Swargate-Katraj metro extension plan awaits Centre’s approval: CM

Swargate-Katraj metro extension plan awaits Centre's approval: CM

Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde on Tuesday told the Assembly that the Swargate-Katraj Metro extension route plan has been forwarded to the Center for financial and technical approval. Shinde said, “The Pune Municipal Corporation and the state government have already approved the underground stretch as part of the extension of PCMC-Swargate route.” The 5.4-km Swargate-Katraj … Read more

Freebies make sense only if state budget has revenue surplus: Economists

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With the issue of freebies announced by political parties being heard by the Supreme Court, economists are of the view that if there is revenue surplus in the budget then freebies could be implemented. In simple terms, what is applicable at the home front is equally applicable for the governments – … Read more

Center cites policy to reject union’s proposal to merge RINL with SAIL


The center has rejected a proposal by the employees’ union of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL) for merging the company with state-owned Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), Parliament was told on Tuesday. The New Public Sector Enterprise (PSEs) policy for Atmanirbhar Bharat classified strategic and non-strategic sectors. Public sector undertakings (PSUs) in non-strategic … Read more