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.
“Of those detained, two to three women were being taken to Surat in Gujarat to push them into flesh trade, while others were to be engaged in casual labour,” said DCP (crime) Chinmay Pandit ... “A team of Nagpur crime branch police will visit Kolkata, Mumbai and Surat for further investigation,” said Pandit.
Surat trades in textiles and diamonds, Jodhpur is the city of tourism, Prayagraj is the city of religious culture, to which Indore has been linked now."Indore MP Shankar Lalwani said that they have requested the Union Minister for Aviation to start cargo for farmers.
“The policy will also encourage enhanced bilateral cooperation in the economic and trade field,” he said at a meeting with PhuketGovernorKrabi and Vice GovernorSurat Thani as part of his working visit to the province from November 1 to 4.
220kg gold traded in Ahmedabad... AHMEDABAD/ VADODARA/ SURAT. Beating expectations of jewellers and bullion traders, an estimated 220kg gold was traded in Ahmedabad in a single day on Pushya Nakshatra, which fell on Thursday ... JAA estimates indicate that some 40kg gold was traded on Pushya Nakshatra last year in the city.
The prevention of crime branch (PCB) sleuths said that they have evidence that the father, who works as a labourer in Surat, forced his daughter into flesh trade ... She told us that her father was in Surat so we contacted him.
"I was just blown away by how there was a story to be told of trade and foods being brought from all around the world, and also food based on what could grow there." ... There's also the locho, which hails from Surat, Gujarat... "It's a huge trading town and food and services from all over the world came there for centuries." ... "It's the best." ... ___ ... ....
During time of Deccan sultanates, one witnesses a migration of Bohra community from Surat to Deccan in search of trading opportunity who later had settled in parts of Pune, too ... The trade and industry was also to be encouraged and fostered ... or production through the artisan trades.
The diamond processing industry in Surat is facing an acute shortage of workers, at a time when the business is picking up after the lull caused by the pandemic ...Diamond exporters were expecting them to return after the kharif sowing was over. Before Covid broke out, there were 600,000 workers in Surat’s diamond trade ... But that is yet to happen ... .
... of Rs 2,222.7 crore while its peers, namely Aarti Industries and Hikal, were trading at PEs of 54.20 and 46.13, respectively. Surat-based Ami Organics had raised Rs 171 crore from anchor investors at Rs 610 per share.
The textile trade in Surat is not in a comfortable position either since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic ... The textile trade in Surat employs 1.1 million people. “Mostly migrant workers from UP, Bihar, West Bengal and Odisha are engaged in the textile trade of Surat.
India has had wins, milestones and achievements in practically every field since 1947. We’ve pulled together as one, for it all. See how far we’ve come since the Tricolour first unfurled ... ALL AS ONE. 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... 4 ... After Independence, the trade was formalised. Surat in Gujarat remains a hub for the polishing of 75% of the world’s diamonds, gems and jewellery.
The Securities and ExchangeBoard of India(Sebi) has barred 15 entities and individuals, including some top executives of foreign and domestic broking houses like UBS India and Edelweiss Securities, for allegedly indulging in insider trading in the shares of Zee Enterprises ... The results were declared post trading hours on August 18, 2020.
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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