Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Balasaheb thorat raises issues of farmers on shortage of crops

A meet was held at Thane by the Minister for Agriculture, Balasaheb Thorat on farmers issues on crops where a many ministers were present. For the farmers, the Rishuka named seed at Jalgaon had become a cause of concern as there was a huge difference in its supply and demand. The reason why protests was held by the farmers, informed Minister for Agriculture Balasaheb Thorat. Further explaining the situation, he informed that as there was shortage of seeds internationally, it had affected the supply in India too. Trying to bring the situation under control, the state implemented buffer stocking. On the 31st of May, a meet would be held for farmers to give them information related to their issues. Present during the meet with Balasaheb Thorat was Thane Guardian Minister Ganesh Naik, MP Dr. Sanjeev Naik, TMC Commissioner Nandkumar Jantre and Thane Collector Abasaheb Jarhad.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Disaster Management meet held at Thane by Ganesh Naik.

A disaster management meet was held in Thane in the presence of Thane Guardian Minister Ganesh Naik. Addressing the meet, he said that there was a need to tackle flooding this monsoon.Thane city was also not spared from the 26/7 deluge. Huge loss of property and life was witnessed. Thane being situated near the coast, there are many lakes and creeks here.

With the onset of monsoon the city needs to be completely prepared for any kind of disaster. A meet was held in this regard in which, Thane Guardian Ganesh Naik spoke on the preparations being done. Present along with the minister was Navi Mumbai Police commissioner Ramrao Wagh, TMC Commissioner Nandkumar Jantre, Asst Police Commissioner Tukaram Chauhan and other administrative heads.
A presentation on Disaster Management was also held at the Collector’s Office. Equipments used during Disaster management was presented and inaugurated at the hands of Guardian Minister Ganesh Naik