Taking a leaf out of the success stories of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the region, the farming community in Haryana is making an effort to emulate the concept of clusters.

Farmers integrated through cooperative societies in the state have formed clusters to grow crops and entered into buyback arrangements with different industry verticals.

This transformation can be observed in t

People in Haryana will soon be able to adopt animals and birds of their choice in the zoos of the state.
The Haryana Forest and Wildlife department has chalked out an adoption plan for the birds and animals kept in the three zoos of the state

In a bid to make Haryana eco-friendly, the state government has formulated a plan for mass production of bio-fuels from all kinds of biomass and organic waste.

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Sonepat: Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today said the government was committed to promoting animal husbandry to make it one of the major sources of employment and income for the people of the state.

He was addressing the 22nd biannual sammelan of the Diploma Veterinry Association organised at Rishikul Vidyapeeth here.

He said the landholdings were shrinking and people in villages were

The entire northern and eastern India is in the grip of a severe heat wave with Sriganganagar in Rajasthan reeling at 44.8 degree Celsius on Sunday and Purulia in West Bengal recording 44 degrees. Kolkata at 41 degrees witnessed five notches above normal temperature at this time.

The Haryana government has allocated a sum of over Rs 79.28 crore for payment of relief to farmers of Bhiwani and Hisar districts whose Rabi crops-2008 were damaged due to drought.

Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University plans to focus on environmental problems affecting agricultural production, water management, bio-technology, food processing technology, crop value addition and seed production technology during the coming year.

Haryana, at the time of its creation from the womb of Punjab was partly a parched state. Large areas were dry treeless sand dunes. Even drinking water was a privilege. Its has taken long strides since then. The State is becoming a real green land. All the villages get potable water.