Ajit Pawar

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Ajit Pawar told : “It should be ensured that highest quality is maintained while erecting the jumbo facilities. Since we are in the midst of monsoon, calamitous incidents such as hailstorm and heavy rains should be taken into account while creating the infrastructure,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “It should be ensured that highest quality is maintained while erecting the jumbo facilities. Since we are in the midst of monsoon, calamitous incidents such as hailstorm and heavy rains should be taken into account while creating the infrastructure. It should not affect timely completion of the structures,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “At the same time, the affected farmers will be compensated as per the existing land acquisition law. Preference for employment will be given to locals, and project-affected people at the railway stations along this route and stalls for business,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Although the state is presently reeling under the , we will complete this project in record time by involving local public representatives. The project won’t experience any fund crunch,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Pune and Nashik are leading districts in industrial and agriculture development. The train project, which will connect the two districts via Ahmednagar, will boost sectors such as tourism, education, farming, trade and will directly and indirectly create thousands of jobs for local youth,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The increase in the number of patients in Pune district is a result of huge increase in testing. The situation in Pune is under control… all the state government and district administration agencies are working on war footing to control the spread of the virus. The bed capacity in the district has been increased to a great extent and three jumbo facilities, which are being created, will add to the capacity,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will visit Pune in the next two days and it will further boost the fight against Covid-19,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We have to pla health infrastructure considering the number cases of cases by August-end,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 27, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “If the developers and other people are not giving their land for development works, stop all their work at other places. Obstruction to any development project should not be tolerated. The district collector should speed up land acquisition,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 27, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “As soon as the order comes from the court, pay the cost to land owner and acquire it,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 27, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Whether there will be lockdown or no lockdown and what restrictions will have to be followed will be decided after reviewing the situation in all the districts. We have to take decisions in the interest of state as a whole, and according to the central government guidelines,” “Personally, even as one would wish that there is no lockdown in the state at all and everything should be back to normal, one cannot decide anything in haste without proper consultation with experts and the local administration,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, July 26, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “Each unit will require nearly Rs 100 crore. The state government has agreed to bear half the expenses. The PMC, the PCMC and the PMRDA will take care of the other half,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, July 26, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Ensure immaculate planning of hospital beds, ambulances, and medical staff for hospitals with the help of digital technology,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 17, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "People should follow social distancing and should come out whenever it is really necessary and urgent. We have to break the chain of the virus. People are roaming out without mask and not taking proper precautions," External link

newindianexpress Friday, July 10, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The virus has been now spreading in rural areas that need to be dealt with strictly. We have to also create the infrastructure so people will not face any issue," External link

newindianexpress Friday, July 10, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “If such a situation persists, we would be left with no option but to take stringent measures. If need be, a lockdown will have to be imposed,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 10, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "You take example of England, they have also imposed lockdown again. Sometimes when people don`t follow rules, some decisions like this (lockdown) have to be taken. We implement lockdown in Thane as well. When cases increase at some places, such decisions are taken," External link

dnaindia Friday, July 10, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "We have taken a very positive view about the issues pertaining to the institute," External link

news18 Friday, July 10, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "I was in Baramati (last Saturday)...Lanke came there...He said some independent councillors wanted to join the party. So, they joined in my presence. But later I learnt that they were Shiv Sena councillors," External link

news18 Friday, July 10, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : "There is the MVA government of three parties. All three parties should not poach one another's workers and leaders. Hence, I called Lanke and told him to end this episode and let the councillors rejoin the Shiv Sena as the Shiv Sena chief is ready to solve their problems," External link

news18 Friday, July 10, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Sarthi is governed by the Bahujan Kalyan department, while the Annasaheb Patil Financial Development Corporation is controlled by the skill development corporation. We have decided to bring both of them under the planning department for better management of funds. The autonomy of Sarthi will be restored soon as these decisions get the formal nod from the cabinet,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We will not let Sarthi stop its work. I appeal to those community members who are busy levelling allegations to stop doing so, and work for the betterment of the institute,” External link

Hindu Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Important projects for the city should be approved and executed. No unnecessary obstacles will be created in the path of such initiatives. The tourism project report of the forest garden at Taljai hills was drafted. The Maharashtra Ecotourism Development Board has also cleared it. The state government will provide funds for the forest garden,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, July 4, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “It is indeed worrying to see the drastic spike in COVID-19 cases in Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, and the Pune rural region. I have accordingly directed that an IAS-level officer be appointed to monitor the sample testing process in the district,” External link

Hindu Friday, July 3, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We have heard some complaints that doctors are avoiding visits to Covid-19 units inside hospitals. Such doctors will face action,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 3, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Police should ensure that those who travel to rural areas, from cities with a high patient count, are tested. Local community leaders can help with this. Also, industrial units which have opened now should ensure that workers stay within the premises and don’t travel outside. While working, all the directives to prevent spread of the virus such as use of face masks, sanitisation of hands and social distancing , should be followed,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 3, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Every person should speak keeping in mind his own worth. People should respect each other. This is our culture. This is what late Yashwantrao Chavan (first chief minister of Maharashtra) taught us and we should adhere to it,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, June 28, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “You can check what he (Padalkar) had saidabout (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi in the past,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, June 28, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar stated : “Each individual individual must communicate holding in intellect his personal worth. Persons must respect every other. This is our culture. This is what late Yashwantrao Chavan (very first main minister of Maharashtra) taught us and we need to adhere to it,” External link

haveeru Saturday, June 27, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar stated ( about Narendra Modi ) : “You can check what he (Padalkar) had claimed about (Primary Minister Narendra) Modi in the earlier,” External link

haveeru Saturday, June 27, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "You can check what he (Padalkar) had said about (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi in the past," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Every person should speak keeping in mind his own worth. People should respect each other. This is our culture. This is what late Yashwantrao Chavan (first chief minister of Maharashtra) taught us and we should adhere to it," External link

news18 Saturday, June 27, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "You can check what he (Padalkar) had saidabout (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi in the past," External link

news18 Saturday, June 27, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “All top officials should call MPs and MLAs and update them about the Covid-19 situation, decisions taken and directives issued, including ones related to containment zones. The people’s representatives should be taken into confidence and their suggestions should be strictly implemented,” External link

expressindia Friday, June 26, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “It’s been more than three months since Maharashtra is grappling with the viral outbreak. July and August are likely to be more difficult. If people don’t take enough precautions, then we will be inviting more trouble. I appeal to the public to follow all norms such as wearing face masks, maintaining social distancing, etc. We’ll face the consequences, if there’s any laxity,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Action must be initiated against such a country (China). I’d urge the public to boycott the goods manufactured by Chinese firms. China will be shown the place, if India, a country of over 1.35 billion people, starts boycotting Chinese goods,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “A fund of Rs 8.90 crore has been approved for procuring swab tests and Rs 3.53 crore for other equipment required to conduct Covid-19 tests. Apart from this, Rs 7.15 crore is being allocated for other essential machinery and equipment for Sassoon Hospital. This will help keep the labs up to date. Funds have also been provided for hiring more nurses and support staff,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The state government is optimistic about resolving the issue. The administration should compile the list of eligible beneficiaries. For this, help should be taken from various departments that are linked to dam and tiger reserve projects. It will be seen if it is possible that the displaced families can be allotted land in Sangli and Solapur districts. Other pending demands by the displaced families towards the energy department will also be looked into,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "If land allotments have been done in a wrong manner in the past, such allotments will stand cancelled," External link

nampa Friday, June 19, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told ( about Aslam Shaikh ) : "This could be his (Shaikh's) viewpoint, but decisions on these matters will be taken only after assessing the situation of Covid-19 cases in the state, especially in Mumbai and Pune. We also need to wait for guidelines from the Centre," External link

timesofindia Friday, June 19, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "We are considering whether this can be done under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Assessment of damages due to Cyclone Nisarga was done, there was a lot of damage. To help people of Konkan, every family there will be given Rs 5000 each for purchasing clothes and essentials, those whose houses in slums were damaged will be given Rs 15,000 each," External link

mid-day Thursday, June 11, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Assessment of damages due to Cyclone Nisarga was done, there was a lot of damage. To help people of Konkan, every family there will be given Rs 5000 each for purchasing clothes and essentials, those whose houses in slums were damaged will be given Rs 15,000 each,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, June 11, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The entire process of cotton procurement from farmers should be completed before monsoon… To achieve this mammoth task, all procurement centres and APMCs, Krishi Kendras and related offices will have to compulsorily work even on weekly holidays, that is Saturday and Sunday,” External link

expressindia Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "We are considering whether this can be done under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana," External link

firstpost Wednesday, June 10, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “On one hand we have to contain the spread of the coronavirus , and reboot the economy by restoring the normal trade on the other. The first step in this battle is to stop the spread of the virus by enforcing strict discipline among residents,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The government is taking effort to help industries fly again. Local youths should be given preference while providing employment. The government will provide training to local youths under skill development programmes,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “A standard operating procedure will have to be chalked out for this purpose. We will take a decision on schools soon,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Adequate force of NDRF, police, lifeguards, fire brigade have been deployed. Keeping the intensity of the cyclone in mind, citizens in the coastal parts of the state are requested to stay home,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, June 3, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Even if we allow handful of warkaris to proceed from Pune, there is a possibility of thousands joining it on the way. In such a situation, it will be difficult to control the crowd and there is a risk of spread of the infection,” External link

expressindia Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about The Deputy ) : “All economic activity has come to an abrupt standstill because of the lockdown. This has adversely affected businesses, besides resulting in job losses across sectors. It is imperative to find a way out. The State government will soon announce a financial package following discussions in the Cabinet,” External link

thehindu Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about The Deputy ) : “The Central government has recently announced this economic package which is replete with big numbers. But there are differences of opinion on how much money will actually trickle down to the poor. The need of the hour is to ensure daily wagers get swift and tangible help,” External link

thehindu Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about The Deputy ) : “All economic activity has come to an abrupt standstill because of the lockdown. This has adversely affected businesses, besides resulting in job losses across sectors. It is imperative to find a way out. The State government will soon announce a financial package following discussions in the Cabinet,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 29, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about The Deputy ) : “The Central government has recently announced this economic package which is replete with big numbers. But there are differences of opinion on how much money will actually trickle down to the poor. The need of the hour is to ensure daily wagers get swift and tangible help,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 29, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The central, state and local administrations are fighting the battle It is also a fact that cases have increased in rural areas after people migrated from urban areas. But there is no need to worry if everyone takes all precautions,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 29, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Ashadi wari is an age-old tradition and we want to ensure that it is not broken. The government will ferry the padukas (footprints of saints) of all those trusts and organisations that are so allowed by district collectors, superintendent of police etc, by air in helicopters or by road in buses to Pandharpur a day before Ekadashi. The final decision on going by air will be taken depending on the weather forecast then,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 29, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “This is all at the thinking level and no final decision has been taken,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 29, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We are with the parents. It is natural that with the Covid-19 pandemic, parents cannot send their children to school,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 29, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “People will fail such attempts as the state is united in this fight against the coronavirus. We need to be united in this health crisis,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “While the ashaadi wari of saints Dnyaneshwar and Tukaram has tremendous historical import, we will have to review the COVID-19 situation over the next fortnight before taking a decision. The matter will be discussed in the State Cabinet as well. Authorities in Solapur, Pandharpur and Satara would also be consulted,” External link

thehindu Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The Wari has special and historical importance in the Warkari sect. It is a centuries' old tradition. We will review the coronavirus situation in the next 15 days and decision will be taken about the palkhi procession after May 30 by taking all the stakeholders in confidence," External link

business-standard Friday, May 15, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The services of nurses --who have been working shoulder to shoulder, rather going a step ahead risking their lives while treating patients -- will be recorded in the human history in golden words," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Since there is no vaccine available to tackle the disease, taking precaution is the only 'aarogya sanjivani' (elixir of health). Nurses have been doing this work with devotion," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The incident is painful. It is disturbing to see how desperate migrant workers in Maharashtra are to return to their home states," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The incident is painful. It is disturbing to see how desperate migrant workers in Maharashtra are to return to their home states," External link

timesofindia Friday, May 8, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad are in ‘red zones’… and that’s why we have not been able to restart the industries. I have asked the divisional commissionerate and district collectorate to see whether industries which are outside the containment zone in the MIDC area can be re-started by following social distancing norms. The local administration has been asked to talk to representatives of the industries and chalk out an effective plan,” External link

expressindia Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Apart from cities like Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Malegaon [in Nashik district], and Aurangabad, which have been classified as ‘red zones’ on account of a high number of COVID-19 cases being reported from there, the State is thinking of reviving economic activity and industries in other parts of Maharashtra, especially in rural areas,” External link

thehindu Saturday, May 2, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Apart from cities like Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Malegaon [in Nashik district], and Aurangabad, which have been classified as ‘red zones’ on account of a high number of COVID-19 cases being reported from there, the State is thinking of reviving economic activity and industries in other parts of Maharashtra, especially in rural areas,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 1, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Rishi Kapoor ) : “Rishi Kapoor ably carried ahead the legacy of the Kapoor family. He had been ailing since the past few months, but he never let his anguish be known to his fans and maintained his connections with the film industry and the people till the very end,” External link

gulf-times Friday, May 1, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Considering the current situation in Pune, standalone shops or shopping malls will not be allowed to reopen for precautionary measures. I have instructed the police to execute strict action against violators and ensure effective measures to maintain a complete lockdown in containment zones. It is also the responsibility of the citizens to help the administration fight the virus,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, April 25, 2020 9:33:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar warned : “All these informal labourers are now jobless and eagerly waiting to go to their respective States. The incidents at Bandra Railway station gathering happened in Mumbai and is an example of restlessness of such labourers. In near future or maybe on May 3, 2020, or any other later date as decided by the Government of India, the lockdown would be withdrawn and public transport including railway would be starting and there will be a huge rush of all these migrated labourers at all railway stations,” External link

thehindu Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar warned : “All these informal labourers are now jobless and eagerly waiting to go to their respective States. The incidents at Bandra Railway station gathering happened in Mumbai and is an example of restlessness of such labourers. In near future or maybe on May 3, 2020, or any other later date as decided by the Government of India, the lockdown would be withdrawn and public transport including railway would be starting and there will be a huge rush of all these migrated labourers at all railway stations,” External link

Hindu Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The law and order problem can be avoided and workers can return to their respective home states safely if the Railway Ministry runs special trains for them after the lockdown period is over,” External link

india Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Yet people are gathering on roads without any reason. They are risking their own and their families' lives. This should be stopped," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Yet people are gathering on roads without any reason. They are risking their own and their families' lives. This should be stopped," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We must control the spread of the virus at any cost. The lockdown should be implemented strictly for the next eight days. Police should adopt a strict policy and I’m confident that citizens will cooperate,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Those who have flu symptoms should approach authorities for tests without delay. Rapids tests can be used for increasing the testing net,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Special attention should be given to ensure that the police have N-95 masks and other necessary equipment to protect themselves while they are on duty,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We must control the spread of the virus at any cost. The lockdown should be implemented strictly for the next eight days. Police should adopt a strict policy and I’m confident that citizens will cooperate,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “After restarting, firms and their employees have to strictly follow social distancing and other lockdown norms. Ten per cent of government employees will also need to report to work from April 20. We want to restart the wheel of the economy,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, April 18, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The rising Covid-19 cases in Pune are a matter of concern. There is need for police department to strictly implement lockdown for the next eight days,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, April 18, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Maharashtra has to spend a lot on steps taken to combat coronavirus. Development schemes also need to be implemented simultaneously. It has become difficult for Maharashtra to discharge its key duties as it is not getting due funds from the Centre. The Centre should consider the situation and cooperate," External link

business-standard Friday, April 17, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "There is a need to ensure that the poor get adequate food grains and they are distributed in a streamlined manner so that no one goes hungry (during the lockdown period)," External link

business-standard Friday, April 17, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The committee is tasked with making suggestions to revive the State economy and bring it back on the path of economic growth. It will submit its report by April 30,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, April 15, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The committee is tasked with making suggestions to revive the State economy and bring State back on the path of economic growth. The committee will submit its report by April 30,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Baramati city has seen six positive cases, and one death… we have decided to implement measures to ensure that the number of cases does not rise. Since the Bhilwara model of containment has proved to be successful, we have decided to follow it,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 11, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : “It doesn't seem that the polls will be held anytime soon considering the coronavirus crisis. Since the two seats from the Governor's quota are vacant, the cabinet unanimously decided to recommend Thackeray's name for one of the seats,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, April 10, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : “It doesn’t seem that the polls will be held anytime soon considering the coronavirus crisis. Since the two seats from the Governor’s quota are vacant, the cabinet unanimously decided to recommend Thackeray’s name for one of the seats,” External link

expressindia Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The decisive phase of the pandemic has started. So, all patients and those with foreign travel history should not hide now. They should contact the health department with immediate effect. The fight with coronavirus should end as early as possible and for that, people with suspected cases of coronavirus should come forward,” External link

expressindia Monday, April 6, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “It is the people’s will which can help and stop its (the virus) entry to their respective housing societies or homes. Be alert,” External link

expressindia Monday, April 6, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "People should not step out of home on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, Hanuman Jayanti and Shab-e-Barat. Offer worship and prayers staying inside home," External link

business-standard Saturday, April 4, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "People should not step out of home on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, Hanuman Jayanti and Shab-e-Barat. Offer worship and prayers staying inside home," External link

nampa Saturday, April 4, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Instead of getting hospital quarantined due to the coronavirus infection, get home quarantined voluntarily to save youself and your family," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Those who violate the rules regarding coronavirus will have to go to jail and the action has begun since yesterday," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “There have been reports that people are crowding vegetable markets, violating all rules and regulations. This defeats the whole purpose of a lockdown. At a time when corona-positive patients are increasing in the State, there is need to follow the lockdown strictly, which doesn’t seem to be happening,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : "I hope that the employees and their unions will extend their whole-hearted support to the government in this unprecedented challenge we are facing," External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, April 1, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I hope that the employees and their unions will extend their whole-hearted support to the government in this unprecedented challenge we are facing,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The state government will procure 10 lakh litres of milk through milk cooperative societies at Rs 25 per litre. The stock will be used to make milk powder which will be stored and sold online. It will be implemented through the State Milk Cooperative Federation,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The state government will purchase 10 lakh litres of milk and pay Rs 25 per litre. An allocation of Rs 200 crore has been made for the same. The milk procured will also be processed into milk powder,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The government will purchase it and convert it into skimmed milk powder. We are earmarking ₹200 crore for the procurement of the milk,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The state's economy has been affected due to the coronavirus crisis and reduction of resources following the lockdown," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The state's economy has been affected by the coronavirus crisis and reduction in resources due to ongoing lockdown," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "If the money had been received, salaries could have been given in single installment," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The state's economy has been affected by the coronavirus crisis and reduction in resources due to ongoing lockdown," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "This decision has been taken in consultation with all concerned, including the staff associations. Currently, the government is working with 5 per cent attendance and the decision has been taken to reduce the expenditure in view of the extraordinary situation arising out of Covid-19 pandemic," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 31, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The state government will procure ten lakh litres of milk through milk cooperative societies at Rs 25 per litre. The stock will be used to make milk powder which will be stored and sold online. It will implemented through the state Milk Cooperative Federation," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 31, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “At these spots, everything is done as per protocol. We are reaching the spot through tempos and then ensuring that social distancing is maintained when the food is consumed,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, March 31, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The state is facing a crisis triggered by the novel coronavirus outbreak, and business activities including industries, trade and service sector has come to standstill. It has adversely affected the state's income," "The Centre's dues are part of the subsidy and financial assistance which amounts to Rs 14,967 crore and share of state in various taxes which is Rs 1,687 crore," External link

timesofindia Monday, March 30, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Doctors and police are doing their duty in the fight against Covid-19 outbreak. We will not tolerate attacks on doctors and police personnel. Those who are found heckling or attacking doctors and police personnel will be dealt with strict actions under the law,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 27, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Don’t let the time come for us to use the military,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 27, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “However, the crowds are still witnessed in the markets, which is a matter of serious concern. I have instructed the officials to take steps to provide essentials to the people at their doorsteps or at their society gates to prevent them from going out. This has been implemented successfully in Baramati and Wai towns,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 27, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Police are doing their duty. They are empowered to enforce Section 144. They have been directed to ensure there is no violation of guidelines at public places, general stores or markets," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 27, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "I would like to make it clear that Maharashtra will not tolerate any attack on police personnel," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 27, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Doctors and police are doing their duty in the fight against coronavirus. We will not tolerate attacks on doctors and police personnel. Those who are found heckling or attacking doctors and Police personnel will be dealt with strict actions under the law," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Don't let the time come for us to use the military. During the lockdown, America used its Army. It is our responsibility that we ensure that the time doesn't come when we have to take the help of the Army," "A lockdown is implemented but we are still continuing the essential services like milk, groceries, vegetables, gas, medicine, and fruits, etc. The public and police must co-operate with each other during this time," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar warned : "In the USA, to enforce the lockdown, they have taken the help of US Army. Don't compel us to do the same. This will be your responsibility," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : "However, the crowds are still witnessed in the markets which is a matter of serious concern. I have instructed the officials to take steps to provide essentials to the people at their doorsteps or at their society gates to prevent them from going out. This has been implemented successfully in Baramati and Wai towns," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Police are doing their duty. They are empowered to enforce Section 144 . They have been directed to ensure there is no violation of guidelines at public places, general stores or markets,” External link

expressindia Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I would like to make it clear that Maharashtra will not tolerate any attack on police personnel,” External link

expressindia Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : “However, the crowds are still witnessed in the markets which is a matter of serious concern. I have instructed the officials to take steps to provide essentials to the people at their doorsteps or at their society gates to prevent them from going out. This has been implemented successfully in Baramati and Wai towns,” External link

india Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar warned : “In the USA, to enforce the lockdown, they have taken the help of US Army. Don’t compel us to do the same. This will be your responsibility,” External link

india Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Doctors and police are doing their duty in the fight against coronavirus. We will not tolerate attacks on doctors and police personnel. Those who are found heckling or attacking doctors and Police personnel will be dealt with strict actions under the law," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Don't let the time come for us to use the military. During the lockdown, America used its Army. It is our responsibility that we ensure that the time doesn't come when we have to take the help of the Army," "A lockdown is implemented but we are still continuing the essential services like milk, groceries, vegetables, gas, medicine, and fruits, etc. The public and police must co-operate with each other during this time," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar warned : "In the USA, to enforce the lockdown, they have taken the help of US Army. Don't compel us to do the same. This will be your responsibility," External link

news18 Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : "However, the crowds are still witnessed in the markets which is a matter of serious concern. I have instructed the officials to take steps to provide essentials to the people at their doorsteps or at their society gates to prevent them from going out. This has been implemented successfully in Baramati and Wai towns," External link

news18 Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : “It is every individual’s responsibility to keep themselves and surrounding safe from the ongoing crisis,” External link

asianage Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “All essential items...food grains, milk, vegetables and fruits and medicines will be available in adequate stock regularly,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, March 24, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The Maharashtra government will ensure supply of essential items is regular and that Agriculture Produce Market Committees (APMCs) are operational,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Do not panic and rush to the markets to purchase vegetables. State government will ensure that APMCs are operational and citizens get essential supplies. It is also in the interest of the farmers, as they should not face a loss. The police and district administration will allow vehicles carrying agriculture commodities and milk to ply on the roads,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Keep chicken shops open during this period. There’s no doubt that the poultry farmers have suffered. The animal husbandry department is making efforts to repel misconceptions about connection between coronavirus and chicken,” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We are keeping a modicum of bus services in Pune to service the class of cleaners, electricity board staff and others who are providing public services. I again urge people not to crowd near bus stations and indulge in travel when it is not really required. Do not panic, but remember at the same time that this is no holiday,” External link

thehindu Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The State government would also be making arrangements to provide essential goods for daily wage earners at nominal prices to ease the burden on them in this hour of crisis,” External link

thehindu Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We are keeping a modicum of bus services in Pune to service the class of cleaners, electricity board staff and others who are providing public services. I again urge people not to crowd near bus stations and indulge in travel when it is not really required. Do not panic, but remember at the same time that this is no holiday,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 21, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The State government would also be making arrangements to provide essential goods for daily wage earners at nominal prices to ease the burden on them in this hour of crisis,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 21, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The next 15 days are very important in the fight against coronavirus and everyone should take every possible care. I appeal to the people to display strong will to defeat this calamity,” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The chief minister has said we are expecting people not to crowd local trains in Mumbai by avoiding non-essential travel. However, if the crowds do not abate, he will be forced to stop the local service. We can do the same in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad as well by curtailing buses and trains. Public transport is important because people who provide various essential services such as garbage disposal and water supply, among others, use them and without them, these services will cease. But if others who should be staying at home are crowding public transport by travelling unnecessarily, then we will have to take some steps,” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "We are providing three months ration to people under BPL (Below Poverty Line) category. We are doing whatever is required," External link

business-standard Friday, March 20, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “There is no pardon for the mistake,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “There are many new legislators who find it difficult to purchase a car with the existing limit of ₹10 lakh. We have decided to increase the loan limit to ₹30 lakh to be repaid by the borrower, while the interest will be paid by the government,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 13, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "We reject the criticism that the budget is biased and does injustice to Marathwada, Vidarbha, North Maharashtra and Konkan. We don't commit such a sin," External link

nampa Friday, March 13, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "There is no pardon for the mistake," External link

economictimes Friday, March 13, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The absence of administrative staff from the local and ground level, tackling the coronavirus is tough. We need to support staff at the ground. In Maharashtra, there are total 11 positive coronavirus patients who are admitted in Pune and Mumbai," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The three alliance partners (Sena-NCP-Congress) will sit together today or tomorrow morning and take a final decision. The second candidate will file papers tomorrow," External link

firstpost Wednesday, March 11, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Legislature is final authority. We need to pass the budget, appropriation bill first," External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "There are 850 to 1,000 people from the state who are currently abroad as tourists. Tour operators have been asked to get in touch with the administration once they land in Mumbai," External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT



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minister43.83%EN08/28/201728/08/2017
legislator0.36%EN08/04/201704/08/2017
deputy3.40%EN04/03/201703/04/2017
resources minister1.25%EN08/31/201631/08/2016
member0.18%EN07/30/201630/07/2016
finance minister0.72%EN07/29/201629/07/2016
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Ajit Pawar told : “It should be ensured that highest quality is maintained while erecting the jumbo facilities. Since we are in the midst of monsoon, calamitous incidents such as hailstorm and heavy rains should be taken into account while creating the infrastructure,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “It should be ensured that highest quality is maintained while erecting the jumbo facilities. Since we are in the midst of monsoon, calamitous incidents such as hailstorm and heavy rains should be taken into account while creating the infrastructure. It should not affect timely completion of the structures,” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “At the same time, the affected farmers will be compensated as per the existing land acquisition law. Preference for employment will be given to locals, and project-affected people at the railway stations along this route and stalls for business,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Although the state is presently reeling under the , we will complete this project in record time by involving local public representatives. The project won’t experience any fund crunch,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Pune and Nashik are leading districts in industrial and agriculture development. The train project, which will connect the two districts via Ahmednagar, will boost sectors such as tourism, education, farming, trade and will directly and indirectly create thousands of jobs for local youth,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The increase in the number of patients in Pune district is a result of huge increase in testing. The situation in Pune is under control… all the state government and district administration agencies are working on war footing to control the spread of the virus. The bed capacity in the district has been increased to a great extent and three jumbo facilities, which are being created, will add to the capacity,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will visit Pune in the next two days and it will further boost the fight against Covid-19,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We have to pla health infrastructure considering the number cases of cases by August-end,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 27, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “If the developers and other people are not giving their land for development works, stop all their work at other places. Obstruction to any development project should not be tolerated. The district collector should speed up land acquisition,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 27, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “As soon as the order comes from the court, pay the cost to land owner and acquire it,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 27, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Whether there will be lockdown or no lockdown and what restrictions will have to be followed will be decided after reviewing the situation in all the districts. We have to take decisions in the interest of state as a whole, and according to the central government guidelines,” “Personally, even as one would wish that there is no lockdown in the state at all and everything should be back to normal, one cannot decide anything in haste without proper consultation with experts and the local administration,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, July 26, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “Each unit will require nearly Rs 100 crore. The state government has agreed to bear half the expenses. The PMC, the PCMC and the PMRDA will take care of the other half,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, July 26, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Ensure immaculate planning of hospital beds, ambulances, and medical staff for hospitals with the help of digital technology,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 17, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "People should follow social distancing and should come out whenever it is really necessary and urgent. We have to break the chain of the virus. People are roaming out without mask and not taking proper precautions," External link

newindianexpress Friday, July 10, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The virus has been now spreading in rural areas that need to be dealt with strictly. We have to also create the infrastructure so people will not face any issue," External link

newindianexpress Friday, July 10, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “If such a situation persists, we would be left with no option but to take stringent measures. If need be, a lockdown will have to be imposed,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 10, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "You take example of England, they have also imposed lockdown again. Sometimes when people don`t follow rules, some decisions like this (lockdown) have to be taken. We implement lockdown in Thane as well. When cases increase at some places, such decisions are taken," External link

dnaindia Friday, July 10, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "We have taken a very positive view about the issues pertaining to the institute," External link

news18 Friday, July 10, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "I was in Baramati (last Saturday)...Lanke came there...He said some independent councillors wanted to join the party. So, they joined in my presence. But later I learnt that they were Shiv Sena councillors," External link

news18 Friday, July 10, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : "There is the MVA government of three parties. All three parties should not poach one another's workers and leaders. Hence, I called Lanke and told him to end this episode and let the councillors rejoin the Shiv Sena as the Shiv Sena chief is ready to solve their problems," External link

news18 Friday, July 10, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Sarthi is governed by the Bahujan Kalyan department, while the Annasaheb Patil Financial Development Corporation is controlled by the skill development corporation. We have decided to bring both of them under the planning department for better management of funds. The autonomy of Sarthi will be restored soon as these decisions get the formal nod from the cabinet,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We will not let Sarthi stop its work. I appeal to those community members who are busy levelling allegations to stop doing so, and work for the betterment of the institute,” External link

Hindu Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Important projects for the city should be approved and executed. No unnecessary obstacles will be created in the path of such initiatives. The tourism project report of the forest garden at Taljai hills was drafted. The Maharashtra Ecotourism Development Board has also cleared it. The state government will provide funds for the forest garden,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, July 4, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “It is indeed worrying to see the drastic spike in COVID-19 cases in Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, and the Pune rural region. I have accordingly directed that an IAS-level officer be appointed to monitor the sample testing process in the district,” External link

Hindu Friday, July 3, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We have heard some complaints that doctors are avoiding visits to Covid-19 units inside hospitals. Such doctors will face action,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 3, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Police should ensure that those who travel to rural areas, from cities with a high patient count, are tested. Local community leaders can help with this. Also, industrial units which have opened now should ensure that workers stay within the premises and don’t travel outside. While working, all the directives to prevent spread of the virus such as use of face masks, sanitisation of hands and social distancing , should be followed,” External link

expressindia Friday, July 3, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Every person should speak keeping in mind his own worth. People should respect each other. This is our culture. This is what late Yashwantrao Chavan (first chief minister of Maharashtra) taught us and we should adhere to it,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, June 28, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “You can check what he (Padalkar) had saidabout (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi in the past,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, June 28, 2020 6:03:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar stated : “Each individual individual must communicate holding in intellect his personal worth. Persons must respect every other. This is our culture. This is what late Yashwantrao Chavan (very first main minister of Maharashtra) taught us and we need to adhere to it,” External link

haveeru Saturday, June 27, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar stated ( about Narendra Modi ) : “You can check what he (Padalkar) had claimed about (Primary Minister Narendra) Modi in the earlier,” External link

haveeru Saturday, June 27, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "You can check what he (Padalkar) had said about (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi in the past," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Every person should speak keeping in mind his own worth. People should respect each other. This is our culture. This is what late Yashwantrao Chavan (first chief minister of Maharashtra) taught us and we should adhere to it," External link

news18 Saturday, June 27, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Narendra Modi ) : "You can check what he (Padalkar) had saidabout (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi in the past," External link

news18 Saturday, June 27, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “All top officials should call MPs and MLAs and update them about the Covid-19 situation, decisions taken and directives issued, including ones related to containment zones. The people’s representatives should be taken into confidence and their suggestions should be strictly implemented,” External link

expressindia Friday, June 26, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “It’s been more than three months since Maharashtra is grappling with the viral outbreak. July and August are likely to be more difficult. If people don’t take enough precautions, then we will be inviting more trouble. I appeal to the public to follow all norms such as wearing face masks, maintaining social distancing, etc. We’ll face the consequences, if there’s any laxity,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Action must be initiated against such a country (China). I’d urge the public to boycott the goods manufactured by Chinese firms. China will be shown the place, if India, a country of over 1.35 billion people, starts boycotting Chinese goods,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, June 23, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “A fund of Rs 8.90 crore has been approved for procuring swab tests and Rs 3.53 crore for other equipment required to conduct Covid-19 tests. Apart from this, Rs 7.15 crore is being allocated for other essential machinery and equipment for Sassoon Hospital. This will help keep the labs up to date. Funds have also been provided for hiring more nurses and support staff,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The state government is optimistic about resolving the issue. The administration should compile the list of eligible beneficiaries. For this, help should be taken from various departments that are linked to dam and tiger reserve projects. It will be seen if it is possible that the displaced families can be allotted land in Sangli and Solapur districts. Other pending demands by the displaced families towards the energy department will also be looked into,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 20, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "If land allotments have been done in a wrong manner in the past, such allotments will stand cancelled," External link

nampa Friday, June 19, 2020 6:15:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told ( about Aslam Shaikh ) : "This could be his (Shaikh's) viewpoint, but decisions on these matters will be taken only after assessing the situation of Covid-19 cases in the state, especially in Mumbai and Pune. We also need to wait for guidelines from the Centre," External link

timesofindia Friday, June 19, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "We are considering whether this can be done under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Assessment of damages due to Cyclone Nisarga was done, there was a lot of damage. To help people of Konkan, every family there will be given Rs 5000 each for purchasing clothes and essentials, those whose houses in slums were damaged will be given Rs 15,000 each," External link

mid-day Thursday, June 11, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Assessment of damages due to Cyclone Nisarga was done, there was a lot of damage. To help people of Konkan, every family there will be given Rs 5000 each for purchasing clothes and essentials, those whose houses in slums were damaged will be given Rs 15,000 each,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, June 11, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The entire process of cotton procurement from farmers should be completed before monsoon… To achieve this mammoth task, all procurement centres and APMCs, Krishi Kendras and related offices will have to compulsorily work even on weekly holidays, that is Saturday and Sunday,” External link

expressindia Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "We are considering whether this can be done under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana," External link

firstpost Wednesday, June 10, 2020 8:44:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “On one hand we have to contain the spread of the coronavirus , and reboot the economy by restoring the normal trade on the other. The first step in this battle is to stop the spread of the virus by enforcing strict discipline among residents,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The government is taking effort to help industries fly again. Local youths should be given preference while providing employment. The government will provide training to local youths under skill development programmes,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “A standard operating procedure will have to be chalked out for this purpose. We will take a decision on schools soon,” External link

expressindia Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Adequate force of NDRF, police, lifeguards, fire brigade have been deployed. Keeping the intensity of the cyclone in mind, citizens in the coastal parts of the state are requested to stay home,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, June 3, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Even if we allow handful of warkaris to proceed from Pune, there is a possibility of thousands joining it on the way. In such a situation, it will be difficult to control the crowd and there is a risk of spread of the infection,” External link

expressindia Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about The Deputy ) : “All economic activity has come to an abrupt standstill because of the lockdown. This has adversely affected businesses, besides resulting in job losses across sectors. It is imperative to find a way out. The State government will soon announce a financial package following discussions in the Cabinet,” External link

thehindu Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about The Deputy ) : “The Central government has recently announced this economic package which is replete with big numbers. But there are differences of opinion on how much money will actually trickle down to the poor. The need of the hour is to ensure daily wagers get swift and tangible help,” External link

thehindu Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about The Deputy ) : “All economic activity has come to an abrupt standstill because of the lockdown. This has adversely affected businesses, besides resulting in job losses across sectors. It is imperative to find a way out. The State government will soon announce a financial package following discussions in the Cabinet,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 29, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about The Deputy ) : “The Central government has recently announced this economic package which is replete with big numbers. But there are differences of opinion on how much money will actually trickle down to the poor. The need of the hour is to ensure daily wagers get swift and tangible help,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 29, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The central, state and local administrations are fighting the battle It is also a fact that cases have increased in rural areas after people migrated from urban areas. But there is no need to worry if everyone takes all precautions,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 29, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Ashadi wari is an age-old tradition and we want to ensure that it is not broken. The government will ferry the padukas (footprints of saints) of all those trusts and organisations that are so allowed by district collectors, superintendent of police etc, by air in helicopters or by road in buses to Pandharpur a day before Ekadashi. The final decision on going by air will be taken depending on the weather forecast then,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 29, 2020 10:11:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “This is all at the thinking level and no final decision has been taken,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 29, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We are with the parents. It is natural that with the Covid-19 pandemic, parents cannot send their children to school,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 29, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “People will fail such attempts as the state is united in this fight against the coronavirus. We need to be united in this health crisis,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “While the ashaadi wari of saints Dnyaneshwar and Tukaram has tremendous historical import, we will have to review the COVID-19 situation over the next fortnight before taking a decision. The matter will be discussed in the State Cabinet as well. Authorities in Solapur, Pandharpur and Satara would also be consulted,” External link

thehindu Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The Wari has special and historical importance in the Warkari sect. It is a centuries' old tradition. We will review the coronavirus situation in the next 15 days and decision will be taken about the palkhi procession after May 30 by taking all the stakeholders in confidence," External link

business-standard Friday, May 15, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The services of nurses --who have been working shoulder to shoulder, rather going a step ahead risking their lives while treating patients -- will be recorded in the human history in golden words," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Since there is no vaccine available to tackle the disease, taking precaution is the only 'aarogya sanjivani' (elixir of health). Nurses have been doing this work with devotion," External link

business-standard Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:31:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The incident is painful. It is disturbing to see how desperate migrant workers in Maharashtra are to return to their home states," External link

business-standard Friday, May 8, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The incident is painful. It is disturbing to see how desperate migrant workers in Maharashtra are to return to their home states," External link

timesofindia Friday, May 8, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad are in ‘red zones’… and that’s why we have not been able to restart the industries. I have asked the divisional commissionerate and district collectorate to see whether industries which are outside the containment zone in the MIDC area can be re-started by following social distancing norms. The local administration has been asked to talk to representatives of the industries and chalk out an effective plan,” External link

expressindia Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Apart from cities like Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Malegaon [in Nashik district], and Aurangabad, which have been classified as ‘red zones’ on account of a high number of COVID-19 cases being reported from there, the State is thinking of reviving economic activity and industries in other parts of Maharashtra, especially in rural areas,” External link

thehindu Saturday, May 2, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Apart from cities like Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Malegaon [in Nashik district], and Aurangabad, which have been classified as ‘red zones’ on account of a high number of COVID-19 cases being reported from there, the State is thinking of reviving economic activity and industries in other parts of Maharashtra, especially in rural areas,” External link

Hindu Friday, May 1, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Rishi Kapoor ) : “Rishi Kapoor ably carried ahead the legacy of the Kapoor family. He had been ailing since the past few months, but he never let his anguish be known to his fans and maintained his connections with the film industry and the people till the very end,” External link

gulf-times Friday, May 1, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Considering the current situation in Pune, standalone shops or shopping malls will not be allowed to reopen for precautionary measures. I have instructed the police to execute strict action against violators and ensure effective measures to maintain a complete lockdown in containment zones. It is also the responsibility of the citizens to help the administration fight the virus,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, April 25, 2020 9:33:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar warned : “All these informal labourers are now jobless and eagerly waiting to go to their respective States. The incidents at Bandra Railway station gathering happened in Mumbai and is an example of restlessness of such labourers. In near future or maybe on May 3, 2020, or any other later date as decided by the Government of India, the lockdown would be withdrawn and public transport including railway would be starting and there will be a huge rush of all these migrated labourers at all railway stations,” External link

thehindu Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar warned : “All these informal labourers are now jobless and eagerly waiting to go to their respective States. The incidents at Bandra Railway station gathering happened in Mumbai and is an example of restlessness of such labourers. In near future or maybe on May 3, 2020, or any other later date as decided by the Government of India, the lockdown would be withdrawn and public transport including railway would be starting and there will be a huge rush of all these migrated labourers at all railway stations,” External link

Hindu Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The law and order problem can be avoided and workers can return to their respective home states safely if the Railway Ministry runs special trains for them after the lockdown period is over,” External link

india Thursday, April 23, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Yet people are gathering on roads without any reason. They are risking their own and their families' lives. This should be stopped," External link

business-standard Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:22:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Yet people are gathering on roads without any reason. They are risking their own and their families' lives. This should be stopped," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 21, 2020 5:19:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We must control the spread of the virus at any cost. The lockdown should be implemented strictly for the next eight days. Police should adopt a strict policy and I’m confident that citizens will cooperate,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Those who have flu symptoms should approach authorities for tests without delay. Rapids tests can be used for increasing the testing net,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Special attention should be given to ensure that the police have N-95 masks and other necessary equipment to protect themselves while they are on duty,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We must control the spread of the virus at any cost. The lockdown should be implemented strictly for the next eight days. Police should adopt a strict policy and I’m confident that citizens will cooperate,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “After restarting, firms and their employees have to strictly follow social distancing and other lockdown norms. Ten per cent of government employees will also need to report to work from April 20. We want to restart the wheel of the economy,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, April 18, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The rising Covid-19 cases in Pune are a matter of concern. There is need for police department to strictly implement lockdown for the next eight days,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, April 18, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Maharashtra has to spend a lot on steps taken to combat coronavirus. Development schemes also need to be implemented simultaneously. It has become difficult for Maharashtra to discharge its key duties as it is not getting due funds from the Centre. The Centre should consider the situation and cooperate," External link

business-standard Friday, April 17, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "There is a need to ensure that the poor get adequate food grains and they are distributed in a streamlined manner so that no one goes hungry (during the lockdown period)," External link

business-standard Friday, April 17, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The committee is tasked with making suggestions to revive the State economy and bring it back on the path of economic growth. It will submit its report by April 30,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, April 15, 2020 1:23:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The committee is tasked with making suggestions to revive the State economy and bring State back on the path of economic growth. The committee will submit its report by April 30,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Baramati city has seen six positive cases, and one death… we have decided to implement measures to ensure that the number of cases does not rise. Since the Bhilwara model of containment has proved to be successful, we have decided to follow it,” External link

expressindia Saturday, April 11, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : “It doesn't seem that the polls will be held anytime soon considering the coronavirus crisis. Since the two seats from the Governor's quota are vacant, the cabinet unanimously decided to recommend Thackeray's name for one of the seats,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, April 10, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : “It doesn’t seem that the polls will be held anytime soon considering the coronavirus crisis. Since the two seats from the Governor’s quota are vacant, the cabinet unanimously decided to recommend Thackeray’s name for one of the seats,” External link

expressindia Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The decisive phase of the pandemic has started. So, all patients and those with foreign travel history should not hide now. They should contact the health department with immediate effect. The fight with coronavirus should end as early as possible and for that, people with suspected cases of coronavirus should come forward,” External link

expressindia Monday, April 6, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “It is the people’s will which can help and stop its (the virus) entry to their respective housing societies or homes. Be alert,” External link

expressindia Monday, April 6, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "People should not step out of home on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, Hanuman Jayanti and Shab-e-Barat. Offer worship and prayers staying inside home," External link

business-standard Saturday, April 4, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "People should not step out of home on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, Hanuman Jayanti and Shab-e-Barat. Offer worship and prayers staying inside home," External link

nampa Saturday, April 4, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Instead of getting hospital quarantined due to the coronavirus infection, get home quarantined voluntarily to save youself and your family," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Those who violate the rules regarding coronavirus will have to go to jail and the action has begun since yesterday," External link

business-standard Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “There have been reports that people are crowding vegetable markets, violating all rules and regulations. This defeats the whole purpose of a lockdown. At a time when corona-positive patients are increasing in the State, there is need to follow the lockdown strictly, which doesn’t seem to be happening,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:55:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : "I hope that the employees and their unions will extend their whole-hearted support to the government in this unprecedented challenge we are facing," External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, April 1, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I hope that the employees and their unions will extend their whole-hearted support to the government in this unprecedented challenge we are facing,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The state government will procure 10 lakh litres of milk through milk cooperative societies at Rs 25 per litre. The stock will be used to make milk powder which will be stored and sold online. It will be implemented through the State Milk Cooperative Federation,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The state government will purchase 10 lakh litres of milk and pay Rs 25 per litre. An allocation of Rs 200 crore has been made for the same. The milk procured will also be processed into milk powder,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, April 1, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The government will purchase it and convert it into skimmed milk powder. We are earmarking ₹200 crore for the procurement of the milk,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The state's economy has been affected due to the coronavirus crisis and reduction of resources following the lockdown," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, March 31, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The state's economy has been affected by the coronavirus crisis and reduction in resources due to ongoing lockdown," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "If the money had been received, salaries could have been given in single installment," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The state's economy has been affected by the coronavirus crisis and reduction in resources due to ongoing lockdown," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 31, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "This decision has been taken in consultation with all concerned, including the staff associations. Currently, the government is working with 5 per cent attendance and the decision has been taken to reduce the expenditure in view of the extraordinary situation arising out of Covid-19 pandemic," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 31, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The state government will procure ten lakh litres of milk through milk cooperative societies at Rs 25 per litre. The stock will be used to make milk powder which will be stored and sold online. It will implemented through the state Milk Cooperative Federation," External link

business-standard Tuesday, March 31, 2020 3:04:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “At these spots, everything is done as per protocol. We are reaching the spot through tempos and then ensuring that social distancing is maintained when the food is consumed,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, March 31, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The state is facing a crisis triggered by the novel coronavirus outbreak, and business activities including industries, trade and service sector has come to standstill. It has adversely affected the state's income," "The Centre's dues are part of the subsidy and financial assistance which amounts to Rs 14,967 crore and share of state in various taxes which is Rs 1,687 crore," External link

timesofindia Monday, March 30, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Doctors and police are doing their duty in the fight against Covid-19 outbreak. We will not tolerate attacks on doctors and police personnel. Those who are found heckling or attacking doctors and police personnel will be dealt with strict actions under the law,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 27, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Don’t let the time come for us to use the military,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 27, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “However, the crowds are still witnessed in the markets, which is a matter of serious concern. I have instructed the officials to take steps to provide essentials to the people at their doorsteps or at their society gates to prevent them from going out. This has been implemented successfully in Baramati and Wai towns,” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 27, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Police are doing their duty. They are empowered to enforce Section 144. They have been directed to ensure there is no violation of guidelines at public places, general stores or markets," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 27, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "I would like to make it clear that Maharashtra will not tolerate any attack on police personnel," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, March 27, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Doctors and police are doing their duty in the fight against coronavirus. We will not tolerate attacks on doctors and police personnel. Those who are found heckling or attacking doctors and Police personnel will be dealt with strict actions under the law," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Don't let the time come for us to use the military. During the lockdown, America used its Army. It is our responsibility that we ensure that the time doesn't come when we have to take the help of the Army," "A lockdown is implemented but we are still continuing the essential services like milk, groceries, vegetables, gas, medicine, and fruits, etc. The public and police must co-operate with each other during this time," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, March 26, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar warned : "In the USA, to enforce the lockdown, they have taken the help of US Army. Don't compel us to do the same. This will be your responsibility," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : "However, the crowds are still witnessed in the markets which is a matter of serious concern. I have instructed the officials to take steps to provide essentials to the people at their doorsteps or at their society gates to prevent them from going out. This has been implemented successfully in Baramati and Wai towns," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Police are doing their duty. They are empowered to enforce Section 144 . They have been directed to ensure there is no violation of guidelines at public places, general stores or markets,” External link

expressindia Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I would like to make it clear that Maharashtra will not tolerate any attack on police personnel,” External link

expressindia Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : “However, the crowds are still witnessed in the markets which is a matter of serious concern. I have instructed the officials to take steps to provide essentials to the people at their doorsteps or at their society gates to prevent them from going out. This has been implemented successfully in Baramati and Wai towns,” External link

india Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar warned : “In the USA, to enforce the lockdown, they have taken the help of US Army. Don’t compel us to do the same. This will be your responsibility,” External link

india Thursday, March 26, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Doctors and police are doing their duty in the fight against coronavirus. We will not tolerate attacks on doctors and police personnel. Those who are found heckling or attacking doctors and Police personnel will be dealt with strict actions under the law," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Don't let the time come for us to use the military. During the lockdown, America used its Army. It is our responsibility that we ensure that the time doesn't come when we have to take the help of the Army," "A lockdown is implemented but we are still continuing the essential services like milk, groceries, vegetables, gas, medicine, and fruits, etc. The public and police must co-operate with each other during this time," External link

business-standard Thursday, March 26, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar warned : "In the USA, to enforce the lockdown, they have taken the help of US Army. Don't compel us to do the same. This will be your responsibility," External link

news18 Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : "However, the crowds are still witnessed in the markets which is a matter of serious concern. I have instructed the officials to take steps to provide essentials to the people at their doorsteps or at their society gates to prevent them from going out. This has been implemented successfully in Baramati and Wai towns," External link

news18 Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : “It is every individual’s responsibility to keep themselves and surrounding safe from the ongoing crisis,” External link

asianage Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “All essential items...food grains, milk, vegetables and fruits and medicines will be available in adequate stock regularly,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, March 24, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The Maharashtra government will ensure supply of essential items is regular and that Agriculture Produce Market Committees (APMCs) are operational,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Do not panic and rush to the markets to purchase vegetables. State government will ensure that APMCs are operational and citizens get essential supplies. It is also in the interest of the farmers, as they should not face a loss. The police and district administration will allow vehicles carrying agriculture commodities and milk to ply on the roads,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Keep chicken shops open during this period. There’s no doubt that the poultry farmers have suffered. The animal husbandry department is making efforts to repel misconceptions about connection between coronavirus and chicken,” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 3:14:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We are keeping a modicum of bus services in Pune to service the class of cleaners, electricity board staff and others who are providing public services. I again urge people not to crowd near bus stations and indulge in travel when it is not really required. Do not panic, but remember at the same time that this is no holiday,” External link

thehindu Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The State government would also be making arrangements to provide essential goods for daily wage earners at nominal prices to ease the burden on them in this hour of crisis,” External link

thehindu Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:21:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We are keeping a modicum of bus services in Pune to service the class of cleaners, electricity board staff and others who are providing public services. I again urge people not to crowd near bus stations and indulge in travel when it is not really required. Do not panic, but remember at the same time that this is no holiday,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 21, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The State government would also be making arrangements to provide essential goods for daily wage earners at nominal prices to ease the burden on them in this hour of crisis,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 21, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The next 15 days are very important in the fight against coronavirus and everyone should take every possible care. I appeal to the people to display strong will to defeat this calamity,” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The chief minister has said we are expecting people not to crowd local trains in Mumbai by avoiding non-essential travel. However, if the crowds do not abate, he will be forced to stop the local service. We can do the same in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad as well by curtailing buses and trains. Public transport is important because people who provide various essential services such as garbage disposal and water supply, among others, use them and without them, these services will cease. But if others who should be staying at home are crowding public transport by travelling unnecessarily, then we will have to take some steps,” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 21, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "We are providing three months ration to people under BPL (Below Poverty Line) category. We are doing whatever is required," External link

business-standard Friday, March 20, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “There is no pardon for the mistake,” External link

Hindu Saturday, March 14, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “There are many new legislators who find it difficult to purchase a car with the existing limit of ₹10 lakh. We have decided to increase the loan limit to ₹30 lakh to be repaid by the borrower, while the interest will be paid by the government,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, March 13, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "We reject the criticism that the budget is biased and does injustice to Marathwada, Vidarbha, North Maharashtra and Konkan. We don't commit such a sin," External link

nampa Friday, March 13, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "There is no pardon for the mistake," External link

economictimes Friday, March 13, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The absence of administrative staff from the local and ground level, tackling the coronavirus is tough. We need to support staff at the ground. In Maharashtra, there are total 11 positive coronavirus patients who are admitted in Pune and Mumbai," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The three alliance partners (Sena-NCP-Congress) will sit together today or tomorrow morning and take a final decision. The second candidate will file papers tomorrow," External link

firstpost Wednesday, March 11, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Legislature is final authority. We need to pass the budget, appropriation bill first," External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "There are 850 to 1,000 people from the state who are currently abroad as tourists. Tour operators have been asked to get in touch with the administration once they land in Mumbai," External link

business-standard Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT



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minister43.83%EN08/28/201728/08/2017
legislator0.36%EN08/04/201704/08/2017
deputy3.40%EN04/03/201703/04/2017
resources minister1.25%EN08/31/201631/08/2016
member0.18%EN07/30/201630/07/2016
finance minister0.72%EN07/29/201629/07/2016
minister2.50%SA09/08/201408/09/2014
deputy cm3.76%EN04/21/201421/04/2014
chief minister16.28%EN11/20/201320/11/2013
former deputy0.18%EN10/01/201201/10/2012
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Ajit PawarEN99.56%
Ajit PawarSA0.44%


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