Jharia and Dhanbad can finally hope to have clean air if the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board is able to implement a comprehensive plan it has chalked out to improve the air quality of the twin cities of the coal belt.

Jharkhand orders 4,500 Jharia families shift to Bhuli township THE master plan for rehabilitating people living amid coalmine fires in Jharkhand

THE master plan for rehabilitating people living amid coalmine fires in Jharkhand

Daliapur-based Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), along with the district agriculture and fisheries departments, has come to the rescue of farmers of drought-hit Dhanbad.

A programme called Chalein Gaon Ki Or has been launched, under which scientists are to visit rural hinterlands to provide much-needed technical knowhow on coping with the drought situation and tips on alternative farming.

THE Centre on Monday warned of strict action against polluting industries and asked states to identify critically polluted clusters in order to prepare an action plan for initiating corrective steps.

Dhandbad, Aug. 10: A study conducted by the Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research on the effects of mining on man-elephant conflicts has found that community participation linked to issues of tusker conservation can lead to enormous benefits for the local population.

Dhanbad, Aug. 6: Indian School of Mines University (ISMU) has received an unprecedented boost in funding of research and development projects since the last academic session.

According to available records, the outlay on research projects has increased to more than Rs 15 crore during 2008-09, compared to around Rs 4 crore a couple of years ago.

The Jharia Rehabilitation and Development Authority (JRDA), in-charge of relocating thousands of families who will have to vacate their homes on the mining town

- Handicraft to stop tribals from joining Maoist ranks
SHASHANK SHEKHAR
Baskets of hope

Dhanbad/Bokaro, July 30: The forest department has embarked on a bamboo plantation drive with the aim of generating employment for tribals of Naxalite strongholds in Dhanbad and Bokaro districts so that they aren

Roads projects worth Rs 7,000 cr cleared.

The government today approved Rs 9,657 crore for rehabilitation of people in Jharia and Raniganj coal fields within the leasehold of Bharat Coking Coal Ltd (BCCL) and Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL).

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