History of Gujarat :
Over 5000 years Gujarat has a hub of tradition and historical places. Earlier Europeans in Gujarat were Portuguese settled in Diu, a small coast island near Gujarat. After them British came to India and they setup warehouses in Surat in 1612. Gujarat was a part of former integrated Mumbai (old name BOMBAY) state. In 1960 Mumbai was bifurcated into Maharashtra state Gujarat state separated. The land of Gujarat has always been a land of holy warriors. Mahatma Gandhi is a immortal and famous name, who is also called the father of nation was belong to Porbandar Gujarat, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the architect of India and the very famous Shri Dadabhai Navroji, grand old man of India who gave immolation in Indias independence was also belong to Gujarat.
Mineral Resources In Gujarat :
There are many minerals are found in Gujarat with the Arabian Sea or it can be say that state is the sole producer of Chalk, fluorite, agate, perlite in which fluorite is produce in large scale. There are many manufacturing companies are there which are work specially for Minerals. Gujarat is sole holder of India country and have contained perlite, fluorite with 69%, diatomite with 28%, bentonite with 18%.
Important mineral and resourcing cities are listed here below :
Agate and bauxite found in Amreli, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Bhavnagar, Kheda.
Ball cley found in Kachchh, Patan, Bharuch, Banaskantha.
China clay found in Amreli, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Banaskantha, Kachchh, Mehsana.
Chalk found in Porbandar.
Diatomite found in Bhavnagar.
Dolomite found in Bhavnagar, Vadodara and Panchmahals.
Fireclay found in Mehsana, Rajkot, Kachchh, Sabarkantha, Surat,Bharuch and Surendranagar.
Some more facts and Figure of Gujarat State :
The Gujarat population was 5.07 crore according to 2001 census. Which was 4.93 of the national population of all India.
Gujarat produce highest cotton in India. The global share of Gujarat is 36.6 percent of Cotton, 42.4 percent of Groundnut and 16.73 percent of Oil seeds respectively.
There are so many project running in Gujarat state related to development, and a important project Sardar sarovar project also known as the life line of Gujarat is one of them.
The largest milk produced by Gujarat state in India and Amul milk is the biggest milk dairy in all over Asia.
Gujarat state recently launched mobile helpline services for women safety initiative under narendra modi.
Ahmedabad is ranked 2nd in Real Estate - Ahead of Bangalore,Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai & Delhi. 3rd in Policy Initiatives - Ahead of Bangalore, Chennai, Calcutta, Mumbai & Delhi. 4th in Manpower - Ahead of Bangalore,Chennai, Mumbai & Delhi. So Gujrat improves day by day by economically too.