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Assam Promotes Pipe Composting

New Delhi, October 08, 2023: The District Water and Sanitation Committee of Biswanath District in Assam has been promoting Pipe Composting as a way of managing biodegradable waste in schools for the waste generated in midday meals for a long time now.  The district officials installed two pipes in Chariali Majaliya ME School under the […]

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Assam celebrates Ganesh Puja with pandals crafted from bamboo

New Delhi, September 26, 2023: Ganesh Puja stands as a cherished celebration in India, representing more than just religious devotion. Beyond the spiritual fervor, Ganesh Puja has become a symbol of sustainable festivities, emphasizing the need for eco-friendly practices. To steer away from the environmental impact of plastic in these celebrations, many States are now […]

Traditional Pineapple Agro-forestry Systems can Address Twin Challenges of Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss

New Delhi, August 21, 2021: Pineapple-based agroforestry, traditionally practiced by ethnic “Hmar” tribe in southern Assam, can be a sustainable alternative to jhum cultivation for the North East India. This traditional practice can provide twin solutions for climate change and biodiversity loss, according to a new study. Jhum cultivation, also called swidden agriculture, the dominant agricultural […]

New high-yielding and pest-resistant variety of soybean can help boost countrywide production

New Delhi, May 1, 2021: Indian Scientists have developed a high-yielding and pest-resistant variety of soybean. This newly developed variety called MACS 1407 is suitable for cultivation in the states of Assam, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and North-Eastern states and its seeds will be made available to farmers for sowing during the 2022 Kharif season. […]