L&T issues notice to NHAI for cancellation of Highways four lane project:
Larsen and Toubro has issued notice to National Highways authority of India and central government for cancellation of proposed Highways four lane project following delays in land acquisition, no confirmation on increase in remuneration due to delays and bureaucratic delays leading to increased cost. NHAI however has expressed its inability to move further on this and has quoted new central government to be formed will likely handle this issue. L&T is still awaiting at least 80% land acquisition completion since last 18months and its already applied setup, machinery and resources cost is beefed up. The 5,500 Crores cost based 500kms Highways four lane work from Amravati to Gujrat border is once again in dilemma.
Parliamentary elections campaigning ends, administrative preparations pace:
Khandesh region’s parliamentary elections campaigning ended on Tuesday, evening 5pm with all candidates applying their best efforts to win voters’ confidence. Administration has taken State transport’s 387 buses for shifting election related equipment and staffing today. Jalgaon city’s Sagar Park is central unit of this authority and there are 3,348 polling booths in entire district. Same buses would return back tomorrow night taking back all equipment and staffing to deposit EVM and other stuff after completion of voting process. There are 1,890 EVM for Jalgaon and 1,731 EVM for Raver and 429 reserved EVM for both constituencies.
Administration has urged citizens to exercise this fundamental voting right and has increased voting time from 7am to 6pm to that of earlier 5pm closing. Most of sensitive polling booth will have live web casting and central monitoring by authority. This election process involves around 33,000 staffing movement and use for smooth completion. Voters’ not having their name in listing cannot vote unless they have voter’s identity card of any relevant ID card as directed by EC.
Cyclonic winds and raining in Amalner:
Amalner rural areas of Kalamsare witnessed sudden cyclonic winds followed by raining yesterday evening. Raining continued for one hour and troubled farmers on their open grain and standing crop. Raining also disrupted electricity supplies. Bhusawal area has also witnessed rain showering around midnight.
Central Railways Bhusawal division reports 13.65% revenue growth:
Central Railways Bhusawal division has reported net 13.65% passenger revenue growth in financial year 2013-14. Division has received Central Railways GM award for performance. Bhusawal division total revenue was 1266.73Crores comprising of 550.60 Crores from passenger revenue, 682.20Crores from goods and 72.31Crores from parcel and luggage services.
- Time to check electoral roll – refer EC website for confirmation, Jalgaon district administration helpline: 0257-2220202
- Weekly markets and wine shops to remain closed on voting day and counting day
- ‘गाथा शिवरायांची’ musical gala on 27th April at Gandhe Hall