Environment and forests minister Hasan Mahmud slammed Transparency International, Bangladesh for its recent investigation report on the government’s climate change trust fund utilization. Read more in this October 2013 edition of the Monthly Bangladesh State of the Environment Report published by the South Asia Environment Portal. Read and Share.

As per the estimate, the state energy department has suffered maximum losses due to the cyclone and flood. The state government has requested the Centre to provide Rs 4,242.

Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre Gowda and Horticulture department Principal Secretary M K Shankarlingegowda at an exhibition organised by the Karnataka State Organic Certification Agency on Thursday.

In an effort to encourage people to take up organic farming in a big way in every hobli, the State government, has planned to set aside 100 acres in each hobli for the purpose.

The Reang tribe in Tripura, which practised shifting cultivation and still does to an extent, faces serious problems with the state government implementing measures to turn them into settled cultivators. This essay points out that government programmes have widened social disparities among the Reangs and brought in alternatives that cannot sustain them round the year. It argues that shifting cultivation, which aims at self-sufficiency, is still remunerative compared to other forms of cultivation if traditional forest and land rights are restored to the tribal people.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nadia District Brick Manufacturers Association & Others Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 19/09/2013 regarding framing guidelines to control and regulate the activity of carrying on brick klins business generally and particularly in the vicinity of mango orchards of district Nadia.

The Centre has allotted Rs 72.27 crore to the state under the National Agricultural Development Scheme for the development of the agriculture sector during the current financial year.

Maintaining or enhancing organic carbon is a slow process particularly in tropical regions where rapid decomposition of organic matter results in loss of carbon. Results of a number of experiments conducted in India and abroad conclusively proves the potential, however the rates of sequestration have been low.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gaur Green City Residents Welfare Association Vs The State of U.P. Others dated 21/08/2013 regarding installation of a 400 KV Gas Insulated Power Sub-station (for short, GIS) over Green Belt
running parallel to NH-24.

The annual plan for 2013-14 for Jammu and Kashmir has been fixed at Rs 7,300 crore.

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has conducted a detailed consultation with the farming community of six villages in Tawang district, bordering China to start horticultu