Here is the Fifteenth edition of State of States from Satyameva Jayate. In this edition, we cover important state government related news, which are suppressed from making headlines by Media. This edition contains 2 important news, One is back of our Hockey drag flicker Jugraj Singh, but this time as a cop in Gurdaspur terror hit out and 1st Heart Transplant in Rajasthan state. So here are the updates
1) Maharashtra : Local body tax abolished for most traders in Maharashtra
Starting today, the Local Body Tax (LBT) has been abolished for most traders in 25 of the municipal corporations in Maharashtra, including those of Thane, Pune and Kalyan-Dombivali.
With this the ruling BJP has fulfilled one of its poll promises, that was instrumental in bringing it to power in the state.
2) Punjab : Hockey Player-Turned-Cop Took Part in Gurdaspur Anti-Terror Op
Star hockey player-turned -Punjab Police officer Jugraj Singh played an active role in the day-long operation against three terrorists in Gurdaspur district’s Dinanagar town on July 27.
Jugraj, 32, was among those Punjab police personnel who gunned down the heavily armed terrorists.
A former international hockey player who was once India’s penalty corner specialist, Jugraj is a deputy superintendent of police (DSP) and is posted in Amritsar district.
3) Karnataka : Another first for tech capital: Karnataka High Court may soon go digital
The committee for computerisation, led by Justice Ram Mohan Reddy and has other six judges as members, has favoured administration of justice as a paperless affair.As a pilot, the court seeks to start with two judges who are dealing with taxation, company affairs and revenue matters.
The TRS government is committed to help and encourage SMEs (small and medium enterprises) to compete with major IT companies, Rao said after inaugurating a Global Delivery Centre of Techwave Consulting Inc, a US-headquartered system integrator.
Andhra Pradesh government has sanctioned two lakh houses for the rural poor of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Other Backward Classes (OBC) communities, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu announced today.
Government will provide a subsidy of Rs 1.50 lakh for SCs and STs and Rs 1.10 lakh for OBCs for the houses, measuring 270 sq feet each, while the remaining amount will be paid by the beneficiaries, Naidu said while addressing TDP’s special executive committee meeting ..
A farmer has become the first person to receive a heart transplant in the state. The state has created a history of sorts by saving lives of four persons through one cadaver organ donation.
Two kidneys, liver and heart of a brain dead person were harvested and transplanted to four different people.
The Board has proposed to install Grid Connected Roof-top Solar PV system at its different installations and use the generated electricity for running them.
“A solar photovoltaic system is a power system designed to supply usable solar power by means of photovoltaics. It consists of a parallel arrangement of solar ..
“We have taken several steps to ensure the safety and security of senior citizens in the city. In all the police stations we have taken extra measures to ensure their security,” a senior Kolkata police official told PTI.