The State Human Rights Commission has regularly recommended that the jail be decongested. A committee appointed to look into the security features of the jail had suggested that amid ever-increasing high rises, the jail should be shifted.
The plant covers the surface of the waterbody, making it difficult for sunrays to reach the aquatic life, thus draining oxygen from the water bodies and resulting in the deaths of fishes and other aquatic animals.
On account of this scramble for official homes, the IAS Officers' Association had sought a building for serving bureaucrats at the Puratan site, to match Nilima – the building next door for senior police officers.
“There are no guidelines from the Centre asking for RT-PCR or RAT reports before vaccination. Hence, I have asked the Raigad authorities to remove it,” state health director Dr Archana Patil told The Indian Express.
Nitin Kakodkar, former principal chief conservator of forests (wildlife), who retired on June 30, talks to Yogesh Naik about the measures taken during his tenure to protest wildlife in Maharashtra and the challenges the state faces in avoiding man-animal conflict.
The first notice in this regard was issued in 2014. Now, after taking control of the airport, the Adani Group has given its consent to the state government to issue the final notification. Bhushan Gagrani, Principal Secretary (urban development-1) confirmed that the notification has been issued.
In his new role, Praveen Pardeshi will coordinate with and supervise all the government offices and training institutes to monitor and evaluate the implementation of the Centre’s plans and create shared resources.
Under the proposal, which had come up before the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) earlier in the month, the MMB had proposed to repair bunds, reconstruct pathway, construct parapet wall and provide solar lights for a stretch of 300 metres.