Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Vinayak Parihar Vs. State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 21/11/2016 regarding illegal mining in District Narsinghpur, Madhya Pradesh. The MPPCB has also submitted a reply in which it is submitted that out of 22 mining areas which were inspected by the SIT, only 4 have EC details.

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notices to NTPC and Bridge and Roof Company (India) Ltd for alleged illegal excavation of sand for construction of 1,600 MW thermal power station at Gardarw

Judgement of the Madhya Pradesh High Court dated 06/10/2015 questioning the provisions of the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Ordinance, 2014 (5 of 2014), the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Second Ordinance, 2014 (7 of 2014), the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Rules, 2014.

A mysterious chronic kidney disease is afflicting a large number of people in India and Sri Lanka. Despite decades of studies, scientists are yet to pinpoint the cause of the disease. Vibha Varshney travels to Sri Lanka and analyses the state of research, while Richard Mahapatra and M Suchitra report from the hotspots of the disease in India.

Read More: http://www.downtoearth.org.in/content/kidney-conundrum

Judgement of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh on the use of PET bottles dated 26/06/2013 in the matter of Prani Mitra Samiti vs The State Of Madhya Pradesh.

Original Source: http://www.legalcrystal.com/judgements/description/1043501

Bhopal, 25 July: Madhya Pradesh government has decided to allot over 282 hectares of land to NTPC for setting up two thermal power projects in the state.

The biological water quality of Narmada river is under category B-C, which is below average. The reason for the degradation of water quality is mainly due to human activities, including religious, recreational and agricultural.

So far, 22,37,892 metric tonnes of wheat has been procured on support price from farmers and Rs 1266.32 core has been paid to them. Farmers are being given Rs 100 bonus declared by the state government on the procurement of wheat at support price of Rs 1000 per quintal. Bulk of procurement is being made by state Civil Supplies Corporation. The quantity of procurement for this season is 47 fold more than the last year. During the entire Rabi season last year, only 47000 MT wheat was purchased.

The state government has sanctioned 12 minor irrigation schemes of four districts costing Rs 13.78 crore. All the four districts including Jabalpur, Seoni, Katni and Narsinghpur are in Jabalpur division. On completion, these schemes would bring 1328.50 hectare area under irrigation. The Water Resources Department has sanctioned six schemes of Jabalpur district, three of Seoni, two of Katni and one scheme of Narsinghpur district.

The Chief Minister, Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that science and technology are effective weapons in the fight against hunger and poverty. He said that live examples of this are Hoshangabad and Narsinghpur districts which are standing shoulder to shoulder with Punjab and Haryana in wheat production by adopting improved and scientific methods of farming. The Chief Minister was addressing a function here today on the occasion of Technology Day. The function was organised at Nehru Nagar-based Vigyan Bhawan by Madhya Pradesh Council for Science and Technology (MAPCOST).

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