Category: Maharashtra Current Affairs

Amazon first foreign eCommerce firm to enter food retail Business in India

Amazon entered food retail business in India: World’s largest eCommerce firm Amazon has rolled out its own food retailing business in India starting from Pune. With this Amazon FDI in India, it has become first foreign eCommerce firm to sell food items directly to customers. It will currently operate in Pune and may take at […]

Mumbai airport becomes world’s busiest single-runway airport

Mumbai airport or Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport has created a new record of becoming world’s busiest airport. The airport on a single runway operation handled 980 arrivals and take-offs in 24 hours which is maximum for any airport in the world. The airport crossed its earlier set record of 974 flights in 24 hours […]

Maharashtra to Become First Indian State To Have Transgender Welfare Board

Maharashtra state government is all set to construct Transgender Welfare Board (TWB). Maharashtra govt also made a provision of Rs. 5 crore to be utilized for the welfare of the community. With this Maharashtra will become the first state to construct Transgender Welfare Board. The demand of having a Transgender Welfare Board was pending for […]

Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra tops in highest number of cyber crimes in India

Uttar Pradesh is top Indian state with highest Cyber Crimes in India as per the latest cyber crimes data released by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). UP is followed by Maharashtra. As per the reports, Uttar Pradesh has 2,639 cases in 2016. whereas 2,380 cases were recorded in Maharashtra during same year. The big concern […]

Maharashtra government to set up Village Climate Resilient Committees

Maharashtra govt to set up village climate resilient committees

The Maharashtra government to put focus on climate resilience is going to set up committees in more than 5,000 villages of 15 districts in the state. Village Climate Resilient Agriculture Management Committees (VCRMCs) will be set up which will be cost Rs 4,000 crore as per a Government Resolution under the Nanaji Deshmukh Krushi Sanjivanee […]

Mumbai to get battery-operated eco-friendly BEST buses Soon

Mumbai to get battery-operated, eco-friendly BEST buses Soon

With an aim to reduce air and noise pollution, Mumbai people will soon get battery-operated eco-friendly BEST buses. Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) has got its first batch of four battery operated buses this week. The battery-operated, eco-friendly BEST buses will be seen at at the roads of Mumbai by the end of this […]

Maharashtra government to Release Rs. 4000 Crore For farm loan weaving scheme

Maharashtra government has announced the release of Rs. 4000 Crore for farm loan weaving scheme. This amount has been released under the first phase of the total Rs. 34,000 to be released. The Disbursal of first phase will be covering total 8 lakh of farmer of the state as the initiatives of the state government […]

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