Meanwhile, Gujarat government has decided to pay interns and resident doctors on coronavirus duty Rs. 5,000 per month Covid Incentive Allowance, in addition to their stipend, till June 30, 2021.

Those eligible include interns in undergraduate courses, resident doctors in postgraduate and Superspecialty courses of Medical, Dental, Physiotherapy, Homoeopathy, Ayurveda.

A strict lockdown will be imposed on Saturdays and Sundays, Maharashtra Minister Aslam Shaikh told reporters after the Cabinet meeting today.

State Government has taken appropriate actions, focusing on the fact of increasing transition of corona in 4 Metros. We are all set to gear up to raise the daily vaccination from 2.25 lakh to 3 lakhs.

Central govt. has asked the state govts. to increase the number of RT-PCR tests and also advised containment of those zones where there is a cluster of new cases.

On this occasion, CM released State Focus Papers 2021-22 and distributed approval letters of Gujarat’s first NABARD sponsored Rural Business Incubation Center, to be initiated at Sardar Krushi University in Dantiwada.

In a major milestone, the 'Statue of Unity' at Kevadia in Gujarat's Narmada district has crossed the mark of 50 lakh visitors since its inauguration in 2018, a state government official said on Monday.

Statue of Unity crosses 5 million visitors mark in just 553 working days.

Statue of Unity crosses 5 million visitors mark in just 553 working days

As per plans, the Defence Ministry would be creating the Air Defence Command as the first step towards restructuring of defence forces in the country.