"Overall, because of trade war between China and the US, the economy has been going through rough weather. Good decision has been taken by the government through introduction of reforms. As of today, we are the fastest growing economy," says Atul Bhatkhalkar.
Government employees are deployed as polling personnel as per Section 26 (sub-section 1 and 3) of the Representation of People Act, 1951. Returning officers of each constituency were asked to report the names of those who did not show up for the training.
Malad West has been a Congress bastion for over 20 years, and its two-term MLA Aslam Shaikh is now contesting the state election for the third time. Before 2009, Kandivali and Malad together formed the Kandivali constituency, and Congress member P U Mehta was its elected representative.
A brainchild of IIT-Bombay alumnus and innovator Nishant Kathpal, the Stiffness Measurement Unit (STIMU) and was launched by Padma Vibhushan Dr Anil Kakodkar in presence of IIT-B director Prof Subhasis Chaudhuri.
At the facility, called ‘Sparkling High Voltage Demonstration’, spread over 1,300 sqft, visitors get to see from close range the power and properties of electric current through a spectacular display of sparks and sounds.
The NRAA will develop similar action plans for other districts in a list of 151, including in Maharashtra, identified as drought-prone according to a study by ICAR based on parameters set by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Among Indian institutes, IIT-Bombay was followed by IIT-Delhi (151-160), IIT-Madras (171-180), University of Delhi (191-200), IIT-Kharagpur (201-250) and Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (251-300). University of Mumbai ranked in the range of 251-300.
Former human resource development (HRD) minister Prakash Javadekar had last year urged all universities across the country to replace “British-inspired” convocation attire with traditional Indian clothes as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.