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.
"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.