State’s debt is Rs 3,95,858 crore, but there is decline in capital investment in creating assets, the report says.
“The government has taken the decision to give loan waiver up to Rs 1.5 lakh to individual farmers instead of a family as a unit,” Minister for Cooperation Subash Deshmukh told the state Assembly on Friday.
Almost 70 per cent of Mumbai is non-buildable. All development has to be done within the 30 per cent.
Continuing its attack on the BJP-led government over the project, opposition leaders sought to know if the statue’s height has been “reduced” to ensure that a similar structure being built in memory of Iron Man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat becomes the tallest one in the world.
The Maratha community threatened to stop Fadnavis from performing the annual worship of Lord Vitthal in the temple town of Pandharpur on July 23.
The chief minister’s comments came after the issue of reservation was raised in the Assembly.
The decision comes in the wake of alleged instances of misconduct by officials against legislators, which was voiced by leaders in the Assembly on Wednesday.
Maratha leaders had recently announced to stage a protest in Pandharpur against the state government’s “failure” to award quota to Marathas in jobs and education institutions.
Led by MP Raju Shetti, the Sanghatna has embarked on a state-wide agitation since Monday to stop the supply of milk to urban areas, to press for its demand for a subsidy of Rs 5 per litre for dairy farmers, to help them tide over the spell of low prices.
On July 5, the state government had ordered a judicial probe into the deal following Congress-NCP allegations of corruption worth around Rs 2,000 crore.
Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, it is learnt, are likely to participate in a ceremony in Nagpur to mark the special package — known locally as the ‘Balliraja’ package.
The compensation to the remaining farmers will be paid in the coming months, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told the state assembly.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, who was present during the signing of the MoU, accepted a suggestion put forth by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to develop a parallel high-speed railway corridor to the Samruddhi Mahamarg between Nagpur and Mumbai.
Fadnavis said 4758 of 5056 girls who had gone missing had been found. Among the 26,708 women who had gone missing, 21,652 women were above 18 years, of which 19,686 have been found.
While the Chief Minister enjoys the highest security cover of Z-plus category, sources say that after the recent threat perception, additional security measures have been put in place especially during the Chief minister’s public visits or meets.