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

State Congress has claimed that 1,068 villages of the Shajapur district of the State would be illuminated with the electricity on the initiative taken by the Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi

Public Relations and Culture Minister Laxmikant Sharma has said that presently Madhya Pradesh is among five most rapidly developing States in the country.

Bhopal : Secretary Mineral Resources and chairman of State Geological Programme Board Shri S.K.

Madhya Pradesh may not be an

The state government is determined to develop all regions and villages in the state. Necessary funds will be provided for development of the villages.

With a view to improving the life of women farmers in the State and bringing consistency in them, arrangements have been made in all districts to provide training to the women farmers which would help them choose farming technique with lesser cost, to understand and also for adopting it.

The Chief Minister's drinking water scheme will soon be implemented in all villages with a population of 1000 and 500 for making available drinking water in these villages. Priority will be given to villages of predominantly populated by scheduled caste and scheduled tribe while implementing this scheme.

Cycle-rickshaw is considered an economical and comfortable medium of transport for the common man in small as well as big cities. But there are 15 districts in the state where cycle-rickshaws are not prevalent either due to geographical conditions or congested population. These include such big cities as Bhopal and Indore and smaller ones like Raisen, Harda, Shajapur etc.

With the death of a Shajapur district-resident girl at a private hospital in Indore, the total number of dengue deaths in the Madhya Pradesh raised to eight in a month.

''Dengue symptoms were detected five days back in Class XII student Rukhsaar (17) who died yesterday,'' State Health Director Ashok Sharma said here today.