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How To Search For A Registered Partnership Firm in Maharashtra

This article will guide you on looking up the details of a Registered Partnership Firm in Maharashtra. You can get the Partnership Registration Date, Partnership Deed, Names of Partners, Details of changes in the Partnership and also other details filed with the Registrar of Firms.

Can I do an online search of Partnership Firms Registered in Maharashtra?

Yes, you can do an online search of Registered Partnership Firms in Maharashtra, but the online search is not very accurate and does not cover all firms registered.

Online search of Partnership Firms in Maharashtra can be done at the website: https://rof.mahaonline.gov.in/

How do I search for the details of a Partnership Firm in Maharashtra?

You need to know the Name of the Firm along with the Registration Number or the Address of its Registered Office.

Registered Offices of the Registrar of Firms in Maharashtra:


Jurisdiction Office Address
Aurangabad, Jalna, Hingoli, Beed, Parbhani, Nanded, Osmanabad, Latur, Nashik, Dhule, Jalgaon, Nandurbar Assistant Registrar of Firm, Aurangabad Office No 101, Siddharth Arcade, Vedant Nagar , In front of M.T.D.C. Holiday Camp, Station Road, Aurangabad 431 005. Pho. No. 0240 2970498
Nagpur, Amravati, Buldhana, Akola, Washim, Yavatmal, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Gondiya, Bhandara, Wardha Assistant Registrar of Firms, Nagpur. 118, Old Sachivalay Building, Civil Lines, Nagpur-440 001. Ph. No. 0712-2530897
Pune,Satara,Sangli,Kolhapur,Solapur, Ahmednagar Assistant Registrar of Firms, Pune. Survey No. 47/30, Saraswati Parvati Bhavan, 2nd Floor, Behind Lokesh Hotel, Arnyeshwar Corner, Pune Satara Road, Pune-411 009. Ph. No. 020-24221898
Mumbai, Mumbai(Suburban),Thane,Ratnagiri, Raigad,Sindhudurga Registrar of firms, Maharashtra State, Mumbai. New Administrative Building, 6th Floor, Near Chetna College, Govt. Colony, Bandra (East), Mumbai- 400 051. Ph No. 022-26551149, 022-26559881

Form For Taking Inspection Of Details Of A Registered Partnership Firm

Form For Getting Certified Copies Of Documents Of A Registered Partnership Firm

Differences between section 9 and section 17 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

Section 9 Section 17
Interim measures by a Court Interim measures by the Arbitral Tribunal
Scope Exercise powers in certain matters of arbitration Exercise powers in the subject matter of the dispute only
Exclusion Cannot be excluded by the parties Can be excluded by an explicit clause in the Arbitration Agreement
Tribunal Formation Can operate even when an Arbitral Tribunal has not yet been formed or is not in existence at the time Can operate only when an Arbitral Tribunal is formed
When can it be invoked Any time before tribunal has been constituted unless there are exceptional cirucmstances (as per amendment) not during arbitration proceedings When arbitral proceedings are pending – not pre/post proceedings
Applicability Only when place of arbitration is within India Even when place of arbitration is not in India

Indian Postal Order and eIPO for RTI Application Fees

You can now pay RTI Fees through eIPO i.e. online, without having to purchase a physical IPO from the post office. See below for more.

What is an Indian Postal Order?

An Indian Postal Order is a useful way of sending and receiving small amounts of money from / to any corner of India.

The Indian Postal Order is especially useful in making payments for an application under the Right to Information Act, to make a payment to the Authority you are seeking information from.

An Indian Postal Order can be used only for making RTI payment to a Central Government Department. For State Government Departments, see their RTI Rules. Eg: In Maharashtra, Court Fee Stamps are accepted.

This article will help you understand how to purchase, fill and submit the Postal Order, along with your RTI Application.

Where is the Indian Postal Order available for purchase?

The IPO can be purchased from any Head or Sub-Post Office in India or any post office specially authorized for this purpose. This includes Army Post Offices.

You can also search for a post office through this link: http://www.indiapost.gov.in/Pin/

What are the denominations available for purchase?

The IPO is available in 6 denominations. You need to pay a commission amount on the IPO’s purchased by you.

  • Rs. 0.50
  • Re. 1
  • Rs. 2
  • Rs. 5
  • Rs. 7
  • Rs. 10
  • Rs. 20
  • Rs. 50
  • Rs. 100

Commission Rates:

  • upto Rs. 10 = Re. 1
  • upto Rs. 20 = Rs. 2
  • upto Rs. 30 = Rs. 3
  • upto Rs. 40 = Rs. 4
  • upto Rs. 50 = Rs. 5
  • upto Rs. 100 = Rs. 10
RTI Applicants must check the fee amount they need to pay. It is usually Rs. 10/- per application, but you must verify the latest applicable fees.

What details are to be written on the IPO?

You need to fill in:

  • Name of the Payee (person to whom the payment is to be made)
  • Office of Payment (Post Office which is most convenient to the Payee. If not known then district, town or city maybe specified. It is not mandatory to put this in, but is useful if the IPO is lost)
Also fill in the same details on the counterfoil.
Tear the counterfoil and keep it, before you submit the IPO with the application.
For RTI Applications, if you are unaware of what details to write, leave the IPO Blank, but mention the IPO Number within your application letter.
It would also be useful to take a photocopy of the IPO, before sending.

For how long is the IPO valid?

The IPO is valid for a period of 6 months.

The 6 month period is calculated from the last date of the month in which it was issued.

Eg: If the IPO was issued on 5-Jan-2011, then it will be valid for 6 months from 31-Jan-2011.

The IPO can be renewed beyond this period of 6 months, for an additional 6 months, by paying the commission amount due on it.

How can I encash the postal order?

The IPO must be within the duration specified above, it must contain the payees name and the Post Office name.

To encash the valid postal order, it must be presented at the counter of the Post Office mentioned, by the payee himself.

Can I cancel the IPO?

Yes. You can return the IPO to the same Post Office from where it was issued. You will get a refund of the entire amount of the IPO, not the commission amount.

What is an eIPO?

Gazetted Officers in India

At various times in our life, we need to hunt for Gazetted Officers, to attest our mark sheets and academic or financial documents.

This article gives you a brief idea of whom you can approach for the attestation.

—–THE DOCUMENT IS FOR REFERENCE ONLY. PLEASE RE-CHECK YOUR REQUIREMENTS AND THE AUTHORITY OF THE PERSON WHOM YOU ARE GETTING THE DOCUMENTS ATTESTED FROM. THIS ARTICLE IS BEING CONSTANTLY UPDATED.—-

Who is a gazetted officer?

What authority does the gazetted officer have?

List of Gazetted Officers:

 Organisation

 Gazetted Officer

Educational Insitutes

  • Lecturer in a Govt. College (1)
  • Principal of a Govt. College (1)
  • Head Master of a Govt. School
  • Readers in a Govt. University
  • Librarians of Govt. Libraries

Defence

  • Technical Officer

Police

  • Addl. Commissioner or Deputy Superintendent and above (3 stars and above)
Refer to this page to identify a gazetted police officer by his shoulder insignia.

Medical Officers

  • District Medical Officer and above (Eg: District Malaria Officer)
  • Director / Jt. Director / Asst. Director of a Govt. Health Institute

Administrative / Executive Officers

  • Tahsildar
  • (Railway Station Master – not verified)
  • Collector

Scientific Officers

  • Director / Jt. Director / Asst. Director of a Govt. Research Institute
  • Scientists of DRDO / NPL / BARC
  • Jr. Works Managers and above (Group ‘B’ Gazetted Officers) Ordinance Factory

Municipality

  •  Municipal Commissioner

Bad Road Condition Complaint System In Mumbai

This article deals with successfully complaining about potholes, melting roads, broken footpaths and all other problems related to the road conditions in Mumbai City.

Updated: 14-Dec-2017

Mumbai Road Complaint Public Notice in Marathi

Mumbai Road Complaint Public Notice in Marathi

Which governmental authorities are responsible for maintenance of roads in Mumbai?

Road maintenance is the primary responsibility of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM). However, there are other authorities who also are responsible for maintenance of roads (carriage-ways).

This includes:

  • MMRDA
  • Mumbai Port Trust
  • MSRDC
  • Various Public-Private Partnerships

How does a citizen complain about bad roads in Mumbai?

Legal Aid Services

A citizen can complain to the Maharashtra Legal Services Authority (which has been appointed as the Nodal Office) to take complaints for bad roads in Mumbai

As per the Public Notice given above, a citizen can complain to the Maharashtra Legal Services Authority (which has been appointed as the Nodal Office) in any one of the following ways:

  • By email sent to [email protected]
  • By post or hand delivery to
    The Member Secretary,
    Maharashtra Legal Services Authority,
    105, High Court, (PWD Building), Fort, Mumbai 400032.

Is there a format for making complaints?

No there is no format for complaints.

However it would be ideal for your letter or email to contain the following details:


To: [email protected]
Subject: Bad Road Condition Complaint for ________________(Road Name or Location)
Road Location: (Location of the bad patch or where repairs are required)
Pincode:
MCGM Ward: (if you know the ward under which the road comes
Problem with the road: (in brief)
Road Condition: (Bad / Very Bad / Highly Dangerous etc.)
Remarks:


To:

[email protected]

Subject:

Bad Road Condition Complaint for ________________(Road Name or Location)

Body:

Bad Road Condition Complaint Details as per Public Notice dated 7th Sept 2017
 
Road Location:
Merewether Road / BK Boman Behram Marg, Colaba, Behind The Taj Mahal Hotel, Colaba
Pincode:
400001
MCGM Ward:
A Ward
Problem with the road:
Potholes, bumps, portion around manholes is damaged, topping of the entire road is coming off
Road Condition:
Highly dangerous for motorists

Remarks:

This road has been in this condition since over 2 years now. It appears to be worse than the surface of the moon.

Do acknowledge this complaint and kindly provide me a complaint number for follow up.


Thanks,(Your Name)

What type of complaints can be made regarding bad roads?

You can complain about any aspect related to bad road conditions, which includes:

  • Broken manhole covers
  • Misaligned gutters
  • Unauthorized speed breakers
  • Broken or damaged speed humps
  • Absent or improper speed breaker signage
  • Broken median or road dividers
  • Uneven of out of level paver blocks
  • Bad patch work for road repairs
  • Melting roads
  • Broken footpath or pavements
  • Slippery road
  • Excessive gradient
  • Broken bridges

How effective is this mechanism for complaining about bad roads?

As of December 2017, this mechanism for road complaints is extremely effective as the whole complaint process is monitored by the Maharashtra State Legal Services Authority. Hence all responses have to be given in a time bound and systematic manner.

A few email responses  to complaints are given here.

What is Suo Motu PIL No. 71 of 2013 of the Bombay High Court?

Suo Motu PIL No. 71 of 2013 was a Public Interest Litigation which the High Court instituted on its own, without any particular citizen or aggrieved party coming forward to complain about the bad road conditions specifically.

Here is a list of recent orders in the matter:

8-11-2017
3-8-2017
10-3-2017

This article is being constantly updated.