LBT tussle gets a winning revert:
Federation of associations of Maharashtra initiated tussle with State governance on LBT has won a partial note of success. State government yesterday approved few of its major demands that include extending LBT mandate from 3Lakhs to 5Lakhs, no book keeping required for local traders (only annual return to be submitted), separate entry of goods imported outside of city limits, no need of registering sales entries, sales tax department retired officials to be involved in investigations, shifting right to survey traders from Corporation level to State urban development secretariat. State also announced setting up of new committee comprising of traders, government officials and consumers and has also approved LBT calculations on purchase rates not on market rates. However traders’ ultimate demand of total removal of LBT tax levy hasn’t been honored and as a result Mumbai traders are still on strike.
Gold and silver dips further:
Gold dipped down during day to new low of Rs. 26,000 per 10gms wherein silver reached bottleneck of Rs. 43,000 per kg. Gold closed on 26,800 per 10gms wherein silver closed at Rs. 44,000 per kilogram yesterday in Jalgaon markets.
Government Engineering College Jalgaon selected in to be autonomous institutions list:
Central government human resources ministry has includes Maharashtra state’s three government engineering colleges namely Jalgaon, Karhad and Chandrapur Colleges under technical education quality improvement program funded by world bank. This drive will make institution autonomous and will lead to have its own industry focus curriculum and more programs and events to have student-centric approach.
- Saint Sakharam Maharaj Rath festivity in Amalner today
- Intense summer heat woes life – sizzled heat zeroes road traffic in peak afternoon
- Corporation elections ward structure and reservations draw likely in next week – to avail 50% reservation for women candidates
Mercury marks upward moves again:
Sizzling hot summer is gripping once again with mercury rising sharply in last few days. Bhusawal city yesterday recorded 45 degrees on scale marking unrest in routine life. Jalgaon city recorded 43.7 degrees maximum temperature. Neighboring Yaval recorded 48 degrees wherein Nepa Nagar in MP had 45 degrees.
Jalgaon city to get Waghur dam down scheme water from next week:
Jalgaon city Municipal Corporation area will receive Waghur dam down scheme water for drinking purposes from next week. Scheme was inaugurated and made public yesterday and took almost 6months time to complete. This scheme would avail 14MLD water for use. Corporation area is currently getting Waghur dam normal storage level water and it will sustain till next week. Jalgaon city is likely to get every fourth day supplies in June to have safer approach in water saving.
District Kharip crop review meeting:
Jalgaon district administration conducted Kharip crop preparations review meet yesterday. Meet had participation of district’s all public representatives and government officials involved. District has 7.78Lakh hectares under Kharip cultivation and this includes cotton as biggest crop with 4.65Lakh hectare land under cultivation followed by Jwar, Bazra, sweet corn with 1.61Lakh hectares, sugarcane with 1Lakh hectares cultivation and rest. District banks have availed 563 Crores crop loan by now.
- Gold continues downward trend – closes at Rs. 27,000 per 10gms
- Meeting on LBT today with State CM – likely to get announcements to resolve this
- District swimming team selection from today for State competition at Pune – includes under junior and sub-junior category matches
- Police recruitment drive – 461 candidates turn eligible
Jalgaon airport likely to witness commercial flights from June-end:
Pune based Silver jubilee travels officials visited Jalgaon airport yesterday as second review round of its planned commercial flights from Jalgaon. It has submitted proposal to AAI for starting up of smaller airplanes based services for Mumbai and Pune first and has shown readiness of operation from June-end. Jalgaon airport is ready since last year and awaits commercial operations to facilitate growth of entire Khandesh.
Chahardi based Vandana Badge wins 6.40Lakhs in Marathi Crorepati contest:
Chahardi (Chopda) based Vandana Badge has won 6.40Lakhs prize money in E-TV Marathi organised ‘कॊण हॊईल मराठी करॊडपती’ contest. She was selected via auditions at Aurangabad. Show host is Marathi Actor Sachin Khedekar and she gave 12 correct answers to win the prize money.
State EC announces removal of election cards not having photo identity:
Maharashtra State Election commission has announced removal of voters name from electoral roll having not taken photo identity based cards. District administrations has initiated special drives to collect photos of voters to avail photo identity based cards and has urged citizens not having photo identity on cards to visit nearest polling booth office. Special drive is from 21st to 24th May from 8am to 4pm at respective polling booth. It has also urged existing voters to verify their photo identity on State EC website.
NMU initiates digital paper delivery system:
North Maharashtra University Jalgaon examinations department has started online delivery of examination question papers to enhance secured conduct of exams. This year’s pilot experiment of digital delivery is applied on engineering and pharmacy exams and NMU examination department aims at introducing this delivery system for all of its exams conducted.
- State and traders tussle on LBT levy intense further – State yet to announce further policy
- NMU announces time table for second and third year graduation practical examination – please refer college for details
- Deep Nagar BTPS initiates 200MW electricity generation from fifth unit – to enhance generation up to 500MW
- MPSC exam today – Jalgaon district’s 9,456 aspirants to appear in the exam
- Paresh Badgujar wins gold in State air weapon shooting competition at Pune