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  • Wheat procurement up by 20 pc so far this year

    Wheat procurement has increased by 20 per cent so far this year at record 26.97 million tonnes helped by an all-time high production and a Rs 50 bonus offered by the government over and above the support price. During 1st April- 10th June period of last year, procurement stood at 22.44 million tonnes (MT). The […]

    Minimum support prices for Kharif crops announced

    The Government has approved the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for Kharif Crops for 2011-12 and decided to increase by 80 rupees per quintal for paddy to boost rice production. The MSP of common Paddy has been fixed at 1080 rupees per quintal, while that of Grade A Paddy will be 1110 rupees per quintal. An […]

    ‘Check unplanned tourism around eco-systems’

    The Centre has asked all the State Governments to check unplanned tourism in and around natural eco-systems in the country. The Environment Ministry has laid out a detailed set of framework guidelines for eco-tourism stating that unplanned tourism in such landscapes can destroy the very environment that attracts tourists to these places. The draft guidelines […]

    SABMiller India celebrates the spirit of World Environment Day

    Gurgaon:  Adding to the spirit of being a responsible organization towards environment and its sustainability, SABMiller India announced host of internal green activities across its offices to celebrate the World Environment Day 2011. To reinstate the importance of sustainable development various activities such as Green Balance and Waste..No More along with other fun activities were […]

    Shades of Happiness Celebrates World Environment Day

    New Delhi: To mark The World Environment Day, Shades of Happiness, a Delhi based NGO that works towards improving the lives of street children, celebrated it by organising several activities for children. The World environment day holds global recognition and it is a perfect day to spread awareness about environmental issues among children. It is […]

    Govt hikes paddy MSP by Rs 80/qtl; cotton by Rs 300/qtl

    The government on Thursday increased the support price of paddy to the farmers by Rs 80 per quintal for the current Kharif season to encourage production and meet the requirement of the proposed National Food Security Act. “The minimum support price (MSP) of paddy (common) has been fixed at Rs 1080/quintal and of paddy (grade […]

    ‘Let’s Make Amritsar Sparkling’

    On the occasion of World Environment Day on June 05, 2011, AlphaOne with the support of the Municipal Corporation of Amritsar organized “Trees Plantation Drive” at the sprawling AlphaOne complex. Also, through this unique initiative, AlphaOne, the Municipal Corporation, along with the Body Shop and Unistyle shared inputs on the goodness of greening. The AlphaOne […]

    Govt to spend 46 thousand cr to improve forest cover

    The Centre will spend 46 thousand crore rupees to improve the quality of forests and forest cover in the country in next 10 years. The government has said that it will launch a Green India Mission next year. The mission has been already approved by the Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change and is one […]

    India hosts 2011 World Environment Day

    India is hosting this year’s World Environment Day on Sunday and the government has announced that the country will continue to play a very important role in defining the terms of environmental debate at the global level. Each year a different country is chosen as the principal venue for the global celebration of World Environment […]

    Wheat procurement touches record 26.43 MT

    Wheat procurement in the country has broken a record, with 26.43 million tonnes of wheat purchased so far registering an increase of 18 per cent. Wheat procurement, which generally starts from April and continues till June, has been higher during the current marketing season due to record output of 84.27 million tonnes. FCI, the nodal […]