Mumbai seeing really a Good Signs of Improvement
A person need to do is log onto the RTO website—mahatranscom.in—for an interactive chat session with officers of RTOs from the city, they will answer questions and help solve people’s problems.’’ The scheme will eliminate the need for users to fix appointments with RTOs, thus saving them commuting time.
To filter genuine users, RTOs will maintain a log of users’ name, email ID and address.
Pay stamp duty at banks soon
After offering stamp duty vending services at post office branches, the Maharashtra state is now planning to start similar services at nationalised, cooperative and rural banks across the state.
A few years ago, in an attempt to boost the collection of stamp duty, the government had tied up with the department of posts, Maharashtra Circle.To make stamp duty collection easier, the government is planning to offer these services at most branches of nationalised, cooperative and rural banks.
Post offices currently offering this service in Mumbai include those at the Bombay Stock Exchange, Secretariat, Mantralaya, Andheri, Malad, Borivli (W), Chembur, Vashi, Thane (city) and Kalyan. The service is also offered at the main post offices in Akola, Aurangabad, Nagpur, Ratnagiri, Sangli and Kolhapur and Pune.
Face 5 years in jail for attacking public utility
The state government’s move to curb attacks on public property, institutions and officials has got a shot in the arm from the Centre. The UPA government has allowed Maharashtra to amend the IPC (Indian Penal Code) to enhance the jail term for such offences from the current two years to up to five years, besides a hefty fine.