The process of allocating relief funds on the proposals by district is going on. In the series, Rs 30 lakh has been immediately allocated to Dewas district for providing relief to farmers, whose crops have been damaged due to frost and cold wave.

The State Government have allotted an amount of Rs 363.23 lakh for drinking water transportation in twelve districts.

The rural India has now started getting benefits from the RTI as residents of Keolari village in Katni district succeeded in protecting their fundamental human Right to Water using RTI as a tool.

Madhya Pradesh plans to launch a mass anti-filaria drug administration programme to curb a disease spread by culex mosquito bite which causes permanent swelling of a patient's hands and feet.

Giriraj Kishore Poddar, ruling Bharatiya Janta Party leader, on Tuesday alleged in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly that illegal mining was being carried out in Katni district.

Members of the Congress, the main opposition, on Tuesday walked out of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly to express dissatisfaction over the Government's reply to a question over the role of the Chief Minister's secretariat in an alleged mining royalty scam.

It will be the first of its kind irrigation structure in the state, putting a high challenge before modern Civil Engineering technology with very high risk factor. This inter basin tunnel structure is designed to carry 153 cubic metre of water per second to 12 km long underground passage.

Despite arrival of Monsoon, Madhya Pradesh was yet to experience adequate rains so far and the state received moderate to heavy rains in some areas in the last 24 hours, Regional Meteorological Department sources said today.

The state, however, might receive heavy rains in two or three days as low pressure areas were being formed in Bay of Bengal and Arabian sea, the sources said.

Bhopal, Sept 8: As many as 38 MoUs have been signed at the four investors' meets for establishing cement factories in Madhya Pradesh. Investment to the tune of Rs 73 crore is proposed to be made through these MoUs.

It may be mentioned that cement production in the state was a mere 15.39 million tonnes in the year 2002-03. Now the production rose to 18.90 million tonnes in April 2007. MoUs have been signed for expansion of these cement factories following which cement production will rise by 10.70 million tonnes per year.

Bellary's mining magnates hogged the headlines during the recent Karnataka polls for their successful foray into politics. In Madhya Pradesh though, the script reads out in reverse.

Here, politicians have joined the gold rush and acquired vast interests in mining across the state. The consequences of this mad scramble for a piece of the mining pie have been disastrous for the environment.