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.
"The Centre has issued the final notification for constructing a 34 km coastal road from Nariman Point to Kandivili. In June, the Centre had given its approval for the project," a statement from the Maharashtra government said.
A proposal in this regard was made in the state annual action plan (SAAP) for 2015-16 presented before the inter-ministerial Apex Committee for AMRUT chaired by Union Urban Development Secretary Madhusudhan Prasad here.
The Maharashtra government and Mumbai Police will pay homage to the martyrs of the terror attack.
"The decision is a slap on the city police force as the government has directly portrayed that they don't trust the city police as well as its crime branch," said a crime branch official, requesting anonymity.
The Anil Ambani-led firm said its board after conducting strategic review of businesses, approved that defence sector "will be primary driver" for growth and gave nod for "disposal of cement business" for which 7 potential buyers have been short-listed.
The total debt increased to Rs 3.18 lakh crore in March 2015, from Rs 1.24 lakh crore in March 2005. The salary amount that the state government pays to its employees has risen to Rs 65,000 crore in 2015 from Rs 19,000 crore in 2005.
The Maharashtra government argues that they have sufficient powers to act under the Food Safety Act (FSA) for the interest of public health.
Last week, India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA) had made a representation to the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking exemption from stock holding limit imposed by the Union Government on October 18 to check hoarding.
The advance, which was earlier Rs 5,000, will cover nine major festivals - Diwali, Ramzan Id, Christmas, Parsi New Year, Rosh Hoshnaa (Jewish new year), Buddha Jayanti, Independence Day, Republic Day and Sanvatsari (last day of Jain's 'Paryushan).
A first-of-its-kind shop was recently started in Nagpur by the state government under the 'Van Dhan Jan Dhan' scheme. The shop has sold products worth more than Rs 2 lakh within 25 days of its commencement.
"The state government has said 276 raids carried out to check hoarding of the commodity in 16 districts yesterday has resulted in a seizure of 23,340 tonnes of pulses," a senior Consumer Affairs Ministry official told PTI. Much of the seized pulses were unmilled, largely from Mumbai, Thane and Panvel.
Chief Minister Fadnavis recently chaired a meeting to take stock of the state's financial status and discussed measures to raise additional revenue. Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, Additional Chief Secretary (Finance) Sudhir Kumar Srivastava and other secretaries were present at the meeting.
Karnataka and Gujarat had revoked ban on manufacture and sale of Nestle India's popular instant food brand.
The government's integrated water management scheme aims to make the state drought-free by 2019 and rid 5,000 villages of water scarcity every year.
The Maharashtra Airport Development Company Limited had appointed RADPL to develop and expand the airports at Latur, Osmanabad, Nanded, Yavatmal and Baramati in August, 2009 after the latter emerged as the highest bidder at Rs 63 crore. There was a plan to start commercial services from these airports.
According to a Government Resolution (GR) issued by Home department, there are 1,40,065 auto rickshaw permits which have been cancelled or got lapsed due to various reasons.
One of the defence counsel also sought some documents from the agency, saying the material supplied to him along with the final report were not legible.
The party also tried to link the issue with the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls as it charged that "those who have sidelined development and are harping on the auto permits issue are responsible for making Bihar a backward state".
Speaking about the current regulatory environment at the India Retail Forum (IRF) here, Biyani expressed disappointment over ever-increasing number of permits for doing business.
It has also sought to fix responsibility over the financial losses incurred by them. State Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse, in a meeting with Agriculture and Cooperative Secretary Shailesh Kumar Sharma here yesterday, took stock of the financial position and the amount of crop loans provided to farmers by DCC banks.
Maharashtra government, on Tuesday evening, said former Mumbai Police commissioner, Rakesh Maria will continue to head the Sheena Bora murder probe till investigation is completed.
Marathwada, a region reeling under severe drought, is the top priority of the state government. Out of the eight DCC banks in this region, five are financially weak and hence their target of distributing a certain amount of farm loans would be shifted to commercial banks.
The state government has already exempted traders having an annual turnover below Rs 50 crore from paying LBT across the state from August 1. However, petrol and diesel retailers were not considered for LBT exemption.
All Maharashtra Petrol Dealers' Association (FAMPEDA) President Uday Lodh said that the government differentiates between other traders and fuel retailers. Petrol pump retailers have to pay LBT while other traders have been exempted from it.