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

30.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra govt asks AICTE to stop granting nod for new engineering colleges   After facing criticism from AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) for not submitting its perspective plan for new colleges, the state government recently wrote to the council requesting no permission be granted to any new degree or diploma engineering colleges.   Even the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological … Read more30.01.18 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

20.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

MAHARASHTRA Maharashtra govt rolls out 1% reservation for orphans   In an unprecedented move, the state government on Wednesday announced a 1% reservation in the open category for orphans in the state. Officials say Maharashtra is, perhaps, the first state to bring such a policy.   The National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) in 2016 had passed … Read more20.01.18 Maharashtra(MPSC) Current Affairs

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

19.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Bhamashah scheme: Govt to study its social impact   The Rajasthan government is all set to get a social impact assessment study of various projects under Bhamashah scheme to assess its utility to the common man.   The Bhamashah scheme was initiated in 2008 for financial inclusion and women. The scheme was revamped and … Read more19.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

26 .12.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Plan to sell packaged camel milk through ‘Saras’ counters The state government is planning to sell packaged camel milk through ‘Saras’ counters of the Rajasthan Cooperative Dairy Federation (RCDF) from next month.   “A proposal worth ₹7 crore has been sent to the government, whereby a camel milk dairy plant will be set up … Read more26 .12.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs