31.08.19 Maharashtra (MPSC) Daily Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Cabinet overrides caveat, underwrites Rs 13,000-crore loan   The cash-strapped Maharashtra government has cleared a Rs 13,000-crore loan guarantee for the Mumbai-Nagpur expressway project despite strong objections by the state finance department. This comes just a month after the state’s decision to underwrite a Rs 4,000-crore interim loan for the same project, which too had been opposed … Read more31.08.19 Maharashtra (MPSC) Daily Current Affairs

31.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Jhalawar district bags first prize in population check   Jhalawar district has set an example for the state in population control. The district has won the prize for being best in population controlfollowed by Baran and Kota at an annual function on population stabilisation.   The health department is targeting to achieve total fertility rate at 2.1 … Read more31.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

30.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN MSME Act: Rajasthan woos Karnataka investors   As part of a CII’s North India business delegation, Rajasthan made a strong pitch for investment by showcasing its new MSME Act on a roadshow in Karnataka.   The MSME Act allows companies to set up their units without prior approvals and clearances for three years. The reform initiative has found huge … Read more30.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

29.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·         Barmer’s per capita income has risen by 650% in 10 years ð  10 years ago, Barmer made a tryst with its destiny as its desert terrain started gushing out crude oil. In the decade-long journey, it has not only changed the fortunes of the region, but also contributed immensely to the country’s energy security. … Read more29.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

29.08.19 Maharashtra (MPSC) Daily Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA ·         Gorewada International Zoo to be set up at Nagpur   ð  The Government planned to establish an International Standard Zoo and Bioparkon the forest land at Gorewada, Nagpur.  The main aim is to protect forests. The Zoo will have attractions like Bio Park, Indian Safari, African Safari, Night Safari, Research, Education and Training, facilities … Read more29.08.19 Maharashtra (MPSC) Daily Current Affairs

28.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN 5,000 farmers apply for old-age pension scheme   The state government has started registering farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY), an old-age pension scheme for all land holding small and marginal farmers (SMFs), through E-mitra. So far, 5,000 farmers have registered themselves under the scheme.   The registrations are being conducted through e-mitra centres in … Read more28.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

27.08.19 Maharashtra (MPSC) Daily Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra buys 2,139 sick cows from military farms   A medical examination has revealed that 2,139 of the 2,914 Frieswal cows to be bought by the state government from the Military Farms in Pimpri and Deolali in Nashik are suffering from contagious diseases, such as infectious bovine rhinotracheitis and tuberculosis. The department for animal husbandry has since decided … Read more27.08.19 Maharashtra (MPSC) Daily Current Affairs

27.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Udaipur girl second from state to cross English Channel   GAURVI Singhvi, a girl from Udaipur, has become the second Rajasthani to cross the English Channel on August 23, according to the Channel Swimming and Piloting Federation (CS&PF), one of the two organisations that ratify crossings.   The first Rajasthani to achieve this feat, … Read more27.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs