Tag: Maharashtra government

Maharashtra government raises circle rates by average 1.74 per cent

NEW DELHI: The Maharashtra government on Friday increased the ready reckoner rates of properties by an average 1.74 per cent. The new rates will come into effect from September 12, an official statement from the office of the Inspector General of Registration and Controller of Stamps said. Ready reckoner rate, also known as circle rate, […]

Maharashtra government may lift Covid-19 lockdown in phases, says health minister

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Saturday said the government was considering relaxation of the ongoing lockdown for containment of coronavirus in phases. Earlier in the day he had said the state government may not lift lockdown on April 14 if people did not observe discipline and the number of Covid-19 cases kept […]

Consensus on Uddhav Thackeray to lead Maharashtra government: Sharad Pawar

NEW DELHI: There is consensus in the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance that Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray should lead the new government in Maharashtra, NCP president Sharad Pawar said here on Friday. Pawar’s announcement capped a day of hectic meetings between the Congress, NCP and their pre-poll allies and a combined meeting of the three parties later […]

Maharashtra government’s farm loan waiver scheme a sham, claims Congress

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday termed as false the BJP-Shiv Sena Maharashtra government’s claim that its Rs 34,000 crore loan waiver to 89 lakh farmers was the largest ever in the country. The opposition party claimed that 50 per cent of those entitled to waiver were yet to get benefits. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, […]

Maharashtra government doubles minimum wages of workers

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government on Wednesday doubled the minimum wages of workers employed in shops and establishments across the state. Talking to reporters, Labour Minister Sanjay Kute said the decision will benefit nearly one crore workers employed in 10 lakh shops and establishments in the state in 67 different types of employment. “As per clause […]

Maharashtra to give 10 per cent quota to EWS in jobs, education

MUMBAI: Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Maharashtra government has decided to grant 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education to those who are economically weak in the state. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis tweeted a graphic that said families, whose collective annual income is less than Rs 8 lakh — through sources such […]

Rs 650 billion facelift for Mumbai local trains, passenger amenities: Piyush Goyal

Up to Rs 650 billion has been approved for a host of rail infrastructure projects on the suburban network in Mumbai and its surrounding areas, said Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday. These projects, investment for which were proposed in this year’s Union budget, including new works and upgradation of existing facilities on the busy […]

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