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

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

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

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

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

Public interest Litigation

“Public interest Litigation”,is a litigation filed in a court of law, for the protection of “Public Interest” , such as pollution, Terrorism, Road safety, constructional hazards etc. Article 32 of the Indian Constitution contains the tool which directly joins the public with the judiciary. Public Interest Litigation is not mentioned in any constitution or a … Read morePublic interest Litigation

Lokpal and Redressel of Citizens grievances

Lokpal and Redressel of Citizens grievances:- Introduction: The central theme of democracy is that the ruler is accountable to the rules of all sorts of activities and policies. This has arisen due to the fact that the modern states are populous. Because of this and other reasons the direct democracy of ancient Greek city-states or … Read moreLokpal and Redressel of Citizens grievances