Aeroponics is a soilless farming technology in a controlled environment. It allows multilevel farming which means vertical farming is possible, thereby maximising the potential of a small piece of land by up to 22 times.
The newly built biogas plant, an initiative by the Banas Dairy, has a capacity to treat 40 tonnes of cow dung which is collected daily from 254 farmers of 12 villages in Dama which is near Deesa in Banaskantha district.
After a 15-year hiatus, the country's biggest milk cooperative, which is Amul’s parent company, has now acquired a closed edible oil plant at Palanpur in north Gujarat that will tap locally grown oilseeds.
"We have a lot of oil jetties coming up at Kandla. We already have six. Two are under construction and tenders for three more have been floated," said Sanjay Mehta, chairman of DPT, which floated three tenders for constructing oil jetties number 9, 10 and 11 recently.
India which formally joined the ITER project in 2005, is responsible for delivery of cryostat, in-wall shielding, cooling water system, cryogenic system, heating systems, Diagnostic Neutral Beam System, power supplies and some diagnostics.
The Ahmedabad Metro was on the drawing board since 2005 and was initially planned to connect Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar cities in Phase-I under Metrolink Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA), when retired IAS officer Sanjay Gupta was leading the project.
The workers who are “tunnelling experts” are among the 300-odd migrant workforce who will be brought back by second week of July from five states, officials working with the Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) said.
Compared to a normal rainfall of 17 mm, Gujarat has received 258 mm of rains in month of June so far, most of which were in Saurashtra and South Gujarat regions of the state, according to figures from the Indian Meteorological Department
In this case, the district administration is bearing the cost of the rented bungalows. The youngest individual of this infected family is a 15-year-old girl, while the eldest member is a 50-year-old woman.
While the train to Howrah in West Bengal largely carried artisans who used to work in jewellery shops in Ahmedabad, the train to Dimapur in Nagaland will be stopping at Vadodara, Surat and Nagpur to pick up passengers.
"Reverse quarantine is a practice of detaching the most vulnerable groups from the general public, to protect them from contracting the virus. Rural Ahmedabad will be the first to implement this process," said Arun Mahesh Babu, DDO of Ahmedabad.
The state government too has announced relief measures through over 16 different programmes, officials said. This includes Rs 688 crore that will be spent on giving Rs 1,000 to 68.80 lakh families of labourers in the state and the Rs 45 crore that has been spent on migrants housed in shelters.