"The spirit of the overall development of farms and rural growth will constitute the core of the state Budget too. The farmer has been the focal point of our previous Budgets too. Our focus has been on building infrastructure to boost rural economy," promised Sudhir Mungantiwar.
Since the World Bank’s ease of doing business rankings for India are assessed based on data collected from Mumbai and Delhi, the performance of the two cities is key to improving the country’s overall ranking.
CM Fadnavis reportedly asked senior MMRDA officials to reason with contractors responsible for design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of Metro trains to procure these indigenously.
On January 2, Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet, “A central pillar of the RSS/BJP’s fascist vision for India is that Dalits should remain at the bottom of Indian society. Una, Rohith Vemula and now Bhima Koregaon are potent symbols of the resistance.”
Investigation shows illegal modifications, alterations. The licenses of both the facilities were renewed earlier this month despite a series of violations at the site, raising serious questions over the role of BMC’s fire safety regulators.
The details concerning the nature of the irregularities were, however, kept under wraps, with the government directing the SRA to conduct a “detailed” probe in the matter and fix accountability for the lapses.
In June 2015, the SRA, following the CM’s directives, had issued notices to seven of Mumbai’s biggest landowners - mostly trusts controlled by leading business families - asking them to submit an undertaking expressing their desire to carry out rehabilitation of the slums, if they wished to retain rights over the land.
As part of the Centre’s initiative to ‘Make India Energy Efficient’, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) — a joint venture of Public Sector Undertakings and the Union Power Ministry — will implement the project, bearing the capital costs.
The growing opposition against the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train is not without basis, as the Rs 1.08 lakh crore project will cater to 1.6 lakh commuters daily. However, the Mumbai suburban rail system already caters to 78.1 lakh commuters daily.