Under Article 371, the President is authorised to provide that the Governor of Maharashtra and that of Gujarat would have special responsibility for :
the establishment of separate development boards for (i) Vidarbha, Marathwada and the rest of Maharashtra, (ii) Saurashtra, Kutch and the rest of Gujarat;
making a provision that a report on the working of these boards would be placed every year before the State Legislative Assembly;
the equitable allocation of funds for developmental expenditure over the above-mentioned areas; and
an equitable arrangement providing adequate facilities for technical education and vocational training, and adequate employment opportunities in the state services in respect of the above-mentioned areas.