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Certification to Mumbai’s popular Khadi Emporium cancelled

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has cancelled ‘Khadi Certification’ to its oldest Khadi Institution – Mumbai Khadi and Village Industries Association (MKVIA), popularly known as ‘Khadi Emporium’, af

Mumbai to set up 100 health centres

Mumbai, the Indian city most affected by Covid19, has allocated Rs 6,933.75 crore for healthcare – a 15.9% of its total budget for the 2022-23. The BrihanMubai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday presented a budget of Rs 4

Budget merely a vision document; not an annual financial statement: Arvind Mayaram

Calling the union budget merely a vision document and not a financial statement that is presented in parliament, Arvind Mayaram, former finance secretary, has said that the budget this year has left out many critical issues leaving the country won

Climate change risks strongest negative externalities: Budget 2022-23

The government aims to attain the vision of promoting energy transition and climate action during the “Amrit kaal”. While presenting the Union Budget 2022-23 in Parliament Tuesday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman laid emphasis on t

Budget 22: RBI to introduce ‘Digital Rupee’

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Tuesday announced the introduction of Digital Rupee to be issued by the Reserve Bank of India starting 2022-23. Presenting the Union Budget 2022-23 in the Parliament, she said that the Central Bank Digital Curre

Macro growth + micro focus = inclusive welfare

The Union Budget, tabled in Parliament by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday, seeks to complement macro-economic level growth with a focus on micro-economic level all inclusive welfare. The key highlights of the budget

GDP to grow 8-8.5% next year: Economic Survey

The Indian economy is estimated to grow by 9.2 percent in real terms in 2021-22 (as per first advanced estimates) subsequent to a contraction of 7.3 percent in 2020-21. Next year, GDP is projected to grow by 8-8.5 percent in real terms, according

Maharashtra NCC Directorate bags PM Banner at R-Day celebrations

For NCC, the Republic Day Celebrations (‘RDC’) this year – in the year of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ and ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh culminated’ –with the PM’s rally at Carriappa Parade Ground at Delhi

Governance Now honours achievers with Visionary Awards 2021

On January 29, the Governance Now a platform for analysis of public policy and governance from the house of Sri Adhikari Brothers, honoured achievers with the Visionary Awards of 2021 in a virtual webinar attended by thousands of followers.

R-Day parade showcases India’s military might, cultural diversity

President Ram Nath Kovind led the Nation in celebrating the 73rd Republic Day today as part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ across the country. The celebration saw a series of new events conceptualised by the defence minis

INS Khukri to be handed over to Diu administration today

As the nation celebrates its 73rd Republic Day, INS Khukri will be handed over to the Diu administration in a ceremonial event at the Khukri Memorial. INS Khukri, the lead ship of the Indian Navy’s Khukri class corvettes, is a

If Rahul is in race to prove himself a better Hindu, our efforts have paid off: Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav, a member of the RSS National Executive, has said that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi proudly proclaiming to be a better Hindu is a welcome step and the opposition’s newfound claim that their Hinduism is superior to the Hinduism of

Maharashtra schools to reopen on January 24

Maharashtra has announced the reopening of schools for classes 1-12 from January 24 with Covid protocols. Education minister Varsha Gaikwad said on Thursday that the government will reopen schools for classes 1-12th with Covid prot

No irregularly in appointment of engineer: BMC counters BJP MLA

The BrihanMumbai municipal corporation (BMC) has rejected BJP MLA Ameet Satam’s demand in a letter to BMC commissioner Iqbal Chahal to cancel the appointment of Sunil Rathod, deputy chief engineer, building and proposal department, western s

Maharashtra cities dominate Smart Cities Mission #Streets4People Challenge

In a competition organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Nagpur and Aurangabad from Maharashtra are among the 11 cities selected for scaling up their pilot projects and creating permanent public infr

CNC, Admiral R Hari Kumar condoles deaths of three navy personnel

The three Navy personnel who succumbed to injuries caused by an explosion on board Indian Navy`s destroyer ship INS Ranvir have been identified as Krishan Kumar MCPO (master petty chief officer)I, Surinder Kumar MCPO II & AK Singh MCPO II.

Two Indias: One for the billionaires, one struggling for minimum wages

Oxfam India has this week released ‘India Supplement 2022’ with deserving caption ‘inequality kills’. The supplement discusses India’s governance structures that promote the accumulation of wealth by a few, while fail

Aditya Thackeray launches 2 Oxygen cylinder recharge points

After the oxygen crisis faced during the second wave of Covid-19, the BrihanMumbai municipal corporation (BMC) has now set up its own medical oxygen cylinder recharge projects.   On Tuesday, guardian minister Aditya Thackeray la

How inequality keeps rising amid pandemic – and is killing people

The world’s ten richest men more than doubled their fortunes from $700 billion to $1.5 trillion (at a rate of $15,000 per second or $1.3 billion a day) during the first two years of a pandemic while the incomes of 99 percent of humanity fall

Vistadome coaches on Central Railways a hit with passengers

The Vistadome coaches on Central Railways have received an overwhelming response from passengers. Not only have they boosted tourism and registered an occupancy of 20,407 passengers but also clocked revenue of Rs.2.38 crore between October and Dec

Visionary Talk: Sanjay Pandey, Mumbai Police Commissioner with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


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