A government notification said, officials, including IAS, IPS and Forest officers, and the workers of the state government, semi-government bodies, and corporations to contribute a day’s salary to the chief minister’s relief fund in July to help families of farmers living in the suicide-prone regions.
A committee will be formed to establish parameters to weed out the non-farming categories to ensure that genuine farmers reap maximum benefits.
The panel, headed by senior BJP minister Chandrakant Patil, will submit its report to the state government after holding discussions with farmers' leaders.
Shipping and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has laid the foundation stone for eight connectivity projects at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in Mumbai.
The Mumbai airport has overtaken London’s Gatwick airport to become the world’s busiest single runway airport with one flight in every 65 seconds.
Gadkari inaugurated India’s first bio refinery plant that produces ethanol from a variety of biomass in Pune.
Advanced Farming – Enriched Farmer’ scheme was launched amid demands of waiver of farm debts. The scheme is associated to government’s aim at doubling the farm income by 2022 through a string of measures.
These dedicated thermal power stations include three super-critical units 660 MW each at Koradi, two of 500 MW each at Chandrapur and one of 250 MW at Parli.
The Maharashtra Cabinet on 6 April approved drafting of the Bill prohibiting attacks on journalists.
Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a new child care centre in central Mumbai, which will provide housing and protection to children suffering from cancer.
Besides, the state government also came up with the amendment in Maharashtra Land Revenue Code; it says no certification required for finalised development plan.
While addressing Kunbi Mahotsav at Shahapur, the CM also announced Rs 200 crore funds for gravity-based water supply projects.
As per the policy, 100 per cent of fly ash generated from thermal power plants and biogas plants will be used for construction activities.
The joint action plan seeks to introduce companies, solutions and financing from Canada for urban development and implementation of state-led infrastructure projects.
SETU established under NITI Aayog is a Techno-Financial, Incubation and Facilitation Programme to support all aspects of start-up businesses, and other self-employment activities.
Out of the total amount, around 589 crore rupees will be supplementary assistance for damage to Kharif crops and over 679 crore rupees for Rabi crops.
The project to be implemented by Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation will create state-of-the art road connectivity within a period of three years and give a fillip to investment.
Earlier, Mathur was Additional DGP of the state’s Anti-Corruption Bureau, during which he solved few high profile cases like multi-crore rupee irrigation department scams and others.
The Jewish people living in the state would now also be able to set up their own educational institutions and practice and promote their culture.
The decision is aimed at improving the durability and longevity of asphalt roads and reducing soil pollution caused by plastic.
The taskforce appointed to address agrarian issues has suggested a five-point agenda to bring at least 80 percent of farmers into the institutional credit net.
The government through a corrigendum issued from Mumbai clarified that wherever reference is made to a 'drought-like situation' in the state manual, it would be read as drought.
A division bench of Justices AS Oka and SC Gupte, however, struck down provisions that criminalised possession of beef of animals slaughtered outside the state.
The app will make the entire process of securing caste validity certificate transparent, fast, and easy and would effectively curb the menace of bogus certificates.
For the purpose, the state Cabinet cleared the amendments to relevant sections of Indian Penal Code sections 379, 397-A (1)(2) and section 379-B along with the CrPC Act-1973.
The violators of the rule would face fine or/and imprisonment, as the action will be considered as a punishable offence.
The Government decided to paste polyester base track and trace hologram, to be supported by a mobile app, which will help consumers find out whether the liquor is fake or genuine.
The mission was launched in the backdrop of recurring droughts and severe water crisis in Marathwada and Vidarbha region of the state.
Maharashtra will be the first state in the country to enact a law against social boycott.
Only the traditional and hereditary priests will be allowed to enter the sanctum of the Trimbakeshwar temple in Nashik district of Maharashtra.