October 15, 2020 4:26 am
The inquiry has been ordered a month after the CAG’s report was tabled in the state legislature. The CAG stated that “despite spending Rs 9,633.75 crore, the ‘abhiyan’ (mission) had little impact in achieving water neutrality and increasing groundwater level”
July 02, 2019 6:25 am
Tanaji Sawant, Minister for Water Conservation, said the departmental inquiry was ordered before the ACB sought permission to conduct the probe. “So, the permission was not given to ACB,” said Sawant.
October 21, 2018 8:39 am
On Friday, PM Modi in Shirdi had lauded the jalyukt shivar scheme, claiming that it has helped 16,000 villages to become drought-free and works under the scheme were under way in another 9,000 villages.
January 14, 2016 5:07 am
We need a national framework to address agricultural problems.
January 07, 2016 11:25 am
Drip irrigation, making urea in Iran, and pushing pulses in Punjab should be top policy priorities.