According to a recent report, the state requires 8,636 hectares, including 7,290 hectares of private land for the mega expressway project which has run into a controversy due to protests against land acquisitions by various partners, including the Shiv Sena, an ally in his government.
The decision, which will be applicable to all illegal structures across Maharashtra, will benefit as many as 32,774 illegal structures in Pimpri-Chinchwad, where the demand for scrapping the penalty tax had first emerged, triggering protests by residents.
The Maharashtra government is exploring the hyperloop technology to drastically cut the travel time between the two key cities, located around 200km away from each other.
Fadnavis, who is touring abroad to attract investors, said, “Maharashtra has set the ambitious goal of trillion-dollar economy by year 2025. The transformation initiated by the state government begins right from the grassroots.”
The Maharashtra chief minister, who is on a tour of the US and Canada to consolidate economic partnerships with various foreign heads and companies, reached New York on Wednesday.
When contacted, Dr. Madhukar Gaikwad, superintendent of St George hospital confirmed to have received the order from the DMER and said that they were now constructing a new morgue.
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis noted that small farm holdings in India do not have the ability to infuse mechanisation on their own but this can be achieved through collective efforts in artificial intelligence (AI).
A delegation led by Devendra Fadnavis is currently touring Canada. At Montreal, Fadnavis held a series of meetings with government heads and multinational companies.
While traditionally retired IAS officers have held the positions at the MERC, 1985-batch IAS officer Mukesh Khullar decided to continue to be on the state government’s payroll till his retirement in February 2019.
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis met Pierre Beaudoin, chairman of Board Corporate office of Bombardier Inc, a multinational aerospace and transportation company and the world’s leading manufacturer of aircraft and trains in Quebec.
The state IT department signed a MoU with the Institute for Data Valorisation (IVADO) for setting up an AI accelerator in Maharashtra. The IVADO is an initiative based in Montreal working on setting up IA clusters across countries.
Union Minister and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari expressed his sorrow over the demise of Bhaiyyu Maharaj in a tweet, saying, “Learnt about the death of spiritual guru Shri Bhaiyyuji Maharaj. I had a personal relationship with him. His untimely death is saddening. My humble tributes.”
The Home portfolio, considered the second most important in the state administration after the Chief Secretary’s post, was bagged by Sudhir Shrivastava’s batchmate, Sunil Porwal.
The delegation is also scheduled to visit New York, Washington and San Fransisco to meet business leaders and visit institutions to give momentum to various infrastructure projects and IT initiatives in Maharashtra.
Hitting out at NCP leader Sharad Pawar for his comment, Devendra Fadnavis Sunday tweeted that the former was not expected to “stoop down to this level”