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May 2011
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31st May:
Jalgaonities shine in MPSC exam results:

The State public services commission yesterday evening announced its result for 126 posts. The result has again marked shining performance of Jalgaonities. Bhusawal based Preetam Vikas Yavalkar has secured first rank in State in OBC and scored fourth rank in open merit list throughout the State by securing 1130 marks out of 1800 marks for the post of deputy superintendent of Police. The sheer joy of this achievement was marked by his family with golden emotional stamp by his father being police constable marking him his life’s first salute being in Dy. S. P. role.
He accompanies Mehunbare (Chalisgaon) based Pravin Chauhan succeeding in Tahsildar exam and securing first rank in OBC category throughout the State along with Government polytechnic College lecturer Sushma Pawar marking her success for the post of deputy superintendent in government land records office.

Vasundhara film festival in Jalgaon:
Vasundhara International film festival promoting ecological awareness is beginning in Jalgaon from 23rd June. The 4-days festivity celebrating global forestry year this year aims dedicating this year’s programme to forestry and Satpuda. The event will have joint participation of Ecology School, Architects association of India Jalgaon unit and Rotary club and would have 25 info media presentations, awareness films, audio visual presentation, lectures, nature tour and wide spread discussion on challenges in Satpuda hills along with sands aspect.
Organisers have announced photography and paintings competition in two groups and have Satupda wild life, Satpuda forestry, Satpuda animals and birds, tribes’ life in Satpuda, Khandesh’s Rivers and Lakes along with impact of global warming as key subjects for both competitions. Participants have to submit A-3 sized poster to School office. It has organised PowerPoint presentation competition for College students on Biological diversity in Satpuda and water pollution. It has also announced conducting exam on ecology aspects for school students in two groups namely class 5th to 7th and 8th to 10th.  Please contact organisers for detailed information and participation thereof.

  • State meteorological department estimates monsoon arrival in Khandesh by 10th June
  • Violence in Sangvi BK (Yaval) – 15 injured, 2 critical, situation in full police control
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants Jalgaon branch conducted Career opportunities as C.A. guidance seminar for SSC and HSC students on 05th June
  • Jalgaon’s Akash Chaudhari selected in State team for national roll ball skating at Indore, includes Sanjay Patil as trainer for the team
  • Corporation awards Escorts fee tender for Rs. 9.52 Crores annual charges
  • NMU to announce various exam results beginning from June first week
  • District level table tennis training programme from 01st June at sports complex
  • Corporation plans to extend LBT return filing for 2,802 dealers not yet filled

30th May:
Jalgaon’s Sharad Bhalerao qualifies for second round of X-factor:

Jalgaon based Sharad Bhalerao having sung Marathi folk song in qualifier rounds of X-factor the Sony entertainment television initiated new reality show begun yesterday has been selected for second round of the competition. He appeared on the set in Mumbai amidst thousands in classical Marathi dress up and initiated his song with ‘Jai Maharashtra’ and was appreciated by the jury members for introducing folk music in the competition. He would now undergo rigorous rounds and processes in next stages. Jalgaonities wishes him all the best to conquer new fort of excellence for the region for rounds ahead.

Corporation initiates metal alloyed street light in city:
Jalgaon city municipal corporation has allocated a special fund of Rs. 2.50 Crores for setting up metal alloy based street lighting system. It has completed its implementation in Ganpati Nagar area and is now working full swing in Shivaji Nagar and Navi Peth area. This includes electricity saving T-5 lights and mini high-mast lights. It has planned to setup further at Mohadi Road, Akashwani Chowk to Khwajamiya crossing, Ganesh Colony and Ring road towards Shivaji Nagar.

  • Traders tussle with corporation on refund of LBT – long awaits pain traders amidst healthy revenue generation by Corporation in LBT
  • Haz tour 2011 – Jalgaon’s 208 selected in draw system amidst total 9,023 from Maharashtra
  • District administration plans web based application system for SETU services for common requirements in Tahsil and Collectorate
  • Chalisgaon and Bhusawal government hostel admission starts – aims to avail hostel facilities for weaker section of society
  • National handicapped developed confederation meeting at district civil hospital to enhance amenities for handicapped in hospital

29th May:
Saraswat Bank announces second branch in Jalgaon, Malkapur bank to initiate ATM:

Boosted by the banking services response, State’s growing co-operative Bank Saraswat Bank has announced opening up of the second branch in Jalgaon city. It has earlier opened its branch near New Bus Stand and is excited to open second branch in city’s Baliram Peth area on M. G. Road.
The earlier setup Malkapur urban co-operative bank has also announced facilitating its users with banking benefits by availing ATM access on any ATM in India. It is also setting up its own ATM for customers across all branches step by step. The private banks led ATM facility later when introduced by nationalised banks turned as essential aspect of banking and now co-operatives are taking it to grass root level to benefit masses.

Jalgaon’s Sharad Bhalerao selected in Sony’s X-Factor reality show:
Jalgaon based Sharad Bhalerao working in Jalgaon Janta bank has been selected in Sony television’s today starting X-factor reality show. The mega singing extravaganza auditions were carried last month at Indore, Kolkata and Gwalior and had flooding response of over 75,000 artists cum singers. Sharad’s selection amidst all these has cheered Jalgaonities and everyone looks forward to see him in performance today and wish his selection to next stages.

State approves 5.50 Crores soft loans for co-operative societies - to benefit 5,675 depositors:
Maharashtra State government has approved soft loan of Rs. 5.50 Crores to district co-operative bank for repaying deposits of co-operative societies having deposits under 10,000. This would benefit around 5,675 depositors from Jalgaon in 28 societies. Jalgaon district’s over 700 Crores of deposits is lying blocked with these societies having either closed their operations or having no abilities to repay.

Deep Nagar BTPS fire losses mount to Rs. 7 Crores:
Deep Nagar Bhusawal based extended thermal power station having caught fire on 27th May night to rubber strip has mounted to Rs. 7.50 Crores. This fire has burnt around 600 meters long strip carrying coal. The unit administration has setup enquiry into reasons of fire. This is second incidence in the extension unit badly delaying its expected launch to ease State’s power woes.

Pachora based Rizwan Pathan selected in Indian under-19 cricket team:
Pachora based all-rounder cricket player Rizwan Pathan has been selected in Indian Under-19 cricket team based on his performance in national T-20 cricket competition. He is only player from Khandesh having secured place in Indian team. The team would begin its practise sessions from 06th June at Chennai and would participate in Champions trophy T-20 competition at Australia. He is spin bowler and middle order good scoring batsman.

  • Cyclonic winds and snowing woes banana crop at Hingona in Yaval
  • NMU extends Ph.D. admission timelines until 03rd June

28th May:
HSC February-2011 exam result – girls outshine boys:

State board of Secondary and Higher secondary education Pune announced HSC February 2011 exam result yesterday. This year’s intensive drive against copying has lowered the result by around 8% and Dhule has topped in Nashik division. Jalgaon score was 76.81% wherein Nandurbar had 78.33% and Dhule on top with 86.89% result. Board continued its trend of not publishing merit list and eased student’s pressure around on this aspect.
This includes 90.81% for science, 70.24% for arts, 69.24% for commerce and 78.82% for MCVC sections for 43,415 students appeared and 33,347 students passed. Parola (78%), Dharangaon and Amalner Taluka (81.39%) have topped in individual performances.

Jalgaon airport development works update:
The Airport Authority of India is in full swing process for completion of Jalgaon airport works to its targeted timelines. Officials yesterday met at Collectorate to discuss separate electricity feeder requirement and approved the same. Authorities have planned to inaugurate airport by hands of Her Excellency Pratibhatai Patil during visit to Mumbai from 17th until 20th October and have targeted completion by this time. Separate electricity feeder installation would complete by next 2months.

Saint Muktai festivity at MuktaiNagar:
The Saint Muktai temple at Kothali in MuktaiNagar marked 713th ‘तिरॊभूत सॊहळा’ of goddess Muktabai yesterday. The sacred religious books and ancient sayings believe that Goddess disappeared from here during lightning 713 years ago. Various religious enchanting were conducted to mark this eve.

  • BTPS extension project catches fire – primary losses worth Rs. 30 lakhs estimated
  • Banana dips down to Rs. 400 per quintal – reaches bottom of last few years following lower demands
  • Girana dam special release for Chalisgaon, Bhadgaon and Pachora drinking water supplies
  • District amateur swimming team selection on 02nd June for State competition at Pune

27th May:
Devgiri urban co-operative bank to open Jalgaon branch:

Ushered by Jalgaon’s financial health, the banking segment continue to witness booster trend. Marathwada and western Maharashtra spread the Devgiri urban co-operative bank has announced opening up of its Jalgaon branch. It has floated advertisement for various posts and has initiated location search for its requirement.

HSC March-2011 exam result today:
Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary education Pune is announcing HSC March-2011 exam result today on its website from 1pm onwards. It would distribute mark sheets to students in respective colleges on 06th June and will not publish any merit list this year as well.

Cloudy climatic conditions eases mercury:
Jalgaon city and neighbouring areas witnessed lightning followed by raining yesterday midnight. As a result of this the whole city climate remained cloudy for most of the day and mercury dropped down to 39 degrees on scale. Since last two days there has been large amount of sweating following humid climate. Farmers expect good rainfall ahead with such climatic conditions.

Khandesh’s artists exhibition in Jahangir art gallery:
Khandesh based 3 artists namely Pachora based Prakash Koli, Waghod (Raver) based Madhukar Mahajan and Jalgaon’s Bhika Patil have organised their sketches, paintings exhibition at Jahangir Art Gallery Mumbai. Prakash is high school teacher in Pachora holds GD Arts degree from Khiroda and likes to draw with pen, using ink and some with oil paints. Madhukar is also student of Khiroda College and is fond of nature and individual drawings, sketches. Bhika is art teacher in L.N. High School and he visualises free hand colouring for natural impact and has more attraction towards nature oriented drawings and Paintings.

  • State co-operative department appoints administrator on Chopda urban Bank following RBI action – to refund deposits until Rs. 1 Lakh
  • Bhusawal based Shakir Khan included in State hockey team for national youth hockey competition at Mumbai
  • Corporation announces issuing notices to 2,800 LBT annual return non-filling traders
  • Jalgaon’s Naeem Ansari wins under-18 western divisional inter-state carom competition
  • District skating team announced for State competition at Aurangabad from 28th May
  • Khandesh’s many Police officers transferred –new announced to replace them

26th May:
MHADA to float housing project in Jalgaon city, Bhusawal and Amalner:

The State owned Maharashtra housing and area development authority has floated its request to district Collectorate for availing land in Jalgaon city to build 5,000 houses project in city. The organisation Nashik division comprising of Jalgano, Dhule, Nashik, Nagar and Nandurbar has sent this request to Collectorate and aims to avail affordable housing for citizens. It has shown readiness to buy land at government fixed market rates and has also floated advertisement in the reference.
Authority has received one such proposal at Erandol and has plans to execute the project here. It has already received confirmation and land in Bhusawal and Amalner and would soon start project at both location and has started one such project in Dhule earlier. Jalgaon city has seen sharp risen demands for housing, large number of conversion of land to non-agricultural land and increased number of development plan approvals pendency at Corporation by builders and above all almost tripled rates of land in last 3 years. District administration is yet to respond on this and the real picture and practical execution might take around 6 months to year time both being governmental agencies.

Midnight raining in Jalgaon district:
Many areas of Jalgaon district yesterday night witnessed heavy winds flow followed by lightning and then raining. Jalgaon city also had rain showering in many areas in midnight wherein Chalisgaon, Parola, Kasoda, Padmalaya, Dharangaon, Yaval, Raver and Savda had rain. Climate is cloudy and there is slow to medium wind flow in whole region.

Bhusawal council proposes fourth underground subway in city:
Bhusawal municipal council seeing risen traffic woes has proposed setting up fourth underground subway above railways lines to ease traffic conditions. Currently smaller roads, increased vehicles count jams railway station and bus stand area largely and current underground roads. The proposal estimated at around 1.25 Crores plans to setup new road from telegram office via railway colony behind shopping complexes and would connect on Jamner road towards station.

District’s 21 Panchayat to undergo election on 26th June:
Jalgaon district’s 21 village Panchayat are undergoing their term election on 26th June and have their current tenure ending in July. This includes Yaval, Chopda and Raver Taluka based villages. Process begins from 06th until 11th June for nomination filling, scrutiny on 13th June, withdrawal by 15th June and voting on 26th followed by counting 27th June.

Crompton greaves gets State Electricity Distribution Company franchise in Jalgaon:
The State Electricity Distribution Company has allotted electricity distribution franchise to Crompton greaves for two Jalgaon urban areas and one Jalgaon rural area sub divisions. The franchise would take care of availing electricity meters, erect new electricity lines, meter reading, bills distribution, bills payments and maintaining electricity resources.
Jalgaon city has two sub divisions taking supplies which include division#1 for city supplies and #2 for industrial and Company has average monthly collection of Rs. 18 Crores for electricity supplies. This covers Rs. 10 Crores from industrial clients and 8 Crores from residential customers. The private franchise operation process might take around 2-3 months’ time for full implementation.

Jalgaon’s Jain sports win runner up award in State T-20 cricket:
Jalgaon based Jain Sports academy has won runner up award in State level T-20 cricket competition conducted at Gevrai in Aurangabad district. Prize money included Rs. 3,100 cash and trophy. Academy player Vikrant Gulve won man of the series award. Team winning toss batted first and scored 99 runs in 20 overs loosing 8 wickets and opponent scored this target in last over loosing 8 wickets.

  • Jhipru Anna Maharaj annual day celebration ends to end with Palakhi today in Nashirabad
  • Dhule’s student Rohan Bhamre secures 313th rank in IIT engineering admission results in OBC category
  • State co-operative department conducted G.D.C.A. exam from 28th May – 779 candidates to appear
  • District administration sets special action groups to control black marketing of seeds and fertilisers
  • District baseball team selection today at Chalisgaon for State level competition at Nagpur
  • Reserve Bank cancels Chopda Urban Bank banking license on grounds of 75.4% NPA
  • Jalgaon’s student Prathmesh Chavan selected for 17th international karate and kick boxing competition at Kathmandu from 27th until 30th May

25th May:
District co-operative department sends proposal to State for releasing deposits above Rs. 50,000:

Jalgaon district co-operative department has initiated a proposal to State government for assisting co-operative depositors having deposited more than Rs. 50,000 in various co-operative societies. In July-2007 40 co-operative societies had 274,468 depositors with Rs. 613.22 Crores fund deposited. This amount including interest has now mounted into Rs. 2,000 Crores or more. The department has officially marked 40 societies, earlier ones and two State-level along with 131 new societies having financial difficulties in sustaining.
State has earlier availed soft loans to societies for refunding deposits up to Rs. 10,000 with priority to widows, below poverty line holders, pensioners amounting to 14.69 Crores. The co-operative sector’s financial ballast has been so worst that it has badly affected financial cycles of many small scale depositors, pensioners. Those dreaming this saving to be their future asset, are politically drilled in deep woes and fading hopes of getting their money back along with interest, which lured them to move to such societies. In fact, this figure itself is so catchy and appealing that many of national level private banks, almost all nationalised banks and MNC banks are eyeing Jalgaon as next destination to open up.

Jalgaon’s sculptor Ramakant Suryawanshi receives ‘Shilpa Guru’ award:
Shivaji Nagar, Jalgaon based metal sculpture artist Ramakant Suryawanshi has been nominated for ‘Shilpa Guru’ award by central government’s handicrafts development and promotions office New Delhi for his extraordinary skills and sculpture of Lord Vishnu. The prize money includes Rs. 6 Lakhs cash and memento and would be honoured to him in ceremony in August.
He has devoted his 40 years in this art and his whole family holds equal contribution and art skills. He has earlier received national award in 1989 along with many other awards and is a graduate in fine arts from J. J. School of arts.

Pre-Rohini Nakshatra raining woe farmers:
The pre-Rohini Nakshatra evening yesterday witnessed cyclonic winds followed by raining in Pal and Mehunbare (Chalisgaon) flattening standing crops. Pal had cyclonic winds and raining from 2.30pm until 5pm and the wind flow took off shelters of many temporary houses. Department has recorded 37.5mm rainfall. Jalgaon city yesterday witnessed cloudy climate with sunny intervals.

Jalgaon and Nandurbar wins in MCA cricket competition:
Jalgaon and Nandurbar district boys have won MCA conducted under-16 invited cricket competition by defeating their counter parts Latur by 10 wickets and Gudge Eleven by 9 wickets respectively. Other teams like Aurangabad and Nagar have also qualified for next round of matches. The Jalgaon boys have now qualified for league group in D group.

  • District forestry department revamps Charthana (MuktaiNagar) as tourism place – equips with various amenities
  • Two dies of heat stroke in Dhule and Nandurbar districts

24th May:
Hatnur’s special release eases water woes of Yaval and Chopda:

Yaval and Chopda Taluka witnessed relief signs yesterday with special release of Hatnur dam water through 81kms long canal from Hatnur dam in Bhusawal Taluka passing via Yaval and Chopda. This release would benefit summer crops like cotton and banana. Both regions have earlier received two releases for the same purpose and third release has begun since 16th May and would continue until 27th May and dam authorities are releasing 500 cusecs of water per day.

CBSE HSC results – Navodaya Vidyalaya Bhusawal secures third rank in Pune division:
The Central board of secondary education class XII results were announced yesterday. Javahar Navoday Vidyalaya Bhusawal continued its excellence trend and secured third rank in Pune division. School had 42 students appearing in the exam and out of this 20 have achieved special grade. It’s student Manoj Patil scored 92.8% (464 out of 500) and has topped in the school followed by Karishma Mahajan scoring 451 (90.2%), Nandkumar Patil scoring 447 marks (89.4%) and securing second and third rank respectively.

  • Western Indian football association – Khandesh’s Mohammed Abid (Jalgaon) and Rais Kazi (Dhule) in executive board

23rd May:
Dhule – Malkapur highway works likely to initiate in next 2 years:

Maharashtra State government has estimated initiating of Dhule – Jalgaon – Amravati national highway#6 four lane works in upcoming 18 to 24 months span. The National highway authority of India has already initiated survey works for the same and the same would do this four lane works.
Meanwhile National Highway#6 department has cancelled extension of Nashirabad toll tax point. The private party having built Railways overhead bridge had 10 years span for build, operate and transfer and this has ended.

District level swimming competition:
District amateur swimming association and sports academy jointly conducted first district level sub-junior swimming competition ended in Jalgaon. Competition had under-10 and under-12 category competition in free style, 50 meters back stroke, 50 meters butterfly, 200 meters individual medley, 100 meters free style, butterfly for under-12 category.
Ketan Kale and Lubdha Narkhede won under-10 category along with Abhishek Jagdale and Kajal Suryawanshi in under-12. Amey Nagarkar and Jhanvi Somani won consolation prize in under-12.

  • Silver continues to witness speculations – dips by Rs. 8,000 in single day to reach Rs. 51,705 per kg in national markets
  • Administration sets 50,745 hectares target for Kharip in Yaval Tahsil
  • Akkalkot Swami Samarth Palakhi arrives in Pachora today
  • Saint Sakharam Maharaj festivity evokes huge rush of devotees at Amalner
  • Heavy winds flow troubles banana and Papaya standing crops at Nandurbar

22nd May:
Corporation and Railways tussle on land development in city:

Jalgaon city municipal corporation and railways are once again on hand to hand state with Railway’s newly announced stand of not allowing any development in 30 meters zones of railway lines crossing in Jalgaon city. Railway has forwarded this request immediate implementation to State government wherein Corporation has registered its protest to this decision marking it as anti-development for Jalgaon.
Jalgaon city has around 9kms railway line crossings and most of land nearby these lines are vacant following the current state and railways no objection certificate requirements. Corporation has earlier sent its city development plan and development control regulations in year 2007 and 2009. This plan also mark need of allowing 24 meters and 30 meters (up to 8 floors) and extending roads from 6 meters wide to 9 meters wide. State has included railway’s request in this regulation and corporation’s opposition in this reference is yet to be heard.
Jalgaon city already has around 10kms of national highways crossing and the highway regulations have already blocked land in 40 and 75 meters area of the either side of road. However the regulation in the reference has clear guidelines and rules and Corporation demands same set of framework from railways. Having clarity on legal framework in the reference, aims to expand city beyond current periphery and holdings and aligned approaches with other governmental agencies have been key challenges for Corporation in earlier times and the same continues to be major block ahead as well.

Summer 2011 likely to remain at ease on drinking water front:
Jalgaon district’s harsh summer with intense heat strokes brings in drinking water woes every year. Jalgaon district’s major water supplying dam still have around 16.35% water storage and this factor has eased it’s drinking water woes amidst yet to come monsoon 2011. District’s major supplying Hatnur, Suki and Girana dam have ample water storage wherein Waghur dam supplies are being done through its reserved storage. Even though storage level beings lower than last year, soon to come monsoon is a ray of hope to ease this season’s woes.

Mango inflow eases banana demands:
Jalgaon district’s banana demand has dipped down considerably following heavy inflow of mango from northern India. As a result, mango demands have shot up considerably in markets and banana continues to go down. It has witnessed net fall of Rs. 550 per quintal in last 10 days.
Banana touched its peak in May first week and reached its high of Rs. 1,300 per quintal and is currently sold at Rs. 600 with Rs. 20 difference factor.

Social forestry department plans for boosting cultivation:
State social forestry department has announced change of its attire from being actual cultivator to a guidelines agency and boost village Panchayat levels to do more and more forestry and plantation cultivation. District unit of the organisation has 10 cultivation officers and 21 assistants.
Department has announced its ambitious target of 12.72 Lakh tree plantation under Maharashtra rural employment guarantee programme through 465 village Panchayat in district. This includes 5.29 Lakhs plants to be bought by Panchayat themselves, 2.43 Lakhs from department and the department would buy rest from private nurseries. It would saw bushes on either side of 30kms roads as well. Implementing the strategy with utmost transparency and maintaining cultivation to nurtured state is most critical challenge for the department amidst intense heat and no post execution plans.

  • GDCA co-operative audit examination on 28, 29 and 30th May
  • Corporation extends house taxes 7% discounted payments until 31st May
  • Job fair evokes fabulous response of unemployed youths
  • Corporation reissues tender for Escorts fees collection – targets 95.17 lakhs annual collection through private tendering

21st May:
Dhule gets nation’s biggest solar energy project:

Maharashtra State cabinet yesterday approved Dhule district based Mauje Shivaji Nagar in Sakri Taluka village for setting up new 150MW mega solar energy generation project. The project is estimated at 1,987 Crores and would be first of its kind in India after Gujarat’s earlier announcement of such kind of project. State would have capital investment of 397.40 Crores in this project. This unit will have 125+25MW two units and will receive rest funding from German company through Indo-German MOU on this reference.

Corporation ward#61 by-election in June:
Jalgaon district administration today announced by-election voting for ward#61 on 26th June and has enforced election code of conduct in the city. It would publish formal electoral roll tomorrow and finalised listing on 30th May. Nomination filling is from 31st may until 07th June followed by scrutiny on 08th June, 13th June as last day of withdrawal, election symbols distribution on 14th and final listing on 15th June. Votes would be counted on 26th June itself one hour after completion of the process.

  • Raver Taluka’s 10 villages by-election – ward structure and reservation announced
  • JMTU to flag off soon – new tenderer floats driver recruitment
  • Two dies of heat stroke in Dahigaon (Yaval)
  • Corporation drinking water supplies to delay and with slow pressure on Sunday following repair works

20th May:
Centre approves Dhule – Aurangabad four lane highway:

Central Government has approved Dhule to Aurangabad based 154kms highway four lane work via Chalisgaon. Administration would soon initiate land acquisition process for land acquisition in 136 villages in the route which includes 40 villages from Chalisgaon Taluka. This four lane highway introduction would boost region’s overall transportation and enhance business.
Centre is also in process of finalising Amravati – Jalgaon – Dhule – Navapur highway four lane works and it is expected to be notified soon. The Dhule – Aurangabad four lane Project is expected to cost 400 Crores and two to three year work phase.

Corporation boosts tender process for roads development and repairs:
Jalgaon city municipal corporation having provision of 25 Crores for roads development, resurfacing and repairs has expedited 12 Crores in just 2 months. It has now floated tenders for 9 Crore works and would complete it before monsoon arrival. Jalgaon city has 68.4 square kms roads in periphery and this largely includes newly built residential areas and all earlier old colonies roads are also in troublesome conditions. Corporation’s biggest challenges here are getting excellent quality of roads with good durability, speedy completion of work with major traffic zones work during night times to avoid traffic woes.

  • District gets Rs. 74 Crores for Education for All drive

19th May:
Mega employment fair on Saturday at Nutan Maratha College campus:

Jain friend’s group organised mega employment fair is being conducted on Saturday, 21st May at Nutan Maratha College campus from 10am until 5pm. The free for all fair cum meet aims at promoting Khandesh’s skill and availing them ready to get job platform by bringing companies/ industries and entrepreneurs at one place. It would have various field companies, organisations and industries and organisers have urged unemployed youth to visit and get benefited from this. Employer may contact 0257-2226681/82/83 for registration of their stall for presentation thereof.

Dhamma council at Dharangaon:
The Lord Buddha peace world trust is organising two days Dhamma council meet at Dharangaon from 21st May. The trust aims at setting up 215 feet high Lord Gautam Buddha idol and this work inauguration is being done through this meet. It would have various activities on the day including flag hoisting at 7am, procession in city, meet inauguration at 1pm until 9pm on first day followed by worshipping on second day and guidance lectures from speakers to end the meet.

  • B.T. Cotton seeds supply co-ordination meeting – administration assures of two stage delivery of seeds
  • Mercury sizzles ahead – humid and cloudy climatic conditions troubles further
  • MITCON self-employment training programme on leather bag manufacturing process at Bodwad from 25/5 to 24/6
  • Seminar on VAT by ICAI Jalgaon branch on Saturday, 21st May at M.J. College

18th May:
Demand for inclusion of Bhusawal, Raver and Yaval in ‘Hariyali’ project:

Jalgaon district has raised its demand of inclusion of Bhusawal, Raver and Yaval Taluka in central government run ‘Hariyali’ project aimed at conserving natural resources witnessing global warming. District’s Chalisgaon, Jamner and Pachora have been included in the project. Bhusawal in spite of having thermal power station, Raver having highest temperature in region since last few years has witnessed sharp decline in water levels are not in the project. Both Raver and Yaval have been marked as dark zones since last many years following excessive use of natural resources and sharp decline in water levels. There is a strong need of immediate attention to include these Tahsil in the project to have natural resources focussed conservation plan and executions.

District review meeting on fertilisers and seeds today:
Jalgaon district administration is conducting review meeting for Kharip season seeds and pesticides/ fertilisers distribution today. District has demand of around 25 Lakh BT cotton seeds has received mere 6Lakh packets and this could stretch the distribution system. District agricultural department is conducting distributors and farmers’ co-ordination Meet today on this reference to address the aspect. Meet would have participation of State quality control department authority, ZP agricultural authority and block officers.

Jalgaon defeats Ranjane in MCA under-16 cricket competition:
Jalgaon boys continued their dominating plays in under-16 MCA invited cricket competition defeating Ranjane team by 45 runs and one inning yesterday. Jalgaon’s Rohit Patel scored 92 runs and also took 9 wickets marking exceptional play. Jalgaon bowled out Ranjane on 77 runs in 28 over and in response scored 332 runs in reply with Sanket Sharma scoring 81 runs along with Rohit Patel 92 runs. Jalgaon again bowled out Ranjane team on 210 runs.

Raver’s Jayesh Baviskar wins bronze in national taekwondo competition:
Raver based Jayesh Prabhakar Baviskar has scored third rank in inter-school national taekwondo competition conducted at Andheri in Mumbai in 54kg category.

  • State announces additional load shedding of 5hours in region following lowered electricity generation at various centres
  • ZP receives Rs. 4.39 Crores for free school uniform or below poverty school students in district

17th May:
Buddha Jayanti greetings from Team EJalgaon.com

Raining and snowing in Pal:
Jalgaon district’s earlier famous hilly station location Pal yesterday witnessed raining along with snowing for around 30 minutes. Neighbouring Soygaon also had raining. Authorities have reported 11.5mm rainfall. Jalgaon city climate remained cloudy and humid throughout the day raising heat and discomfort levels. Bhusawal remained on top yesterday with 44.5 degrees temperature recorded.

Jalgaon’s Anjali Patil qualifies for International volleyball referee exam:
Jalgaon based Shiv Chhatrapati award honoured national volleyball referee Anjali Bhausaheb Patil has qualified for international volleyball referee exam to be conducted at Bangkok from 20th until 26th May. She is amongst only two Indian ladies having qualified for this exam.

  • Jalgaon People’s Bank election – Ruling members get unopposed majority
  • Corporation escorts fee tender – witnesses tussle in two parties over filling, process completed
  • District level cricket competition – Jain Sports academy wins, R.N. sports runner up
  • Meteorological department predicts raining in State in 48 hours – climate humid and cloudy

16th May:
Mercury rises back to 44 degrees:

After a week of relief on the temperature front, region is again in grip of heat waves. Mercury has risen back to 44 degrees yesterday. Climate is humid and is causing sweating to larger extent. Temperature has risen by 4 degrees in last 2 days.

CCI procures 1Lakh quintal Cotton in season:
The central government controlled rate buying offered by CCI at 4 centres in district has procured around 1Lakh quintal cotton in this season amidst private buyers competition. Centres at Erandol, Bodwad, Pahur and Shendurni offered Rs. 5,500 to 6,000 per quintal rate depending on quality. The State government co-operative marketing federation however failed to attract farmers and did not get any response.

  • Jalgaon People’s Bank election – 37% voting recorded, counting and result today
  • Farmer’s Conference on cotton management at Mhsavad
  • Jhipru Anna annual day festivity begins tomorrow
  • District administration issues alert for disaster and flooding control during monsoon ahead, to conduct review meeting shortly
  • FYJC result on 18th May
  • Nandurbar district gets 10.30 Crores fund for solar street lights in its 200 villages

15th May:
Chopda sugar factory earns 4.50 Crores from electricity as by-product:

Chopda farmer’s co-operative sugar factory has processed 264,838 metric tonnes of sugarcane in this season in 180 days and has generated 21.59 Lakh electricity units as by-product thereby availing hefty earning apart from regular yield. Factory has announced availing sugar at concessional rate of Rs. 15 per kg to its members.
Factory has produced 259,320 quintals of sugar along with 835 quintal yellow sugar and has availed Rs. 1,200 per quintal rate for sugarcane with 9.78% yield.

Jalgaon People’s Bank board election – voting today:
Jalgaon People’s Co-operative Bank limited board of directors election voting is being conducted today at 3 locations namely Jalgaon, Aurangabad and Pune. Bank has 13,260 shareholders and has observed unopposed election of 5 members. Voting is from 8am until 4pm and is for 9 seats in open category with 10 candidates in fray. The reserved category 1 seat has 3 candidates in fray.

  • Saint Sakharam Rath festivity in Amalner evokes huge rush of devotees
  • Fuel price rises by Rs. 5 for petrol and 3 for diesel – Petrol now at Rs. 68.23 per litre in Jalgaon

14th May:
Amalgaon based Asha Patil receives Florence Nightingale award:

Jalgaon district for the second consecutive year has been nominated for the prestigious national level Florence Nightingale award for outstanding services in the nursing field. Amalgaon (Amalner) based health sub-centre nurse Asha Ramdas Patil amongst 35 nurses from whole nation received this award yesterday in a ceremony by hands of Her Excellency Pratibhatai Patil at Delhi. She follows Raver Taluka based Kalpana Nagare receiving this award in last year. The Tasmanian Nurses organisation promoted Florence Nightingale award honours personnel in the field promoting nursing education, research and promotion of nursing.

District civil hospital to get new building with 100 beds:
Jalgaon district civil hospital has received in principal approval and allocation of 3.43 Crores from State government for construction of new 100 beds building at its earlier building having caught fire and getting damaged. The 100 beds construction, repairs and renovation works estimated at 4.58 Crores has received 3.43 Crores State grant and has now gone to state deputy directorate of government building architectures for final approval.
Hospital currently has 350 beds and is always short of beds for admitting patients. Addition of new 100 beds G+2 building having CS office, medical store and parking would benefit patients. It would also have 10 beds NICU for intensive care of new born babies along with 60 reserved beds for women, 30 for children and will have lift to facilitate. Hospital administration has also sent proposal for recruitment of 100 new staff members to take care in this section.

JDCC bank to offer crop loan through its own capital:
Jalgaon district’s apex co-operative bank, JDCC Bank in its board meeting yesterday announced its plan of offering crop loans through its own capital rather being dependent and taking external agency credits. Bank has received hefty rise of 185 Crores in deposits this year and its net profit has risen by 45 Crores. Bank has touched 2,137.62 Crores deposits and its share capital at 101.46 Crores as of financial year 2010-11 end. It’s NPA has reduced from 48% to 21% and this may go down further with actual cash arrival after completion of Vasant Sugar factory sales transaction. RBI has earlier on 11/1/2011 issued notice of action on bank followed risen NPA, but this reduction would significantly ease its pressure and likely action thereof.

Jalgaon defeats Latur by 10 wickets in cricket:
Jalgaon boys made dominating play yesterday in MCA organised league competition made a clear won over of 10 wickets in under-15 category. Jalgaon bated first and scored 315 runs with Rohit Patel scoring valuable 93 along with Sanket Sharma scoring 68, Mehul Dube with 37 and Akshay Patil with 27 runs. Jalgaon bowled out Latur on 121 runs with Gulshan Rajpal taking 6 wickets along with Rushabh Patil with 3 and Satyawan Jadhav taking one wicket. Jalgaon availed follow on to Latur and again bowled out them on 202 runs with Rushabh taking 4, Parimal with 3 and Gulshan, Rohit and Satyavan each taking one wicket. Jalgaon scored its 8 runs target without any loss of wicket and won the match.

  • District science exhibition second round begins at Khiroda
  • Sakharam Maharaj Rath festivity today at Amalner
  • Tennis Ball Cricket team selection in under-19 category today for State competition at Solapur
  • Corporation to implement Hawker’s zone from 17th May
  • Jalgaon People’s Bank voting on Sunday at 3 polling booths

13th May:
Silver marks biggest downfall of the day: Drops down by Rs. 8,500 per kg in a single day:

Silver marked its one of most turmoil moments in the decade with a single day transactional drop of more than Rs. 10,000 per kilogram. However it later gained stability and marked closure of Rs. 55,000 per kg with net fall of Rs. 8,500 per kg to last day. Gold also witnessed the heat and marked fall of Rs. 1,050 per 10gms closing at Rs. 22,700. Since introduction of silver in commodity markets, the precious metal’s segment is witnessing drastic ups and down.

Corporation general body meeting today to discuss State suspension of housing project work order:
Jalgaon city municipal Corporation general body is meeting today to discuss State’s recent decision of suspending general body approved cancellation of work order of tenderer of housing project on grounds of financial losses to corporation. Body would discuss this and its implications along with new housing project aspects.

Saint Sakharam Maharaj festivity begins today at Amalner:
Saint Sakhram Maharaj festivity is beginning today at Amalner with arrival of Dindi. 16th May is the main day for the eve and ends on 19th May. Festivity evokes various religious activities and enchanting.

NMU languages department receives Rs. 6 Lakhs grant:
North Maharashtra University languages department has received State literary and cultural organisation Mumbai golden jubilee celebration based 6.25 Lakhs special grant for study and research on spoken languages in the region. This includes Khandesh region’s Ahirani, Leva Patidar, Konkani and Mavchi spoken languages for research and study. NMU is amongst only 4 universities in State to receive this grant.

  • Shirpur textile park work begins – project estimated at 100 Crores at Dahigaon Shivar
  • Mahatma Gandhi dispute free village drive – District’s 33 villages to receive 58 Lakhs rewards tomorrow, includes Raver Taluka on top with 21 Lakhs
  • Kavpimpri (Amalner) native Mokshada Patil secures 237th rank in UPSC
  • State reshuffles its own decision – announces revised rates of Rs. 850 and Rs. 950 respectively for BT Cotton seed for the coming season
  • JDCC Bank crop loans collection enhances to 65%

12th May:
Jalgaon’s Doctors shine in UPSC exam:

Union Public Services Commission exam result was announced yesterday and this result has marked phenomenal victory for whole district and Khandesh region. This year’s result has Jalgaon district’s 4 candidates marking exceptional scores. This includes Bhusawal based Dr. Abhijit Chaudhari getting 72nd rank for IAS exam and having already cleared IPS exam in last year. Mathgavhan (Amalner) native Dr. Bhushan Patil, Vadgaon Swami (Pachora) based Padmasingh Pradeepsingh patil having secured rank#756 in his second attempt along with Dr. Dipak Salunkhe having secured second consecutive success in IPS exam this year. These successful candidates companies one each from Dhule and Nandurbar districts namely Harshit Bari and Gajendra Hire from respective district.

District sports person receives additional marks in SSC and HSC:
Jalgaon district sports authority has received State sports and youth directorate sent updated marks list of SSC and HSC based sports persons. This includes state level participating softball, teniquiet and Karate. Authority has urged district associations for these games to send their recommendation letter along with students list having participated on State and District levels along with their schools for referencing in year ahead.

  • Jain sports academy wins in Eklavya home league football competition
  • Yaval Taluka receives Rs. 32 Lakhs fund for backward rehabilitation programme for the year
  • MHT-CET exam today at 28 centres in district
  • JDCC Bank board meeting on 13th May to review RBI action on MSC Bank and its references
  • Indian National Congress review meeting on ZP, Panchayat and council elections today

11th May:
Khandesh included in Maharashtra Agricultural competence development programme:

Khandesh region’s all 3 districts Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar have been included in Maharashtra State drive MACP – Maharashtra agricultural competence development programme in financial support from world bank. The project aims at empowering farmers and producers in setting up infrastructural facilities, direct selling platforms, and empowering associations. The 6 years span project has three steps implementation and has 25% contribution from beneficiary, 7% from State and rest from Bank and has total budget of 708.20 Crores for whole State.

MHT-CET exam tomorrow:
State jointly conducted medical, pharmacy and engineering entrance exam for academic year 2011-12 is being conducted on Thursday, 12th May. There are total 49 centres in Khandesh for this exam which includes 28 at Jalgaon, 12 at Dhule and 9 at Nandurbar. There are 9,826 candidates appearing from Jalgaon along with 6,404 from Dhule. Exam begins at 10am for first paper and has sufficient interval in between for rest papers.

Central and State scholarship, free ships review:
The Central and State government introduced E-Scholarship scheme availing direct transfer of funds to student bank accounts for various post matriculation scholarship and freeship has eased and facilitated students. State social welfare department transferred first instalment of this aid to respective student accounts.
Jalgaon district currently has 43,944 students eligible under scholarship and receives 36.47 Crores annual aid along with freeship to 13,138 students getting around 19 Crores annual benefits.

Under-16 league cricket competition – Jalgaon defeats Nandurbar:
Jalgaon boys defeated Nandurbar yesterday in Under-16 MCA organised cricket competition at Dhule. Jalgaon made a dominating victory on Nandurbar by 155 runs. Jalgaon scored 188 runs in first inning with Sanket Sharma scoring 52 along with Shivprasad Purohit scoring valuable 36. In response it bowled out Nandurbar on 130 runs. In second inning, Jalgaon scored 190 runs and bowled out Nandurbar on 93 runs.

  • Summer heat woes – Khandesh’s two more dies – one each at Chinchkheda (Chalisgaon), Dhule city
  • Administration to get special release of Girana dam water by 25th May to ease drinking water woes
  • DIC Jalgaon conducted 30 days entrepreneurship development training programme at Bodwad from 15th May
  • North Maharashtra University new VC selection – University plans to float advertisement for the post

10th May:
Jhipru Anna festivity from 17th May:

Nashirabad’s rural deity and region’s beloved Jhipru Anna Maharaj 62nd annual day event is being observed from 17th May at Nashirabad. The 10days event will have various religious activities including musical Bhagwat story enchanting, Abhishek and worshipping. The temple has recently received pilgrimage place state from district administration. The 26th May, mega day events include Palakhi from 8am from temple followed by festivity and various activities and Prasadam.

Rain showering in Jalgaon city:
Jalgaon city witnessed sudden rain showering yesterday evening continued for around 15minutes. District’s Manmodi (Tal: Bodwad) had minor snowing wherein rest areas had minor showering. Raining eased climate and temperature in evening but later caused humidity.

Corporation ward#61 bye-election:
Corporation administration has announced its draft electoral roll for Ward#61 bye-election. The final roll would be published on 21st May followed by final printed list on 30th May and then election process. This seat got vacated following death of existing elected member.

Dispute free villages drive – Jalgaon’s 119 villages participate:
Jalgaon district’s 119 villages have made their participation for year 2010-11 dispute free village drive conducted by State. The State level evaluation committee would begin its reviewing from 19th May. The Mahatma Gandhi dispute free village drive aims at spreading communal harmony and interactive aligned working on rural platforms.

State Kho-Kho - Jalgaon wins on Hingoli:
Jalgaon boys marked exciting victory on Hingoli boys in on-going State Kho-Kho competition at Nashik on its second day. Jalgaon secured its victory by hairline margin of 1point and just 3.30 minutes to go. Jalgaon player Amol Ajkine defending for his team took out 7 players of the opponent making way for victory. In other matches Parbhani defeated Nandurbar and Dhule won on Nanded.

  • State continues same pricing for B.T. cotton seeds as that of last year – to avail at Rs. 650 and Rs. 750 per packet
  • District administration review meeting on water shortages today – to have parent minister, State head of opposition ministers along with officials
  • District to get 87 Crores under national drinking water mission – to benefit 237 existing and 381 new projects for drinking water facilitation
  • MPSC exam time table rescheduled – refer MPSC website for details

09th May:
Raining and snowing in Nandurbar district:

Nandurbar district witnessed sudden raining along with snowing in few areas. This raining led to sudden troubles for farmers. Both Jalgaon and Dhule districts witnessed humid climate whole day yesterday followed by wind flow in evening beginning at 4pm. Jalgaon district’s Dahigaon (Yaval) also witnessed sudden rain showering yesterday.

Dr. Prabhakar Chaudhari receives literary award:
All India Marathi children literary organisation Pune has nominated Jalgaon based Dr. Prabhakar Shravan Chaudhari wrote ‘राजाच्या झकास गॊष्टी’ for year 2009 literary awards. He accompanies Maya Dhuppad having received award for the same year in same children category.

  • District level Science Exhibition in Khiroda begins today
  • District agricultural department and ZP conducted grains and food festival evokes good rush – to continue till 10th May
  • State Kho-Kho competition at Nashik – Nashik, Sangli, Dhule and Nagar mark inaugural day victory

08th May:
State suspends Corporation’s meeting resolution for housing scheme:

Maharashtra State urban development ministry has suspended Jalgaon city municipal corporation general body general body resolution dated 19th January 2011 having unanimous resolution to cancel Corporation housing scheme earlier tenderer work order marked as cancelled. State wide its order dated 25th March has conveyed this to Corporation and administration has planned putting up this in general body meeting on 13th May.
The ministry has marked this decision to be harmful on corporation’s financial health as it did not considered interest aspect on advances paid since 1999 and tenderer also did not reviewed the losses and theft in the project. Earlier commissioner posted police case proceedings and hearing is still in process and Corporation making decision amidst the case hearing was another legal trouble.

Grains and food festival at G. S. Ground:
District agricultural department and ZP jointly conducted two days grains and food festival is beginning today at G.S. ground. The project aimed to avail direct selling platform to farmers and producers has 60 stalls with current season produces like wheat, Jwar, corn, Bazra, turmeric and various fruits as well. Dharangaon’s soft tendering Lady Finger vegetable and Erandol’s juicy lemons would also be a part of the eve. The event remains open from 10am until 9pm and is free for all.

Khandesh BT cotton seeds turnover to cross 325 Crores this season:
Khandesh region has reported net rise of around 12% in this Kharip season. Jalgaon district cultivation is expected to rise and reach to 585,000 hectares wherein Dhule and Nandurbar combined together would touch 300,000 hectares. This would in all require around 37 Lakh BT cotton seeds packets taking cotton alone turnover to 325 Crores. District has various brands of single and double BT seeds and witnesses large number of farmers moving towards cotton as cash rich crop.

  • Flute and Tabla combined play at Chalisgaon today
  • Corporation ward committee meeting – pressures on road works, to meet every month on 10th May for review
  • Erandol Taluka wrestling competition – Abdul Gani wins
  • District Leaders demand declaring temperature rise as natural calamity – death toll rises to 8
  • Jalgaon’s Sunil Wagh selected as Referee in State Kho-Kho competition at Nashik

07th May:
Akshay Trutiya festivity celebrated in region – jewellery shows witnesses huge rush


Silver dips down further – reaches Rs. 57,000 per kg level:
The silver shining having amazed everyone in the last month is now dipping gradually to the lower side. Silver went down and has touched Rs. 57,500 per kg yesterday in retail markets. It earlier touched at Rs. 77,000 on peak side and witnessed strong buying with investment perspective.

  • Ajanta film society to present Oscar rated Children of Heaven Irani children movie in Jalgaon on Sunday, 08th May at Jain Hills
  • Lord Parshuram Jayanti celebrated in region
  • M. J. College conducted Art of Acting workshop on 09th May

06th May:
‘बारागाड्या’ festivity in Pimprala, Mehrun and Mamurabad today:

Akshay Trutiya based religious celebration of ‘बारागाड्या’ is being observed today at Pimprala, Mamurabad and Mehrun areas. The festivity begins by evening 5pm and includes various religious enchanting on the eve.

Jalgaon’s Mayuri Badgujar tops in State Maths exam:
Jalgaon city based Raosaheb Rupchand School student Mayuri Hemraj Badgujar has topped throughout State in Tilak Maharashtra University Pune conducted Mathematics exam by scoring 100 out of 100 marks. School has registered 88.23% result in the exam with its 75 out of 85 students passing in the exam.

North Maharashtra University gets new NAAC score of 2.88points:
North Maharashtra University Jalgaon has received revised NAAC score of 2.88 points on basis of its wider syllabus covered, latest equipment based laboratories, buildings and experienced faculty members. University completed its 20 years on 15th August last year. The NAAC pattern offer cumulative grade point average (CGPA) and has A grade for 3.01 to 4 points score, grade B for 2.01 to 3.00 points and grade C for 1.51 to 2.00 points. NMU is just few points away from Pune University having scored 3.10 points.

  • Lord Vimalnath idol consecration ceremony at Balsana (Sakri) on Monday, 09th May
  • State announce FYJC admission on Best of Five pattern for academic year 2011-12
  • District grains festival from 08th May – evokes attraction of region’s food and eating styles
  • Yoga Guru Ramdev Baba on Khandesh tour from Saturday
  • Khandesh Drama festivity ends in Bhusawal – evokes fabulous participation and response
  • State carom competition begins today in Jalgaon at district sports complex
  • Under-19 league cricket competition – Jalgaon to play versus Cadens Pune at Deccan Gymkhana ground in Pune
  • People’s Bank Elections – 11 polling booth for 13,260 voters, poll on 15th May

05th May:
NMU receives 31 new colleges affiliation proposal:

North Maharashtra University Jalgaon has received 56 new proposals for affiliation for various courses for upcoming academic year 2011-12 from Khandesh region. Out of these proposals, it has confirmed 31 Colleges affiliation and has sent to State higher and technical education directorate for final nod.
This includes new 24 arts, commerce and Science Colleges, 3 engineering colleges, 1 hotel and hospitality management institute, 1 management institute, 2 B. Ed. For hearing impaired. The rest 25 proposals have been disqualified on grounds of State G.R. of not allowing colleges on grounds of infrastructural facilities like owned/leased building, student facilities and other reasons. This year admission season is again likely to witness tough time for students with around 42,000 seats available to estimated 57,000 inflow of students for FYJC.

Jalgaon’s poetess Maya Dhuppad honoured with literary award:
Pune based All India Marathi children literary trust has announced its year 2009 year literary award to Jalgaon based poetess Maya Dhuppad for her children poem collection ‘पावसाची राणी’. This is third award to this collection. She would receive this award in a ceremony at Pune on 09th May.

District’s banana shipment reduces in this year:
Jalgaon district’s banana producers have tough time this year fighting with various natural and sudden calamities badly hampering their yields. District’s banana major zone Raver has not sent any railway wagon to northern India in last 5 months. This is first such major gap in last decade and producers still feel a month time to send next shipment.
District annual sends around 125 racks every year comprising of 84 wagons. This year has been pretty challenging following fungal infections, risen temperature and load shedding. Authorities have estimated around 4,000 hectares reduction in banana cultivation area.

  • Yoga Guru Ramdev Babab conducted free Yoga training camp on Monday, 09th May at Police parade ground
  • State Eligibility Test – Khandesh’s 11 candidates out of 3,200 succeeds, NMU result at mere 0.3%
  • District level science exhibition from 09th until 17th May

04th May:
Temperature soars to 47 degrees at Bhusawal:

Jalgaon district’s peak summer time has arrived and mercury is rising with every day ahead. It jumped to season’s highest of 47 degrees yesterday at Bhusawal, a net jump of 2 degrees from 45 degrees on the previous day. Sudden increase has caused discomforting intense strokes during noon to late night times. Until now 8 have been killed following summer heat stroke in the region.

Dam water storage review:
Rising temperature and vaporisation is leading to sharp decrease in region’s most of dam. Until now Waghur, Bahula and Bhokarbari dam have turned to zero levels and these Dam are availing water from lowest reserved levels. Region’s major dam, Girana dam has 19% storage as of now wherein Hatnur has 38%, Suki has 60% storage. Current status of water storage is likely to cause slight water shortage in region’s few areas.

Madhya Pradesh wins national karate competition:
District amateur karate association and its national counterpart jointly conducted 7th national karate competition ended yesterday in Jalgaon. The Madhya Pradesh team won the event with 14 gold followed by Punjab securing 11 gold medals, Gujarat with 8 and host Maharashtra team winning 13 medals. State being host was offered third rank rather second in spite medal count.

  • Region gears up for Akshay Trutiya Festivity
  • State publishes FYJC Class online admission process details for upcoming year
  • NMU adult and continued education department conducted MPSC training workshop in Jalgaon
  • District rated carom competition begins in Jalgaon
  • Erandol sports complex land works inaugurated – 5.81 hectares land works at estimated cost of 1.18 Crores begin
  • Eklavya football competition begins in Jalgaon with home league qualifiers

03rd May:
Silver drops down below Rs. 70,000:

After marking shining and rising trend in the whole April, silver has witnessed sharp decline in prices in last two days. It has gone down to Rs. 68,500 per kg level to that of Rs. 77,000 per kg as seen in April. Silver recorded single drop of Rs. 4,000 per kg wherein gold recorded fall of Rs. 200 per 10gms yesterday. Sudden drop has raised caution in newly begun investor lobby seeing silver as short term capital gain instrument.

Bhusawal thermal power station normalises electricity generation:
The DeepNagar based Bhusawal thermal power station yesterday normalised its 210mw generating unit#3 and is still working on unit#2 process normalisation and expects to complete this by tonight. As a result of non-functioning of this unit, State recorded 420mw electricity shortages and caused huge load shedding, sudden electricity cuts in whole of district in last 3 days.

Saint Sakharam Maharaj festivity from Friday:
Amalner based Shree Sakharam Maharaj temple trust is organising 6 days annual Sakharam Maharaj festivity at Amalner. The festivity begins with flagging and religious enchanting on eve of Akshay Trutiya followed by arrival of Pandharpur begin Dindi arrival on 13th, Rath festivity on 14th May, Maharaj annual day (the main day) on 16th May, Palakhi festivity on 18th May and enchanting on 19th May to end up the procession.

National Karate competition – Jalgaon wins two gold:
District sports complex begun national karate competition yesterday witnessed State team dominating its play in under-17 category. Jalgaon based Om Tapkire in under-10 and Himani Patil in Under-14 category won gold medals. Other district players also won award in various category.

  • Mercury boiling effect – Bhusawal at 46, Jalgaon 42.2, Pal/Raver – 45 degrees
  • District Police raises alert level to highest following Laden killed in encounter
  • Khandesh Drama festival begins today at Bhusawal – three days event to have various plays and performances
  • Prashant Academy conducted Leather ball cricket competition from 08th May at Sane Guruji ground on Mahabal

02nd May:
Amalner student secures 8th rank in State class vii scholarship exam:

State board announced results for class vii secondary scholarship exam yesterday. Girls have topped both rural and urban areas. Amalner based G.S. secondary school student Amit Shende has secured 8th rank in State by scoring 272 out of 300 marks. Dhule’s Shubham Behere follows him with 270 out of 300 marks and securing 9th rank.
State merit list consist of Bhagirath student Shivani Chaudhari having 268 marks, R.R. School student Nikita Yadnik having 266marks, St. Joseph student Ramkrishna Chaudhari with 264 marks and Sanket Chaudhari with 262 marks.

District level school bus safety committee established:

Maharashtra State motor transport School buses regulation act 2011 has mandated separate license for school buses and has also initiated district level committee for regularising the same. The act enables school level transport committee with School Principal as head of the committee, one member from parent teacher union, local police inspector, local motor vehicle inspector, education inspector, bus contractor representative and local constituency representative.
It also mandates having buses having age less than 15 years, yellow colour and School bus marked on both sides along with first aid box. It mandates having gents/ ladies assistant along with driver depending on bus to carry boys or girls. Jalgaon district level committee has been setup and Police SP as head, ZP CEO or their appointed representative, Corporation commissioner or appointed representative, State transport manager for city buses service, divisional controller for State road transport corporation, ZP educational officer and one Taluka each member. Implementing the desired regulation in student friendly manner is biggest challenge here and would involve equal exercising efforts from bureaucracy and school levels.

  • Heat stroke takes its 6th victim – Chinaval based banana trader dies of extensive heat
  • Jalgaon People’s co-operative bank elections – 5 selected unopposed, now 13 candidates in fray for 9 posts
  • State women football team moves for national competition – completes training camp in Jalgaon
  • District planning and development committee to have its own building – inaugurates works in Collectorate campus at estimated cost of Rs. 3.50 Crores
  • Mercury continue at its devastated state – records 47 degrees at Raver

01st May:
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Banana rates touches new high:
The Jalgaon district banana crossing all its earlier records touched new high of Rs. 1,200 per quintal following large demands and lower yields available. The newer and routine varieties have peak demand from northern India and this is raising its rates every day. The lowest variety having no preference anytime is also getting around Rs. 550 per quintal rate. Banana rates are on rising trend since March with lowering crop from fields following increasing heat and greater demands from various regions.

Intense heat mark harsh days in life in Jalgaon:
The summer time every year marks the most difficult eve for life in Jalgaon. Every year brings in new set of troubles on health front with increased heat strokes and lowered state of infrastructural facilities. This summer’s key advantage till now has been ability to cope with summer due to government’s controlled electricity load shedding. Mercury touched 46 degrees yesterday at Raver wherein Bhusawal had 45.5, Jalgaon – 43.9, Pal – 44.9 and Faizpur, Dhule with 43 degrees.

NMU to start two new courses from next academic year:
North Maharashtra University Jalgaon has announced open up of M.A. in Education Science and M. Tech in paint technology, food and fermentation. The management council met yesterday to review plans for next year.

District sports awards announced:
District sports authority has announced annual sports award for year 2010-11 and would distribute them today in a ceremony. This year best sportsperson award has been announced to Sayli Chitte in Kho-Kho, trainer award to Jayanshu Pol for Kho-Kho and sports guide Dilip Gavali for promoting rifle shooting.

  • Government schools books supplies – Jalgaon to get books worth Rs. 40 Lakhs for Marathi, Hindi and Urdu medium government granted schools, schools to open by 15th June
 

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