Nagpur: Dekshabhoomi and Dragaon Palace here in the city will be upgraded as ‘A’ class tourist spots, for which a proposal will be moved, and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will take care of it, said Nagpur Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule.
He was speaking while presiding over the district planning committee (DPC) meeting held at Vasantrao Deshpande Hall here in the city on Aug 31 in the presence of all party MLAs and members who had raised a unanimous demand of this sort. Banwakule is also chairman of DPC.
The meeting was attended by Ramtek MP Krupal Tumane, Mayor Pravin Datke, Zilla Parishad president Nisha Sawarkar, guardian secretary Pravin Darade, MLA Sudhakar Deshmukh, MLA Sudhakar Kohale, MLC Anil Sole, MLAs/ MLCs Nago Ganara, Rajendra Mulak, Mallikarjun Reddy, Jogendra Kawade, Sameer Meghe, Krishna Khopde, Vikas Kumbhare, Ashish Deshmukh, Prakash Gajbhiye, Dr Milind Mane, Sudhir Parve, district collector Sachin Kurve, NIT chairman Shyam Wardhane, NMC commissioner Shravan Hardikar, CEO Hemantkumar Pawar, corporators Sanjay Joshi, Ramesh Mankar, Jagdish Gupta, Anand Rautm Premkumar Jhade, and DPC members.
Bawankule directed all departmental heads to spend the unspent budgetary fund for various works by March 31, 2016, and compensation to rain-affected to be given at the earliest. He also directed that the chief officers of districts should depute an officer for moving proposals to Mantralaya as well as to the Guardian Minister’s office. He told the forest department to allot one acre land for general hospitals in rural areas.
The DPC congratulated the district administration for disbursement of kharif crop-loans to farmers and providing immediate help to the rains-affected.
The expenditures till March 31, 2015 were accorded sanction, and also the economic and physical progress of annual planning of 2015-16, as on July 2015, was reviewed. The details of which in Marathi are as follows:
District collector Sachin Kurve welcomed DPC chairman Chandrashekhar Bawankule and other members with floral gesture while DPC officer Krishna Firke conducted proceedings and also proposed the vote of thanks.