The Punjab Government may have put on hold the release of new tubewell connections, but the dramatic rate of fall in the ground water level is likely to continue unabated as the existing tubewells

Corpn fears hike in buying limit will eat into profits

While Punjab is increasingly increasing using canal water for drinking on account of high toxicity in the ground water, it will now pump out this water for irrigation purposes.

The Punjab Government has scrapped the scheme to turn farmers into solar power producers and then buy the power generated by them.

Aiming to check the sand and gravel demand-supply gap and thus bring down the prices, the Punjab government today started auctioning sand quarries in the state’s riverbeds and also fixed the profit

Mining Dept aims to cut sand & gravel prices by following reverse bidding process

Faced with 60 per cent loss to cotton crop in the Malwa region, the Punjab Government has okayed a Rs 600-crore compensation package for the affected farmers.

Punjab got a thumbs-up from solar power project developers, including representatives of a French solar company, for emerging into a major solar power generating state.

Hit hard by two successive crop failures and the unwillingness of tenant farmers to lease out their agriculture land, farmers of Punjab, especially those who give their land on lease rather than cu

The Punjab Government wants to have just 100 metres of eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) around the Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary.