Yavatmal: The Forest Circle of Yavatmal consisting of Yavatmal, Washim and Akola districts in Vidarbha is set to expedite the targeted figure of 50 crore tree plantation across the state within the

Latur, which is reeling under the worst water crisis, will have 10 irrigation projects worth Rs 248 crore, promising to bring 11,011 hectares of land under irrigation.

Around 16 students and 5 teachers from various schools of Nagpur travelled 180km on Tuesday to Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in Yavatmal district to paint a wall to send across the message of wildli

Nagpur: People living in villages and towns situated near coal mines have been bearing the brunt of air and water pollution for many years.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Asim Sarode & Others Vs District Collector Nanded & Others dated 11/01/2016 regarding environmental concern faced by residents of more than 12 districts in the State of Maharashtra due to contaminated ground water in terms of increased level of fluorides and supply thereof.

NAGPUR: Farmers' suicide numbers over the last two years in Vidarbha have been worse than those recorded in the early 2000s, when the phenomenon first caught the nation's attention.

The present paper attempts to evaluate the economic conditions of the farm households of Yavatmal district of Vidarbha region. The district has reported an increasing number of suicides during the period of Jan. to Dec. 2011.This is in a striking contrast with other districts of Vidarbha in which suicide rates have been declining. The main thrust of the study is on ascertaining whether these farm suicides have taken place mainly due to the rural and agricultural credit problems.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Rajeev s/o. Krishnarao Thakre Vs Union of India dated 01/010/1014 regarding environmental clearance granted by SEIAA for auction of certain sand-beds (Sandghats), Yeotmal District, Maharashtra.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Dilip Bhoyar Vs State of Maharashtra & Others dated 29/04/2014 regarding three issues namely; (i) improper loading/unloading of coal in the Railway siding at Wani Railway Station, (ii) unscientific activity of storage of coal in Lalpuriya area of Wani by the Respondent Nos.10 to 12, and (iii) air pollution in the area of Wani Tahsil, including Wani town, due to improper activities of excavation, transportation and loading/unloading of coal.

Pune: Scientists from the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) institutes, who recently surveyed the damage caused by hailstorms, have recommended raising of permanent windbreaks or shelt