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Thursday, July 15, 2021

Details about Kutch dist.

Details about Kutch dist.

Kutch district is the largest district in the state of Gujarat in the western part of India.  Spread over an area of ​​2,755 sq km, Kutch district is the largest district in India in terms of area. [4] It is said that Kutch got its name from its turtle-like shape.  The ancient metropolis Dholavira, which dates back to the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, is located in the Khadir region of Bhachau taluka in Kutch district.  Ancient fossils have also been found in other areas, and research is underway.

History of Kutch

Symbol of Kutch state e.  Q.  13

Kutch is considered to be a part of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization based on the fossils found.  Is.  Kutch was an independent region established in 180 AD.  Is.  Kutch came under British rule in 1917 and the Maharaja of Kutch accepted British rule as a princely state.  Is.  After the independence of India in 18th, Kutch became a district of the then 'Mahagujarat' state of India.  In 180, Kutch became a state of India.  On November 1, 18, Kutch came under the state of Mumbai.  In 180, the state of Mumbai was divided into Maharashtra and Gujarat on the basis of language and Kutch became a part of Gujarat.

After the partition of India in 1914, the ports of Sindh and Karachi came under Pakistan.  The Government of Independent India decided to develop a state-of-the-art port at Kandla.  Kandla Port is not only an important port of West India but also the first tier port in the world.  It is currently one of the best ports in Asia in terms of geography.

History has recorded an earthquake in Kutch on 15th June 1918 which caused the dam of Allah to stop, the water of Indus river stopped flowing in Lakhpat area of ​​Kutch and Kutch had to face water shortage ever since.  The epicenter of the 7.5 magnitude earthquake on January 6, 2001 was in the Lodai-Dhrang area between Bhuj and Bhachau in Kutch.  This was the strongest earthquake in the 14-year recorded geological history of Kutch in which more than 15,000 people lost their lives and thousands of houses were destroyed and billions of rupees were lost along with lives and property.

Change the industry

Kutch district has a variety of natural resources - minerals.  These include mineral resources like lignite, bauxite, lime, bentonite, gypsum, marine resources, animal husbandry resources, agricultural resources, etc.  Mineral resources are available in abundance in the district.  Which is the main credit aspect of the district in terms of industry.  In the new industrial policy, new schemes and other facilities and benefits have been announced by the government for medium and large size units, other prestigious and first established industries and electronics industries.

Kutch has the largest salt industry.  90% of the state's salt is harvested in Kutch and exported.  Shipping industry has developed in cities like Gandhidham, Kandla etc.  Gandhidham has a free trade zone for industries, also known as Kandla Free Trade Zone and according to the new policy it is now known as Kandla Special Economy Zone.  The transport industry has also grown because of the ports.  Apart from this, the transport industry also gets nourishment as there are mines like Pandhro, Mata Madh, Lignite at Umrasar etc. in Kutch.

કચ્છ જીલ્લાની સંપૂર્ણ માહિતી માટે  અહિ ક્લિક કરો

The animal husbandry industry is the main one in the Bunny area.  The Bunny breed of buffalo has been recognized by the government.  Besides, agriculture, tourism etc. industries have also developed in Kutch.

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