Environment protection laws, Policies and regulatory framework

The Environment Protection Act is an important legislation that provides for coordination of activities of the various regulatory agencies, creation of authorities with adequate powers for environmental protection, regulation of the discharge of environmental pollutants, handling of hazardous substances, etc. Read More …

29.05.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH All districts will now have one-stop centres for women in distress   One-stop centres will be established in the remaining 25 districts of the State to make all essential assistance available under one roof to violence-hit women and Read More …

16.05.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH Bhopal masters the art of clean play   Swachh Survekshan is not just about collecting feedback from citizens and verification of general cleanliness in a city. As Bhopal has shown (once again), it is also about playing to the optics Read More …

Problem soils and their reclamation and Soil conservation planning on watershed basis

Soil erosion is a naturally and continuous process that affects all landforms. In agriculture, soil erosion refers to the wearing away of a field’s topsoil by the natural physical forces of water and wind or through forces associated with farming activities Read More …

17.04.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH Pond preservation campaign to start from may 1: chief minister   Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that a campaign for preservation of ponds will be launched in the State from May 1 to June 15. During the Read More …

14.04.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH Ujalavan flagged off, unnat jyoti programme initiated   Initiating the Unnat Jyoti programme, Sanjay Goel (IAS), Managing Director, Madhya Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited flagged off the UJALA van in Bhopal on Saturday.   The van Read More …

Water usage and efficient irrigation systems.

Water Resources Rainfall: With an average annual rainfall of 1,170 mm, India is one of the wettest countries in the world. At one extreme are areas like Cherrapunji, in the northeast, which is drenched each year with 11,000 mm of Read More …

Ground water and Watershed management

Water Resources Management Water Resources in India India accounts for about 2.45 per cent of world’s surface area, 4 per cent of the world’s water resources and about 16 per cent of world’s population. The total water available from precipitation Read More …

27.03.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH Illegal colonies to be regularised by August 15   In a major move that would provide relief to lakhs of families, state government is all set to regularize over 5,000 illegal colonies in Madhya Pradesh.   An amendment in Madhya Pradesh Read More …

23.03.18 (MPPCS) Madhya Pradesh Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH 21% jump in farm suicides in Madhya Pradesh   Every eight hours, a farmer committed suicide in Madhya Pradesh in 2016. It was a year that saw 1,321 farmer suicides — the highest since 2013. And while farm suicides dropped by up to 10% elsewhere Read More …