The White Paper will reveal all the documents signed by the previous SAD-BJP government in the state, as well as the power plants set up by them, which had caused undue burden on the state, the Chief Minister told mediapersons in an informal chat after the Governor’s address on the first day of the two-day special session of the Assembly.
This is the nine outreach programme under the initiative. Eight programmes have already been organised in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana, and Kerala.
Live water storage in reservoirs in the southern states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu is 76% of their capacity of 52.8 bcm as of this week, according to CWC. The storage was 48% of capacity a year ago while the 10-year average is 54%.
Output was hit in past two years but adequate moisture has ensured above-average crop this year.
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During the meeting, Prakash Hinduja, who was leading a high-level delegation, also showed interest in partnering the State’s progress through investments in agri, transport, banking, healthcare and automobile sectors.
Paddy procurement in the current kharif marketing season till Thursday was 1.4 million tonnes higher than a year ago. As much as 23.5 million tonnes of paddy have been procured in the current season in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. The procurement is yet to gather pace in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Chhattisgarh, where harvest begins after mid-November.
The beneficiary of this compensation should be the farmer who owns up to 5 acres of land in his name, his wife and children under 18 years of age. The compensation amount would be directly credited to the bank account of the eligible farmer.
Air quality improved even though the number of fires in the fields of Punjab and Haryana rose to this season’s record of 4,962, said an assessment report by Safar. The Supreme Court has asked Haryana and Punjab to stop fires in fields, but farmers said they do not have a choice, and will not tolerate any action against them.
The rain can further improve Delhi’s air quality, which was already better than Sunday, when the city’s pollution had risen to a record with the Air Quality Index (AQI) at more than 1,000. On Monday, it fell below 200 and Beijing displaced Delhi to become the world’s most polluted city, according to Airvisual data.
Presence of clouds and a hazy morning, prompted many in the capital to believe that Delhi was shrouded with smog, but weather scientists said the level of the tiny PM 2.5 particles had actually fallen.
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