Andhra Pradesh to become India’s first 100% natural farming state

Some time ago, Devinder Sharma circulated a link giving the news that the Government of Andhra Pradesh has launched a plan to make Andhra Pradesh India’s first 100 per cent natural farming state. This is an unprecedented state commitment to promote the scale-out of climate-resilient, regenerative agriculture in an effort to transform and protect local food systems and long-term … Continue reading Andhra Pradesh to become India’s first 100% natural farming state

Like bees to flowers, Bharatpur takes to apiculture

PREETI MEHRA Sweet buzz: Beekeeping gives farmers an extra income and increases crop yields significantly. - Kamal Narang Landless and marginal farmers turn beekeepers in this leading centre for honey production Go closer to the lush golden fields that extend as far as the eye can see and you realise what makes Rajasthan’s Bharatpur district … Continue reading Like bees to flowers, Bharatpur takes to apiculture

Bajura sees over Rs 1b poured into micro hydro

- ARJUN SHAH BAJURA, JAN 04 - The district has witnessed an investment of over Rs 1 billion in micro hydropower projects. Of the total 49 such projects, 29 projects (1.16MW combined) are already in operation, illuminating remote villages of the district. Once the under-construction projects are completed, the district will generate 2.33MW energy. Total … Continue reading Bajura sees over Rs 1b poured into micro hydro

India waiting for an energy revolution: Expert

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Jan 3: India is waiting for an energy revolution as it had witnessed the green and white revolutions impacting the country’s food and milk production in the past to ensure both economic development and environmental sustainability, an eminent expert said on Friday. “While India recorded the fourth largest energy consumption … Continue reading India waiting for an energy revolution: Expert