Outside the house, opposition leaders staged a protest sitting on the steps of Vidhan Bhavan to protest against tainted ministers.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis says government is ready for investigation in all cases but rules out resignation of ministers.
The Opposition has accused Pankaja Munde of irregularities in the procurement of food products worth Rs 206 crore.
Official documents show that the tenders for the supply of chikki in BMC schools were first floated in 2013.
Pankaja said her image had taken a beating even before elections when there was talk of her aspiring for the chief minister’s post.
The Opposition claimed several discrepancies in the allotment of these contracts and has made allegations of corruption against Pankaja Munde.
After discussions in her office on February 12, chikkis totalling Rs 75 crore replaced ladus, biscuit contract was limited to Rs 5 crore.
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The new policy would also specify the circumstances and the kind of items that could be purchased under the controversy-riddled method.
Pankaja said there was no question of her favouring any contractor, as the companies in question had been there since the Congress regime.
The complaint alleged that 11 lakh packets of Chikki had been distributed in the market after the state had ordered purchase of this food stuff for tribals.
Munde, who returned from London on Tuesday morning, avoided speaking on the controversy through the day.
Allegations emerged that Pankaja Munde may have interfered with the government’s tendering process for two contracts for water conservation projects in Parbhani district.
The Sena leader also said his party was waiting for the CM’s response over the alleged Rs 206-crore procurement scam related to Women and Child Development Department headed by Minister Pankaja Munde.
When contacted, Tawde confirmed he had given the directive. “The file in this regard was first moved during the erstwhile Congress-NCP regime.