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Zero budget natural farming good for soil, but may leave India hungry: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 22, 2020

Wider adoption of zero budget natural farming (ZBNF), which the Central government is seeking to promote as a way to help farmers double their income, can actually lead to India not being able to meet its requirement for food for all its population in coming decades, a new...

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IOCL gets Environment Ministry’s clearance to set up 2G ethanol plant in Panipat

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

The Ministry of Environment has granted clearance to the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) to set up a Rs 766-crore 2G ethanol plant in Haryana’s Panipat district. Making the announcement through a tweet on Sunday, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said, “Happy to...

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Solar scheme to assure Rs 1 lakh income for farmers

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 5, 2019

The central government will launch a solar scheme for farmers that will ensure a minimum annual income of Rs 1 lakh. Power Minister R.K. Singh on Thursday informed the Lok Sabha during Question...

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