When the Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, had in 2012, sanctioned a pilot project for the Kaithal block to improve its “overexploited” groundwater, all 62 villages in the block hope

A bloody clash between two groups of farmers in a Jind village over sharing of canal water left one person dead and six seriously injured.

There’s a novel experiment underway in an acre-and-a-half at Jind’s Nidana village.

Farmers of various villages of the district, who have been spreading awareness against the use of pesticides, shared their stories during a blood donation camp organised in the city by NGO ‘Awaz Ja

Jind soil lacks necessary nutrients, people falling sick

Overdose of pesticides to increase productivity has not only created serious health problems for humans, but has also destroyed the health of the soil. During the past one year, the Jind Soil Testing Lab received 9,400 samples of sand, but all failed as these did not have the much-required nutrients.

In violation of the norms, sewage is being discharged into the Hansi branch canal.

Their experiment bears fruit with increase in crop production, profits

Residents of 14 villages, mainly women, of Jind district have taken upon themselves the responsibility of keeping pesticides away from their fields. They have identified 204 insects, divided them into vegetarian and non-vegetarian categories and proved that pesticides are not required to keep insects away from crops.