The super-vision mission team of World Bank, with the help of District Poverty Initiatives Project, appreciated the self-confidence, vision and awareness of rural women trying to earn their livelih

The MP Farmer Welfare and Agricultural Department is carrying out survey of hail and frost-affected areas; decision on compensation and relief work will be taken according to the survey report.

In an effort to reduce infant mortality rate (IMR), over one lakh 18 thousand newly born babies were provided medical treatment by setting up Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) and Nutrition Rehabilitation Centres in the districts of Madhya Pradesh. The figure of children is infinitely more than last year.

Bhopal, Jan 4: So far Rs 12 crore 68 lakh has been given as livelihood to 5 thousand 747 self-help groups in 14 backward districts of the state where the second phase of District Poverty Initiative Project (DPIP) is being implemented during the year 2010-11.

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

A 10-member study team of PAF Project from Nepal will visit Madhya Pradesh from July 6 to 12, 2010. The study team will inspect District Poverty Initiative Project works going in the state and hold discussions with self-help groups. The team will be divided into two and will visit Rajgarh and Guna and Shivpuri and Raisen districts respectively.

Minister for Tribal Welfare and Scheduled Castes Welfare Kunwar Vijay Shah said that the problem of malnutrition among the tribals would be eradicated completely. Help of voluntary orgnaisaitons would also be sought in this direction, he added.

In the Era of Globalization, Urbanization and Industrialization there is a major task of Public utility to fulfill the requirement of the people quatitavely and qualititatively in developing countries like India.

Here's good news for pregnant women in Madhya Pradesh's rural areas. A free service to take them to a hospital for delivery is set to be extended to all 50 districts of the state that has a high maternal mortality ratio.

The 24 x 7 call centres under the Janani Express - the ambulance service for pregnant women - are currently available only in 10 districts.