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BHOPAL: In a bid to attract tourists, Madhya Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (MPTDC) will showcase its rich tribal culture.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Subhash C Pandey Vs. State of M.P. & Others dated 12/11/2013 regarding festival of Moharram and immersion of Tajiyas.

In a move to bring down the man-animal conflict and early and safe rescue of wildlife, forest department has created four new rescue teams for Indore, Dhar, Jhabua and Alirajpur.

With the efforts of the district administration and support of NGOs, Jhabua was declared a smoke-free district on Sunday. Jhabua collector Dr Jayshree Kiyawat declared it smoke-free.

A large population, especially children, in 27 of the 50 Madhya Pradesh districts are threatened by the fluorosis menace as people in these districts are being forced to drink water with excessive

Union Minister of Rural Development Jairam Ramesh will be touring 12 backward districts in Madhya Pradesh over the next four months to review the working of the flagship schemes of the Central government.

Speaking at a State-level party program here, Mr. Ramesh assured leader of Opposition in the State Assembly Ajay Singh that he would personally tour districts such as Jhabua and Sidhi among others to review the working of the flagship schemes.

Solar photovoltaic plants of 280 kilowatt have been fitted with the cooperation of the New and Renewable Energy Department in 28 community health centres in the state with a view ensuring to availa

The State Government has released an amount of Rs. 23 lakh to three districts in order to extend financial help the citizens affected by natural calamity. Relief Commissioner Office accorded a sanction of Rs. 10 lakh to Ashok Nagar while Rs. 8 lakh to Jhabua and an amount of Rs. five lakh has been given to Sheopur district.

The Madhya Pradesh Eco-Tourism Development Board will organise a workshop at the conference room of Forest Rest House from Monday.

At the workshop, discussions will be held on providing regular livelihood to local rural craftsmen and making market available to them at eco-tourism and forest tourist destinations.

The workshop will be attended by the office-bearers of Madhya Pradesh Handicraft