Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government would be setting up one more thermal power generation unit with an investment of more than Rs4,000 crore at Amarkantak in Anuppur district.

For the first time in the history of MP thermal power generation by state-owned companies crossed 3,000 MW on September 4.

Madhya Pradesh is home to second largest number of manual scavengers in the country with about 23,000 people still making a living out of it according to census data of 2011 released recently.

The state has not been able to showcase concrete work on Centre's ambitious plan to convert select five Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur and Rewa into solar cities in three years of time.

Battling odds for a bucket of drinking water - that too muddy river water - is a part of the daily grind of Chandrabhan and other villagers of Kutoli village in Datia district of Madhya Pradesh.

Declining water table and deteriorating soil health are the major concerns for sustainable agriculture in Punjab. Thus, proper emphasis should be given on the management of irrigation water resources. Laser levelling is one of the available options that promote efficient application of water.

The study involved children aged less than 18 months recruited from Haryana, India, in 2005