Mumbai, August 24: Increasing the number of hours of electric supply, focusing on the rural child development were the highlights of the meeting of state cabinet that took place on Wednesday. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis headed this meeting which decided to increase the number of hours that electric supply is available in villages where crops are in danger of dying out.
Also, rural child development centres will be started in the aanganwadis of villages in the nontribal areas of the state. There was a demand to increase the electric supply in the villages from eight hours to at least 10 hours. The government has decided to form district-level committees under the leadership of the respective guardian ministers to ensure the implementation of this scheme at all levels.
The state will soon have more than 30,000 centres operating out of the anganwadis in the nontribal villages to systematically fight the menace of malnutrition. Other decisions related to the local civic issues in Nagpur, Pune and Shirdi were also taken by the cabinet on the day.
DECISIONS TAKEN DURING WEDNESDAY’S CABINET MEETING: