Goa government is planning to learn from Gujarat state how to work out solutions in bridging the gap between employment opportunities and availability of skilled manpower.
Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday threw a challenge to the BJP leaders to make `Gujarat model` of development a poll issue in poll-bound Haryana, saying they know too well that it will take the state backwards.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday reviewed the functioning of the Prime Minister`s National Relief Fund and suggested several qualititative changes in the way the fund is managed.
The NDA government has asked states to emulate the Gujarat water management model to address the problem of water scarcity.
A Gujarat government report which concluded that people have not benefited from economic progress under Narendra Modi`s rule was latched on to by Congress.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi Saturday evoked divine interference to "save" India from the Gujarat model of development.
Taking a jibe at Narendra Modi`s Gujarat model, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said only affluent sections in Gujarat have benefitted from it.
Father Frazer Mascarenhas, the principal of Mumbai`s prestigious St Xavier`s College, has slammed the business-friendly Gujarat model of development.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said Tuesday the Gujarat model of development would burst after the Lok Sabha election - as the BJP`s India Shining had burst after 2004 and 2009 polls.
Criticising both BJP and Congress, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said their claims of `Gujarat Model` and `Bharat Nirman` respectively were "just an eyewash".
Human rights activist Shabnam Hashmi on Saturday claimed the "Gujarat model" of development was just a bundle of myths propagated by media managers of Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
The much-touted Gujarat model of development is "flawed" and "a bit of an exaggeration", Finance Minister P Chidambaram said, affirming that this model would not work for the whole country.
Attacking Narendra Modi, CPI-M leader Prakash Karat said Modi`s Gujarat model of development cannot be replicated at the national level.
BJP state chief V Muraleedharan said the Left party was scared of the pace of progress made by the western state under Narendra Modi.
Day in Pics: 31st August
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