Under its “zero suicide” mission, the Maharashtra government has decided to adopt a different strategy to tackle the agrarian crisis, and its biggest challenge is to win the confidence of people.
Pawar said that Jethmalani wanted Dawood to remain in a house and not jail which was not acceptable to them.
It was also decided at the meeting that a Cyber Security Centre will be set up in Pune.
Nagpur, the home town of Devendra Fadnavis, to be taken up as pilot
The Congress (42) and NCP (41) together have 83 MLAs in the house of 288. The BJP (122) and Shiv Sena (63), the ruling parties, together have 185 MLAs.
Fadnavis stressed on the fact that Maharashtra is home to the fastest growing automotive industries in the country.
Both are senior MLAs but neither has a berth in the cabinet, which is due for a reshuffle.
CM, who is on an eight-day tour of the country, expressed satisfaction over the “overwhelming response from US companies”.
CM is scheduled to meet US bankers and IT industry chiefs during his stops at New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
In Latur, Osmanabad and Solapur, desilting of ponds under the Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan has unearthed nutrient-rich soil that is rejuvenating barren land.
Cabinet ministers Munde, Tawde, Lonikar and Bawankule have courted controversies that have left both the government and the party red-faced.
Two lakh farmers allowed their 25,000 acres of land to be used for 1 lakh water projects across Maharashtra.
While Modi is firefighting charges against Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in the Lalit Modi controversy and HRD Minister Smriti Irani on her degree, Fadnavis is defending both Tawde and Munde.
Farmers say they are willing to explore new options; govt to promote alternate crop patterns.
“There are well laid out guidelines under which they will have to work and anybody found violating rules would invite action,” Fadnavis said.
12,719 of the total 19,779 projects initially taken up have been completed.
He said the crisis in sugar industry was an outcome of wrong policies pursued by successive governments for several decades.
There will be no compromise on the quality of food served at schools for tribal children, says CM Fadnavis.
Sugar mills say it won’t help much in tiding over the crisis.
Maharashtra govt’s water conservation project draws enthusiastic participation from region to region, locals contribute funds and join works.
The 35.6 km project between Nariman Point and Kandivali will help in decongesting Mumbai roads and create 91 hectares of green space.
Policy to determine fate of road development project
Devendra Fadnavis said there is no question of extending any concession to Pawar. The government will not interfere in irrigation probe.
Drought, coupled with recurring hailstorm, had adversely hit overall food production, says agriculture minister.
The commonly eaten “tur dal” (yellow pulse) prices have cross Rs 110 per kg. The steep rise in prices of tur dal from Rs 70 per kg to Rs 110 per kg is due to the shortfall in production by 35 percent.
Joint venture of JNPT, Maharashtra government to be given high priority.
Sharad Pawar meets CM to discuss drought situation.
Asks ministries for infrastructure plan.
Pawar on three-day tour of drought-hit districts, says Centre more concerned about the problems of industries.
Fadnavis government faces the challenge of bringing in reforms in the cooperative sector.
Licensed moneylenders will have to lower interest rates, extend repayment period for farmers.
Project involving around 500 structures would require budget of Rs 100 crore.
The ‘Make in India’, and ‘Make in Maharashtra’ being pushed by the new regimes at the Centre and the state are the driving force behind the move to revive SEZ projects.
Tells them to keep a specific day aside every week to meet party workers and address problems, like Modi did when he was chief minister of Gujarat.
Raosaheb Dave, anointed as the president of the BJP state unit talks about the challenges ahead.
CM Fadnavis' alliance talk comes a day after BJP top leaders issued a veil warning to Shiv Sena to reckon the growing political might of the party.
With the end of the Mughal Empire and the rise of British power, the 19th century Muslim intellectual had to reimagine his politics.