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.
While Irfan was arrested from Jari Mari area in Kurla, the cops are looking for his brother Imran, who is accused of allegedly opening a fictitious garment trading company and duping a Surat based businessman to the tune of Rs 1.2 crore last year ... Surat businessman of 1 crore’.
The SuratMunicipal Corporation, where the Patidar quota agitation of 2015 saw a major swing in votes in favour of the Congress, had the voters weighing their options on Sunday ... Satyendra Upadhyay (45), a resident of Vadod area in Surat city, works as a packer in the textile trading firm and hails from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh.
Rough trading through the DubaiDiamond Exchange (DDE) totaled AED 91.8 billion ($24.99 billion) in 2020, with 19 rough and polished tenders taking place on the premises, the bourse reported this week ...Surat flights ... “Dubai tendering relies on Surat travel ... The trading group sold ...
Surat (Gujarat) [India], February 5 (ANI/PNN) ... This will greatly benefit the synthetic diamond manufacturers in Surat ... But due to trade wars between the US and China, jewellery manufacturers are relocating from Mumbai to Surat, which is directly benefiting the gem and jewellery industry of Surat.
Surat. Surat may be the country’s largest man-made fabric (MMF) hub with the daily production of 3.5 crore meters, contributing to 40% of the country’s man-made fabric demand ... This was revealed in a study carried out by the Southern GujaratChamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI) on the competitiveness of Surat’s MMF trade versus China.
Surat... Feeling cheated, she lodged a complaint with Surat police on email requesting cops to start an inquiry ... Cops are gathering details of multiple online trade channels including the shopping website ... There is a need to regularise the online trade because such practice by frauds is tarnishing the image of Surat,” said Narendra Saboo, president SMA.
Surat. The ongoing farmers’ agitation over the three new farm laws in northern India has resulted in Rs 2,000 crore loss to the Surat’s textile trade, claimed industry players in the country’s largest man-made fabric (MMF) hub ... Due to the agitation, the Delhi traders have stopped purchasing fresh goods from Surat.
Surat. Two jobless persons were arrested for Saturday’s robbery at Supreme Oil Trading in Rampura and police recovered nearly Rs 16 lakh from the duo ...Diwan lives near the oil trading firm and was aware that the employees used to regularly go out with cash to make payments ... Download. The Times of Indiafor Latest News ... City. .
From the world’s largest diamond cutting and polishing centre, Surat is set to become the largest diamond trading hub ... The diamantaires from Surat, Mumbai and Antwerp have their offices in the SDB for trading the polished and rough diamonds ... From the manufacturing hub, Surat will ...
Surat... Surat has been world’s diamond polishing hub, but 90% of the gems are sent to Gujarati merchants in Mumbai for exports ... Around 90% of diamonds made in Surat are traded in Mumbai and exported to various countries. OnceSDB becomes fully operational, polished diamonds will be directly traded under one roof.