NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the much awaited Ken-Betwa river link which will benefit Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh in terms of meeting irrigation, drinking water and electr

UPA-II had dumped the project

Buoyed up with BJP’s victory in general elections, state chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said he will expedite his demand for Ken-Betwa river linking project. The UPA-II had dumped the project. The project will be on top priority once Narendra Modi takes the saddle from Manmohan Singh.

Madhya Pradesh continued to reel under severe cold wave conditions with icy winds coming from north India.

Bhopal : Maryada Abhiyan has been launched in Madhya Pradesh for freeing villages from the curse of open area defecation.

Perennial Jamni river will be linked to nearby lakes to assist in irrigation

The Madhya Pradesh government claims to have launched the country's first ever river-lake linking project in the water-scarce Bundelkhand region. The Harpura irrigation and river-lake link project, launched in the Tikamgarh district, will be implemented under the Centre's Rs.7266 crore Bundelkhand package. It will link the perennial Jamni river to the nearby lakes and water bodies built during the Chandel era. Under the project, an additional 1,980 hectares of land are expected to come under irrigation.

This study provides insights to some of the key functions of the Integrated Child Development Scheme and health services in the management of childhood under-nutrition in six key empowered action group states. It explores the underlying process and determinants of under-nutrition and the manner in which these two key services are playing out their role and scope in contributing to the management. Despite the recent emphases on management of under-nutrition, the health services are yet to respond to the enormous challenges in a signifi cant manner.

Uninterrupted power supply and provision of other concessions to industries will become easier in 15,000 hectare area with a view to accelerating the pace of State’s industrial development.

Bhopal : A sum of Rs. 15 crore 57 lakh will be spent on horticulture development in six districts of Bundelkhand region in the state.

In stark variance to the prevailing optimistic scenario, Madhya Pradesh is likely to register a substantial decline in the yield of its mega crops — soybean and wheat — over the next two decades.

As many as 78 dairy societies have been formed in Tikamgarh district under Bundelkhand special package.