Constant efforts have been made by the Mineral Resources Development Department for prevention of illegal mining, transport and storage of minerals, according to a press release here on Tuesday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suraj Prasad Pandey Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/10/2013 regarding a land in dispute (Khasra No. 85 and its new No. 114 in village Kamta
District Panna, Madhya Pradesh) which was classified as ‘Talaiya’. It appears that subsequently the classification came to be altered and even the area of the ‘Talaiya’ was reduced and the classification of the land was altered from ‘Talaiya’ to ‘Banjar’.

While the leopard is one of the most widely recognized cats after tigers, its days may be numbered in Madhya Pradesh.

Nearly a dozen villages face risk of flood after a dam collapsed in Panna district on Sunday night.

A fire that broke out in a forest in northern region of Panna district, about 15km from the tiger reserve, on Thursday is threatening the forest cover and wildlife.

BHOPAL: The Public Health Engineering Department has completed 621 drinking water schemes sanctioned under Bundelkhand package so far at a cost of Rs 21.29 crore.

Total 1287 drinking water schemes costing about Rs 100 crore were sanctioned to 6 districts under Bundelkhand package, including Sagar, Chhatarpur, Panna, Tikamgarh, Damoh and Datia. Public Health Engineering Minister GaurishankarBisen has directed departmental officers to complete under-construction schemes under the package at the earliest.

Efforts are being made to increase storage capacity in the State. In the days to come, 27 godowns will be built in six districts of Bundelkhand region.

New Delhi: Even as the coalgate controversy rages, the UPA government could be staring at another damaging report from its official auditor, the Comptroller and Auditor General, as it has started i

“Illegal mining has become a huge problem in Madhya Pradesh as the stakes are too high and those involved get huge monetary returns by indulging in this activity.” This was pointed out by state chief secretary Avani Vaish during an informal interaction with a group of media-persons at the State Academy of Administration here on Sunday afternoon.

The chief secretary, who retires at the end of April, stressed the need for joint operation against the illegal miners and said there should be a coordinated initiative by revenue, police and forest department officers whenever any raid is required to be conducted to stop illegal mining.

Cracking the whip on mining mafia, the police on Sunday arrested a person for firing at cops probing illegal sand mining, even as a Morena BJP leader was held for allegedly assaulting officers and