CM Fadnavis assumes charge, signs first cheque under CM Relief Fund

The temporary President’s Rule in the state of Maharashtra had plunged the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund into a crisis. It was abruptly stopped due to the political deadlock in the state. Now the appointment of  Devendra Fadnavis as the chief minister of Maharashtra. The CM Relief Fund has resumed operations


  • On Monday, November 25, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assumed charge of his office
  • After assuming charge, Devendra Fadnavis signed the first cheque of his second tenure which has been given to a patient in need.
  • The Chief Minister Relief Fund was suspended due to the president’s rule in Maharashtra


Amid the political crises in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assumed charge of the office on Monday morning, November 25. After assuming the charge as Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Fadnavis signed his first cheque which has been given to a needy patient from Mumbai.

Kusum Vengurlekar, a resident of Dadar, Mumbai had applied for financial aid under CM Relief Fund and is the first to receive a check of Rs 1,20,000 through the CM Relief Fund from the chief minister himself.

The offices of the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund was closed after the president’s rule had come into effect on November 12. This temporary shutdown will have a major impact on the health of the poor and needy patients. The Chief Minister’s Relief has helped thousands of patients from the economically weaker sections of society.

The CM Relief Fund was recently being run through the Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana (MJPAY) and people were sending applications to its offices in Worli.

Now patients in need of help can apply for aid by submitting applications at the CM Relief Fund office in Mantralaya.