Srinivas Sirnoorkar, Gulbarga, Jan 3, DHNS :

Gulbarga University will soon be making a big green statement by making the best use of both biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste.

A view of the administrative block of Gulbarga University. DH PHOTOThe varsity will adopt scientific solid waste management and establish a mega vermi compost plant at its 800-acre campus, Jnanaganga.

Jalpaiguri, Dec.

Agricultural  application  of  Municipal  Solid  Waste  (MSW),  as  nutrient  source  for plants and as soil conditioner, is the most cost­effective option of MSW management because  of  its  advantages  over  traditional  means  such  as  landfilling  or  incineration.

It's fast catching on -- organic farm tourism is the latest value addition rural tourism has achieved across the globe THE ATTRACTIONS INCLUDE RUSTIC SELFCATERING COT- TAGES AND HOME-COOKED, ORGANIC FOOD

The frescoed havelis of Nawalgarh, the native land of the Sekhawat Rajputs in Rajasthan, once drew tourists from France and Italy -places known for magnificent art forms.

Carambolim Panchayat has decided to set up a Vermi Composting unit in the village.
According to sources in panchayat, about 8,000 sq mtrs of land has been identified for setting up the unit in the jurisdiction of Carambolim Panchayat.

Agriculture sector contributes a major portion in gross production of India. In spite of this, agriculture today is finding itself in increasing difficulties. The adverse impact of agriculture based on synthetic fertilizers and herbicides is visible in the degradation of soil fertility, quality of food, taste of food and so on.

Concerned about side-effects of chemicals on farming lands, Maharashtra government has taken an initiative to encourage organic farming in the state and come up with a policy draft for the purpose.

"Repeated use of fertilisers and pesticides have reduced fertility of the land.

Village refuse means money in Sanwla. That

Jorhat, Sept. 1: Tea and organic compost have changed the fortunes of Meleng Grant villagers living on the periphery of Gibbon wildlife sanctuary in Assam