In India the mining operations have degraded significant area of land and have replaced the ecosystem of the mined out areas with the undesirable waste materials in form of overburden dumps. The process of coal extraction drastically alters the physical and biological nature of the mined out areas, so the land

Hoshanganbad: JN Kansotia, Commissioner of Narmadapuram division, today instructed the officials of Water Resources Department to prepare projects of irrigation schemes in backward areas with no irrigation facilities.

Shashikant Trivedi / New Delhi/ Bhopal March 06, 2010, 0:45 IST

An Integrated Project for Land and Eco System Management to Combat Forest Degradation and Deforestation in Madhya Pradesh is being implemented in Madhya Pradesh for checking land and forest degradation. The five-year project will be implemented in Betul, Chhindwara, Umaria and Sidhi districts.

A green backdrop in the wake of the recent monsoon fails to hide the stumps of fullygrown Sagaun trees that once stood on Kashiram"s fields in Dadudhana village of Betul district. The septuagenarian Dalit, along with his son Ramcharan, still awaits payment from a dodgy contractor who logged 200 trees of precious timber on his private land.
A hapless Bhimrao and Shanta

Girls in / Madhya Pradesh have a valid reason to smile - and so does the government

Ladli Laxmi Yojana, the brainchild of the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, launched for the empowerment of girl child in Madhya Pradesh, has after Delhi now been emulated by Uttar Pradesh.

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The Satpura plateau regionof Central India is home of numerous herb species. The agro climatic conditions prevailing in the region provides an ideal habitat for the natural growth of variety of plants and herbs, which provide raw materials for pharmaceutical, phytochemical, food, flavoring and cosmetic industries.

The much-hyped Mukhayamantri Annapurna Yojna will be launched in 20 districts of the State today. The scheme will be launched in consumer awareness camps, where food grains will be distributed to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) ration card holder families. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Saturday had launched the Mukhayamantri Annapurna Yojna at Bhopal and Indore.

The Satpura Thermal Power Station is situated at Sarni, District Betul, Madhya Pradesh. The study deals with the assessment of the impact of thermal power plant activities on water quality of nearby area, industrial wastes has serious consequences from the point of view of pollution of streams and rivers in India. (2007)