Nagpur: Taking serious note about prevalence of fluorosis in most parts of Vidarbha, Marathwada and Western Maharashtra, the Pune-bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed the collectors from
The ongoing construction of a canal is threatening a sprawling wildlife corridor spread over Chandrapur and Bhandara districts in eastern Maharashtra, the forest department officials have said. The department, rattled over the recent incidents of tiger attacks on humans, deaths of a couple of leopards, fears possible breach of wildlife corridor between Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR), Prote
the Maharashtra State Information Commission has slapped two top forest officials with a fine of Rs 25,000 for withholding information, sought under the Right To Information (rti) Act, for over a year. At a hearing on July 4, 2008, rti Commissioner Vilas Patil asked the officials
In September 2003, the Sanjay Deotale Committee conducted extensive research in rural hospitals in the high lathyrus consumption districts of Bhandara, Gondia, Chandrapur and Gadchiroli, and found that they had not received any lathyrus patient in the last five years. Doctors from National Institute of Nutrition who were part of the committee did not join the research team.
This paper traces the political economy of irrigation development, and the issues of regional imbalances created by the process of allocation of development resources based on regional power bases, rather