A construction firm has been fined Rs 5,000 per day for delay in completing the Mantralaya renovation project, according to an RTI query.
Maharashtra Government is in the process of conceptualising a system to simplify and streamline the entry of citizens into Mantralaya, the state secretariat here.
Against the backdrop of criticism over delays in clearing files, the Maharashtra government has decided to implement a "three-stage file clearance" system to speed up the process.
Two years after a devastating fire in the state secretariat claimed five lives, panic revisited the Maharashtra administrative headquarters on Monday when fire broke out on the first floor of the annex building here but there were no casualties.
A year after top four floors of the imposing Mantralaya building housing the state secretariat here were gutted in a major blaze, labourers are working double shifts to complete the renovation.
A minor fire broke out in Mantralaya, the Maharashtra government headquarters, here on Saturday.
A fire broke out at Mantralaya, the Maharashtra state secretariat complex, here on Saturday, fire brigade sources said.
Mumbai Police has stepped up vigil after an anonymous letter sent to the state Secretariat `Mantralaya` threatened to bomb important government installations in Mumbai and Nagpur.
Ten weeks after a major fire gutted the Maharashtra state headquarters, the government plans to fully repair and renovate the iconic building.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said renovation of the fire-ravaged state secretariat building will start after the safety of the top floors is established.
Work in the fire-ravaged Mantralaya will resume on Monday with offices of CM and several other ministers shifting to alternate offices.
As a part of efforts to re-construct all damaged files, Maharashtra government has made three classifications to retrieve the documents.
The death toll in the major fire that swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya rose to five after three more bodies were recovered on Friday.
There was panic after an abandoned briefcase was spotted near the state Secretariat in south Mumbai on Tuesday.
The Mantralaya makeover plan
prepared by the public works department has not been made
under the slum rehabilitation scheme, Deputy Chief Minister
Chhagan Bhujbal said here today.
In order to strengthen security
after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Maharashtra government has decided to install Close Circuit TV cameras in Mantralaya,
the state secretariat.
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