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Jitendra Awhad


Dharavi redevelopment: To push project, state to ask Centre for immediate release of 46-acre Railways land

August 01, 2020 10:08 am

Spread over 2.4 sq km, Dharavi is home to some 60,000 families and 8.5 lakh people. It has so far reported 2,556 cases of Covid-19. Once a Covid-19 hotspot, it has succeeded in flattening the curve and reported only five new cases on Friday

Depts with Sena, NCP spar for control over building activity on MHADA land

July 24, 2020 2:46 am

The department, headed by Eknath Shinde, recently directed BMC to form a technical committee for reviewing all building projects that the MHADA has cleared as the planning authority for these areas in the last two years.

Maharashtra: State govt announces stress fund for city’s real estate industry

July 10, 2020 1:13 am

Contending that the real estate sector was witnessing challenging times, Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad on Thursday announced the setting up of a stress fund for all such Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) projects.

'It was my recklessness behaviour': Maharashtra minister Jitendra Awhad on testing positive for Covid-19

May 28, 2020 2:28 pm

"It was recklessness in my behaviour that was the cause of COVID, probably I did not take peoples advice seriously. Thats why I was caught in a trap, the NCP leader said on Wednesday while addressing an online seminar organised by BDA, a developers lobby.

‘Dharavi fast becoming city’s Covid capital’: Jitendra Awhad writes to CM for redevelopment push

May 22, 2020 3:14 am

Spread over 2.4 sq km, Dharavi, Asia’s largest slum, is home to some 60,000 families and 8.5 lakh people. It has so far reported 1,353 cases and 56 deaths.

Maharashtra: Doctors had given me 30 per cent chance of survival, says Jitendra Awhad

May 19, 2020 1:23 pm

“Had it not been for the doctors at the hospital, who gave me pre-emptive treatment, and the nurses, who gave me motherly care and infused me with hope, I don’t think I would have survived...,” Awhad told The Indian Express on Monday.

Maharashtra sees highest daily jump, Minister Jitendra Awhad tests Covid-19 positive

April 25, 2020 8:12 am

After Mumbai, Pune, which remains the second worst-hit in the state, saw five deaths while one death each occurred in Nandurbar, Navi Mumbai and Dhule. In Nandurbar, a 32-year-old trader died on Wednesday night, within a day of testing positive. Of the state’s 6,427 cases, over 120, or around 2%, are critical.

Assault at Awhad's house: HC asks police to secure CCTV footage

April 23, 2020 8:56 pm

The bench posted the matter for further hearing to April 30, asking the state to file reply.

Maharashtra: After home quarantine, minister who came in contact with Covid-19 patients in hospital

April 22, 2020 8:15 pm

Sources close to Awhad said the minister had fever on Tuesday night and a decision was taken to move him to a private hospital.

Maharashtra: Five arrested for beating up man at Housing Minister's house

April 10, 2020 3:38 am

The victim, Anant Karmuse, alleged that 10-15 men, including two police constables, abducted him from his Ghodbunder Road residence and took him to Awh-ad’s bungalow, where he was be-aten up for the social media post.