02.02.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Film city to come up at Kunwara Bhimsen   Guardian minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule gave reasons to rejoice with the announcement that the government was working upon creating a film city at Kunwara Bhimsen, near Parseoni, some 55km from here.   The second edition of the festival got off to a glittering start with the presentation of lifetime … Read more02.02.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

1.02.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Railways to Set up a Coach Factory in Marathwada, Maharashtra   A high level meeting was held between Union Minister for Railways and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal and Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai, to discuss the setting up of a massive rail coach factory in Latur, Maharashtra by Indian Railways. … Read more1.02.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

27.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Rs 230 crore approved for compensatory afforestation works   The steering committee of Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) has approved Rs230 crore for works to be done in 2018-19 under compensatory afforestation in Maharashtra.   A provision of Rs50 crore has been made for compensatory afforestation (plantations) and Rs180 crore for net present value … Read more27.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

25.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra govt to host Elephanta festival for first time after 26/11   The state government will be hosting the Elephanta festival at the historic island this year after a gap of nine years. Large portion of the festival was being hosted at the Gateway of India after the 26/11 attacks as the police didn’t give them permission … Read more25.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

21 & 22.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra government mulling online lottery plan   The Maharashtra government has prepared a proposal to shift from paper to online lottery to earn more revenue, an official said.   At present, the Maharashtra government runs a paper lottery system. A proposal has been made to introduce an online lottery system which should be unveiled by April.   … Read more21 & 22.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

Lokayukta

Lokayukta investigates cases of corruption, where substantiated, recommend action. He is a great check on corruption, brings about transparency in the system, makes administrative machinery citizen friendly. His functions largely depend upon jurisdiction vested in him and facilities provided for taking cognizance of citizens’ grievances promptly, dexterously and expeditiously through simple, informal mechanism devoid of … Read moreLokayukta

Industrial development in Maharashtra

Industrial development in Maharashtra Maharashtra is that the second largest State in India in terms of population and third largest as per geographical region (3.08 lakh sq.km) of the country. The state has actual population of 112,373,972 (as per 2011 Census (Provisional) that is 9.29 % share of total population of India. it’s delimited by … Read moreIndustrial development in Maharashtra

Economy of Maharashtra

Economy of Maharashtra Introduction: Maharashtra’s contribution to the Indian Economy is high and hence it is called as the Power House of India. Maharashtra contributes to less than ten per cent of the total population of the country, but accounts for nearly one-fourth of the gross value of India’s industrial sector. The state has succeeded … Read moreEconomy of Maharashtra

Maharashtra Tax and Economic Reforms

Maharashtra Tax and Economic Reforms Maharashtra Goods and Service Tax 2017 Maharashtra Govt Passed MGST Act on 22nd May 2017. The following Bill published under Rule 117 of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Rules. A. BILL No. XXXIII OF 2017. A BILL to make provisions for levy and collection of tax on intra-State supply of goods … Read moreMaharashtra Tax and Economic Reforms

Maharashtra Public Finance and Fiscal Policy

Maharashtra Public Finance and Fiscal Policy Profile:- The Fiscal position has shown considerable improvement State has been able to achieve its FRBM targets except in 2009-10 This has been possible due to reduction in Total Expenditure from 14.84% of GSDP in 2004-05 to 11.77% in 2013-14 (mostly on Salaries, Interest payment & other Revenue Expenditure) … Read moreMaharashtra Public Finance and Fiscal Policy