State Information Commissioner had directed the HC deputy registrar to furnish the information
Since June 2016, the city has witnessed 47 events when rainfall recorded was over 65 mm in a day, the data said. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) qualifies rainfall above 65 mm as heavy.
While Maharashtra has been using “green corridors” to speed up transportation of organs for life-saving transplants, Thursday was the first time that a dedicated corridor was set up to ferry rescuers to the site of a disaster.
Senior government sources said this is perhaps the first case where eviction proceedings have been initiated against a serving bureaucrat.
Unlike several other states, the Maharashtra government is yet to issue any order for the denotification or reclassification of the state highways to work around the Supreme Court directive.
While the state Public Works Department (PWD) spends crores of rupees every year to repair potholes, most resurface soon after. To resolve this problem, the government has now decided to award annual maintenance contracts for 50,000 kilometres of roads in the state.
The proposal is to permit irrigation development corporations to raise resources through such bonds, with the state government issuing guarantees for them.
According to inspection reports of the higher and technical education department, they did not have the area required to run a new college or the permission to use agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes. The report also stated that the three lacked drinking water and drainage facilities.
On July 2, Mumbai Congress chief and former party MP Sanjay Nirupam, who is considered close to party VP Rahul Gandhi, formed the Mumbai Sant Mahant Congress to “resolve the problems the Hindu temples and mutts and their priests were facing in Mumbai”.
Despite court’s criticism, Maharashtra government goes ahead with mass regularisation exercise.
Following a bumper tur crop and falling prices, the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation (NAFED), a state-run cooperative, has already extended the procurement date thrice in the state.
A senior government official confirmed that the domicile condition was not insisted upon while deciding the eligibility of the members.
While the measure is a part of the civic body’s attempt to streamline the process of issuing construction permissions, it is at odds with the popular belief among flat buyers that OC was the final document indicating that an apartment was ready for occupation.
Though the new norms will be applicable across the state, highly placed sources in the government said the measure would benefit high-profile housing societies belonging to serving and retired bureaucrats, police officers, and judicial officials in the uptown south Mumbai the most.
" Mumbai won’t be bullied into giving up Aarey green for the Metro depot when other alternatives are available. While I fully support the need for a Metro system in Mumbai, the damage being done to Aarey is ridiculous,” said Aditya Thackeray, Yuva Sena chief.
A senior BJP minister confirmed to The Indian Express that the Shiv Sena’s “role” in the ongoing protest was discussed in detail during a meeting convened by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at his official residence late Tuesday evening to take stock of the crisis.
The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation Limited (MSRDC), the nodal agency for building the 701-kilometre road, has received 33 bids in response to the Request for Qualification (RFQ) document issued on March 19.
In what is perhaps the biggest government promoted sex education initiative in the country, the Maharashtra government has joined hands with Unicef to reach tribal children enrolled in 543 government-run ashram schools in the state.
Accordingly, Swadheen Kshatriya was granted time till May 15 to shift out of the bungalow. He has now moved out, but Sumit Mullick is yet to move in.
The bone of contention is that when MSRDC first published the RFQ on January 2, 2017, the contentious clauses for qualifying bidders were not a part of it.
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis is keen to complete the project before October 1, 2019
The actual reduction in price was Rs 2.93 per litre after taking into account local value-added tax (VAT).
Panel says tribal department passed undue favours; former dept secretary under the lens
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While the UPA regime had originally relaxed CRZ norms in January 2011 to permit the redevelopment of these areas, builders were not interested in a public-private partnership model that was proposed.
State releases vast tracts of land it owns for residential, commercial activity
Policy permits private redevelopment of state-owned leased land.
The government spent a total of Rs 62,254 crore in Plan spending for the whole of 2016-17. Of this, Rs 22,045 crore was spent in March.
Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar dedicates budget to farmers.
In the post demonetisation period, the Centre had earlier lowered its own growth estimates for 2016-17 from 7.9 per cent in 2015-16 to 7.1 per cent in 2016-17.
A plan spending refers to expenditure on development and new asset generation. It includes all capital expenditure.
Top government sources conceded that the country’s most industrialised state will miss fiscal targets in 2016-17 with the Centre’s demonetisation drive hitting revenue collections and revenue expenditure continuing to rise.
At Rs 25,911 crore, the amount is over 1.98 times higher than the bill of Rs 13,024 crore in 2009-10.
Of the Rs 89,778 crore budgeted for Plan spending this year, Rs 46,809 crore remained unutilised till March 13, reveal official estimates.
Rules out any tie-up or indirect support to Sena.