Tag: ,

NRI offers help in generating power from stubble in Punjab

NRI offers help in generating power from stubble in Punjab

To address the problem of the stubble burning, an India born NRI businessman has proposed to set up 1,000 MW biomass energy generating plants in his home state Punjab.The US-based Chiranjeev Kathuria told IANS here on Friday that his company New Generation Power International has plans to invest in 4,000 MW in power projects in

Sidhu exhorts farmers to make Punjab free from stubble burning

Farmers burnt stubble in protest, sent memorandum to CM

As a protest against the prohibition for burning the paddy straw on the Chandigarh border ‘Bhartiya Kisan Union’ (Rajewal) marched for their demands. A large number of police personnel were deployed by Mohali and Chandigarh Administration and to deal with any kind of violence situation, the police had also arranged Riot-proof vehicles and armed forces.

Congress undecidedcity assembly segments, manipulations Delhi

No stubble burning issue in AAP manifesto: Cong

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress on Monday hit out at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over absence of the issue of stubble burning, one of the main causes of unprecedented smog cover over the national capital, in its poll manifesto in the state, saying it exposes the party’s “vested” interests in promoting “petty politics”. Clearly with an

Farmers in Punjab and Haryana ignore ban on stubble burning

Chandigarh: Ignoring warnings by state authorities on burning paddy stubble, many farmers in Haryana and Punjab are still continuing the banned practice, leading to health risks and adversely affecting soil health. Both the Haryana and Punjab governments have imposed a ban on burning of paddy residue and the erring farmers can also be prosecuted by

Environment awareness vans launched to educate farmers against stubble burning

Mohali: Deputy Commissioner, Daljit Singh Mangat, on Thrusday, flagged off four ‘Environment Awareness Vans’ to be operated by Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) to sensitise the farmers about ill effects of stubble burning on human as well as environmental health of state. On the occasion, Mangat appealed to farmers to desist from burning the paddy residue