The Maharashtra government would allot 16 per cent of the 72,000 posts it is going to fill to the Maratha candidates in the form of backlog if the Bombay High Court allows quota for the community, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said in the state legislature here today.
The Maharashtra government has provided Rs 5 lakh as 'secret service fund' to the prisons department to improve intelligence gathering in jails, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has informed the state Legislative Council.
Maharashtra reported 12,264 deaths in 35,853 road accidents last year, the state Assembly was told today.
The Nanar refinery project, in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district, will not be imposed on the people of the area and the government wanted to find a solution to the issue through discussions, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told the state Legislative Council.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today expressed concern about the agitation launched by milk suppliers over the demand for hike in procurement price and said the government is open for talks on any issue.
During the last five years more than 26,000 girls and women went missing from Mumbai alone, out of which 24,444 were found and 2,264 are yet to be traced, revealed the Maharashtra government data.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today assured the Legislative Council that Dr B R Ambedkar's memorial at Indu Mills Compound in Mumbai will be completed within two years.
PepsiCo expressed its commitment to support the plastic ban enforced in Maharashtra, including the extended producer responsibility for PET plastic waste bottles, a top company official said.
The process of carving out a separate municipal council comprising 27 villages currently under Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) is in the final stages, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis informed the state Legislative Assembly.
The Maharashtra government is keeping a close watch on the situation in Mumbai and its neighbouring areas, especially in Palghar district, following heavy rains, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said.