04-05.02.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra launches 4 schemes to financially aid agriculture, small businesses   Maharashtra launched four new schemes for funding businesses, agriculture and skill development. The schemes were launched are expected to benefit ‘Maratha’ community. Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis launched the schemes at the Sahyadri guest house, saying that the schemes will train youngsters in developing skills … Read more04-05.02.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

03.02.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra to become first state to have Transgender Welfare Board   The long pending Transgender Welfare Board (TWB) will finally see light of the day with the Maharashtra government making a provision of Rs 5 crore for welfare of the community.   Minister of State for Social Justice Dilip Kamble told that the Board … Read more03.02.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

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

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

Rajasthan: Public Finance and fiscal Policy

Rajasthan: Public Finance and fiscal Policy Due to creation of huge liabilities in earlier years, State remains into revenue deficit and fiscal deficit also increase to 3.13 per cent of GSDP in the year 2014-15. During 2015-16, there was a revenue deficit of 5,954 crore and fiscal deficit was 9.38 per cent of GSDP (with UDAY … Read moreRajasthan: Public Finance and fiscal Policy

Rajasthan : Schemes and Projects

Rajasthan : Schemes and Projects   Rajasthan Bhamashah Yojana The state government of Rajasthan has introduced the Bhamashah Yojana and Bhamashah card to empower women. Under the scheme, the women from below poverty line (BPL) families are benefited through direct benefit transfer. The beneficiary of the scheme will get the amount directly into their bank … Read moreRajasthan : Schemes and Projects

19.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Startup policy clears ground, aims to profit 10,000 projects   The state cabinet on Wednesday approved the innovation and startup policy that aims to offer several incentives and funding to upcoming entrepreneurs. The state hopes to extend benefits of the policy to nearly 10,000 startups and generate employment for five lakh citizens in Maharashtra.   The state will set up 15 … Read more19.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs