Maharashtra to get air ambulance facility soon

During Make in India week, Maharashtra government signs pact with air ambulance agency

geetanjali

Geetanjali Minhas | February 18, 2016 | Mumbai


#make in india   #make in mumbai   #devendra fadnavis  
Illustration by Ashish Asthana

In a first of its kind initiative, Maharashtra government has signed a pact with MAB Aviation and its partner Radius Circle to launch an air ambulance service from the state for domestic and overseas patients. The company will launch its services in August and expand it in the next two years. The agreement was signed during the ongoing Make in India event being held in Mumbai. 

The state government has also received investment proposals worth Rs 8 lakh crore during the ongoing event. Assuring the investors of efficiency and transparency from the governments’ side, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said that this will generate employment in the state. 
 
Speaking to the media on the sidelines of the event he announced a slew of agreements. He said that the state government has signed an MoU with municipal panchayats and councils, where they have offered 10,000 acre of their land in partnership to create a township. “This is exemplary, when it is difficult to acquire one acre they have offered us 10,000 acres of their land.” he said.
 
“We have signed six MoUs with retail companies like Future Group (Rs 850 crore), Trent Hypermarket (Rs 400 crore), D Mart (Rs 250 crore) and Shoppers Stop (Rs 50 crore). We have also signed 11 MoUs with some developers in NAINA (Navi Mumbai Airport Influence Notified Area),” he said.
 
Fadnavis has also signed an agreement worth Rs 1,10,000 crore  with  developers’ body CREDAI-MCHI for construction of affordable homes in Mumbai metropolitan region (MMR). State cabinet minister for housing, labour and mining, Prakash Mehta said 5,69,000 affordable homes with area ranging 300-800 sq feet will be built.
 

Comments

 

Other News

Stories to read over the weekend

At one time these pale rooms of the Delhi commission for women looked like sleepy corners of officialdom; they are now best described as a bustling sarkari office. The woman who transformed this moribund organisation hardly looks like a powerful leader. Dressed in casual blue jeans and loose deni

Tata Trusts, PFA to build state-of-the-art veterinary hospital

Tata Trusts and People For Animals (PFA) announced their collaboration to build a state-of-the-art, multi-specialty veterinary hospital and emergency clinic at Navi Mumbai to serve the needs of all domestic and farm animals at affordable rates.   The hospital will be built in Kala

The shot just got smarter

A long queue of women, infants in their arms, extends outside the immunisation room at the community health centre (CHC) in Bhangel village, Noida, a pink double-storey building beside a bustling market. Unmindful of the chit-chatting and baby babble, Mariamma Samuel, an auxiliary nurse-cum-midwi

Do you think fugitive industrialist Vijay Mallya will be extradited from Britain to India?

Do you think fugitive industrialist Vijay Mallya will be extradited from Britain to India?

Reform first, privatise later: Bibek Debroy to railways

Before privatisation and corporatisation, the Indian Railways need to undertake major reforms including commercial accounting, decentralisation and human resource among others, said Bibek Debroy, economist and member, NITI Aayog at Railways Reforms and Governance Conclave organised by Governance Now on Fri

NTPC plans for 32 GW installed capacity via renewable sources

NTPC Ltd has raised Rs 2,000 crore through green masala bonds in overseas market under its $4 billion medium term note programme, union minister Piyush Goyal informed the Lok Sabha. The proceeds of these bonds will be used for financing renewable energy projects in accordance with applicable

Video

हमेशा रहें चुनाव के लिए तैयार - मोदी ने कहा सांसदों से

Current Issue

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter