TANGLA, May 29: The Udalguri district, administered by the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), has witnessed a steady rise in human-elephant conflict over the past decade.

Indian oil companies are investing in biofuel refineries to boost ethanol production from non-molasses sources such as agricultural residues

India’s degraded forests are seeing a turnaround.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on National Bamboo Mission, 21/03/2018 . National Bamboo Mission was launched in 2006-07 with the objective inter alia to increase the coverage of bamboo in the country and establish convergence and synergy among stakeholders for development of bamboo sector based on a regionally differentiated strategy. The Mission primarily focuses on quality planting material, area expansion, improvement of existing stock, training of farmers/artisans, establishment of market infrastructure, research & development etc.

Government will soon embark on a pilot project of planting solid bamboo to help curb deforestation in Kazungula district.

Between 2003 and 2016, the forest fires have jumped by almost 38% from 24,450 to 33,664 shows the State of Forests report 2017 released by the environment ministry.

What’s in a name? A lot, if we are talking about bamboo.

The ninth volume of the Report of the Committee on Doubling Farmers’ Income (DFI) examines the need and the scope to develop additional economic activities in the agrarian rural economy.

The ninth volume of the Report of the Committee on Doubling Farmers’ Income (DFI) examines the need and the scope to develop additional economic activities in the agrarian rural economy.

The Parliament has cleared this bill to exclude bamboo from the definition of tree under the Indian Forest Act, stating it would improve earnings of tribals and dwellers living around forests.

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