Fadnavis said the completion of the projects will ensure largescale irrigation facilities in the districts of Vidarbha and Marathwada, known for suicides by farmers, besides in North and Western Maharashtra.
The release of tur in the market by the government is likely to keep the price of tur under control in the coming months.
The demands of the farmer Dnyaneshwar Salve a resident of Osmanabad district included implementation of the recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission, higher MSPs for farm produce and completion of online procurement of crops within 48 hours, among others
The minister said that by 2019, the irrigation potential of Maharashtra will be raised from 22 percent to 40 percent
The minister himself tried to salvage the situation by saying that the statement was nothing but a joke
The HC had directed the employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC), mostly bus drivers and conductors, to end their stir to press for pay hike and resume work immediately.
While Maharashtra govt had announced Rs 34,022 crore farm loan waiver scheme, the debt write-off is unlikely to cost over Rs 25,000 crore, it has said.
From November 1, the government-owned properties will be rented out through an online service essentially saving time for the authorities.
Over one lakh employees of the MSRTC have gone on an indefinite strike demanding a hike in salary. The state-run corporation MSRTC runs 18,000 buses, some of which go to far- flung areas which are not connected by rail network
The increased hours for shopping and entertainment can have several implications such as rise in footfalls in malls, enhanced impulse purchasing and generation of revenues for hospitality retail
Speaking to reporters here today, Director MSEB Holding Company Vishwas Pathak admitted that the Railways is currently making available 20 to 22 rakes for hauling coal as against requirement of 32 rakes.
the Tata Trusts will partner with the Center for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA) to work with the Chandrapur administration for district-level budget analysis and streamlining fund flow.
After a meeting of senior functionaries, MPs and MLAs called by Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, party MP Sanjay Raut hit out at the saffron ally over its "failures", reflecting further strain in ties between the long-time partners.
The state attracted more than half of the total foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country last fiscal, Fadnavis said at an industry event.
Fadnavis said opportunities exist in the state for businesses across all sectors, and pointed out upcoming areas under the Smart City initiative which can be of interest to power, grid and housing industries.
On August 9, members of the Maratha community, staged their 58th and final 'muk morcha' (silent protest) in Mumbai demanding reservation in jobs and educational institutions
"For expansion we are looking at setting up another manufacturing facility and a new R&D centre. We haven't finalised the place, but it's going to be in Maharashtra for sure," UM India director Jose Villegas told reporters here.
Gadkari said apart from Damanganga-Pinjal, the government was also aiming at starting the "actual work" on the Ken- Betwa, Par-Tapi-Narmada river-linking and Pancheshwar and North Koel dam projects in the next three months.
Among the early starters for the immersion in the city were the Ganesh Galli Mandal and Lalbaughcha Raja which attracted lakhs of devotees during the Ganesh festival, that began on August 25 and concludes on 'Anant Chaturdashi' today.
Applications have been received from Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat and Telangana
The decision to pull out of the NDA and the 'Mahayuti' (grand alliance) in the state was taken during a state-level executive meeting of the party here
Karnataka, with 2805 cases, and Tamil Nadu, with 2956 cases, aren’t far behind. Though they have managed their mortality much better, both registering only 15 deaths.
The CAG's revenue report, tabled on Friday before the monsoon session of the Maharashtra Legislature concluded, also showed that the outstanding amount on vehicle tax was as high as Rs 1,156.63 crore as on March 31, 2016.
Terming the tragedy as a “mass murder”, the Shiv Sena, in an editorial in mouthpiece Saamana, said the Centre would have taken strict action if any of the opposition parties were in power in Uttar Pradesh.