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Maharashtra govt likely to reduce wages of beedi workers
Mon, May 21, 2018

Labour officials said that in November 2014, the state had fixed the daily minimum wages at Rs 210 for workers for rolling 1,000 beedis. But industry representatives claimed they were not consulted before minimum wages were finalised, said an official.

Of 14 lake revival projects sanctioned, 11 in Maharashtra minister’s home district
Fri, May 11, 2018

According to documents accessed by The Indian Express under the Right to Information Act, the minister sanctioned funds worth Rs 12.47 crore for the rejuvenation of 11 lakes in his home district during the last financial year, of which Rs 4.55 crore was released.

Mumbai: BJP uses MBMC name for credit society, Sena sees red
Thu, May 10, 2018

In what has turned into another flashpoint between the Shiv Sena and the BJP, the Mira Bhayander Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has said it cannot take legal action against anyone for using its name without permission.

Polls on May 21: Shiv Sena, BJP likely to contest polls for six Maharashtra Legislative Council seats together
Thu, May 03, 2018

Shiv Sena fields candidates for 3 seats, leaves other 3 for partner BJP

Maharashtra: Soon, CMO to monitor schemes through web-based application
Tue, May 01, 2018

This application will have the capacity to analyse data and provide insights to help the CM make policy decisions and work more effectively, said officials.

Construction workers’ body threatens to move court against mid-day meal scheme
Tue, Apr 24, 2018

Contractors will be beneficiaries not workers. It is a scam and defeats the purpose of the welfare schemes. So, we will challenge it in the court,” alleged Shankar Pujari, president MCLF.

Maharashtra plastic ban: Fourth panel set up to look into manufacturers’ suggestions
Tue, Apr 17, 2018

The panel will specifically look at suggestions given by plastic manufacturers regarding its production, use and recycling. The decision to form the secretary-level committee was taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday.

BJP does not own the NDA, says Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut
Tue, Apr 17, 2018

Shiv Sena MP and Saamana executive editor Sanjay Raut says Sena is a founding member of the NDA and a responsible political ally that will continue to speak out against the government when it feels necessary.

Maharashtra: Board to expedite social security benefits for unorganised workers
Mon, Apr 16, 2018

As per the department, there are approximately 3.65 crore unorganised labourers in Maharashtra. These include domestic workers, construction workers and others.

Maharashtra: Promotion of govt schemes figures in rules for businesses
Mon, Apr 09, 2018

As per these rules, factories employing a hundred or more workers are expected to constitute “health, safety and welfare committees” consisting an equal number of representatives of both employers and workers.

Manpada: Shiv Sena leaders disagree over crematorium
Thu, Apr 05, 2018

Two Shiv Sena leaders have been at loggerheads for the past one week over a proposed crematorium in Thane’s Manpada area. While legislator Pratap Sarnaik has demanded a crematorium in the area, the party’s leader of the House in Thane civic body, Naresh Mhaske, has opposed it. Residents of the area have been voicing their […]

Plastic ban: Maharashtra rolls back complete ban on smaller bottles
Wed, Apr 04, 2018

The Plastic Bottles Manufacturers’ Association met us saying they will ensure a proper buyback mechanism for smaller bottles too...” Ramdas Kadam Minister for Environment.

Government to set up panel to look into plastic ban
Tue, Apr 03, 2018

Several groups have met environment minister with their grievances

Aamdar Adarsh Gram Yojana: MLAs have chosen only a village each, work pending after 3 years
Mon, Apr 02, 2018

Raj Purohit, a BJP legislator from Colaba and the party chief whip in the Assembly, appeared to be unaware of the scheme.

Maharashtra Minister bungalow row: Opposition seeks CM Devendra Fadnavis’ reply
Wed, Mar 28, 2018

Deshmukh and nine others purchased the land in 2000 and subsequently approached the municipality seeking permissions for construction.

Maharashtra minister builds bungalow on land meant for fire brigade
Tue, Mar 27, 2018

The case dates back to September 2000 when Subhash Deshmukh and nine others jointly purchased a two-acre plot in Majarewadi, along Hotagi Road in Solapur, for Rs 50 lakh.

Maharashtra: Plastic ban won’t lead to major rise in unemployment, clarifies Ramdas Kadam
Sun, Mar 25, 2018

The government also clarified that one month has been given to producers, retailers, traders and to consumers to get rid of their existing stock of the banned products.

Maharashtra bans plastic bags and single-use plastic items
Sat, Mar 24, 2018

According to the Maharashtra Plastic and Thermocol Products (Manufacture, Usage, Sale, Transport, Handling and Store) Notification, 2018, the manufacture, usage, sale, storage and transport of products made from plastic and thermocol will be banned with immediate effect across the state.

Maharashtra: Steep fine and some exemptions mark government’s move to ban plastic
Sat, Mar 24, 2018

The ban will not be applicable to plastic bags or plastic used in packaging of medicines, compostable plastic bags or material used for plant nurseries, horticulture, agriculture and handling of solid waste.

Funds for co-op units: CM Devendra Fadnavis orders probe
Wed, Mar 21, 2018

The NCDC scheme offers assistance to cooperative units in the form of reimbursement - the state releases assistance and claims reimbursements from the corporation.

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