Horticulture, irrigation and land development works have been undertaken in 62.5 lakh hectare private lands of reserved and backward class people in the state under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme.

Even States that claim to have impressive economic growth report severe under-nutrition and high infant mortality, particularly among their tribal populations.

At an anganwadi centre in Satna district in Madhya Pradesh.


A survey was conducted in 150 agricultural fields where agroforestry has been followed. Five main multiple plantation patterns of agroforestry systems were followed which includes 2 to 6 plant species.

Mahim Pratap Singh

Bhopal: One lakh twenty-two thousand four hundred and twenty-two. That's the number of

The study investigates the application of time series methods for identification of trends and subsequent forecasting of groundwater levels in few blocks of Sagar District, which faces severe water scarcity owing to declining ground water levels.

A programme has been prepared for growing Kharif crops in 9 lakh hectare area in Sagar division. Farmers will be supplied 85130 metric tonnes of fertlisers and 91137 tonnes of seeds during the Kharif season. This information was given at a divisional meeting of agriculture officers held here recently for reviewing preparations for the kharif season 2009.

The second instalment to the tune of Rs 50 lakh has been released to parched Indore. On April 8 last, the first instalment of Rs 50 lakh was released. In this way, Rs 1 crore has been made available to Indore collector for ensuring drinking water arrangements in the district during the summer.

Rs 79 lakh to 12 civic bodies