Maharashtra [MPSC] Current Affairs - 2020

Demise of Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar

Maharashtra former Chief Minister and Senior Congressman Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar passed away. The doctor announced kidney failure as the reason for his death. The 88-year-old minister who had been suffering from several co-morbidities including diabetes and high blood pressure, and had been tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Pune was admitted at a private Read More…

Webinar Conducted for Sensitization of MPs from ST Constituencies on GOAL Project

For the sensitization of the Members of Parliaments from Schedule Tribe (ST) Constituencies, a webinar was conducted on 10th July 2020. The webinar was conducted by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. Background The GOAL project has started as a Pilot Project by Facebook India back in March 2019. This pilot project was launched with 100 Read More…

Maha Jobs Portal launched by Maharashtra Chief Minister, Domicile Certificate Mandatory for Registration

The Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray has launched a portal on 6th July 2020 that will bridge the gap between the Industrial Units/Employers and the Workers (Domiciled: Skilled, Semi-Skilled and Unskilled). The name of the portal is ‘Maha Jobs’. Anyone can access the portal by visiting- ‘mahajobs.maharashtra.gov.in’. For registration in the Maha Jobs portal, Read More…

World’s Largest Plasma Therapy Trial under Project ‘Platina’ launched by Maharashtra

The World’s largest Convalescent Plasma Therapy Trial project was launch on 29th June 2020 by the Maharashtra State Government.  The name of the project is Platina. The project was virtually launched by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray. For this trial project, the Indian Council of Medical Research has given the approval to conduct Read More…

Rs 2000 Crore from PM CARES Fund allocated for 50,000 Made-in-India Ventilators

The Government of India on its way to create an AtmaNirbhar Bharat had allocated Rs 2000 crore for 50,000 Made-in-India ventilators. The entire sum of Rs 2000 crore was allocated from PM CARES Fund Trust. These ventilators will be supplied to various government-run COVID hospitals based on priority across the country. To date, a total Read More…