Maharashtra Current Affairs, GK & News

Maharashtra Faceless Regional Transport Offices

On 2nd June 2022, the government of Maharashtra launched the faceless Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) to help the citizens of the state avail facilities such as driving licences, etc, without the need of being physically present at the RTOs. This initiative was launched by the Minister of State for Transport Satej Patil. What are the ..

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Maharashtra Jivhala Scheme

A loan scheme named Jivhala has been launched by the Maharashtra Department of Prisons for the inmates who are serving sentences in various jails across Maharashtra. Which bank is offering this scheme? Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank is offering this newly launched credit scheme that has been named Jivhala. This credit scheme is a first-of-its-kind scheme ..

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Integrated Command-Control Centre in All Smart Cities

Out of the 100 cities in the country that are being developed under the Smart Cities Mission (SCM), in 80 of them, the Integrated Command and Control Centres (ICCCs) have already been set up. By 15th August 2022, the rest of them will also have the Integrated Command and Control Centres. Overview: The Integrated Command ..

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Maharashtra Migration Tracking System (MTS)

The government of Maharashtra has developed a website-based migration tracking system (MTS) to track the movement of the vulnerable seasonal migrant workers through individual unique identification numbers that will be assigned to them. Overview: The women and child development (WCD) department of the state government had launched it as a pilot project in November 2021 ..

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Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Birth Anniversary

Jyotirao Phule was born on Born on 11th April 1827. He was an anti-caste reformer and social activist who along with Savitribai Phule, his wife, worked for the upliftment of children and women of the marginalized communities, and encouraged women’s education. Overview: He belonged to Maharashtra and worked hard to eradicate caste oppression and untouchability. ..

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