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Maharashtra Government to launch cheap sanitary pad scheme

Feb 21, 2018
Under the scheme, beneficiary women will be given ‘Asmita Cards’, while participating Self Help Groups (SHGs) will be entrusted with the responsibility of the supply and sale of sanitary pads and counselling of the girls and women.

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Rural women in Maharashtra to get sanitary pads for just Rs 5

Jan 31, 2018
The state government of Maharashtra on January 30, 2017 approved a proposal to provide sanitary napkins at a subsidised rate of Rs 5 to women living in rural areas. The decision is aimed at promoting menstrual hygiene among young girls and women.

Maharashtra bans sale of tobacco at shops selling FMCG items

Jan 25, 2018
The Maharashtra government has banned the sale of tobacco in shops selling Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) items in the state. The move aims to ensure that youngsters do not get addicted to tobacco products.

Maharashtra becomes the first state to unveil public cloud policy

Jan 19, 2018
The state of Maharashtra has become the first state to come up with a public cloud policy, virtually mandating its departments to shift their data storage onto the cloud, creating a USD 2 billion opportunity for the industry.

JNPT wins ‘Samudra Manthan - Caring Organisation of the Year’ award

Jan 3, 2018
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s Premier Container Port, has won the ‘Samudra Manthan - Caring Organisation of the Year’ award. The award was instituted by Bhandarkar Shipping, which is a leading publication in the maritime industry. JNPT is India’s top container port in terms of volume and efficiency parameters.

Union Minister launches Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana in Mumbai

Oct 31, 2017
Union Minister for state for social justice and empowerment, Ramdas Athawale launched the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana during the fourth workshop of ''Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana'' in Mumbai.

Maharashtra cabinet approves climate change adaptation policy

Oct 11, 2017
The Maharashtra cabinet has approved a climate change adaptation policy that will focus on developing environment-friendly villages and cities. A special cell will be set up under the state Environment department for the effective implementation of the policy.

Devendra Fadnavis launches 'Maharashtra Mission 1 Million' initiative

Sep 15, 2017
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has launched the ‘Maharashtra Mission 1 Million’ initiative under which, over 10 lakh students across the state will play football. The mission was launched in an attempt to support the FIFA U17 World Cup, which is happening for the first-ever time in India and Maharashtra.

Gateway Awards 2017: JNPCT awarded Container Terminal of the Year 2017

Sep 14, 2017
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal (JNPCT) was awarded “Container Terminal of the Year” Award at the Gateway Awards 2017 that was held in Mumbai. The terminal owned by the Jawaharlal Nehru Port won the award for its proactive strategies to ease congestion, smooth delivery of containers and revamping of infrastructure to support trade amidst adverse conditions.

Maharashtra to be provided Rs 60000 Crore for river-linking and irrigation projects

Sep 10, 2017
Fadnavis has proposed four more river-linking projects worth Rs 10000 crore to which his ministry had given in- principle approval.

Mumbai amongst 17 most-polluted cities in Maharashtra: Pravin Pote-Patil

Aug 23, 2017
Mumbai features among the 17 most polluted cities in Maharashtra and 123 cities from the country, Minister of State for Environment Pravin Pote-Patil.

First three of 24 fast track courts for Maharashtra to be set up in Mumbai, Thane

Aug 21, 2017
The first three of the 24 fast track courts for Maharashtra, which will deal with heinous crimes like rape and murder, will be set up in Mumbai and Thane within a year.

Strict action to be taken against violators of sex determination laws, Bombay HC

Aug 21, 2017
The Bombay High Court has raised its concern over declining sex ratio in the state of Maharashtra. The court stated that matters pertaining to violation of sex determination laws cannot be decided leniently.

Bullock Cart Racing to remain banned in Maharashtra until rules are out: Bombay HC

Aug 16, 2017
The Bombay High Court has passed an order, restraining the Maharashtra state government from granting permission to bullock cart racing until the government has framed rules to govern the same.

Maharashtra Chief Minister launches Namo Yuva Rojgar Kendra

Aug 14, 2017
The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis, has launched Namo Yuva Rojgar Kendra to provide job opportunities to the unemployed youth in Mumbai.

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