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Maharashtra govt scraps old policy for land allotment for charitable purposes

The CAG had also pointed out that a majority of these allotments were made in an arbitrary fashion. “There was a lot of discretion involved. There were no fixed guidelines," a senior official said.

Maharashtra government to provide wider markets for tribal farmers’ produce

At a seminar on Friday to discuss issues linked with improved farming techniques alongside conventional methods and better developed markets for tribals’ produce, organisations working in the field and experts discussed methods to give a fillip to means of livelihood for tribal communities.


Kharif crop sowing sees dip, dry spell worries Maharashtra govt, farmers

In the last four-and-a-half years, Maharashtra has witnessed an erratic pattern in rains wherein, after an initial spell, there are long gaps ranging from 15 to 21 days, which is detrimental for crops.

2018 saw 2,650 births under Maherghar scheme in Maharashtra's tribal areas

Under the Maherghar scheme, launched in 2011, a woman with a complicated pregnancy is encouraged to shift to a nearby primary health centre a few days before the delivery date.

Government extends sports scheme to cooperative housing societies in Maharashtra

The societies will get Rs 15,000 each for football, badminton and cricket equipment, and Rs 12,000 each for volleyball and basketball. For yoga, the societies will each get Rs 10,000, for open gymnasiums they will each get Rs 50,000, and for exercise cycles, they will each get Rs 5,000.

Maharashtra govt starts process to fill vacant information commissioner posts

Officials in the General Administration Department said that the vacant posts are at the Nashik, Pune and Nagpur bench of the Maharashtra State Information Commission.


Mumbai: Amid talk of rejig, clamour for minister’s resignation

On Thursday when Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis met BJP national president Amit Shah in Delhi, the Opposition upped the pressure on him over the demand for Housing Minister Prakash Mehta’s resignation.

Mumbai: Govt gives dairies 15-day time to submit milk pouch buyback plan

As per the plastic ban notification, issued by the Environment Department on March 23 in last year, milk dairies should use plastic bags not less than 50 microns in thickness for milk packaging. Besides, they should print a buyback price of not less than Rs 0.50 per pouch, to develop a buyback mechanism for recycling these pouches.

Maharashtra: No internal committees in ministers’ offices to receive, address sexual harassment complaints

In a response to a Right to Information (RTI) application filed by The Indian Express, the office of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said no IC has been established. In addition, none of the ministers’ offices have such an IC either.

Maharashtra govt releases ad for recruitment of 10,001 school teachers through portal

As many as 10,001 teachers for school education department’s primary, secondary and higher secondary sections, through the web portal, Pavitra.

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Eye for Detail 15: The importance of Kartarpur corridor, Implant Files and the Maratha reservation

This week we look at the importance of the Kartarpur corridor between India and Pakistan, why you should pay attention to the revelations from Implant Files and what the Maratha reservation could lead to.

Maharashtra Govt. allots 653 acres land to Patanjali trust

Nagpur, Feb 24 (ANI): Divulging details about the 653 acres of land allotted by the Maharashtra Government to Patanjali trust, Managing Director Acharya Balkrishna said the company will help the farmers get right value for their harvest. Balkrishna added that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Central minister Nitin Gadkari showed positive reaction and have agreed to help us.