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

31.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA MahaNet gets ‘important public purpose’ project status in Maharashtra   The Maharashtra cabinet gave MahaNet – a state government initiative which aims to connect 13,000 gram panchayats digitally – the status of an ‘important public purpose’ project.   The cabinet has also waived off several permissions required to be taken for the implementation of the project, which … Read more31.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

28-29.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Padma Shri for Bangs and late Ramteke   Well-known doctor couple Abhay and Rani Bang and the late Sampat Ramteke, were among the three from Vidarbha in the Padma Shriaward list announced by the centre.   The Bang couple are well-known for revolutionizing the health care sector in the Naxalite-hit district of Gadchiroli. Their NGO ‘Society … Read more28-29.01.18 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

26.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra to develop 358 helipads, one in each Taluka   After several close shave incidents for chief minister Devendra Fadnavis in helicopter crash-lands the state government have come up with the helipad policy. The government has also decided to develop 358 permanent helipads, one each at every taluka across the state. The state has issued a government … Read more26.01.18 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

24.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra to launch weather advisory system for farmers   The Maharashtra government is all set to introduce a system to issue daily district-wise weather advisory to farmers across the state.   The system has a capacity to generate weather alerts for every ten minutes, if required.   The state is taking a step forward … Read more24.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

Maharastra Human Development Index

Maharastra  Human Development Index:- Human development an integral part of economic development is fastly catching of various stakeholders around the world. It is also about people’s active engagement in shaping development, equity and sustainability, intrinsic aspects of freedom of people have to lead lives they have reason to value. Human development index is a tool … Read moreMaharastra Human Development Index

Maharashtra Food security

Maharashtra Food security   Regional disparities along with food security have remained an issue of debate in Maharashtra ever since its inception as a State in 1960. Several studies have examined economic development as well as food security issues at the regional level, but there has been no systematic attempt made to analyse food security … Read moreMaharashtra Food security

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe Urban spheres of influence Urban spheres of influence reflect centre-to-hinterland relationship, compared with the non-central region, the centre assumes more complex economic functions, and provides more economic activities. Famous theoretical contributions to this research field are the Central Place Theory (Christaller, 1933), the extension to the Central … Read moreUrban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe