Rajasthan is rich in non-metallic and industrial minerals. The minerals found in the state include Limestone, Dolomite, Lignite, Barytes, Calcite, Clay, Emerald, Feldspar, Emerald, Fluorite, Garnet, Gypsum, Potash, Rock-Phosphate, Silica sand, Siliceous Earth, Soapstone, Wollastonite, Marble, Granite, Sand stone and Slates.

On December 22, 2011, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution introduced the National Food Security Bill in the Lok Sabha (the Lower House of the Indian Parliament).

Clay bricks are produced in Rajasthan in small or cottage scale brick kilns and clamps which operate seasonally. The raw materials in the brick kilns include topsoil, coal, paddy husk, fly ash, wood & locally available agro wastes to some extent. Brick manufacturing process generates emissions discharged from the brick kilns.

Textile industry is one of the highly polluting industries in the state having potential for creating pollution of water and air. The major operations performed in a typical textile processing industry are desizing, scouring, mercerizing, bleaching, neutralizing, dyeing, printing and finishing.

Driven by perpetually rising demand for energy, more than 100 countries including India have enacted policies and programmes for harnessing solar energy. The achievements, however, have been mixed so far. This review provides the

The future vision of Agricultural Policy of Rajasthan shall be to ensure food and nutritional security and economic empowerment to the people through accelerated yet sustainable growth in agriculture.

Solar power is attractive because it is abundant and offers a solution to fossil fuel emissions and global climate change. Earth receives solar energy at the rate of approximately 1,20,000 terawatt. This enormously exceeds both the current annual global energy consumption rate of about 15 TW, and any conceivable requirement in future.

This Action Plan on Climate Change for Rajasthan builds on the key areas as identified under climate change agenda for the state. It primarily focuses on risk reduction and adaptation measures.

The State Government of Rajasthan has published the draft for a comprehensive policy for generation of electricity from wind which offers solution to various problems faced by developers, power producers and utilities. This Policy will be known as “Policy for Promoting Generation of Electricity from Wind,2011”.

Rajasthan is rich in non-metallic and industrial minerals. The minerals found in the state include limestone, dolomite, lignite, barytes, calcite, clay, emerald, feldspar, fluorite, garnet, gypsum, potash, rock-phosphate, silica sand, siliceous earth, soapstone, wollastonite, marble, granite, sand stone and slates.