GURGAON: The per capita availability of milk in Haryana has increased to 680 grams per day as compared to the national average of 258 grams.

Kisan Samiti Rubbishes CM

A hydroelectric power generation project in Mizoram is set to secure viability gap funding (VGF) from the Centre. This would be the first such instance in the country. The funding for the power plant is likely to be approved at a meeting of the Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee (PPPAC) on Thursday.

Currently, Mizoram does not have any installed capacity in the hydropower segment.

The Haryana Government has decided to give financial assistance of `12,000 per acre to those flood-hit farmers, who have suffered substantial loss of land due to landslides and change of course of rivers during floods in 2010.

Announcing this here today, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said out of this financial assistance, `6,000 per acre would be provided from the calamity relief fund.

Sonepat: A number of villages in Sonepat, Kharkhoda, Rai and Gannaur blocks of the district were lashed by hailstorm for around 10 minutes, causing damage to standing crops and hampering the work of harvesting and thrashing of wheat crop.

Chandigarh: Haryana health minister, Rao Narender Singh has said that government plans to spend R300 crore to provide better healthcare facilities in government hospitals during the next financial year as against R107 crore being spent during the current financial year.

The minister was interacting with media persons at Hansi on Thursday where he also visited civil hospital.

Chandrawal and Wazirabad WTPs resume operations after pollution levels in Yamuna receded on Tuesday night; CPCB to submit report.
Operations at the Capital

With the state governments of Delhi and Haryana passing the buck about high pollution levels of Yamuna, a team of activists associated with the Yamuna Jiye Abhiyaan (YJA), a civil society group fighting to conserve the Yamuna river system found that most of Haryana's sewage treatment plants (STP) are not functional or functioning below capacity.

Following a visit to Panipat, YJA convenor, Manoj

Chandigarh: Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has approved Rs 15.30 crore under the special package for the flood-affected areas for civic bodies of Bhiwani, Kaithal and Sonepat districts.

An official spokesman said here today that under the special package for the flood-affected area scheme, Rs 40 crore had been earmarked during the current financial year.

Chandigarh: The state government has approved detailed project reports, totalling Rs 959.20 crore, for providing water and sewerage facilities to 14 towns in the first phase.

Stating this here today, a spokesman of the Public Health Engineering Department said the towns to be covered under the project were Ambala city, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Fatehabad, Hansi, Kalayat, Assandh, Kaithal, Mahendr

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