Granite in Haryana a possible source uranium has contaminated milk, wheat, pulses and water in Bathinda district in Punjab, a study by scientists of Amritsar

Children in 6-14 age group to be enrolled in govt schools

Acting Deputy Commissioner Mandeep Singh Brar has devised a scheme to enroll in government schools all those children of the district who are currently not attending any school.

Haryana Agricultural University scientists have expressed the possibility of insect and pest attacks on cotton crop in the prevailing weather conditions.

This article deals with the demarcation of palaeochannels and mapping of integrated water resources in parts of Hisar district, Haryana using Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS-1D) LISS-III Data of December 21, 2001. The ground water prospects of various geomorphic units have been assessed. Depth to water level and ground water quality maps were digitised and put in to GIS format.

Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology (GJU), Hisar, has joined hands with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Board of Research in Nuclear Science (BRNS), and Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), for setting up a Centre for Radioecology in the university.

Chandigarh: A Radio Ecology Centre (REC) is being set up in Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, in collaboration with the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE).

The DAE has sanctioned Rs 5.11 crore for the project, out of which Rs 3.41 crore has already been received by the university, an official spokesman of the university said here yesterday.

A research study was conducted in village Matana and Shahpur of Fatehbad and Hisar district of Haryana, respectively to see household practices enhancing air pollution and frequency of occurrence of acute respiratory infection (ARI) in under-ten children.

CHANDIGARH: Construction work for the prestigious 1,200 MW Rajiv Gandhi Thermal Power Project at Khedar in Hisar district is progressing steadily towards completion on schedule, said Haryana Power Generation Corporation Managing Director Sanjeev Kaushal here over the weekend.

A NEW postgraduate course will be introduced in all agricultural universities of the country from the next academic session. This course will enable the students to deal efficiently with the challenges of climate change and decreasing productivity in agriculture sector, J.C. Katyal, vice-chancellor of Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, said.

A finite-element groundwater flow model, HYDRUS 2D, was used to simulate drawup and drawdown of piezometric pressure heads in the aquifer storage recovery cycles of varying buffer storage volumes and residence times in a highly brackish, semi-confined
aquifer under shallow water-table condition.