By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 03:11 PM IST
By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2019 07:12 AM IST
The water ministry, a part of the CoS on agriculture and rural development, has pitched for less water for crops as a high priority issue. It has suggested production of alternative crops, a better irrigation system and financial incentives to farmers for optimal water usage.
By Arun Kumar | Hindustan Times, Patna
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2019 08:55 AM IST
Maintaining that Bihar’s underground water was also under growing stress because of unbridled exploitation, he warned there would be a day when things could get even worse, if the society did not respond to the challenge.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2019 03:16 AM IST
The water has been saved using the Automatic Landscape Irrigation System, a state-of-the-art automatic landscape irrigation system that has been installed in 4 lakh sqm area .
By Surendra P Gangan | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 11:59 PM IST
The US$420 million project will benefit over 70 lakh farmers cultivating 30 lakh hectares of land in 15 districts