Maha CM announces to create separate OBC ministry

Thane: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today announced that a separate ministry would be created for OBCs which would be headed by an independent minister.

Addressing the concluding-session of Kunbi Mahotsav at Shahapur in the district, he also announced Rs 200 crore funds for gravity-based water supply projects to fulfil the need of the town and surrounding areas.

“A policy would be prepared by the government under which villages giving land for dam projects would be entitled to get water from that particular project,” the CM said.

Fadnavis also directed Thane Zilla Parishad to prepare a tourist circuit plan for Shahapur and Murbad talukas and assured maximum funds for development.