Maharasthra Current Affairs - 2020

Western Ghats to be declared Ecologically Sensitive Area soon

On May 21, 2020, the Union Minister Prakash Javadekar interacted with the Chief Ministers of the State Governments through video conference. The meeting held discussions relating to notification of declaring Western Ghats as Ecologically Sensitive Area. Highlights The states that participated in the video conference include Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Goa, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat. The Read More…

19th National Conference on e-Governance begins in Nagpur

The nineteenth edition of National Conference on e-Governance has begun on 21 January 2016 in Nagpur, Maharashtra. It was inaugurated by the Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari and the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Dr. Jitendra Singh. This edition of conference has been organised by Department of Read More…

Microsoft to develop digital villages, cyber-security centre in Maharashtra

Software giant Microsoft has agreed to develop ‘digital villages’ and a ‘smart MIDC’ (industrial colony) in Maharashtra under state’s flagship ‘Make In Maharashtra’ initiative. It was announced by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis after he met Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella during his visit to company’s office in Seattle, US. The location of the smart MIDC is Read More…

Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Awards for 2012 declared

Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Awards for the year 2012 were declared by Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan. The awards are awarded by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). BEST OF ALL AWARD Rail Wheel factory (Ministry of Railways), Bangalore, Karnataka CATEGORY AWARDS: Large scale manufacturing: Sakthi Masala P. Read More…

Gujarat gets NCA approval to raise height of Narmada Dam

The Narmada Control Authority (NCA) has given nod to raise the height of the Sardar Sarovar Dam by 17 metres to 138.62 metres, which, on its completion, would allow Gujarat to get three times more water for irrigation. The new height would make it the second highest dam in the world after Grand Coulee in Read More…