Monday, August 14, 2017

Namo Yuva Rojgar Kendra

Namo Yuva Rojgar Kendra: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis launched Namo Yuva Rojgar Kendra an initiative providing job opportunities to unemployed youth in Mumbai. There are various schemes like farmers weekly market, farmers mobile market and mother’s Tiffin, under this Yuva Rojgar Kendra.
These products will be made available with the help of mobile vans all over Mumbai and the information about the location of the vans is made available through an app. This app was also launched by the Chief Minister.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Maharashtra govt planning to relocate tigers from Vidarbha region to sanctuaries

Maharashtra government is planning to relocate tigers from Vidarbha region to the sanctuaries elsewhere where their population is smaller, including the Sahyadri Tiger Reserve (STR). State forest minister Sudhir Mungantiwar told the Legislative Assembly that the government had set up a committee to examine this issue, and a decision will be taken based on its recommendations. 
The STR, located in the Sahyadri ranges in western Maharashtra, has only seven tigers at present. The forest minister said that the government is considering relocating the tigers in sanctuaries in Vidarbha to other places. He informed house that the government has set up a committee to examine trans-location proposal. It will also consult experts from the Centre and submit its report in 2-3 months. He also said that most deaths of tigers happen due to territorial fights owing to over-population.