a year-long military standoff with India on their disputed Himalayan border, said it was trying to get medical supplies to its neighbour ...The IndianMedical Association said private hospitals would have to shut in Surat, a centre of the diamond trade in the western state of Gujarat, if they did not get oxygen supplies soon ... .
With a steep increase in number of cases in Surat district and in the backdrop of the restrictions laid down by the Maharashtra government on Tuesday night, trade and industrial bodies here have been holding online brainstorming sessions for the past couple of days to come up ...
SURAT. Even as several migrant workers have left Gujarat's Surat city due to the Covid-19 surge and anticipation of a lockdown, people associated with the diamond industry claimed the current scenario has had no impact on the trade so far ... So far, there seems to be no major impact on the diamond trade due to coronavirus," he said.