Maharashtra: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India’s 13th major port to be set up in Maharashtra

The Union Cabinet of India recently approved to set up 13th major port of India, at Vadhavan in Maharashtra. The project is to entail a total cost of Rs 65,544 crore. The government is expected to hold 51 per cent stake in the project of the new port. All related business activities would be done ..

Over 120 million Indians’ medical data leaked

A German cybersecurity firm called Greenbone Sustainable Resilience recently published a report on medical data leaks. It revealed that the medical details of more than 120 million Indian patients have been leaked and made available on the Internet. The state of Maharashtra is placed at the top of the list of states that are affected by ..

Sunil Mehta appointed as the Chief Executive of IBA

As per the recent announcement from the Indian Bank’s Association (IBA) made on Monday, 27th January 2020, Former Managing Director and CEO of Punjab National Bank, Sunil Mehta has taken charge as the Chief Executive of Indian Banks’ Association. The Association is based in Mumbai, Maharashtra was formed on 26th September 1946 as an association ..

Shiv Bhojan Scheme launched by Maharashtra Government

The state government of Maharashtra has launched the ‘Shiv Bhojan’ scheme on a pilot basis, which aims to provide a meal to the poor for Rs 10. The scheme was launched on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day celebrations on Sunday, 26th January 2020. As a part of one of the promises made by ..

Country’s first ‘walk-through’ aviary at Mumbai

The Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday, 26th January 2020 inaugurated the Indias first ‘walk- through’ aviary and also the biggest and tallest as part of the 71st Republic Day celebrations at the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo located in the capital city of Maharashtra, Mumbai. The aviary is a home for ..