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Nitin Raut


Maharashtra: Minister demands President’s rule in UP to check atrocities against Dalits, women

October 20, 2020 12:50 am

In a memorandum to UP Governor Anandiben Patel, Maharashtra Power Minister Nitin Raut said heinous crimes against Dalits and women, including rape and murder, have increased in UP during CM Yogi Adityanath’s tenure.

Nitin Raut writes to TN Governor after Dalit panchayat president ‘forced’ to sit on floor during meeting

October 16, 2020 3:02 am

In a letter to TN Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Wednesday, Raut – who is also the president of AICC scheduled castes department – has demanded stern action against the vice-president of the panchayat

Power outage: Sabotage cannot be ruled out, committee to probe matter says Nitin Raut

October 15, 2020 10:30 am

Raut said a report submitted by a committee that had probed such power outages in 2011 and the subsequent action taken, if any, will also be discussed.

Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune Coronavirus Highlights: State's tally up by 21,656, death toll by 405

September 19, 2020 4:55 pm

Maharashtra, Mumbai, Pune Coronavirus News Highlights: With 16 people working at Mantralaya, the state secretariat building, succumbing to Covid-19 so far, government officials have threatened to stop work if the condition of 100 per cent attendance is not withdrawn.

Energy minister directs Mahavitaran to electrify inaccessible tribal villages

July 17, 2020 12:14 am

Mahavitaran has been tasked to identify and locate areas in tribal belts and remote parts of the state which have not been electrified due to geographical difficulties. And accordingly chalk out a detailed plan to execute 100 per cent electrification.

Maharashtra: State to get more clean energy through mega solar power projects

July 15, 2020 11:11 pm

Raut held a review meeting of proposed solar power projects by Maharashtra State Power Generation Co Ltd (Mahagenco) under EPC mode and Ultra Mega Renewable Energy Solar Park scheme. Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar presided over the meeting.

Nitin Raut asks MSEDCL to delegate powers to regional offices

July 11, 2020 2:19 am

The meeting was held to review work progress in Aurangabad region, in which principal energy secretary in-charge Dinesh Waghmare, Managing Director of Aurangabad region Sunil Chavan and senior MSEDCL officers were present.

Maharashtra: State seeks Rs 10,000-cr assistance from Centre for power utility firm

July 03, 2020 2:45 am

In his letter, Raut said, “The industrial and commercial consumption, which amounted 60 percent of the revenue, could not get realised during the lockdown period, which put Mahavitaran in a precarious financial condition.”

Maharashtra Consumers fume over hefty power bills during lockdown

July 02, 2020 2:09 am

Meanwhile, State Energy Minister Nitin Raut, while announcing 2 per cent concession in power bills, on Tuesday said MSEDCL should hold camps in various places in the state to redress consumer grievances. There is confusion among consumers over power bills.