NEW DELHI: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday slammed Sukhbir Singh Badal on Twitter over the latter’s nonsensical and misleading tweet on the sensitive issue of stubble burning.
Delhi – The Indian Express
Datia (Madhya Pradesh): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at Narendra Modi, accusing the Prime Minister of insulting the people of India.
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today asked the Congress government to immediately disburse Rs3,000 per acre to incentivize farmers willing to bring in positive change by managing paddy straw even as it announced it would stand with farmers and not allow the government to register cases against them.
The district agriculture and farmers welfare department on Thursday organized an awareness seminar in Nussi village in Jalandhar West block of the district under mission Tandarust Punjab and exhorted the farmers to refrain from burning the paddy straw after harvesting the paddy crop.
CHANDIGARH: The hazardous stubble burning and the ensuing environmental and health concerns linked to it were highlighted at a one-day workshop held here on Wednesday.
Continuing its drive to make the people and farmers aware about ill-effects of stubble burning, Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) carried out an awareness drive in various villages on Monday under Tandarust Mission Punjab to eliminate the menace from the state.
The Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare organized a block level camp for the farmers in Nakodar under mission Tandarust Punjab.
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government led by Captain Amarinder Singh has notified the establishment of Divisional Agriculture Debt Settlement Forums as a step towards streamlining the process of money lending to farmers.
Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Saturday announced free electricity for farmers up to Rs 10,000, hours before the Election Commission announced the schedule for upcoming Assembly elections in the state.