The Environment Ministry on Friday lifted its stop-work order at Maheshwar hydel power project in Madhya Pradesh and allowed the construction of five remaining gates of the dam amidst concerns that existing structure could be severely damaged during the monsoon if not completed.

But it said the gates cannot be lowered to make the project operational till work related to relief and rehabilitatio

In order to ensure smooth supply of drinking water in various parts of the State facing drinking water scarcity, the State Government have sanctioned an amount of Rs 7 crore 22 lakh 54 thousand for transportation of drinking water in nine districts during the current summer season.

The State Government has allotted Rs 2 crore 90 lakh 70 thousand to Dewas district for transporting of drinking water in rural areas.
In yet another order, the chief secretary Avani Vaish accorded sanction of Rs 33 crore 92 lakh 22 thousand for the frost-affected farmers of Sehore district. Besides, a total amount of Rs 21 crore 26 lakh was also allotted to other five districts.

An amount of Rs 2 crore 73 lakh has been allotted to ensure employment of 100-days at 18 tehsils of eight drought affected districts under National Rural Employment Guarantee Mission.

Panchayat and Rural Development, Social Justice Minister Gopal Bhargava informed that employment of 100 days would be ensured to the people of drought hit areas of eight districts by the State Government under Nat

Some believe in monotonous regularity and some in creation! How willpower of a visionary collector brings about a metamorphosis into the lives of countrymen failing to exploit natural resources despite available in their rustic area. Setting an example by working different from others, he did what he wanted for innocent farmers. He made the farmers twig what agriculture means in Dewas district.

Working on a job site under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), Sakuna Bai is eagerly awaiting her next work payment to reach her State Bank of India account.

Bhopal: The state government is making all out efforts to provide economic assistance to frost affected farmers from its own resources. In this connection, the state government has so far allotted an amount of Rs. 212 crore 85 lakh to 42 districts of the state. Distribution of financial assistance in the frost affected districts is going on in full swing.

Bhopal: All round development of all the places is the priority of the state government. There is dearth of funds with the government for development. Every city will be developed like the state capital Bhopal.


More than 300 commercial units in Madhya Pradesh are causing pollution by emitting harmful air and water effluents beyond the permissible limits, the State Pollution Control Board has said.

In reply to an RTI query, the State Pollution Control Board gave details of about 313 such industries which flouted standard pollution control norms during 2009-10.
170 such units are located in the industr