Posted on November 29, 2019, 10:46 AM IST
Soon after the swearing-in the Maha Vikas Aghadi had its first cabinet meeting. Marking his first decision as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray announced his government's has decided to allot Rs 20 crore for the development of Raigad.
In an impressive show of strength ceremony, Uddhav Thackeray and six others from Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP took oath at the historic Shivaji Park in Mumbai on Thursday evening. Uddhav Thackeray took oath as the 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra who is also the first person in his family to take charge of the high profile office.
Addressing a press conference after the cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said, "I am happy to tell you all that the first decision that this cabinet has taken is to approve Rs 20 crore for the development of Raigad which was the capital of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj."
Uddhav Thackeray also mentioned that his government will guarantee good governance in the state, creating a positive atmosphere where there would not be any political fear. He also said the Sena-NCP-Congress alliance government would work for the common people of Maharashtra.
Uddhav Thackeray said, "I want to greet people of Maharashtra and want to tell that this government will be of the common citizen's. There won't be a climate of fear. The first Cabinet meeting happened. I was happy that the first proposal came to me was impressive."
He also assured the farmers of Maharashtra of help in the best possible way.
"I want to help the farmers in a manner which will make them happy. We can paint a better picture if we know the reality. Farmers have not got anything, but only assurances. We want to provide concrete help to farmers," Uddhav Thackeray said.
He said, "I have asked officials to provide me with complete information on state and centre schemes for farmers, in the next two days. Once I get all the details, I will make a decision accordingly."