Maharashtra to get air ambulance facility soon

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

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Geetanjali Minhas | February 18, 2016 | Mumbai


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Illustration by Ashish Asthana
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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.
 

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