Celebration of National Festivals

  • Keeping in the view of the importance of celebration of National Festivals, Honorable Chief Minister has decided not to limit the celebration of National Festivals in the four walls of Gandhinagar, but to select any one from the package of districts and make celebrations possible there. As a result National Festivals are carried out at the local level with a wave of cheer.
  • With participation in different cultural programs, enthusiasm is generated in the participants; as a result they are inspired to do better. The special grant allocated by the government with a noble intention, that the localities will not only participate in the cultural programs, but also be an active medium for the development process.
  • The district having a status of Municipal Corporation will get a grant of Rs. 1crore for the work related to development within the area of Corporation, where as in the Municipalities, District Development Officer will get a grant of Rs. 1 Crore for the purpose of Development work in reference to the limits of Municipality. This scheme has been launched in August 15, 2003.
  • Republic Day, Independence Day, and Gujarat Sthapna Divas have been integrated under this scheme.
  • Under this programme national festival is celebrated in any one district of the state. From the year 2008-09, any one taluka of remaining 25 districts are allotted Rs. 25.00 lakhs by the state Govt. for developmental works of the taluka for taluka level celebration of national festival.
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