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Bollywood Theme Park to Boost Tourism in Maharashtra – Principal Secretary, Tourism, Govt of Maharashtra

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Speaking at the World Tourism day, the Principal Secretary, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Department, Government of Maharashtra, Mr Vijay Gautam in his key note address, informed of a Bollywood theme park being set up by Mahindra & Mahindra Group, which will give the much needed boost to the Mumbai tourism in particular and the state in general. He said since the declaration of the states’ Tourism policy in 2016, the state has attracted 6600/- crore worth of investments into tourism infrastructure and facilities. He said the state is endeavoring to add international flavor to the various tourism initiatives and the next big activity is being undertaken to promote and enhance facilities at the Elephanta. In a major step to put the state on global tourist map, he informed the world largest circus Cirque Du Soleil would be touring Mumbai in November – the first of its kind to ever visit India.

He said tourism has a great potential in generating employment with a multiplier effect. He said the digital transformation taking place is making it easy in “Do It Yourself” concept where the tourism has moved from destination to exponential tourism.

Earlier welcoming the Chief Guest, the Director General of IMC, Mr Ajit Mangrulkar, said the digital initiatives in the tourism and hospitality sector is making a paradigm shift in broad basing the activities and services of the sector. He said the increased usage of smart phones, internet and the launch of travel and hotel booking portals by specialized service providers is adding to the employment and to the country’s GDP. He said innovative products such as medical tourism, rural and culinary tourism will open new vistas of economic growth and development. Read more

Radio City amplifies the festive spirit with Ganeshotsav celebrations across Maharashtra and Karnataka

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Radio City, India’s leading radio network has always been at the forefront in celebrating festivals with the listeners, both at the local as well as national level. Every year, Radio City celebrates Ganeshotsav across Maharashtra and Karnataka with immense vigour and gusto. Aligning with the philosophy of ‘Rag Rag Mein Daude City’, this year to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi, Radio City has launched “City Cha Bappa” in Maharashtra and “RJ Ganesha” in Karnataka.

Through “City Cha Bappa”, Radio City’s RJs and team will be visiting over 100 societies in Maharashtra seeking Bappa’s blessings and engaging the residents with various games and contests. A 10 day-long activity “City Cha Bappa” will be celebrated across all 11 Radio City stations in Maharashtra. The studios will be shifted on-ground to provide the citizens with a glimpse of events taking place at their favorite pandals in Maharashtra. Read more

India News hosts ‘Manch Maharashtra’ and ‘Maharashtra Gaurav Awards’ in Mumbai

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Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra in conversation with Shri Deepak Chaurasia, Editor-in-Chief, India News and Shri Kartikeya Sharma, Founder & Promoter, iTV Network.

India News, known for its direct and unbiased brand of journalism, hosted Manch Maharashtra, an exclusive conclave, on Saturday, July 28th, 2018, to present a comprehensive overview of the state government under the leadership of Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri Devendra Fadnavis.

Shri Devendra Fadnavis was the chief guest at the elaborate event attended by political leaders, ministers from the state government, members from the opposition, bureaucrats, economists, leading journalists, corporates and esteemed members of the civil society. Read more

Maharashtra State Industries & Mining Minister Shri Subhash Desai announces special cluster, R&D centre & common sharing facility for plastics industry

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Shri Subhash Desai, Hon. Maharashtra State Minister for Industries & Mining lights the traditional lamp in the presence of Shri AK Basak, Chairman, PLEXCONCIL (R) and Shri Shyamal Mishra, Jt. Secretary, Union Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India (L) on the occasion of PLEXCONCIL honouring top exporters with awards for FY16 and FY17

The Plastics Export Promotion Council (PLEXCONCIL) honoured top exporters of plastics with Council Awards for the years FY16 (2015-16) and FY17 (2016-17) in the presence of Shri Subhash Desai, Hon. Maharashtra State Minister for Industries & Mining and Shri Shyamal Misra, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India held on July 21, 2018. India’s export of plastics posted a growth of 17.1% at USD 8.85 billion during the year 2017-18 as against USD 7.56 billion in 2016-17, registering a faster pace of growth than the overall merchandise export growth from India as per PLEXCONCIL. Read more

Premium Fitness Chain eyes Maharashtra Market, targets new age aspirations

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Maharashtra offers huge opportunity for the Indian Fitness Industry which is growing at over 16 % annually. In 2017, the expected value of the retail Fitness segment was Rs 7,000 crore. Premium fitness chain- Anytime Fitness is eyeing Maharashtra market and with expansion of its chain in Mumbai, it also plans to expand its presence in Pune and Nagpur soon.

These cities are witnessing opening of more new premium gyms/clubs by players. The state is catching up Pan India trends in terms of memberships, scope, revenue and overall health benefits accruing from the high quality compelling brand fitness clubs.

Like other metros, people of big cities in Maharashtra also aspire to be fit. However, Mumbai, being the city of dreams, offers huge potential for the fitness clubs to attract. They are exercising more and willing to spend money on compelling brands. The company has so far opened three gyms and more are planned to be added in the coming years’ in Mumbai. Anytime Fitness has chalked out a national expansion plan and is targeting Tier 1 & 2 cities.

“Indian Fitness Industry, currently at Rs 7,000 crore is progressively growing, offers huge opportunity for investment and profitable venture as the industry’s penetration to the market here is merely 1% now. With over 10 lakh people joining health clubs each year, Anytime Fitness India is all set to be a market leaders with its franchise business model is on 3-years unit growth strategies,” said Vikas Jain, Managing Director, Anytime Fitness India. Read more

Seawoods Grand Central Mall celebrates Maharashtra Diwas with a huge, eco-friendly Rangoli

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50ft by 50ft Eco friendly Rangoli at SGC

Seawoods Grand Central Mall, Navi Mumbai’s ultimate fashion destination, in true spirit of Maharashtra, celebrates Maharashtra Diwas with a 50 ft by 50 ft Sanskar Bharti Eco-friendly Rangoli. The entire Rangoli has been created by using bio-degradable and environment friendly colors.

The Rangoli is centered with a silhouette of Raigad Fort and depicts the folk dance and folk music of Maharashtra. The play of bright colors makes it look like a “Gaalicha” which means carpet in Marathi. Read more

Celebrate the taste of Maharashtra this Gudipadwa at Viviana Mall

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Taste the mouth watering delicacies from Kolhapur, Konkan, Varadi and Panchpakwan in the first ever open air Maharashtrian Food Festival

Exotic flavors that are bound to please the most demanding taste buds

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ET EDGE ANNOUNCES THE FIRST EDITION OF ‘MAHARASHTRA ACHIEVER​’S​ AWARDS 2018’ SUPPORTED BY FEMINA

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It was an evening to acknowledge and honour the outstanding accomplishments of high-achievers across sectors, at the first edition of ‘ET Edge Maharashtra Achievers’ Awards 2018’. Celebrating the luminaries across the field of Business, Cinema, Sports and much more, who have made Maharashtra proud, the awards ceremony was held at St. Regis, Mumbai. The noble initiative and a first of its kind of this stature, received support from Honorable Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Devendra Fadnavis and other political dignitaries such as Minister of Finance & Planning Sudhir Mungantiwar and Minister of Water Resources Girish Mahajan . The property was presented by Money Trade Coin Group, powered by Ajeenkya D.Y Patil University and supported by Femina – India’s largest women’s brand from Worldwide Media group. Read more

SACHIN GUPTA FEATURES THE FIRST FAMILY OF MAHARASHTRA IN THE MUSIC VIDEO

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India gets another River anthem in support of the ‘save river’ cause. The initiation of the same was witnessed during the Song & Video launch of this River anthem produced and supported by Leelaa (sachin gupta)and launched by T-series in Sofitel (BKC). The song is sung by the first lady Mrs. Amruta Fadnavis herself in collaboration with the talented singer Mr. Sonu Nigam.& for the first time feat Honable cheif minister shree Devendra Fadnavis was also a part of the cause and the Video as well. Among with them the Police officers & river marchers were also seen playing a part in the video. Read more

Sathaye College Sports teacher wins highest Maharashtra Sports Award in Powerlifting

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Miss Mohini Sawant accepting the award from Mr. Vinod Tawde Sathaye College Sports teacher wins highest Maharashtra Sports Award in Powerlifting

Sports and Youth Welfare Minister, Mr. Vinod Tawde, awarded the highest award in Maharashtra for sports, the Shiv Chhatrapati award, to Sathaye College Sports trainer, Miss Mohini Sawant, for the year 2015-2016. The awards were announced for 3 years starting from 2014-15 to 2016-17. Read more