Government of Maharashtra Current Affairs, GK & News

Unified Development Control and Promotion Regulations

The Unified Development Control and Promotion Regulations (UDCPR) was unveiled by the Maharashtra government to strengthen real estate development in the state. This new set of rules governs the real estate development. These rules may bring uniformity in width of roads, size of rooms etc. This is to increase the stock of affordable housing projects ..

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Mumbai Urban Transport Project-III: India signs USD 500 million loan agreement with AIIB

A loan agreement has been signed by the Central government of India, State Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation, and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank for a Mumbai Urban Transport Project-III worth 500 million USD. What is Mumbai Urban Transport Project-III? It is a project supervised and implemented by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development ..

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Maharashtra government to exempt all serving and retired soldiers of Maharashtra from Gram Panchayat property tax

Rural development ministry of Maharashtra government announced exemption of Gram Panchayat property tax for all serving and retired soldiers in Maharashtra. The resolution has been issued on that matter. The moves have been taken to honor the soldiers who risk their lives, to save the country. Previously the recipients of defence gallantry awards were excluded ..

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Ambedkar House Memorial in UK to remain open for visitors

India has appealed against the closure of Ambedkar House memorial to the United Kingdom government. Recently the UK accepted the proposal and announced that the memorial in in north London will remain open to visitors. Earlier, the memorial faced closure due to a breach of planning norms for residential area. Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar lived in ..

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Maharashtra Government approves Khatua panel’s recommendation to slash auto rickshaw fares

The Maharashtra government has approved the Khatua panel’s recommendation to slash the fare prices of autorickshaws by 15 per cent between 12 pm and 4 pm. This discount in fare is called as implementation of “happy hour” for autorickshaws by the state government. However, this is not applicable to app-based taxis and local cabs. This ..

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