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Maharashtra govt launches ‘Shiv Bhojan’ scheme

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Maharashtra government launched ‘Shiv Bhojan’ scheme. The scheme aims to provide a meal to the poor for just 10 rupees, on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day. Under the scheme, which has been launched on a pilot basis, thalis or lunch plates would be available to people at designated centres/ canteens during a stipulated time in all the districts.

The district guardian Minister Aslam Shaikh inaugurated the “Shiv Bhojan Thali” canteen at the civic-run Nair Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra. Under the pilot scheme, at least one ‘Shiv Bhojan’ canteen has been started at district headquarters.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Chief Minister (CM) of Maharashtra: Uddhav Bal Thackeray.
  • Governor of Maharashtra: Bhagat Singh Koshyari.
  • Capital of Maharashtra: Mumbai.
  • Deputy Chief Minister (DCM) of Maharashtra: Ajit Anantrao Pawar.


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