Maharashtra Current Affairs, GK & News

Exotic dragon fruit from Maharashtra exported to Dubai

A consignment of Dragon Fruit, was exported to after sourcing it from farmers of Tadasar village in Sangli District, Maharashtra. About Dragon Fruit Dragon fruit is also referred to as “Kamalam”. They are grown mostly in states including, Odisha, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Its ..

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Maharashtra launches Annual Priority Sector Credit Plan

Maharashtra launched ‘state annual priority sector credit plan’ worth Rs 4,60,881 crore along with an ‘overall annual credit plan’ worth 18,10,779 crore. Highlights It was launched during quarterly State Level Bankers Committee (SBLC) meeting of Maharashtra. State government has set annual credit lending target of Rs 1.19 lakh crore for agriculture sector by banks for ..

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Three caves found in Buddhist Caves Complex, Nasik

Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has found three caves in Buddhist Caves Complex in Nasik, Maharashtra. Highlights Newly discovered caves are being discovered about two centuries after the British military officer documented Tri-Rashmi Buddhist caves, which is also called as Pandav Leni, on a hill in Nashik. Antiquity of caves is yet to be established. ..

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India’s first Agriculture Export Facilitation Centre set up at Pune

The Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce Industries and Agriculture and NABARD (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development) recently launched the first Agricultural Export Facilitation Centre. About the Centre The Centre will aid in boosting the agricultural and food exports of the state of Maharashtra. The centre will act as a one-stop shop to export agricultural ..

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World Agri-Tourism Day

Every year the World Agri-Tourism Day is celebrated on May 16. This year, on the fourteenth World Agri-Tourism Day, Government of Maharashtra, Agri-Tourism Development Corporation is to organise International Conference on Agri-Tourism.  In 2021, the day is to be celebrated under the following theme Theme: Rural Women Sustainable Entrepreneurship Opportunities through Agri Tourism Agri Tourism ..

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