Maha – Rera under which housing projects in the State will be registered is launched by The Governor of Maharashtra CH Vidyasagar Rao today on Maharashtra Day. The Governor made this announcement while delivering his Maharashtra Day message to the people in Mumbai. Under Maha –Rera housing projects in the State will be registered. The new act will make the process of buying and selling of houses ‘transparent, trusted and accountable’.
Earlier, the Governor unfurled the National Flag on the occasion of the 57thanniversary of the formation of the State of Maharashtra at Shivaji Park in Mumbai. The Governor inspected the ceremonial parade and accepted salute presented by the marching contingents.
Addressing the gathering on the occasion, the Governor said that under the Jalayukta Shivar Abhiyan launched by the State to tackle water scarcity, more than 2.5 lakh works had been completed and that 12 lakh thousand cubic meters of water storage potential has been created. Mr Vidyasagar Rao said that 11000 villages in Maharashtra had become drought – free by conserving water in village watershed. He further said that crop loan amounting to Rs.33115 crore had been disbursed to more than 48 lakh farmers. He added that crop loans of 6.85 lakh farmers have been restructured.
State Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Guardian Minister Subhash Desai, Union Minister of State for Social Justice Ramdas Athawale, diplomats from various countries, senior officers of the Armed Forces, serving and retired government officers and citizens were present.
Report: Sitaram Mewati