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Government has vision to turn Maharashtra into one trillion dollar economy: Governor

Government has vision to turn Maharashtra into one trillion dollar economy: Governor

Maharashtra Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao today said the state government has the vision to turn the state into a one trillion dollar economy by 2025.

Feb 26, 2018, 14:57 PM IST

Science under threat of neglect and apathy: Maha Governor Vidyasagar Rao

The Governor said that it has been 86 long years since CV Raman won the Nobel Prize for Physics.

Dec 17, 2016, 13:47 PM IST

Maharashtra, Gujarat governors given additional charge

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday gave Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao additional charge of Tamil Nadu, and Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli of Madhya Pradesh.

Aug 31, 2016, 20:22 PM IST
Huge bunker with 13 rooms found inside Maharashtra Raj Bhavan – See Pics

Huge bunker with 13 rooms found inside Maharashtra Raj Bhavan – See Pics

A forgotten 150-metre long, underground British-era bunker has been unearthed inside the sprawling Raj Bhavan complex at Malabar Hill in south Mumbai.

Aug 17, 2016, 12:47 PM IST

Amazing discovery! Maharashtra Governor unearths 'very big' tunnel beneath Raj Bhavan

In an astounding discovery, Maharashtra Governor Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao has unearthed a very big well built tunnel beneath the Raj Bhavan here.

Aug 17, 2016, 06:14 AM IST
Aamir Khan meets Maharashtra Governor

Aamir Khan meets Maharashtra Governor

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan today called on Maharashtra Governor Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan here.

Mar 28, 2016, 19:47 PM IST
Padma Vibhushan for Dilip Kumar- He deserved it long back, says Subhash Ghai

Padma Vibhushan for Dilip Kumar- He deserved it long back, says Subhash Ghai

Ghai, took to Twitter to thank the BJP led Central govt for honouring Dilip Kumar with the nation’s second highest civilian award, which was long overdue.

Dec 14, 2015, 08:53 AM IST
Tearful moment when award was in my hands: Dilip Kumar after receiving Padma Vibhushan samman

Tearful moment when award was in my hands: Dilip Kumar after receiving Padma Vibhushan samman

Dilip Kumar was honoured with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award for his contribution to Indian Cinema, on Sunday.

Dec 14, 2015, 08:25 AM IST

Declining standards of education worrying, says Maharashtra Governor

Expressing concern over the declining standards of education at all levels, Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on Monady said, emerging India needs a world class education system which will produce leaders in every discipline.

Oct 27, 2015, 00:26 AM IST

Maharashtra governor's wake-up call to tackle 'lifestyle diseases'

 Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao on Saturday asked the Indian pharmaceutical industry to develop drugs for lifestyle diseases like diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular ailments and tuberculosis, among others.

Oct 17, 2015, 19:35 PM IST
Never sought pardon from Maharashtra Governor, clarifies Sanjay Dutt

Never sought pardon from Maharashtra Governor, clarifies Sanjay Dutt

Bollywood's troubled star Sanjay Dutt was recently in news for seeking a pardon in his remaining jail term. However, it has now been reported that Dutt has clarified over the issue and refuted all such claims. 

Sep 25, 2015, 14:01 PM IST

Protect business from cyber criminals: Maharashtra governor

Maharashtra Governor CV Rao on Wednesday said financial institutions and business organisations in India must be ready to thwart challenges posed by cyber criminals.

Apr 08, 2015, 19:28 PM IST

Maharashtra govt committed for development of tribals: Governor

The state government is committed towards the development of tribals and the community members must avail full benefit of the state-run welfare schemes, Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao said.

Mar 04, 2015, 12:30 PM IST

Maharashtra Governor asks VCs to act against colleges lacking infrastructure, faculty

Taking a stern view on professional colleges lacking basic infrastructure and qualified faculty, Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao Tuesday directed the vice chancellors to take 'exemplary' action against such erring institutes.

Feb 24, 2015, 20:02 PM IST
Maharashtra Governor calls for innovation in higher education

Maharashtra Governor calls for innovation in higher education

Observing that institutions of higher education in Maharashtra are stuck in "mediocrity and complacency", state Governor C Vidyasagar Rao has called for innovative curriculum and participatory teaching.

Feb 08, 2015, 23:54 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly revokes suspension of five Congress MLAs

The Maharastra state Legislative Assembly Tuesday revoked the suspension of five Congress MLAs, who were held responsible for creating a ruckus as well as misbehaving with the Maharashtra Governor who arrived to address the first joint sitting of the state legislature.

Dec 23, 2014, 19:45 PM IST

Congress MLAs injuring Maharashtra Governor is 'indeed shameful': BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday appeared to be in tune with the decision to suspend five Congress MLAs for allegedly heckling and physically stopping Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao.

Nov 13, 2014, 13:30 PM IST

'Maharashtra Governor injured as legislators try to block his entry'

Protesting legislators of Congress caused "injury" to Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on the first day of the session on Wednesday when they tried to block his entry into the legislature complex here, revenue minister Eknath Khadse said.

Nov 12, 2014, 20:29 PM IST

Congress legislators disrupt Governor's address in Maharashtra House

Congress legislators in Maharashtra on Wednesday disrupted Governor Vidyasagar Rao's Address to the joint session of the state legislature, protesting the manner in which the 13-day-old BJP government won the trust vote.

Nov 12, 2014, 20:25 PM IST

Telangana government felicitates Maharashtra Governor

Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao was on Sunday felicitated by the Telangana government at a civic reception here.

Nov 09, 2014, 19:49 PM IST

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