The CM has toured almost all critical drought-prone districts across Vidarbha, Marathwada, North Maharashtra, Western Maharashtra and Konkan and more than 100 Jalyukta Shivar projects have been inspected.
Sena leaders said Thackeray was upset as several elected members and leaders deputed proxy (ex-corporators/local leaders) candidates for the rural assignment that included interaction with farmers in villages.
The demand for farm ponds is pouring from across districts of Solapur, Sangli, Nashik, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, Satara, Jalgaon, Amravati, Buldhana, Akola, Latur, Osmanabad, Jalna and Parbhani districts.
“The decision will boost the state’s efforts of slum rehabilitation and affordable housing with policy support, and facilitate flow of institutional credit and funds from domestic and global financial agencies,” said Devendra Fadnavis.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has assured the Centre that the state would strive to go digital across its 29,000 gram panchayats, which comprise 40,913 villages, in two phases along with the BHIM-Aadhaar platform by 2018