The government on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha about the expansion of the scope of activities permitted under the rural job guarantee scheme by including 30 new activities.

The Sunderbans Development Board (SDB), under the Sunderbans Affairs Department, has allegedly distributed inferior quality moong dal (split green gram) seeds among local farmers without the requir

When it comes to opting for green initiatives, Puneites seem to develop a lukewarm attitude.

SHIMLA: Agriculture sector has got big boost in Himachal Pradesh during the last four years as it is the mainstay of the people.

The Karnataka Planters' Association (KPA) has sought subsidy for adoption of green technologies for pollution abatement at the estate level in the 12th Five-Year Plan.

Rotary Club of Pune Gandhi Bhavan and Rotary Club of Pune Hillside presented an organic fertiliser kit to Sarasbaug Ganapati temple authorities for disposal of nirmalya (floral offering to God) in

Considering that it is a treasure trove of plant and animal species that have historical, economic and medicinal significance, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has issued a draft noti

GUWAHATI, Aug 9 – The State Agriculture Department is working on an ambitious project to spread organic farming with support from the Government of India.

A field experiment was conducted at the research farm of Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi during 3 wet and dry seasons of 2003-06 in rice-wheat cropping system. In this experiment different treatments comprising organic amendments such as blue green algae, vermicompost and farm yard manure applied alone or in combination were tested in organic crop production.

NOIDA: A group of environmentalists has launched a campaign against burning of fallen leaves by sweepers, gardeners and residents.