Tag: Maharashtra

No decision taken on oil refinery plant location in Maharashtra: Hardeep Singh Puri

NEW DELHI: Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday said the Centre has not taken any decision to set up an oil refinery project in any specific area in Maharashtra. Speaking to reporters in Chandrapur, he said the state government will have to discuss the project’s location with the Central government. He alleged the erstwhile […]

Vedanta-Foxconn plant site in Gujarat to be finalised in 2 weeks: Official

NEW DELHI: Vedanta and Foxconn have hired experts who are evaluating possible locations for their upcoming semiconductor plant in Gujarat and a site may be finalised in the next couple of weeks, Gujarat Science and Technology Department Secretary Vijay Nehra said. So far, the joint venture company has not finalised the location as they are […]

Maharashtra aims to become USD 1 trillion economy

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said the third budget of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) was aimed at an all-around development of the state, which was in a revival mode after the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and a step towards becoming a USD 1 trillion economy. Earlier, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit […]

16 new airports are to be built in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Maharashtra

NEW DELHI:India’s Civil Aviation Minister : Jyotiraditya M. Scindia has stressed on the need of better integration among all stakeholders, particularly States and UTs, for the success of PM-Gati Shakti. Addressing the PM-Gati Shakti Conference(Virtual) for the Central Zone. Scindia said that the success of PM Gati Shakti will catalyse the multi-model connectivity in the […]

Modi government releases over Rs 1,666 crore to Maharashtra under Jal Jeevan Mission

NEW DELHI: Union Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi accords top priority to make provision of tap water connection in every rural household across the country. With a focus to expedite the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Maharashtra, the Government of India (Narendra Modi government ) released 1,666.64 Crore to the State. Central […]

JMM blockades Tata factories to protest shifting of TCPL HQ to Maharashtra

JAMSHEDPUR: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), on Wednesday blockaded the main entrances of Tata group of companies here as well as Tata-run mines in West Singhbum district, to protest shifting of the head office of a few Tata group companies including Tata Cummins. JMM MLA from Ghatsila, Ramdas Soren, who is also the East Singhbhum district […]

Maharashtra sets up IT award in Rajiv Gandhi’s name

NEW DELHI: Days after former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s name was removed from the country’s top sports award Khel Ratna, the Maharashtra government, of which Congress is a constituent, on Tuesday set up an award in his name to felicitate information technology (IT) organizations helping society. A government order said the award commemorates the contribution […]

Agriculture universities important for strengthening economy: Sharad Pawar

NEW DELHI: NCP president and former Union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday said agricultural universities are essential for strengthening the country’s economy. He was speaking at a function to virtually inaugurate the D Y Patil Agriculture and Technical University located at Talsande in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district. “If the agricultural growth and progress is evident, […]

ED raids Anil Deshmukh; Sharad Pawar, Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi slam BJP, Modi government

NAGPUR/ MUMBAI: For the second time in two months, former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has come under the scanner, this time of the Enforcement Directorate (ED), which raided three locations, including his residences in Nagpur and Mumbai, and two others belonging to his two associates in connection with an alleged corruption case filed against […]

Covid-19 update: Maharashtra enters ‘Lockdown style’ curfew April 14-30

MUMBAI: On anticipated lines, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday announced ‘lockdown’ style restrictions starting 8 p.m. on April 14, till April 30, to break the chain of the coronavirus which has gripped the state. However, Mumbai suburban trains and city buses will continue to run, but commutes will be permitted for those in […]

UPL’s Rajnikant Devidas Shroff, Lijjat Papad founder among 6 Padma winners from Maharashtra

NEW DELHI: Six prominent personalities from Maharashtra, including two inspiring women, have been named for this year’s Padma awards, on the occasion of the country’s Republic Day. Industrialist Rajnikant Devidas Shroff, the legendary founder and Chairman-cum-Managing Director of United Phosphorus Ltd, an Indian MNC founded in 1969, has been honoured with the country’s third-highest civilian […]

Bajaj Auto signs MoU with Maharashtra to set up facility in state

MUMBAI: Two-and-three-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto has entered into an MoU with the Maharashtra government to set up a manufacturing facility in the state. The MoU envisages a proposed investment of Rs 650 crore in the state’s Chakan. “The facility is expected to commence production in 2023. This facility will be utilised for manufacturing high end […]

Despite Covid-19 pandemic, Maharashtra proves ‘magnetic’ for investors

NEW DELHI: Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Maharashtra remains the biggest magnet for investors, attracting a whopping Rs 1.12 lakh crore plus worth of industrial investments in the past six months, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday. The state signed 25 fresh MoUs with investment commitments of Rs 61,000 crore spanning 15 different sectors, with […]

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