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“Fly Ash Utilisation Policy”- A kind of Best out of waste Policy: Maharashtra

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Maharashtra has become the first state to adopt Fly Ash Utilisation Policy, paving way for prosperity by generating “wealth from waste”, and environment protection. “Maharashtra Cabinet approves a policy for 100 per cent use of fly ash generated from thermal power plants and biogas plants for construction activities“. This fly ash will be used to make bricks, blocks, tiles, wall ...

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Vision Sugarcane Policy: 2025

PC: hindustan-times

PM inaugurated International Conference and Exhibition on Sugarcane Value Chain – Vision 2025 Sugar – at Pune. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, inaugurated the International Conference and Exhibition on Sugarcane Value Chain – Vision 2025 Sugar – at Pune. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that we should think about how research can help our farmers. He ...

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Mahashtra First State To Launch Cyber Police Stations In All Districts

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MUMBAI: Maharashtra is converting forty-two state-of-the-art cyber crime labs into cyber police areas, as part of the BJP-led government’s programme to take on hackers or cyber criminals. “Maharashtra is the first state in the country which will have a cyber police station in each district simultaneously”, Home Department told to news organization PTI. Cyber crime in Maharashtra has risen by ...

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Vidarbha Intensive Irrigation Development Programme- 2012 (VIIDP)

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Objectives: To increase productivity of rainfed cotton farming in Vidarbha region through rainwater harvesting, intensive irrigation and better crop management; To bring maximum cotton growing area under protective irrigation and better soil moisture regime through in-situ and ex-situ conservation measures; To augment/ restore/renovate existing minor/ small scale irrigation resources through provision of water lifting devices for filling of storage; and ...

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Maharashtra Budget 2016: Rs. 25,000 cr allotted to Agriculture

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The Finance Minister of Maharashtra on Friday presented the state budget for the financial year with a corpus of Rs. 25,000 crore allotting to the agricultural sector of the state. The budget has initially announced for a deficit of Rs. 3,757 crore but revised it to Rs. 9,209 crore on the accounts of relief packages being sent to the drought-affected ...

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UPSC Scholarship: Aspirants to Get Rs 10,000 Monthly in Maharashtra

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With a view to ensure more participation in the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) civil services examination, the state government of Maharashtra has come up with a new initiative to provide Rs. 10,000/- monthly scholarship to aspirants. According to sources, the state has six active coaching centres in Mumbai, Nagpur, Kolhapur, Amravati, Aurangabad and Nasik where 600 candidates will be ...

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Jalyukta Shivar Abhiyan- a Maharashtra Govt. Flagship Programme to Free the State from Drought

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The state of Maharashtra has faced water-scarcity due to poor management as well as other climatic reasons. The state was badly hit by drought in the monsoon season even in this year as well, especially regions of Vidarbha and Marathwada.  So, in a bid to make the state free of water scarcity by the year 2019, an innovative initiative was ...

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Birth and Death Certificates to be Issued Online in Maharashtra


Additional Chief Secretary, General Administration Department, PS Meena, said that the Right to Services(RTS) Act will be linked to the government’s grievance redress portal, ‘Aaple Sarkar’. “Citizens can apply for caste, death and birth certificates, make online payments and the certificate will be delivered at home,” Meena said. The state government will provide 50 of the 150 services under the Right ...

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