The state Cupboard witnessed heated scenes with ministers from throughout celebration traces opposing a brand new proposal by the state power division below the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Urja Suraksha Evem Utthan Mahaabhiyaan (PM KUSUM) scheme. Final week, the Cupboard had given its nod to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship scheme for set up of 1 lakh solar-powered farm pumps.
On Wednesday, when the proposal for the affirmation of minutes got here up, division Minister Nitin Raut from the Congress sought an extra Rs 180 crore nod for the set up and GST part of the photo voltaic pumps.
However ministers from his personal celebration, together with Sunil Kedar, Yashomati Thakur and Vijay Wadettiwar, NCP’s Ajit Pawar and Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Rathod resisted the proposal, questioning the scheme’s effectiveness.
After a heated dialogue on the difficulty, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray deferred the approval to the brand new proposal and in addition put the affirmation of the minutes on maintain.