Breeding Centre For Rare Bird Likely In Kutch
Finally, there seem to be some serious efforts in saving the Great Indian Bustard that is on the brink of extinction.

To prove that it is serious about implementing its poll promise of affordable urban housing, Gujarat government plans to start construction of around 75,000 houses by its para institutions across t

Gandhinagar: With a view to protecting the interests of farmers going in for greenhouse and polyhouse farming, the government has undertaken a stringent exercise for empanelment of companies that w

Preparing a health card for an ecosystem may sound a strange concept. However, an exercise to make one for Gujarat’s famous Marine National Park and Gulf of Kutch is currently underway.

Upbeat over the outcome of the public hearing on July 19, the state government is looking forward to getting coastal regulatory zone (CRZ) clearance for its ambitious Bhadbhut barrage project soon.

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Biodiversity Board (GBB) has expedited the process of preparing people’s biodiversity registers across the rural spread of Gujarat.

Gandhinagar: Scientists at government agriculture research station at Talod in Sabarkantha have developed a new BT hybrid variety of cotton.

GANDHINAGAR: For farmers in Gujarat looking to rake in the moolah, polyhouse farming is in these days. Not only is it modern, it provides good returns too.

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government is ready with its housing policy for urban areas. The policy is expected to be unveiled within a month. Sources say that the government will be announcing two sub-policies on slum rehabilitation and affordable housing in the cities simultaneously.

The government plans to build 22 lakh houses in the urban areas over the next five years out of which seven lakh are meant for rehabilitation of slum dwellers. The government has already got a survey of slums done in various cities.

No Relief For Farmers As Water Levels In Dams Still Dismal

Gandhinagar: Despite the recent good spell of rain in Saurashtra and Kutch, the regions are staring at several months of water woes. With the water storage in the dams remaining quite low, farmers will not be getting any water from these sources for irrigation. The issue is all set to become a poll agenda for parties opposing the ruling BJP. Sources said that at the beginning of this week, the average water storage in dams and other schemes in Kutch was recorded at 36.40 per cent while that for Saurashtra was a grim 17.86 per cent.