"These measures are directed at mitigating agrarian distress and increasing agriculture productivity. They will also contribute in doubling of farmer income in the next five years," the Governor told the members of both Houses.
Uber India representatives are seeking an amendment to the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, that would make it possible to introduce ride sharing using private cars, reports the Mint today.
"There was a model code of conduct in effect for four months in entire Maharashtra in whole year, hence the state (government) could spend only 45 percent of its budgetary allocation for the financial year 2016-17," Fadnavis told PTI.
The suggestion came from Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis during a meeting with the Authority representatives here today. The meeting discussed prospects of investment in the State.
The announcement was made by World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva after concluding her day-long visit to the megapolis.
"The IGR (Inspector General of Registration) office s earned Rs 17,244 crore by the end of January 2016 from stamp duty collection. This year, the collection is Rs 16,254 crore till January end. It is a statewide phenomenon," IGR and Controller of Stamps N Ramswami told PTI.
The agreement was signed by R P Khandelwal, CMD, HLL, Dr. Pradeep Vyas, Commissioner and MD, SHS, and Dr Sathish Pawar, Director of Health Services), in Mumbai the other day.
Housing minister Prakash Mehta, on January 5, 2017, announced that the Maharashtra government will only take a premium for redevelopment of Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) layouts and that the condition that R
The exhibition is being hosted by Shree Solapur Readymade Garment Manufacturing Association in co-ordination with the Maharashtra Textile Ministry and Mafatlal Fabrics.
"Instead of toll nakas, there will be RFID censors to enable commuters to pay toll," PWD Principal Secretary Ashish Kumar Singh said.
Maharashtra government will implement the Supreme Court's verdict of December 15 that directed all the states to shut down all liquor shops and vends on national and state highways.
Maharashtra government has accepted NABARD's funding for 23 irrigation projects in the form of long-term loan.
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).
Will Maharashtra and UP go the Andhra Pradesh way in handling issues relating to microfinance institutions (MFIs)?
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.