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.
+Text Size. SmallMediumLarge. ARTICLES. Three robbers nabbed in Valsad. IIITSurat yet to get its own campus. How to manage hybrid workspaces. SGCCI gets new office-bearers. Surat. Three robbers of a gang were arrested on Sunday by Valsad police ... However, their plan was foiled by the LCB sleuths ... .
+Text Size. SmallMediumLarge. ARTICLES. 43% of vaccine beneficiaries in Gujarat below 44 years. IIITSurat yet to get its own campus. How to manage hybrid workspaces. SGCCI gets new office-bearers. AHMEDABAD ...The state has 2,869 vaccination centres, of which 31 are privately-run ... The share is 35% in Surat and 36% in Vadodara cities, reveal the dashboard ... .
SGCCI gets new office-bearers ...Surat diamond baron Savji Dholakia buys Rs 185 crore Mumbai building. SURAT/AHMEDABAD ... Dr Sanket Mehta, a Surat-based anesthesiologist, came back from the brink after a total 96 days of hospitalization.
New Delhi, Jul 31 (PTI) SpiceJet on Saturday said it will launch 16 new flights, including direct services connecting Bhavnagar with the national capital, Mumbai and Surat...Direct flights connecting Bhavnagar with Delhi, Mumbai and Surat will start from August 20.
Education in top-tier international universities is an attainable goal; Discover how former Harvard admission officer is empowering students. Surat... Surat. The English cemetery at Katargam Darwaja can be considered the last of the cemeteries of foreign traders to come up in Surat.
Education in top-tier international universities is an attainable goal; Discover how former Harvard admission officer is empowering students ...Surat ... Now the resting place of former governors of Bombay Presidency, former collector of Surat and many other officials of erstwhile ...
+Text Size. SmallMediumLarge. ARTICLES ...Education in top-tier international universities is an attainable goal; Discover how former Harvard admission officer is empowering students ... Surat ... He claimed that he was driving and as the truck started descending and it overturned due to some unknown reason,” said a police officer in Ichhapore police station ... .
Surat. Offline teaching started in a number of city schools for Class IX-XI under Covid-19 guidelines with 50% capacity from Monday ... Our teams visited a few schools and the authorities there have been instructed to adhere to the rules,” said H H Rajyaguru, district education officer, Surat ... .
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AlishaPatel said her family supported her throughout without any objection and she overcame her struggles with their help and counselling by a psychiatrist. PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2021 09.56 AM IST...Surat’s social defence officer Lalji Patel said earlier it was a lengthy process to receive a transgender identity, but things have become easier now ... ....
PUNE ...Central railway chief public relations officer ShivajiSurat said that while no fresh landslides had been reported in any place including ghat sections of the CR jurisdiction, the landslides which had happened under the South Western Railway jurisdiction, the water logging in Konkan and congestion in system had led to the cancellations ... .
Surat. The inner turmoil that Sandip had been suffering for almost four decades, finally rested in Alisha, the identity that she achieved after a sex change operation ... “It is like rebirth ... Alisha is the first trans woman in state who got this certificate,” said Lalji Patel, district social defence officer, Surat. Start a Conversation. .