Maharashtra Government constituted a task force for setting up an IFSC in Mumbai

Dec 15, 2015
The task force will be required to plan and oversee the development of designated areas at Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC).

President gave nod to Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2015 to allow women to work in night shifts

Dec 2, 2015
Among other things, the bill amends Section 66(1)(c) of the Factories Act, 1948 of Maharashtra that restricts women from working at a factory between 7 PM and 6 AM.

Maharashtra government to launch Gopinath Munde Farmers Accident Insurance Scheme

Nov 25, 2015
As per the new scheme to be implemented from year 2015-16, each farmer will get two lakh rupees annual insurance cover.

Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale honoured with Vishnudas Bhave Award

Nov 6, 2015
Prominent actress-singer Faiyaz Shaikh presented the award to Vikram Gokhale.

Maharashtra approved APJ Abdul Kalam Amrut Yojna for pregnant and lactating women

Nov 4, 2015
The scheme aims at providing at least one full hot cooked nutritious food to every pregnant lady and lactating mother.

Maharashtra Government declared 14708 villages as drought-hit

Oct 20, 2015
With this declaration, Maharashtra became the second state in the country as Karnataka declared 27 out of 30 districts as drought-hit in August 2015.

Maharashtra Government declared 2017 as Visit Maharashtra Year

Sep 29, 2015
The government also launched international tourism promotion project Maharashtra International Travel Mart 2015 (MITM).

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission issued Notification for Solar PV Net Metering

Sep 25, 2015
With the issuance of the notification, solar power can now be harnessed by domestic as well as commercial power consumers.

Bombay High Court stayed the implementation of Circular on Sedition

Sep 25, 2015
The circular was issued to prevent misuse of Section 124 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) dealing with sedition and laid down certain conditions required to be considered for initiating action against a person under it.

Only Marathi-speaking people to get autorickshaw permit in the state: Maharashtra Government

Sep 16, 2015
For availing the auto-rickshaw permit, the applicant must speak Marathi and should have a domicile certificate to show that he has been a resident of the state for the past 15 years.

Maharashtra government to abolish LBT on petrol and diesel within 15 days

Sep 8, 2015
The decision was taken to end the disparity between fuel dealers and other traders. Abolishing LBT will cost the government exchequer 280 crore rupees.

Maharashtra government approved ordinance to amend MPDA Act, 1981

Sep 4, 2015
The ordinance would be issued to amend the act and include sand smuggling as well as smugglers in the section II of the act.

Justice ML Tahaliyani sworn-in as Lokayukta of Maharashtra

Aug 25, 2015
Justice Tahaliyani succeeds Justice (retd.) PB Gaikwad, whose term as Lokayukta ended on 1 July 2014.

Maharashtra's Dahi Handi granted with the Adventure Sport status

Aug 14, 2015
From now on, Dahihandi will be played as per the rules and regulations which will be framed by a State-level association. It will not be limited to Janmashtami only.

Maharashtra Government constituted Cabinet sub-panel to tackle impending drought crisis

Aug 12, 2015
At present, Beed, Osmanabad and Latur districts of Maharashtra are facing the worst crisis.

Maharashtra government increased the retirement age of medical officers from 58 to 60

Aug 5, 2015
The Cabinet also approved a proposal to amend the lacunae in the Transplantation of Human Organs Act 1994, and increase quantum of punishment for crimes pertaining to human organ transplants.

Maharashtra government announced construction of 800-km Nagpur-Mumbai expressway

Aug 1, 2015
The Nagpur-Amravati-Aurangabad-Ghoti-Mumbai expressway, also called Communication Super-expressway, would be build at the cost of 30000 crore rupees.

Maharashtra cabinet approved scheme for development of villages around Tiger reserves

Jul 24, 2015
The scheme proposed by Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar aims at creation of comprehensive development of villages in the buffer zones of tiger reserves and around them.

Maharashtra assembly passed Guarantee of Public Services Bill, 2015

Jul 15, 2015
The bill will empower citizens to avail their rights in stipulated time with less efforts and cost. It will also pave way to curb corruption, bring transparency and for empowering citizens.

Maharashtra government signed MoU with Blackstone and Panchshil SPV for three projects

Jul 2, 2015
Blackstone will invest 750 crore rupees in developing EON Free Zone SEZ; 1200 crore rupees in developing Hinjewadi Phase-3; 1500 crore rupees in IT Park in Central Mumbai.

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