Mumbai Current Affairs - 2020

Union Government reconstitutes SEAC-II in Maharashtra

Union Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEFCC) has reconstituted the second State Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC) in Maharashtra. The reconstituted SEAC-II will assess projects falling in category 8 of the schedule of (Environment Impact Assessment) EIA notification 2006 in the Mumbai metropolitan region and Konkan division in Maharashtra. SEAC-II will have seven members Read More…

Maharashtra government signs MoU with L&T for setting up CCTV based surveillance in Mumbai

Maharashtra government has signed an MoU with engineering and construction major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for setting up closed-circuit television (CCTV) based surveillance in Mumbai. The MoU worth Rs 949 crore was signed by the company and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai. Key facts As part of new security cover to Mumbai, CCTVs will guarantee Read More…

A large part of Mumbai went under blanket darkness: Power Failure

India’s heart-throb and financial capital Mumbai came to a standstill by a massive power cut which hit a large part of Central and suburban parts. Tata Power, the utility company, suffered a big technical snag at its plant at Trombay, pushing thousands of homes and small and medium businesses into darkness. The line of cuts Read More…

“9969777888”-Mumbai police launched free SMS helpline for women travelling alone

The Mumbai Police launched a free SMS service for ensuring safety of women traveling alone or in odd hours. Under ‘Travel Safe When Alone’ initiative, any women before taking an auto rickshaw or taxi could message the registration number of the vehicle to a dedicated helpline number 9969777888. Objective: This message service would act as a deterrent which Read More…