The Economic Survey of Maharashtra 2018-19 has predicted a bleak scenario for the agricultural and industrial sectors, which are the two pillars of the economy, in the state. While the agriculture sector is expected to see an eight per cent drop in crop production, the industries sector too will see a fall of 0.7 per cent.

Maharashtra’s industrial policy targets Rs 10 lakh crore investment, 40 lakh jobs. The government also introduced a special component for the development of Maoist and tribal belts of Nandurbar, Washim and Gadchiroli under the industrial cluster development project.

In its latest draft of Maharashtra Groundwater (Development and Management) Rules 2018, the government has made a provision that will require farmers in notified groundwater-stressed areas to seek permission before sowing "water-intensive crop".

The Economic Survey of Maharashtra is a concerted endeavor of Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Planning Department, which is prepared every year and the same is presented in the Budget Session before the State Legislature. The present publication for the year 2017-18 is the 57th issue in the series.

The Economic Survey of Maharashtra is a concerted endeavor of Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Planning Department, which is prepared every year and the same is presented in the Budget Session before the State Legislature. The present publication for the year 2016-17 is the 56th issue in the series.

Keeping the global as well as local developments in perspective, the Government of Maharashtra understands the importance of the Tourism Sector and the opportunity it presents. The state has identified Tourism as a priority sector.

‘Economic Survey of Maharashtra’ is prepared by the Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Planning Department every year for presentation in the Budget Session of the State Legislature. The present publication for the year 2015-16 is the 55th issue in the series.

For the development of new and renewable sources of energy in the State, various incentive have been declared from time to time to create installed capacity through projects of different sources of renewable energy. There are abundant new and renewable energy sources available in the state.

‘Economic Survey of Maharashtra’ is prepared by the Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Planning Department every year for presentation in the Budget Session of the State Legislature. The present publication for the year 2014-15 is the 54th issue in the series.

The rainfall condition was good during last year. Correspondingly, there was increase in Ground Water level . Based on the situation of rainfall & Ground Water level during last year, It has been predicted during this year that scarcity conditions will be observed in 2431 villages from 100 blocks.

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