Irrigation facilities are being extended so that agriculture could be made less dependent upon rain water.
Any fluctuations in the time distribution, spatial distribution or quantity of the monsoon rains may lead to conditions of floods or droughts causing the agricultural sector to adversely suffer.
Maharashtra's GDP Per Capita crossed the US,000 threshold for the first time in 2011.
Maharashtra is third-most urbanised state with urban population of 45% of whole population.
India's largest stock exchange Bombay Stock Exchange, oldest in Asia, is located in the city.
More than 41% of the S&P CNX 500 conglomerates have corporate offices in Maharashtra.