Bhopal: As much as 99.5 percent amount has been spent in first quarter of year 2011-12 on Ladli Laxmi Yojna being implemented successfully in Madhya Pradesh. An amount of Rs.

With a view to making Jalabhishek Abhiyan more resuit-orented for the first time water budget would be made and targets for constructing new water structures and renovating old ones would be fixed in Madhya Pradesh. Under the sixth Jalabhishek Abhiyan ,Bhagirath farmers would take up 16 thousand water conservation works.

To the utter surprise of the people the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan walked for an hour and half in Burhanpur City in the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, meeting the common man and talking with them formally. The reason for their surprise was Chouhan was without his usual entourage.

Indore: Launched by the Madhya Pradesh Government with the objective of making the birth of a girl child a happy moment, a total of 79,726 girls have benefited under the Ladli Laxmi Yojana in Indore division so far.

This included 20,934 girls in Indore district, 16,824 in Dhar, 6,507 in Jhabua, 8,933 in Khargone, 8,572 in Barwani, 9,231 in Khandwa, 4,909 in Alirajpur, 3,816 in Burhanpur.


The Saaja, Arjun, and Saal trees, which are available plenty in the forests, will now be used for the production of tusser on them. To start with, 2000 hectare area of forests has been identified for tusser production this year.

Use of high-capacity pumps for irrigation is lowering the groundwater table across the country to dangerous levels, says BHAVDEEP KANG

The state government has sanctioned Rs 89 lakh 81 thousand to 38 urban bodies in 11 districts for transporting drinking water.

The state government has allocated Rs 3.84 crore for developing tourist facilities at Burhanpur and Samardha eco-tourism centres of the state.

Out of Rs 3.84 crore sanctioned by the Union Tourism Ministry for the development of tourist facilities in Madhya Pradesh, a sum of Rs 3.50 crore has been earmarked for Burhanpur and Rs 34.45 lakh for Samardha, an official release said.

Efforts are on by the Madhya Pradesh State Biodiversity Board (MPSBB) to conserve rare spotted owls. These rare birds were spotted in the forests of Khandwa and Burhanpur districts, in the survey conducted by the Board through an NGO. The Board is also generating awareness among the forest officials, so that they could provide them with special attention, if they spot them.

Burhanpur: Rs 4500 crore Tapti river mega recharge project will be launched in Burhanpur district with the cooperation of Maharashtra government. Three-day Tapti Mahotsava will be held every year with a view to bringing Burhanpur on the world tourism map. These announcements were made by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while addressing Gharib Sammelan at Burhanpur today.