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A regulatory body to safeguard home buyers: Maharashtra govt

News: Maharashtra government will soon appoint a regulatory body to safeguard interests of home buyers after the centre gave a go ahead to the state to frame rules to implement the Housing Regulatory Bill passed by the legislature and approved by the President. The Maharashtra Housing (Regulation and development) 2012 was passed two years ago ...

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Gujarat to get its first women-only Entrepreneur Park

News: Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) has notified and earmarked land for a women-only industrial park adjoining its new estate in Sanand, near Ahmedabad. 200 plots of 500 square metres each and 2,000 square metres plots will be offered to women entrepreneurs in phase one. A proposal to give entrepreneurs ...

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Women’s Army to take charge in Gujarat

News: 5000 women from 500 Mahila Samitis are formed to keep an eye on anti-social activities and working of cops. Assistant commissioner of police (women cell), Kanan Desai said that police station and ward wise formed Mahila Samitis will communicate with the local police about any information regarding crime. The ...

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Maharashtra govt to check cyber crime

The highest number of cyber crimes are registered in Maharashtra but the state has a shockingly dismal record of conviction. In the last four years there has not been one single conviction rather 16 of those arrested were acquitted. Initiatives: The state will appoint a project consultant to prepare a ...

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PM’s insurance schemes covers 40L in his home state

News: State Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC) revealed that over 40L people have been covered under accidental insurance scheme [Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana] and life insurance scheme [Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana]. With 60 lakh active bank accounts in the state, SLBC has already covered almost 70% of the ...

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Pay-&-Use Toilets now pay you

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation will be implementing “Use to get Paid” toilets as a part of Swachh Bharat Movement. Any person utilizing these toilets will be paid a rupee per use. The idea is successfully implemented in Kathmandu, Nepal previously. To begin with, 67 such spots are being considered for implementation. ...

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