The Maharashtra cabinet today approved a climate change adaptation policy that will focus on developing environment-friendly villages and cities.
A statement issued by the Chief Minister's office stated that a special cell under the state Environment department will be set up for the effective implementation of the policy.
The focus of this policy will be to develop environment-friendly villages and cities, it said.
The cabinet also gave its nod for a grant of Rs 10 lakh to the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Mahamandal and six other regional educational institutions.
For the development of basic infrastructure of 26 municipal corporations in A and D category in the state, the state government also increased subsidy from 50 per cent to 75 per cent.
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