The JV would undertake project development works to identify the basket of projects, prepare Detailed Project Report (DPR), get the requisite approvals and monitor and execute the projects, said Prabhat Sahai, Chairman and Managing Director of Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (MRVC).
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The "Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyaan" was launched by the Devendra Fadnavis government in a bid to make Maharashtra a drought-free state by 2019. The project involves deepening and widening of streams, construction of cement and earthen stop dams, work on nullahs and digging of farm ponds.
Maharashtra government has received all the necessary clearances from all authorities concerned for setting up of a huge statue of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj off Arabian Sea in Mumbai.
"Maha wallet will be a secure e-service where the citizens' money would be secure. We are working on a system where needs of each of the 11.97 crore population of the state are being considered," the Minister said.
Maharashtra government has formed a taskforce to review and coordinate the ongoing probe into Rs 5600-crore National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL) scam in which 13,000 investors lost their money.
The Maharashtra government is mulling the introduction of a regulation, to take over incomplete housing projects of SRA (Slum Rehabilitation Authority) and handing them over to other agencies through tenders. “After taking over such R
A circular issued by the Finance Department yesterday said 50 crore trees are to be planted in the next three years (2017-19) and appealed the other departments to come together and ensure 80-90 percent survival rate of saplings.
About 33,510 houses are to be constructed under the scheme aiming for affordable housing for urban poor.
The â€˜Mangrove Cell‘ of the Maharashtra government, will remove around 1,000 houses in the first week of November, 2016, for encroaching notified mangrove areas in the city. â€œThe demolition drive is going to start R
Cracking the whip further, the state government has informed the officers concerned that achievement of targets will be noted in their annual performance report, an official said.
"L&T Construction's Smart World & Communications Business Unit announced today the signing of the formal contract with the Department of Information & Technology, Maharashtra Government, under which Nagpur will be converted into the country's first large-scale integrated Smart City," L&T said in a statement today.
Fadnavis felicitated chairmen of municipal councils and authorities of 100 open defecation free cities of Maharashtra on the occasion.
A committee, headed by state Revenue department Principal Secretary Manukamar Srivastava, has been set up to finalise a formula for the transfer.
With total investment of Rs 6,500 crore, the plant is set to come up at Bhadravati tehsil of the district, which has major stocks of coal, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said.
This MoU is to build a strategic partnership for smart cities, roads and bridges, etc and exchange of knowledge and expertise, state Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis tweeted.
Seeking a comprehensive policy to tackle the traffic congestion in Mumbai, the Bombay High Court today said the Maharashtra government should consider measures such as restricting the number of cars per family and promotion of inland water transport.
To increase the green cover in the state, the Forest department is keen on reviving eco-battalion concept for large scale tree plantation, Mungantiwar told PTI.
To rejuvenate the sagging agriculture in the state, Maharashtra government has decided to bring in a new policy that will focus on promoting indigenous seeds instead of genetically-modified ones and also farm-allied businesses.
"A team of Google led by Vinay Goel met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in San Francisco and extended their support to make Mumbai a Wifi city," a statement from Chief Minister's office said.
The Maharashtra government is in the process of creating a single window clearance mechanism for the hospitality industry, to promote the restaurant and food services business in the state.
Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea alleging that petitions challenging Maharashtra government's decision to grant 16 percent quota to Marathas in jobs and education in the state were still pending adjudication.
"The region was facing a drought like situation and my government had disbursed Rs 4,000 crore to the farmers as an aid," the Chief Minister said.
The drive would be carried out in forts situated in Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Kolhapur, Ratnagiri, Raigad, Nagpur, Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Aurangabad, Nanded, Nashik, Jalgaon, Dhule and Ahmednagar districts.
Maharashtra government today hiked the value added tax (VAT) levied on petrol by Rs 1.50 per litre.