The SPV - Maharashtra Railway Infrastructure Development Corporation (MRIDC) - will implement railways projects across the state, besides the Mumbai suburban section, Prabhu said at a joint media briefing along with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Maharashtra government today it needs around Rs 80,000 crore to complete all irrigation projects in the state.
The said project will have 1,469 flats for sale, of which 774 flats will be under the affordable housing segment.
Ride-hailing service Ola has inked a pact with Maharashtra government to skill over one lakh youth as independent driver-entrepreneurs over the next five years.
The minister while responding to further queries, said till January end this year, 70 percent of budgetary allocations have been released.
Speaking during a debate over the motion of thanks on Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao's joint address in Legislature, Fadnavis told the Council that his government has obtained all necessary approvals from the Centre for development projects which were stuck for last many years.
Dhananjay Munde, Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council, charged that the government did not take action against "five corrupt" ministers including Education Minister Vinod Tawde, Tribal Development minister Vishnu Savara and Women and Child welfare minister Pankaja Munde.
Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule visited the venue at RBI Square here where farmers from Seloo in Wardha district are on a sit-in agitation and assured them of resolving the issue at the meeting, stated an official release.
"According to economic survey of 2014, the state has around 43,665 villages. Even if we consider that every village has 50 bulbs of 60 watts each for street lighting, that gives an idea of increased demand for power in the peak load time.
The High Court also asked the Maharashtra Government to step in and help the Railways in augmenting its capacity which would help in providing safe travel for commuters.
Hearing a PIL, a bench headed by Justice V M Kanade asked the government to file an affidavit in two weeks stating whether such guidelines or policy existed. Also, if such a policy or guidelines had been framed whether they were being implemented.
The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was formalised by the company through its 100 percent subsidiary Economic Explosives during the ongoing Make in India week here.
Some of the big commitments came from Mahindra and Mahindra (Rs 8,000 crore), Mercedes (Rs 4,270 crore), Panchshil (Rs 5,000 crore), JSW Jaigarh Port (Rs 6,000 crore) and RCF Chemicals (Rs 6,204 crore) among others.
Raymond has taken 500 acres of land in Amravati, Maharashtra to set up textile manufacturing facilities with an investment of Rs 1,400 crore.
Total income increased to Rs 1,384.15 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2015 from Rs 1,297.46 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2014, the company informed the BSE.
The railways today said it was in talks with Maharashtra government over land allocation for the proposed Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train terminal at Bandra Kurla Complex.
The state government is trying to sort out problems like making the subsidy available to the SMEs and also making the plots of land available for them beyond Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) areas, by holding talks with the authorities concerned.
The state also plans to set up 10 new mega textile hubs and new garment park at Solapur and Nagpur.
The state cabinet has decided to amend Information Technology Enabled Services Policy 2015 by incorporating some of the suggestions by the Indian Merchant Chamber of Commerce of Industry, Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), VFS Global Services, MCHI-CREDAI and Mill Owners Associations.
The government has also dismissed the driver theory, calling it suspicious. It pointed that for 13 years, his family had maintained that the driver was at home when the incident occurred.
The Supreme Court has given a go ahead to the Maharashtra government to hold a 'Make In India' event on February 14.
Elaborating on the policy, Minister for Energy and Renewable Energy Chandrashekhar Bawankule said, "Government wants to promote power generation through solar panels on roof tops of educational campuses and government buildings as well as cooperative societies and private buildings."
An official in the Law and Judiciary department said that directions have been issued to state lawyers to file the SLP. "The government will challenge the high court verdict on its merits. The SLP will be filed within a week's time," the official said.
The Maharashtra government is mulling to tie up with Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, and sell off the excessive products derived from materials available in forests to Patanjali. This is likely to be done in a bid to further expand the market of goods sold through the 'Van Dhan Jan Dhan' scheme.
Maharashtra government has directed senior bureaucrats to undertake periodic visits to the offices or branches of their respective departments across the state to monitor implementation of government policies.