Any building and construction project with built-up area of up to 1.5 lakh square metres in urban areas in Maharashtra will not need a green approval from the environment and forest ministry. Local authorities concerned, such as the municipal corporation and the special planning authority, have been delegated the powers to give all such approvals and enforce the environmental conditions.
Fadnavis tweeted: “Great news for Mumbai! Congratulations to all Mumbaikars! Mumbai becomes open defecation free (ODF). Good job BMC and Shri Ajoy Mehta!” DESPITE CONTINUED instances of open defecation in the city, the Quality Council of India (QCI) revalidated the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) claim that Mumbai has become open defecation free (ODF).
Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) chairperson Gautam Chaterjee has said it will not extend the deadline for registering projects under the Act beyond July 31. “We want to bring in transparency and accountability in the real estate sector and developers should register their projects by the end of the month.
Sixteen dangerous spots identified in Indian city and patrolling officers briefed to warn people against taking selfies. Mumbai police have identified 16 dangerous selfie spots across the Indian city and may introduce "no selfie zones" after a man drowned trying to save a girl who fell into the sea while taking a photo of herself.
In a country where, child sex ratio has declined from 945 in 1991 to 914 in 2011, the significance of the National Girl Child Day, observed and commemorated on 24th of January every year, cannot be over emphasised. Subsequently, the observance of this day, earmarked for raising awareness about the inequalities and injustices perpetuated against the girl child.
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has launched a special enrollment drive for pensioners who are yet to enrol for Aadhaar. The drive is being conducted to enable Pensioners to avail the convenience of Jeevan Praman, an initiative of Department of Pensions and Pensioners' Welfare, Government of India.