The Haryana Forest Department has signed an agreement with the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for planting saplings on national highways across the state.

The number of malaria patients in the state has gone up to 2,400 in the last three months. Of these, 50 per cent cases have been detected since the start of the monsoon.

The Agriculture Department claims to have been running special campaigns to spread awareness on overexploitation of groundwater, but 18 districts have witnessed decline in the water level in the st

To contain pollution in the Ghaggar river, pollution control boards of Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh have increased the number of joint sampling points (JSP) from 18 to 21.

Despite tall claims of the government to provide adequate potable water to residents, several areas in nine districts of the state have been facing shortage of water.

The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) has decided to install nine more much-needed Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) in various districts of the state.

The latest figures of the availability and demand of potable water in Haryana show water shortage in nine districts of the state.

The official figures of water supply seem at variance from the ground reality raising doubts about the utilisation of grants to strengthen the delivery system in the district.

In the absence of adequate canal water for irrigation, farmers are forced to use tube wells resulting in a steep fall in the water table in the district.

The inefficiency of government authorities may deprive scores of the district’s below poverty line (BPL) families of seeing construction of a toilet in their homes this year as well.